De 1:17 You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God’s. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’
Pr 15:33 The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
Pr 15:33)13If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame. (
Joh 7:51 “Does our law judge a man without first giving him a hearing and learning what he does?”
Joh 7:51)14A man’s spirit will endure sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear? (
Pr 15:13 A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.
Pr 15:13)15An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.16A man’s gift makes room for him and brings him before the great. (
Ge 32:20 and you shall say, ‘Moreover, your servant Jacob is behind us.’” For he thought, “I may appease him* with the present that goes ahead of me, and afterward I shall see his face. Perhaps he will accept me.”*
Pr 17:8 A bribe is like a magic* stone in the eyes of the one who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers.
Pr 17:8)17The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him.18The lot puts an end to quarrels and decides between powerful contenders. (
Pr 16:33 The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.
Pr 16:33)19A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city, and quarreling is like the bars of a castle.20From the fruit of a man’s mouth his stomach is satisfied; he is satisfied by the yield of his lips. (
Pr 12:14 From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man’s hand comes back to him.
Pr 12:14)21Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. (
Pr 4:23 Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.