“You shall not murder."
"Speak up for those
who cannot speak for themselves,
for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly;
defend the rights of the poor and needy."
"Cursed is he who
accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent person.
And all the people shall say, Amen.”
"Rescue those being
led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter.
If you say, “But we knew nothing about this,” does not he who weighs
the heart perceive it? Does not he who who guards your life know it?
Will he not repay each person according to what he has done?"
"How long will you defend the unjust
and show partiality to the wicked? Defend the cause of the weak and
fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed. Rescue
the weak and needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
They know nothing, they understand nothing. They walk about in darkness;
all the foundations of the earth are shaken."
"This is what the LORD says: Do
what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of his oppressor the one
who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence
to the alien, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent
blood in this place. For if you are careful to carry out
these commands, then kings who sit on David's throne will come through
the gates of this palace, riding in chariots and on horses, accompanied
by their officials and their people. But if you do not obey these commands,
declares the LORD, I swear by myself that this palace will become a