71st – 74th Commandments

Exodus 23:6 KJV
[1] Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.

Exodus 23:7 KJV
[2] Keep thee far from a false matter; [3] and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Exodus 23:8 KJV
[4] And thou shalt take no gift: [REASON] for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

 

New Living Translation [ Less accurate, easier to understand ]

Exodus 23:6 NLT
“In a lawsuit, you must not deny justice to the poor.

Exodus 23:7 NLT
“Be sure never to charge anyone falsely with evil. Never sentence an innocent or blameless person to death, for I never declare a guilty person to be innocent.

Exodus 23:8 NLT
“Take no bribes, for a bribe makes you ignore something that you clearly see. A bribe makes even a righteous person twist the truth.