Bible verses about "fairness" | Coverdale

Isaiah 30:18

18 Yet stondeth the LORDE waitinge, that he maye haue mercy vpon you, and lifteth him self vp, that he maye receaue you to grace. For the LORDE God is rightuous. Happie are all thei that wate for him.

John 3:16-17

16 For God so loued the worlde, that he gaue his onely sonne, that who so euer beleueth in hi, shulde not perishe, but haue euerlastinge life. 17 For God sent not his sonne in to ye worlde to condempne the worlde, but that the worlde might be saued by him.

James 3:17

17 But the wissdom that is fro aboue, is fyrst pure, the peasable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good frutes, without iudgynge, and without simulacion:

Exodus 23:1-33

1 Thou shalt not accepte a vayne tale, that thou woldest manteyne the vngodly, and be a false wytnesse. 2 Thou shalt not folowe the multitude vnto euell, ner answere at the lawe that thou woldest (to folowe the multitude) turne a syde from the right. 3 Thou shalt not paynte a poore mas cause. 4 Yf thou mete thine enemies oxe or Asse, goinge astraye, thou shalt brynge the same vnto him agayne. 5 Yf thou se the Asse of him that hateth the, lye vnder his burthen, thou shalt not let him lye, but shalt helpe him vp. 6 Thou shalt not wraist the righte of thy poore in his cause. 7 Kepe the farre from false matters. The innocent and righteous shalt thou not sley, for I iustifie not ye vngodly. 8 Thou shalt not take giftes: for giftes blinde euen them yt are sharpe of sight, & wraist the righteous causes. 9 Ye shall not oppresse a straunger, for ye knowe the hert of straungers, for so moch as ye youre selues also haue bene straungers in the londe of Egipte. 10 Sixe yeares shalt thou sowe thy londe, and gather in the frute therof: 11 In the seuenth yeare shalt thou let it rest and lye still, that the poore amonge thy people maye eate therof: and loke what remayneth ouer, let ye beestes of the felde eate it. Thus shalt thou do also with thy vynyarde and olyue trees. 12 Sixe dayes shalt thou do thy worke, but vpon the seuenth daye thou shalt kepe holy daye, that thine oxe and Asse maye rest, and that the sonne of thy handmayden and the straunger maye refresh them selues. 13 All that I haue sayde vnto you, that kepe. And as for the names of other goddes, ye shall not remembre them, and out of youre mouthes shal they not be herde. 14 Thre tymes in the yeare 15 shalt thou kepe feast vnto me: namely the feast of vnleuended bred shalt thou kepe, that thou eate vnleuended bred seuen dayes ( like as I commaunded ye) in the tyme of ye moneth Abib, for in the same wentest thou out of Egipte. (But appeare not emptye before me.) 16 And ye feast whan thou first reapest thy labours, yt thou hast sowen vpon the felde. And the feast of ingatherynge in the ende of ye yeare, whan thou hast gathered in thy laboures out of the felde. 17 Thre tymes in the yeare shal euery male that thou hast, appeare before the LORDE the Gouernoure. 18 Thou shalt not offre the bloude of my sacrifice with sowre dowe, and the fat of my feast shal not remayne till the mornynge. 19 The first of the first frutes of thy felde shalt thou brynge in to the house of the LORDE thy God. And shalt not seeth a kydd, whyle it is in his mothers mylke. 20 Beholde, I sende an angell before the, to kepe the in the waye, and to brynge the vnto the place, that I haue prepared. 21 Therfore bewarre of his face, and herken vnto his voyce, and anger him not, for he shall not spare youre mysdedes, & my name is in him. 22 But yf thou shalt herken vnto his voyce, and do all that I shal tell the, then wyl I be enemie vnto thy enemyes, and aduersary vnto thy aduersaries. 23 Now wha myne angell goeth before the, & bryngeth the vnto ye Amorites, Hethites, Pheresites, Cananites, Heuites & Iebusites, & I shall haue destroyed them: 24 then shalt thou not worshipe their goddes, ner serue them, nether shalt thou do as they do, but shalt ouerthrowe their goddes, & breake the downe. 25 But ye LORDE yor God shal ye serue, so shal he blesse thy bred & thy water, and I wyl remoue all sicknesse from the. 26 There shalbe nothinge baren ner vnfrutefull in thy londe, and I wil fulfill the nombre of thy dayes. 27 I wil sende my feare before the, and sley all the people where thou comest, & will make all thine enemies to turne their backes vpo the. 28 I wyll sende hornettes before ye, and dryue out the Heuytes, Cananites and Hethytes before the. 29 In one yeare wyl I not cast the out before the, yt the londe become not waist, & wylde beastes multiply agaynst ye: 30 By litle & litle wyll I dryue them out before the, tyll thou growe, & haue the londe in possession. 31 And I wil set the borders of thy londe, euen from the reed see vnto ye see of the Philistynes, & from the wyldernes vnto the water. For I wil delyuer the indwellers of the londe in to thine hande, yt thou shalt dryue them out before the. 32 Thou shalt make no couenaunt wt them ner with their goddes, 33 but let the not dwell in thy lande, that they make the not synne ageynst me. For yf thou serue their goddes, it wil surely be thy decaye.

