Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Moreover

Deuteronomy 1:13
Take for you wise men, and understanding, and known, according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.
Acts 6:3
Therefore, brothers, seek ye out seven men from you being well reported, full of Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this need.

Able men

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,
Deuteronomy 16:18
Thou shall make judges and officers for thee in all thy gates, which LORD thy God gives thee, according to thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
1 Kings 3:9
Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to judge this thy great people?
Proverbs 28:2
For the transgression of a land many are the rulers of it. But by men of understanding [and] knowledge the state shall be prolonged.

Such as

Exodus 23:2
Thou shall not follow a multitude to do evil, neither shall thou speak in a case to turn aside after a multitude to distort [justice],
Genesis 22:12
And he said, Do not lay thy hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything to him. For now I know that thou fear God, since thou have not withheld thy son, thine only son, from me.
Genesis 42:18
And Joseph said to them the third day, This do, and live, for I fear God:
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me. He who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,
1 Kings 18:3
And Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared LORD greatly;
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he set judges in the land throughout all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city,
Nehemiah 5:9
Also I said, The thing that ye do is not good. Ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?
Nehemiah 7:2
that I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the castle, charge over Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.
Ecclesiastes 12:13
[This is] the end of the matter, all has been heard: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for this is the whole of man.
Luke 18:2
saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.

Men

Job 29:16
I was a father to the needy, and I searched out the case of him whom I did not know.
Job 31:13
If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,
Isaiah 16:5
And a throne shall be established in loving kindness, and he shall sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, and seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.
Isaiah 59:4
No man sues in righteousness, and no man pleads in truth. They trust in vanity, and speak lies. They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
Jeremiah 5:1
Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places if it, if ye can find a man, if there is any who does justly, who seeks truth, and I will pardon her.
Ezekiel 18:8
he who has not given forth upon interest, nor has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed TRUE justice between man and man,
Zechariah 7:9
Thus LORD of hosts has spoken, saying, Execute TRUE justice, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.
Zechariah 8:16
These are the things that ye shall do: Speak ye every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates.

Hating

Exodus 23:8
And thou shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds those who have sight, and perverts the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 16:18
Thou shall make judges and officers for thee in all thy gates, which LORD thy God gives thee, according to thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Witness against me before LORD, and before his anointed: Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with i
Psalm 26:9
Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood,
Isaiah 33:15
He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.
Ezekiel 22:12
In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.
Acts 20:33
I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
1 Timothy 3:3
no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,

Rulers of thousands

Numbers 10:4
And if they blow but one, then the rulers, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to thee.
Deuteronomy 1:15
So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers, according to your tribes.
Joshua 22:14
and with him ten rulers, one ruler of a fathers' house for each of the tribes of Israel. And they were each man of them head of their fathers' houses among the thousands of Israel.
1 Samuel 8:12
And he will appoint them to him for captains of thousands, and captains of fifties. And [he will set some] to plow his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and the instruments of his chariots.

General references

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,
Leviticus 19:15
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. Thou shall not respect the person of the poor man, nor honor the person of the mighty man, but thou shall judge thy neighbor in righteousness.
Numbers 10:4
And if they blow but one, then the rulers, the heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves to thee.