4 So Jehoshaphat lived in Jerusalem and went out again among the people from Beersheba to the hill country of Ephraim and 1brought them back to the LORD, the God of their fathers.

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5 He appointed 2judges in the land in all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city.
6 He said to the judges, "Consider what you are doing, for 3you do not judge for man but for the LORD who is with you when you render judgment.
7 "Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will 4have no part in unrighteousness 5or partiality * or the taking of a bribe."