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Proverbs 24:23


These sayings also are from the wise: To show partiality 1  in judgment is terrible: 2 


Le 19:15; De 1:17; De 16:19; 2Ch 19:7; Ps 82:2-4; Ps 107:43; Pr 18:5; Pr 28:21; Ec 8:1-5; Ho 14:9; Joh 7:24; 1Ti 5:20,21; Jas 2:4-6; Jas 3:17; 1Pe 1:17

NET © Notes

tn Heb “to recognize faces”; KJV, ASV “to have respect of persons”; NLT “to show favoritism.”

tn Heb “not good.” This is a figure known as tapeinosis – a deliberate understatement to emphasize a worst-case scenario: “it is terrible!”

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