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
God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.
Deuteronomy 16:18
You shall make judges and officers in all your gates, which Yahweh your God gives you, according to your tribes; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
2 Samuel 23:3
The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,
2 Chronicles 19:6
and said to the judges, "Consider what you do: for you don't judge for man, but for Yahweh; and [he is] with you in the judgment.
Isaiah 11:3
His delight will be in the fear of Yahweh. He will not judge by the sight of his eyes, neither decide by the hearing of his ears;
Isaiah 32:1
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
Jeremiah 23:5
Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

O congregation

Psalm 82:1
God presides in the great assembly. He judges among the gods.
Numbers 11:16
Yahweh said to Moses, "Gather to me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them to the Tent of Meeting, that they may stand there with you.
Deuteronomy 1:15
So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers, according to your tribes.
2 Samuel 5:3
So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron; and king David made a covenant with them in Hebron before Yahweh; and they anointed David king over Israel.
Matthew 26:3
Then the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas.
Matthew 27:1
Now when morning had come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
Luke 23:50
Behold, 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 into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and those who were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

O ye

Psalm 82:6
I said, "You are gods, all of you are sons of the Most High.

General references

Deuteronomy 25:1
If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, and [the judges] judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;
Proverbs 31:9
Open your mouth, judge righteously, and serve justice to the poor and needy."
Ecclesiastes 3:16
Moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.
John 7:24
Don't judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment."