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 faithfulness, - Men are trusting in confusion, And speaking vanity, Conceiving wickedness And bringing forth iniquity:
Isaiah 5:23
Who justify the lawless, for a bribe, - Whereas the righteousness of the righteous, they take from him.
Isaiah 10:1
Alas! for them who ordain iniquitous decree, - And, busy writers, who make a business of writing mischief:
Ecclesiastes 3:16
Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.
Jeremiah 5:27
As, a cage, is full of birds, So, are, their houses, full of unrighteous gain, - For this cause, have they become great and waxen rich:
Amos 5:7
Ye who turn, into, wormwood, justice, and, righteousness - to the ground have let fall.
Micah 3:9
Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel, - who abhor justice, and, all right, do pervert:
Micah 7:3
Of wickedness with both hands to make sure, the ruler, doth make demand - and the judge - for a recompense, - and, as for the great man, he, is putting into words the desire of his soul, So have they woven the net!
Habakkuk 1:4
For which cause, benumbed is the law, and there is never any going forth of justice, - for, the lawless, doth circumvent the righteous, for which cause, justice doth go forth perverted?
Zephaniah 3:1
Alas for her that is rebellious, and polluted, the city that oppresseth!