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Justice Must Be Administered

18 “You shall appoint (A)judges and officers in all your [a]gates, which the Lord your God gives you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 16:18 towns

19 (A)You shall not pervert justice; (B)you shall not [a]show partiality, (C)nor take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and [b]twists the words of the righteous.

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  1. Deuteronomy 16:19 Lit. regard faces
  2. Deuteronomy 16:19 perverts

Then he set (A)judges in the land throughout all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city,

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