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Prejudice
Preconceived judgment or opinion, whether positive (favoritism) or negative (discrimination).
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Le 19:15

“ ‘You shall not do injustice in judgment; you shall not show partiality to the powerless; you shall not give preference to the powerful; you shall judge your fellow citizen with justice.

Mt 5:46–47

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not the tax collectors also do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing that is remarkable? Do not the Gentiles also do the same?

Lk 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed these things with reference to himself: ‘God, I give thanks to you that I am not like other people—swindlers, unrighteous people, adulterers, or even like this tax collector!

Jn 1:46

And Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see!”

Ro 2:11

For there is no partiality with God.

Jas 2:1–9

My brothers, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with partiality. For if someone enters into your assembly in fine clothing with a gold ring on his finger, and a poor person in filthy clothing also enters, and you look favorably on the one wearing the …

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