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Want to know what the Bible says about lawyers? Here are 26 Bible verses about lawyers from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 31:8-9 NIV
8 Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,
    for the rights of all who are destitute.
9 Speak up and judge fairly;
    defend the rights of the poor and needy.
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Isaiah 59:4 NIV
No one calls for justice;
    no one pleads a case with integrity.
They rely on empty arguments, they utter lies;
    they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.
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John 8:32 NIV
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
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Romans 13:8-10 NIV
8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. 9 The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
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Proverbs 17:15 NIV
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent
    the Lord detests them both.
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Proverbs 14:25 NIV
A truthful witness saves lives,
    but a false witness is deceitful.
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Galatians 5:14 NIV
For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
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Exodus 23:6 NIV
“Do not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.
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Leviticus 19:15 NIV
“‘Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly.
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1 John 4:1 NIV
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
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Matthew 7:12 NIV
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
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Proverbs 24:11 NIV
Rescue those being led away to death;
    hold back those staggering toward slaughter.
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Acts 5:34 NIV
But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while.
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Matthew 22:35 NIV
One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question:
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Matthew 5:17 NIV
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
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Jude 1:16 NIV
These people are grumblers and faultfinders; they follow their own evil desires; they boast about themselves and flatter others for their own advantage.
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1 John 5:20 NIV
We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. And we are in him who is true by being in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
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Exodus 23:3 NIV
and do not show favoritism to a poor person in a lawsuit.
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Hebrews 7:7 NIV
And without doubt the lesser is blessed by the greater.
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Proverbs 18:17 NIV
In a lawsuit the first to speak seems right,
    until someone comes forward and cross-examines.
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