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2 My brothers, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with partiality. 2 For if someonea enters into your assemblyb in fine clothing with a gold ring on his finger, and a poor person in filthy clothing also enters, 3 and you look favorably on the one wearing the fine clothing and you say, “Be seated here in a good place,” and to the poor person you say, “You stand or be seated therec by my footstool,” 4 have you not made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? 5 Listen, my dear brothers! Did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him? 6 But you have dishonored the poor! Are not the rich exploiting you and they themselves dragging you into the courts? 7 Do they themselves not blaspheme the good name ⌊of the one to whom you belong⌋d?
8 However, if you carry out the royal law according to the scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,”e you are doing well. 9 But if you show partiality, you commit sin, and thus* are convicted by the law as transgressors. 10 For whoever keeps the whole law but stumbles in one point only has become guilty of all of it. 11 For the one who said “Do not commit adultery”f also said “Do not murder.”g Now if you do not commit adultery but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. 12 Thus speak and thus act as those who are going to be judged by the law of liberty. 13 For judgment is merciless to the one who has not practiced mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
Literally “a man,” but clearly in a generic sense here meaning “someone, a person”
Literally “synagogue,” but here probably referring to a Christian assembly
Some manuscripts have “you stand there or be seated”
Literally “that was called over you”
A quotation from Lev 19:18
Here “and thus” is supplied as a component of the participle (“are convicted”) which is understood as result
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