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Leviticus 19:15

Context
Justice, Love, and Propriety

19:15 “‘You 1  must not deal unjustly in judgment: 2  you must neither show partiality to the poor nor honor the rich. 3  You must judge your fellow citizen fairly. 4 

Leviticus 19:35

Context
19:35 You must not do injustice in the regulation of measures, whether of length, weight, or volume. 5 

1 tc Smr has the singular rather than the plural “you” of the MT, which brings this verb form into line with the ones surrounding it.

2 tn Heb “You shall not do injustice in judgment” (NASB similar); cf. NIV “do not pervert justice.”

3 tn Heb “You shall not lift up faces of poor [people] and you shall not honor faces of great.”

4 tn Heb “In righteousness you shall judge your fellow citizen.”

5 tn That is, liquid capacity (HALOT 640 s.v. מְשׂוּרָה). Cf. ASV, NIV, NRSV, TEV “quantity”; NAB, NASB “capacity.”



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