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15 You shall not render an unjust judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great: with justice you shall judge your neighbor. 16 You shall not go around as a slanderer[a] among your people, and you shall not profit by the blood[b] of your neighbor: I am the Lord.

17 You shall not hate in your heart anyone of your kin; you shall reprove your neighbor, or you will incur guilt yourself.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 19:16 Meaning of Heb uncertain
  2. Leviticus 19:16 Heb stand against the blood

15 “‘Do not pervert justice;(A) do not show partiality(B) to the poor or favoritism to the great,(C) but judge your neighbor fairly.(D)

16 “‘Do not go about spreading slander(E) among your people.

“‘Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor’s life.(F) I am the Lord.

17 “‘Do not hate a fellow Israelite in your heart.(G) Rebuke your neighbor frankly(H) so you will not share in their guilt.

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