Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go forth: for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceedeth.
If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.
And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.
Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.
Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:
Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD hath forsaken the earth, and the LORD seeth not.
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.
And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.