Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and ye princes of the house of Israel; Is it not for you to know judgment?
Take for yourselves men who are wise, far-seeing, and respected among you, from your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.
You are to make judges and overseers in all your towns which the Lord your God gives you, for every tribe: and they are to be upright men, judging the people in righteousness.
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he put judges through all the land, in every walled town of Judah,
Have all the workers of evil no knowledge? they take my people for food as they would take bread; they make no prayer to the Lord.
God is in the meeting-place of God; he is judging among the gods.
Then I said, But these are the poor: they are foolish, for they have no knowledge of the way of the Lord or of the behaviour desired by their God.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I say this to put you to shame. Is there not among you one wise man who may be able to give a decision between his brothers?
Let no wrong decisions be given in the poor man's cause.
If there is an argument between men and they go to law with one another, let the judges give their decision for the upright, and against the wrongdoer.
And say to them, Give ear to the word of the Lord, you kings of Judah, and all the people of Jerusalem who come in by these doors:
About the family of the king of Judah. Give ear to the word of the Lord;