Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

Bible References

General references

Isaiah 59:4
None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
Isaiah 5:23
that justify the wicked for a bribe, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
Isaiah 10:1
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers that write perverseness;
Psalm 82:2
How long will ye judge unjustly, And respect the persons of the wicked? Selah
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.
Jeremiah 5:27
As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxed rich.
Amos 5:7
Ye who turn justice to wormwood, and cast down righteousness to the earth,
Micah 3:9
Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, that abhor justice, and pervert all equity.
Micah 7:3
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently; the prince asketh, and the judge is ready for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth the evil desire of his soul: thus they weave it together.
Habakkuk 1:4
Therefore the law is slacked, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore justice goeth forth perverted.
Zephaniah 3:1
Woe to her that is rebellious and polluted! to the oppressing city!