Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
Keep thee far from a false matter; and slay thou not the innocent and righteous; for I will not justify the wicked.
1 Kings 21:13
Then the two men, sons of Belial, came in and sat before him; and those men of Belial witnessed against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones that he died.
who justify the wicked for bribes and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!
For my thoughts are not as your thoughts, neither are your ways as my ways, saith the LORD.
Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to follow their own greed.
Ye who turn judgment to wormwood and leave off doing righteousness in the earth,
Shall horses run upon the rocks? will one plow there with oxen? why have ye turned judgment into hemlock, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood?
And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas
But to him that does not work, but believes in him that justifies the ungodly, the faith is counted as righteousness.
Ye have condemned and murdered the just, and he does not resist you.
These six things does the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.