Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For a while he refused, but later on he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor have regard for people,
But you choose from the people capable men, God-fearing, men of truth, those who hate bribes, and put them over the people as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
2 Chronicles 19:3
Nevertheless you have done some good things; you removed the Asherah poles from the land and you were determined to follow the Lord."
When I went out to the city gate and secured my seat in the public square,
For the music director, according to the gittith style; a psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how magnificent is your reputation throughout the earth! You reveal your majesty in the heavens above!
He upheld the cause of the poor and needy. So things went well for Judah.' The Lord says, 'That is a good example of what it means to know me.'
"'See how each of the princes of Israel living within you has used his authority to shed blood.
I said, "Listen, you leaders of Jacob, you rulers of the nation of Israel! You ought to know what is just,
"Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."