Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Moreover

Deuteronomy 1:13
Choose for yourselves {wise and discerning and knowledgeable men} for [each of] your tribes, and I will appoint them as your leaders.'
Acts 6:3
So, brothers, select from among you seven men {of good reputation}, full of the Spirit and wisdom, whom we will put in charge of this need.

Able men

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose men of ability from all Israel, and he appointed them [as] heads over the people, [as] commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, and commanders of tens.
Deuteronomy 16:18
"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.
1 Kings 3:9
Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"
Proverbs 28:2
By the rebellion of a land, her rulers increase, but by a person of intelligence who knows justice, it will last.

Such as

Exodus 23:2
You will not {follow} a majority for evil, and you will not testify concerning a legal dispute to turn aside after a majority to pervert [justice].
Genesis 22:12
And he said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the boy; do not do anything to him. For now I know that you are {one who fears} God, since you have not withheld your son, your only child, from me."
Genesis 42:18
On the third day Joseph said to them, "Do this and you will live; I fear God.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said to me, the rock of Israel has spoken; 'He who rules over mankind rules righteously, in the fear of God.
1 Kings 18:3
Ahab summoned Obadiah who [was] over the house. (Now Obadiah was fearing Yahweh greatly.
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he appointed judges in the land and in all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city.
Nehemiah 5:9
So I said, "The thing that you are doing is not good. Should you not walk in the fear of our God [to prevent] the disgrace from the nations, our enemies?
Nehemiah 7:2
I gave command over Jerusalem to my brother Hanani and Hananiah the commander of the citadel. For he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.
Ecclesiastes 12:13
Now that all has been heard, here is the final conclusion: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this [is] the whole [duty] of man.
Luke 18:2
saying, "There was a certain judge in a certain town who did not fear God and did not respect people.

Men

Job 29:16
I [was] a father to the poor, and I investigated {the stranger's} legal dispute.
Job 31:13
"If I have rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me,
Isaiah 16:5
then a throne shall be established in steadfast love, and one shall sit on it in faithfulness, in the tent of David, judging and seeking justice and zealous for righteousness.
Isaiah 59:4
There is nobody {who pleads with} justice, and there is nobody who judges with honesty. They rely on nothing and speak vanity. They conceive trouble and beget iniquity;
Jeremiah 5:1
"Roam about through the streets of Jerusalem, and look please, and take note, and search at its public squares, if you can find a person [who] does justice, [who] seeks honesty, so that I may forgive it.
Ezekiel 18:8
[and] {he does not charge interest} and he takes no usury, [and] he holds back his hand from injustice [and] he executes judgment of fairness between {persons},
Zechariah 7:9
"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Judge [with] trustworthy justice, and show steadfast love and compassion {to one another}.
Zechariah 8:16
These [are] the things that you must do: speak truth, each [of you], with his neighbor; practice trustworthy judgment and peace in your gates.

Hating

Exodus 23:8
And you will not take a bribe, because the bribe makes [the] sighted blind and ruins [the] words of [the] righteous.
Deuteronomy 16:18
"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.
1 Samuel 8:3
But his sons did not walk in his ways; they turned aside after gain, they took bribes, and they perverted justice.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am! Testify against me before Yahweh and before his anointed one! Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I exploited? Whom have I oppressed? Or from whose hand have I taken a bribe, that I may shut my eyes {regarding} him?-then I will restore it to you."
Psalm 26:9
Do not destroy me with [the] sinners, nor my life with men of bloodshed,
Isaiah 33:15
He who walks [in] righteousness and speaks uprightness, who rejects [the] gain of extortion, who {refuses} bribe, who stops up his ears from hearing {bloodshed} and shuts his eyes from seeing evil.
Ezekiel 22:12
They take a bribe among you in order to shed blood; and you take usury, and you make gain [from] your neighbors by extortion, and [so] you have forgotten me, {declares} the Lord Yahweh.
Acts 20:33
I have desired no one's silver or gold or clothing!
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to wine, not a violent person, but gentle, peaceable, not loving money,
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction.
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of [desire for] an adulteress and unceasing from sin, enticing unstable persons, [and] having hearts trained for greediness. Accursed children!

Rulers of thousands

Numbers 10:4
But if they blow only one, the leaders, the heads of the thousands of Israel, will assemble to you.
Deuteronomy 1:15
And so I took the leaders of your tribes, wise and knowledgeable men, and [then] I appointed them as leaders over you [as] commanders of [groups of] thousands and commanders of [groups of] hundreds and commanders of [groups of] fifties and commanders of [groups of] tens [as] officials for your tribes.
Joshua 22:14
and ten leaders with him, {one leader for each} {family} from each of the tribes of Israel; and each one [was] the head of {his family} among the clans of Israel.
1 Samuel 8:12
He will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and [those] {to do his plowing} and to reap his harvest, and [those] to make weapons of war and the equipment for his chariots.

General references

Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose men of ability from all Israel, and he appointed them [as] heads over the people, [as] commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, and commanders of tens.
Leviticus 19:15
" 'You shall not do injustice in judgment; {you shall not show partiality to the powerless}; you shall not give preference {to the powerful}; you shall judge your fellow citizen with justice.
Numbers 10:4
But if they blow only one, the leaders, the heads of the thousands of Israel, will assemble to you.