23 These [sayings] also belong to the wise: It is not good to show partiality in judgment.a
References for Proverbs 24:23
    • q 24:23 - Pr 28:21; Dt 1:17; 16:19
      24 Whoever says to the guilty, "You are innocent"- people will curse him, and tribes will denounce him;b
      References for Proverbs 24:24
        • r 24:24 - Pr 17:15; 18:5
          25 but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a generous blessing will come to them.
          26 He who gives an honest answer gives a kiss on the lips.
          27 Complete your outdoor work, and prepare your field; afterwards, build your house.
          28 Don't testify against your neighbor without cause. Don't deceive with your lips.
          29 Don't say, "I'll do to him what he did to me; I'll repay the man for what he has done."c
          References for Proverbs 24:29
            • s 24:29 - Pr 24:12; Rm 12:19
              30 I went by the field of a slacker and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense.
              31 Thistles had come up everywhere, weeds covered the ground, and the stone wall was ruined.
              32 I saw, and took it to heart; I looked, and received instruction:
              33 a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to rest,
              34 and your poverty will come like a robber, your need, like a bandit.d
              References for Proverbs 24:34
                • t 24:34 - Pr 6:10-11; 20:4,13