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?
Select wise and practical men, those known among your tribes, whom I may appoint as your leaders."
You must appoint judges and civil servants for each tribe in all your villages that the Lord your God is giving you, and they must judge the people fairly.
2 Chronicles 19:5
He appointed judges throughout the land and in each of the fortified cities of Judah.
All those who behave wickedly do not understand -- those who devour my people as if they were eating bread, and do not call out to the Lord.
A psalm of Asaph. God stands in the assembly of El; in the midst of the gods he renders judgment.
I thought, "Surely it is only the ignorant poor who act this way. They act like fools because they do not know what the Lord demands. They do not know what their God requires of them.
1 Corinthians 6:5
I say this to your shame! Is there no one among you wise enough to settle disputes between fellow Christians?
"You must not turn away justice for your poor people in their lawsuits.
If controversy arises between people, they should go to court for judgment. When the judges hear the case, they shall exonerate the innocent but condemn the guilty.
As you stand in those places announce, 'Listen, all you people who pass through these gates. Listen, all you kings of Judah, all you people of Judah and all you citizens of Jerusalem. Listen to what the Lord says.
The Lord told me to say to the royal court of Judah, "Listen to what the Lord says,