Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he will rescue the needy when they cry out for help, and the oppressed who have no defender.
Your throne, O God, is permanent. The scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice.
1 Kings 3:5
One night in Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream. God said, "Tell me what I should give you."
He will take delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge by mere appearances, or make decisions on the basis of hearsay.
Look, a king will promote fairness; officials will promote justice.
In those days and at that time I will raise up for them a righteous descendant of David. "'He will do what is just and right in the land.
Then I saw heaven opened and here came a white horse! The one riding it was called "Faithful" and "True," and with justice he judges and goes to war.
"Because of the violence done to the oppressed, because of the painful cries of the needy, I will spring into action," says the Lord. "I will provide the safety they so desperately desire."
Defend the cause of the poor and the fatherless! Vindicate the oppressed and suffering!
who shows no partiality to princes, and does not take note of the rich more than the poor, because all of them are the work of his hands?
Open your mouth, judge in righteousness, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.