Micah 6:8

8 I wil shewe the (O ma) what is good, and what the LORDE requyreth off the: Namely, to do right, to haue pleasure in louynge kyndnesse, to be lowly, and to walke with thy God:

Matthew 20:1-16

1 The kyngdome of heauen is like vnto an housholder, which wete out early in the mornynge, to hyre labourers in to his vyniarde. 2 And wha he had agreed with the labourers for a peny a daye, he sent the in to his vynyarde. 3 And aboute ye thirde houre he wente out, and sawe other stondinge ydle in the market place, 4 and sayde vnto them: Go ye also in to my vynyarde, & what so euer is right, I wil geue it you. And they wete their waye. 5 Agayne, he wete out aboute the sixte and nyenth houre, and dyd likewyse, 6 And aboute the eleuenth houre he wete out, and founde other stodynge ydle, and sayde vnto them: Why stonde ye here all the daye ydle? 7 They sayde vnto him: because no man hath hyred us. He saide vnto the: Go ye also in to my vinyarde, and loke what is right, ye shal haue it. 8 Now whan euen was come, the lorde of the vynyarde sayde vnto his stewarde: Call the labourers, and geue them their hyre, begynnynge from the last vnto ye first. 9 Then they that were hyred aboute the eleuenth houre, came and receaued euery man a peny. 10 But whan the first came, they supposed that they shulde receaue more: and they also receaued euery man a peny. 11 And whan they had receaued it, they murmured agaynst the housholder, 12 and sayde: These last haue wrought but one houre, and thou hast made the equall vnto us, which haue borne the burthen and heate of the daye. 13 He answered and sayde vnto one of them: frende, I do ye no wronge: diddest not thou agree with me for a peny? 14 Take that thine is, and go thy waye. I wil geue vnto this last also, like as vnto the. 15 Or haue I not power, to do as me listeth with myne owne? Is thine eye euell, because I am good? 16 So the last shalbe the first, & the first the last. For many are called, but few are chosen.

Mark 12:28-31

28 And there came vnto him one of the scrybes, that had herkened vnto the how they disputed together, and sawe that he had answered them well, and axed him: Which is the chefest comaundement of all? 29 Iesus answered him: The chefest commaundemet of all commaundementes is this: Heare O Israel, the LORDE oure God is one God, 30 and thou shalt loue the LORDE thy God with all thy hert, with all thy soule, with all thy mynde, and with all thy strength. This is the chefest commaundement, 31 and the seconde is like vnto it: Thou shalt loue thy neghboure as thy self. There is none other greater commaundement then these.

Romans 2:11

11 For there is no respecte of personnes before God: Who so euer haue synned without lawe,

James 2:1

1 Brethren, haue not the faith of oure LORDE Iesus Christ ye LORDE of glory in respecte of persons.

Galatians 3:28

28 Here is nether Iewe ner Greke: here is nether bode ner fre: here is nether man ner woman, for ye are all one in Christ Iesu.

1 Peter 3:8

8 But in conclusion be ye all of one mynde, one suffre with another, loue as brethren, be pitefull, be curteous.

Proverbs 16:11

11 A true measure & a true balauce are ye LORDES, he maketh all weightes.

Matthew 20:16

16 So the last shalbe the first, & the first the last. For many are called, but few are chosen.

Psalms 106:3

3 Blessed are they that allwaye kepe iudgment, and do rightuousnes.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

11 So I turned me vnto other thinges vnder ye Sonne, and I sawe, that in runnynge, it helpeth not to be swift: in batayll, it helpeth not to be stronge: to fedynge, it helpeth not to be wyse: to riches, it helpeth not to be sutyll: to be had in fauoure, it helpeth not to be connynge: but that all lyeth in tyme & fortune.

James 2:1-5

1 Brethren, haue not the faith of oure LORDE Iesus Christ ye LORDE of glory in respecte of persons. 2 Yf ther come in to yor copany a ma wt a golde rynge and in goodly aparell, & ther come in also a poore man in vyle raymet, 3 & ye haue a respecte to him yt weareth the gaye clothinge & saye vnto hi: Sit thou here i a good place, & saye vnto ye poore, stonde thou there or sit here vnder my fote stole: 4 are ye not parciall in youre selues, and haue iudged after euyll thoughtes? 5 Harken my deare beloued brethre. Hath not God chosen the poore of this worlde, which are ryche in faith, and heyres of the kyngdom which he promysed to the that loue him?

Hebrews 6:10

10 For God is not vnrighteous, that he shulde forget youre worke and laboure of loue, which ye shewed in his name, whan ye mynistred vnto the sayntes, and yet mynister.

Proverbs 31:9

9 With yi mouth defende ye thinge yt is laufull and right, and ye cause of ye poore and helplesse.

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