These are also the sayings of the wise: Partiality in judgment isn't good.
References for Proverbs 24:23
Those who say to the guilty, "You are innocent"— the people will curse them. Nations will condemn them.
But it will go well for those who rebuke them. A rich blessing will come to them.
Those who speak honestly are like those who kiss on the lips.
Get your outside work done; make preparations in the field; then you can build your house.
Don't be a witness against your neighbor without reason; don't deceive with your lips.
Don't say, "I'll do to them what they did to me. I'll pay them back for their actions."
I happened upon the field of a lazy person, by the vineyard of one with no sense.
Thorns grew all over it; weeds covered the ground, and the stone wall was falling down.
I observed this and took it to heart; I saw it and learned a lesson.
"A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little lying down with folded arms"— and poverty will come on you like a prowler, deprivation like a man with a shield.