Deuteronomy 1:15-17 NIV

15 So I took1 the leading men of your tribes,2 wise and respected men,3 and appointed them to have authority over you--as commanders4 of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens and as tribal officials.5

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16 And I charged your judges at that time: Hear the disputes between your brothers and judge6 fairly,7 whether the case is between brother Israelites or between one of them and an alien.8

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17 Do not show partiality9 in judging; hear both small and great alike. Do not be afraid of any man,10 for judgment belongs to God. Bring me any case too hard for you, and I will hear it.11

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