Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 18:5 in English Standard Version "It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the righteous of justice." Le 19:15 “You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor. 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.’ Ps 82:2 “How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Pr 17:15 He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the Lord. Pr 24:23 These also are sayings of the wise. Partiality in judging is not good. Pr 28:21 To show partiality is not good, but for a piece of bread a man will do wrong.