Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 31:9 in English Standard Version "Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy." 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 1:16 And I charged your judges at that time, ‘Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother or the alien who is with him. Ps 40:17 As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are my help and my deliverer; do not delay, O my God! Ps 86:1 A Prayer of David. Incline your ear, O Lord, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. Pr 31:20 She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy. Isa 1:17 learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause. Jer 22:16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Is not this to know me? declares the Lord.