Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all equity.

Bible References

I pray

Micah 3:1
And I said, Hear, I pray you, ye heads of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel: is it not for you to know justice?
Exodus 3:16
Go, and gather the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, Jehovah, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, hath appeared unto me, saying, I have surely visited you, and'seen that which is done to you in Egypt:
Hosea 5:1
Hear this, O ye priests, and hearken, O house of Israel, and give ear, O house of the king; for unto you pertaineth the judgment; for ye have been a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.

That

Leviticus 26:15
and if ye shall reject my statutes, and if your soul abhor mine ordinances, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but break my covenant;
Deuteronomy 27:19
Cursed be he that wresteth the justice due to the sojourner, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Psalm 58:1
Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
Proverbs 17:15
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the righteous, Both of them alike are an abomination to Jehovah.
Isaiah 1:23
Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth bribes, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
Jeremiah 5:28
They are waxed fat, they shine: yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they plead not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.

General references

Deuteronomy 27:19
Cursed be he that wresteth the justice due to the sojourner, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Isaiah 59:14
And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.
Ezekiel 34:7
Therefore, ye shepherds, hear the word of Jehovah:
Ezekiel 44:23
And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and the common, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.