Deuteronomy 1:17

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Deuteronomy 1:17  (King James Version)
Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
 


shall not
10:17 16:19 Leviticus 19:15 ; 1 Samuel 16:7 ; 2 Samuel 14:14 ; Proverbs 24:23 ; Luke 20:21
Acts 10:34 Acts 10:35 ; Romans 2:11 ; Ephesians 6:9 ; Colossians 3:25 ; James 2:1 James 2:3 James 2:9 ; 1 Peter 1:17

respect persons
Hebrew acknowledge faces.
That is, let not the bold, daring countenances of the rich or mighty induce you to give an unrighteous decision; and let not the abject look of the poor man induce you either to favour him in an unrighteous cause, or to give judgment against him at the demand of the oppressor.

ye shall hear
Exodus 23:3 Exodus 23:6 Exodus 23:7 ; 1 Samuel 12:3 1 Samuel 12:4 ; Job 22:6-9 ; 29:11-17 31:13-16 Psalms 82:3 Psalms 82:4
Proverbs 22:22 Proverbs 22:23 ; Jeremiah 5:28 Jeremiah 5:29 ; Amos 5:11 Amos 5:12 ; Micah 2:1-3 ; 3:1-4 Micah 7:3 Micah 7:4
James 2:2-4 James 2:5

ye shall not
1 Kings 21:8-14 ; Job 31:34 ; Proverbs 29:25 ; Jeremiah 1:17 ; Matthew 22:16 ; Mark 12:14
1 Thessalonians 2:4

the judgment
2 Chronicles 19:6

the cause
17:8-10 Exodus 18:18 Exodus 18:22 Exodus 18:26
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