Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

Execute the judgment of truth and peace

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Bible References

Are

Deuteronomy 10:12
Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you except to revere him, to obey all his commandments, to love him, to serve him with all your mind and being,
Deuteronomy 11:7
I am speaking to you because you are the ones who saw all the great deeds of the Lord!
Micah 6:8
He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord really wants from you: He wants you to promote justice, to be faithful, and to live obediently before your God.
Luke 3:8
Therefore produce fruit that proves your repentance, and don't begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that God can raise up children for Abraham from these stones!
Ephesians 4:17
So I say this, and insist in the Lord, that you no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, get your minds ready for action by being fully sober, and set your hope completely on the grace that will be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.

Speak

Zechariah 8:19
"The Lord who rules over all says, 'The fast of the fourth, fifth, seventh, and tenth months will become joyful and happy, pleasant feasts for the house of Judah, so love truth and peace.'
Zechariah 7:9
"The Lord who rules over all said, 'Exercise true judgment and show brotherhood and compassion to each other.
Leviticus 19:11
"'You must not steal, you must not tell lies, and you must not deal falsely with your fellow citizen.
Psalm 15:2
Whoever lives a blameless life, does what is right, and speaks honestly.
Proverbs 12:17
The faithful witness tells what is right, but a false witness speaks deceit.
Jeremiah 9:3
The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.
Hosea 4:1
Hear the word of the Lord, you Israelites! For the Lord has a covenant lawsuit against the people of Israel. For there is neither faithfulness nor loyalty in the land, nor do they acknowledge God.
Micah 6:12
The city's rich men think nothing of resorting to violence; her inhabitants lie, their tongues speak deceptive words.
Ephesians 4:25
Therefore, having laid aside falsehood, each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.
1 Thessalonians 4:6
In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly.
Revelation 21:8
But to the cowards, unbelievers, detestable persons, murderers, the sexually immoral, and those who practice magic spells, idol worshipers, and all those who lie, their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. That is the second death."

Execute the judgment of truth and peace

Zechariah 7:9
"The Lord who rules over all said, 'Exercise true judgment and show brotherhood and compassion to each other.
Isaiah 9:7
His dominion will be vast and he will bring immeasurable prosperity. He will rule on David's throne and over David's kingdom, establishing it and strengthening it by promoting justice and fairness, from this time forward and forevermore. The Lord's intense devotion to his people will accomplish this.
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.
Amos 5:15
Hate what is wrong, love what is right! Promote justice at the city gate! Maybe the Lord, the God who commands armies, will have mercy on those who are left from Joseph.
Matthew 5:9
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God.

General references

Job 29:7
When I went out to the city gate and secured my seat in the public square,

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