Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Moreover

Deuteronomy 1:13
Give me from among you, of your tribes, wise and understanding and expert men, and I will make them the head over you.
Acts 6:3
therefore, brethren, seek out among you seven men of whom you bear witness, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

Able men

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose men of virtue out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, princes over thousands, over hundreds, over fifties, and over tens.
Deuteronomy 16:18
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all the gates of thy cities, which the LORD thy God shall give thee throughout thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with just (and righteous) judgment.
1 Kings 3:9
Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?
Proverbs 28:2
By the rebellion of the land, many are its princes, but by the man of understanding and wisdom the land shall remain stable.

Such as

Exodus 23:2
Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause hiding behind many to wrest judgment;
Genesis 22:12
And he said, Lay not thine hand upon the lad, neither do thou anything unto him; for now I know that thou doest fear God, seeing thou hast not withheld thy son, thine only son from me.
Genesis 42:18
And Joseph said unto them the third day, Do this and live, for I fear God.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel dictated unto me, the strong One of Israel spoke): He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.
1 Kings 18:3
And Ahab called Obadiah, who was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly,
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city,
Nehemiah 5:9
Also I said, What you do is not good, do you not walk in the fear of our God, that ye not be the reproach of our enemies the Gentiles?
Nehemiah 7:2
that I commanded my brother Hanani, and Hananiah, the prince of the palace in Jerusalem (for he was as a man of truth and feared God above many);
Ecclesiastes 12:13
The conclusion of the entire sermon is heard: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole happiness of man.
Luke 18:2
saying, There was in a city a judge who did not fear God nor regard man;

Men

Job 29:16
I was a father to the needy; and the cause which I did not know I searched out.
Job 31:13
If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me;
Isaiah 16:5
And in mercy shall the throne be established; and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging and seeking judgment and hastening righteousness.
Isaiah 59:4
No one calls for righteousness, nor do any judge by the truth; they trust in vanity, and speak vanities; they conceive trouble and bring forth iniquity.
Jeremiah 5:1
Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem and see now and find out and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that execute judgment, that seek the truth; and I will pardon the city.
Ezekiel 18:8
neither lends at interest, neither takes any increase, withdraws his hand from iniquity, executes true judgment between man and man,
Zechariah 7:9
Thus hath the LORD of the hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion each one to his brother;
Zechariah 8:16
These are the things that ye shall do: Speak each one the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates;

Hating

Exodus 23:8
And thou shalt take no bribe; for the bribe blinds the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 16:18
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all the gates of thy cities, which the LORD thy God shall give thee throughout thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with just (and righteous) judgment.
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after greed, receiving bribes and perverting that which is right.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold, here I am; witness against me before the LORD and before his anointed. If I have taken anyone's ox or if I have taken anyone's ass or if I have defrauded anyone or if I have oppressed anyone or if I have received a bribe from anyone to blind my eyes, I will restore it you.
Psalm 26:9
Gather not my soul with the sinners, nor my life with those who have blood on their hands:
Isaiah 33:15
He that walks in righteousness, he that speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of violence, he that shakes his hands from receiving bribes; he that stops his ears to not hear of blood; he who shuts his eyes to not see evil;
Ezekiel 22:12
In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion and hast forgotten me, said the Lord GOD.
Acts 20:33
I have coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel.
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
1 Timothy 6:9
For those that desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition.
2 Peter 2:14
having their eyes full of adultery, and not knowing how to cease from sin, baiting unstable souls, having their heart exercised in covetous practices; cursed sons,

Rulers of thousands

Numbers 10:4
But when they blow only one, then the princes, who are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.
Deuteronomy 1:15
So I took the principals of your tribes, wise men and experts, and made them princes over you, princes over thousands and princes over hundreds and princes over fifties and princes over tens and officers among your tribes.
Joshua 22:14
and with him ten princes, of each chief house a prince throughout all the tribes of Israel; and each one was the head of the house of their fathers among the thousands of Israel.
1 Samuel 8:12
And he will appoint captains over thousands and captains over fifties and will set them to plough his ground and to reap his harvest and to make his weapons of war and the munitions of his chariots.

General references

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose men of virtue out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, princes over thousands, over hundreds, over fifties, and over tens.
Leviticus 19:15
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, neither pleasing the poor, nor favoring the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Numbers 10:4
But when they blow only one, then the princes, who are heads of the thousands of Israel, shall gather themselves unto thee.