'Sides' in the Bible
And Jesus went with him. And a dense crowd followed Him, and thronged Him on all sides.
"You see the multitude pressing you on all sides," His disciples exclaimed, "and yet you ask, 'Who touched me?'"
When however the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him on all sides to stay with them; and He stayed there two days.
These words of his caused an angry dispute between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly took different sides.
In writing this much, brethren, with special reference to Apollos and myself, I have done so for your sakes, in order to teach you by our example what those words mean, which say, "Nothing beyond what is written!" --so that you may cease to take sides in boastful rivalry, for one teacher against another.
She finds no pleasure in injustice done to others, but joyfully sides with the truth.