Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice?
"Is a mortal man righteous before God? Or a man pure before his Creator?
"Truly, I know that this is so. But how can a human be just before God?
Is it good for you to oppress, to despise the work of your hands, while you smile on the schemes of the wicked?
"If I cry out, 'Violence!' I receive no answer; I cry for help, but there is no justice.
For Job says, 'I am innocent, but God turns away my right.
Would you indeed annul my justice? Would you declare me guilty so that you might be right?
Far be it from you to do such a thing -- to kill the godly with the wicked, treating the godly and the wicked alike! Far be it from you! Will not the judge of the whole earth do what is right?"
As for the Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are just. He is a reliable God who is never unjust, he is fair and upright.
2 Chronicles 19:7
Respect the Lord and make careful decisions, for the Lord our God disapproves of injustice, partiality, and bribery."
"Yet you say, 'The Lord's conduct is unjust!' Hear, O house of Israel: Is my conduct unjust? Is it not your conduct that is unjust?
"Yet your people say, 'The behavior of the Lord is not right,' when it is their behavior that is not right.
Equity and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loyal love and faithfulness characterize your rule.
The LORD was mindful of the calamity, and he brought it on us. For the LORD our God is just in all he has done, and we have not obeyed him.
But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed!
Absolutely not! Let God be proven true, and every human being shown up as a liar, just as it is written: "so that you will be justified in your words and will prevail when you are judged."
Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What would we gain if we were to pray to him?'
"Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do wickedness, from the Almighty to do evil.
Surely it is an empty cry -- God does not hear it; the Almighty does not take notice of it.
"Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let the person who accuses God give him an answer!"
The king is strong; he loves justice. You ensure that legal decisions will be made fairly; you promote justice and equity in Jacob.
They sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and astounding are your deeds, Lord God, the All-Powerful! Just and true are your ways, King over the nations!
Then I heard the altar reply, "Yes, Lord God, the All-Powerful, your judgments are true and just!"