Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Also to punish the just is not good, nor to strike princes for equity.

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To punish

Proverbs 17:15
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the just
both are detestable to the Lord.
Proverbs 18:5
It is not good to show partiality to the guilty
by perverting the justice due the innocent.
Genesis 18:25
You could not possibly do such a thing: to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. You could not possibly do that! Won’t the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

To strike

2 Samuel 3:23
When Joab and all his army arrived, Joab was informed, “Abner son of Ner came to see the king, the king dismissed him, and he went in peace.”
2 Samuel 16:7
Shimei said as he cursed: “Get out, get out, you worthless murderer!
2 Samuel 19:7
“Now get up! Go out and encourage your soldiers, for I swear by the Lord that if you don’t go out, not a man will remain with you tonight. This will be worse for you than all the trouble that has come to you from your youth until now!”
Job 34:18
who says to a king, “Worthless man!”
and to nobles, “Wicked men!”?
Micah 5:1
Now, daughter who is under attack,
you slash yourself in grief;
a siege is set against us!
They are striking the judge of Israel
on the cheek with a rod.
John 18:22
When He had said these things, one of the temple police standing by slapped Jesus, saying, “Is this the way you answer the high priest?”

General references

Job 34:18
who says to a king, “Worthless man!”
and to nobles, “Wicked men!”?
Jeremiah 37:18
Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, “How have I sinned against you or your servants or these people that you have put me in prison?

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