Proverbs 31:5
lest they drink and forget what is decreed, depriving all the oppressed of justice.
Cross References
Exodus 23:6
You shall not deny justice to the poor in their lawsuits.

Leviticus 10:9
"You and your sons are not to drink wine or strong drink when you enter the Tent of Meeting, or else you will die; this is a permanent statute for the generations to come.

Deuteronomy 16:19
Do not deny justice or show partiality. Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and twists the words of the righteous.

1 Kings 20:12
Ben-hadad received this message while he and the kings were drinking in their tents, and he said to his servants, "Take your positions." So they stationed themselves against the city.

Proverbs 17:15
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the righteous--both are detestable to the LORD.

Proverbs 18:5
Showing partiality to the wicked is not good, nor is depriving the innocent of justice.

Treasury of Scripture
Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.


Habakkuk 2:5
Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:


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