Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David.} Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

O ye

Bible References

Do

Psalm 72:1
For Solomon. O God, grant the king the ability to make just decisions! Grant the king's son the ability to make fair decisions!
Deuteronomy 16:18
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 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel spoke, the protector of Israel spoke to me. The one who rules fairly among men, the one who rules in the fear of God,
2 Chronicles 19:6
He told the judges, "Be careful what you do, for you are not judging for men, but for the Lord, who will be with you when you make judicial decisions.
Isaiah 11:3
He will take delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge by mere appearances, or make decisions on the basis of hearsay.
Isaiah 32:1
Look, a king will promote fairness; officials will promote justice.
Jeremiah 23:5
"I, the Lord, promise that a new time will certainly come when I will raise up for them a righteous branch, a descendant of David. He will rule over them with wisdom and understanding and will do what is just and right in the land.

O congregation

Psalm 82:1
A psalm of Asaph. God stands in the assembly of El; in the midst of the gods he renders judgment.
Numbers 11:16
The Lord said to Moses, "Gather to me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know are elders of the people and officials over them, and bring them to the tent of meeting; let them take their position there with you.
Deuteronomy 1:15
So I chose as your tribal leaders wise and well-known men, placing them over you as administrators of groups of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens, and also as other tribal officials.
2 Samuel 5:3
When all the leaders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, King David made an agreement with them in Hebron before the Lord. They designated David as king over Israel.
Matthew 26:3
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people met together in the palace of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas.
Matthew 27:1
When it was early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people plotted against Jesus to execute him.
Luke 23:50
Now there was a man named Joseph who was a member of the council, a good and righteous man.
Acts 5:21
When they heard this, they entered the temple courts at daybreak and began teaching. Now when the high priest and those who were with him arrived, they summoned the Sanhedrin -- that is, the whole high council of the Israelites -- and sent to the jail to have the apostles brought before them.

O ye

Psalm 82:6
I thought, 'You are gods; all of you are sons of the Most High.'

General references

Deuteronomy 25:1
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.
Proverbs 31:9
Open your mouth, judge in righteousness, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
I saw something else on earth: In the place of justice, there was wickedness, and in the place of fairness, there was wickedness.
John 7:24
Do not judge according to external appearance, but judge with proper judgment."

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