Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 17:15 in English Standard Version "He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the Lord." Ex 23:7 Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and righteous, for I will not acquit the wicked. Job 34:17 Shall one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn him who is righteous and mighty, Ps 94:21 They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death. Pr 17:26 To impose a fine on a righteous man is not good, nor to strike the noble for their uprightness. Pr 18:5 It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the righteous of justice. Pr 24:24 Whoever says to the wicked, “You are in the right,” will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations, Isa 5:23 who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of his right!