23 “You ashall not circulate a false report. Do not put your hand with the wicked to be an bunrighteous witness. 2 cYou shall not follow a crowd to do evil; dnor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after many to pervert justice. 3 You shall not show partiality to a epoor man in his dispute.
4 f“If you meet your enemy’s ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again. 5 gIf you see the donkey of one who hates you lying under its burden, and you would refrain from helping it, you shall surely help him with it.
6 h“You shall not pervert the judgment of your poor in his dispute. 7 iKeep yourself far from a false matter; jdo not kill the innocent and righteous. For kI will not justify the wicked. 8 And lyou shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the discerning and perverts the words of the righteous.
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