Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 16:18
Judges and scribes shall thou give to thee in all thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee according to thy tribes: and they judged the people just judgment
Deuteronomy 17:8
When a word shall be hard for thee for judging between blood to blood, between controversy to controversy, and between blow to blow, words of contention in thy gates; and thou didst arise and go up to the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose in it;
Deuteronomy 19:17
And the two men to whom is the contention stood before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;
Exodus 23:6
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of thy needy in his cause.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said to me, the Rock of Israel spake a parable upon the just man: a parable to fear God.
2 Chronicles 19:6
And he will say to the judges, See ye what ye do: for not for man shall ye judge, but for Jehovah; and he with you in the word of judgment
Job 29:7
In my going forth to the gate upon the city, in the street I shall prepare my seat
Psalm 58:1
To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy; to David a poem. Will ye indeed speak dumb justice? will ye judge justly, ye sons of man?
Psalm 82:2
How long will ye judge wickedness, and ye will lift up the faces of the unjust? Silence.
Proverbs 17:15
He justifying the unjust one and he condemning the just one, is an abomination to Jehovah, also they two.
Proverbs 31:8
Open thy mouth for the dumb, for the judgment of all the sons of the surviving.
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do good; seek out judgment, lead right the oppressor, judge the orphan, contend for the widow.
Isaiah 5:23
Justifying the unjust on account of a gift, and they will take away the justice of the just from him.
Isaiah 11:4
And he judged the powerless with justice, and he decided in straightness for the humble of the earth: and he struck the earth with the rod of his mouth, and by the spirit of his lips he will slay the unjust.
Isaiah 32:1
Behold, a king shall reign for justice, and for chiefs they shall rule for judgment
Jeremiah 21:12
O house of David, thus said Jehovah, Judge judgment for the morning, and deliver him taken by force from the hand of him oppressing, lest my wrath shall go forth as fire, and burn, and none quenching from the face of the evil of your doings.
Ezekiel 44:24
And upon contention they shall stand to judge in my judgments, and they judged: and my instructions and my laws in all my appointments, they shall watch; and my Sabbaths shall they consecrate.
Micah 3:1
And saying, Hear now, ye heads of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel: Is it not for you to know judgment?
Habakkuk 1:4
For this, the law will be slack, and judgment will not go forth forever: for the unjust surrounds the just; for this perverted judgment will go forth.
Malachi 3:18
And ye turned back and saw between the just to the unjust, and between him serving God and to him serving him not
Matthew 3:10
And now also the axe lies at the root of the trees; therefore every one not making good fruit is cut off and cast into fire.