Justice

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Leviticus 19:15

You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loves justice; you do establish equity, you execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery with a burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

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Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery with a burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Justice, In Believers' Lives

Romans 2:14-15

For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:

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Isaiah 59:11

We all growl like bears, and mourn greatly like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

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Luke 18:7

And shall not God avenge his own elect, who cry day and night unto him, though he bears long with them?

Isaiah 9:7

Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

Deuteronomy 16:20

That which is altogether just shall you follow, that you may live, and inherit the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Job 37:23

As for the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in abundant justice: he will not afflict.

Proverbs 28:5

Evil men understand not justice: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of justice: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Isaiah 51:4-5

Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my justice to rest for a light of the people. My righteousness is near; my salvation has gone forth, and my arms shall judge the people; the coastlands shall wait upon me, and on my arm shall they trust.

Psalm 37:8-9

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any way to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

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Justice » Divine

Isaiah 45:21

Tell and bring forth your case; yea, let them take counsel together: who has declared this from ancient time? who has told it from that time? have not I the LORD? and there is no other God besides me; a just God and a Savior; there is none besides me.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are your works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are your ways, you King of saints.

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in her midst; he will do no wrong: every morning does he bring his judgment to light, he fails not; but the unjust knows no shame.

Justice » Examples of human

Acts 25:16

To whom I answered, It is not the manner of the Romans to deliver any man to die, before he that is accused have the accusers face to face, and have opportunity to answer for himself concerning the crime laid against him.

2 Kings 14:6

But the children of the murderers he slew not: according unto that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, in which the LORD commanded, saying, The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children be put to death for the fathers; but every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

Jeremiah 22:15

Shall you reign, because you enclose yourself in cedar? did not your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness, and then it was well with him?

1 Samuel 30:24

For who will hearken unto you in this matter? but as his part is that goes down to the battle, so shall his part be that waits by the supplies: they shall part alike.

More verses: 1 Kings 1:52 1 Kings 3:28

Justice » The lord being just

Job 37:23

As for the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in abundant justice: he will not afflict.

Acts 3:13-14

The God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus; whom you delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go. But you denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;

Nehemiah 9:32-33

Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who keeps covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before you, that has come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all your people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day. Yet you are just in all that is brought upon us; for you have done right, but we have done wickedly:

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in her midst; he will do no wrong: every morning does he bring his judgment to light, he fails not; but the unjust knows no shame.

More verses: Deuteronomy 32:4

Justice » Encouraged

Deuteronomy 16:20

That which is altogether just shall you follow, that you may live, and inherit the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Isaiah 56:1

Thus says the LORD, Keep justice, and do righteousness: for my salvation is soon to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

More verses: Romans 13:7

Justice » What is just

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are your works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are your ways, you King of saints.

John 5:26-30

For as the Father has life in himself; so has he given to the Son to have life in himself; And has given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of man. Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, read more.
And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of condemnation. I can of my own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will, but the will of the Father who has sent me.

Justice » Christ, an example of

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the earth.

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and decide with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Psalm 98:9

Before the LORD; for he comes to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.

Justice » To be done » In buying and selling

Leviticus 19:36

Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall you have: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:15

But you shall have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shall you have: that your days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Justice » To be done » In executing judgment

Deuteronomy 16:18

Judges and officers shall you make in all your gates, which the LORD your God gives you, throughout your tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

Jeremiah 21:12

O house of David, thus says the LORD; Execute justice in the morning, and deliver him that is plundered out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my fury go out like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.

Justice » Commanded

Deuteronomy 16:20

That which is altogether just shall you follow, that you may live, and inherit the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Isaiah 56:1

Thus says the LORD, Keep justice, and do righteousness: for my salvation is soon to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Justice » Saints should » Always do

Ezekiel 18:8-9

He that has not lent money for interest, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man, Has walked in my statutes, and has kept my judgments faithfully; he is just, he shall surely live, says the Lord GOD.

Psalm 119:121

[Ayin] I have done what is right and just: leave me not to my oppressors.

Justice » To be done » To the poor

Proverbs 29:14

The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

Proverbs 31:9

Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

Justice » Specially required in rulers

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Ezekiel 45:9

Thus says the Lord GOD; Enough, O princes of Israel: remove violence and plunder, and execute justice and righteousness, take away your evictions of my people, says the Lord GOD.

Justice » Doing justice

Isaiah 56:1

Thus says the LORD, Keep justice, and do righteousness: for my salvation is soon to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Justice » False balances/divers weights

Justice » Just weights

Justice » The wicked » Afflict those who act with

Job 12:4

I am as one mocked of his neighbor, who calls upon God, and he answers him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.

Justice » Unsparing » the Canaanites

Deuteronomy 7:23

But the LORD your God shall deliver them unto you, and shall destroy them with a mighty destruction, until they are destroyed.

Justice » God » Displeased with the want of

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.

Justice » Saints should » Study the principles of

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

Justice » Exemplified » Solomon

1 Kings 3:16-27

Then came there two women, that were harlots, unto the king, and stood before him. And the one woman said, O my lord, I and this woman dwell in one house; and I was delivered of a child with her in the house. And it came to pass the third day after that I was delivered, that this woman was delivered also: and we were together; there was no stranger with us in the house, except we two in the house. read more.
And this woman's child died in the night; because she laid on it. And she arose at midnight, and took my son from beside me, while your handmaid slept, and laid it in her bosom, and laid her dead child in my bosom. And when I rose in the morning to nurse my child, behold, it was dead: but when I had looked at it in the morning, behold, it was not my son, whom I did bear. And the other woman said, Nay; but the living is my son, and the dead is your son. And the first said, No; but the dead is your son, and the living is my son. Thus they spoke before the king. Then said the king, The one says, This is my son that lives, and your son is dead: and the other says, Nay; but your son is dead, and my son is living. And the king said, Bring me a sword. And they brought a sword before the king. And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other. Then spoke the woman whose the living child was unto the king, for her heart yearned for her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and by no means slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor yours, but divide it. Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and by no means slay it: she is the mother of it.

Justice » God » Gives wisdom to execute

1 Kings 3:11-12

And God said unto him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life; neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies; but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice; Behold, I have done according to your words: lo, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like you before you, neither after you shall any arise like unto you.

Justice » Promises to

Isaiah 33:15-16

He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that keeps his hands from the holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil; He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the fortresses of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Justice » Saints should » Take pleasure in doing

Proverbs 21:15

It is joy to the just to do justice: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Justice » Exemplified » Josiah

Jeremiah 22:15

Shall you reign, because you enclose yourself in cedar? did not your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness, and then it was well with him?

Justice » To be done » To servants

Justice » The wicked » Scorn

Proverbs 19:28

An ungodly witness scorns judgment: and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

Justice » Unsparing » The amalekites

1 Samuel 15:18

And the LORD sent you on a journey, and said, Go and utterly destroy the sinners the Amalekites, and fight against them until they are consumed.

Justice » Who is just

Ezekiel 18:5-9

But if a man is just, and does that which is lawful and right, And has not eaten upon the mountains, neither has lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, neither has defiled his neighbor's wife, neither has come near a woman during her impurity, And has not oppressed any, but has restored to the debtor his pledge, has robbed none by violence, has given his bread to the hungry, and has covered the naked with a garment; read more.
He that has not lent money for interest, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man, Has walked in my statutes, and has kept my judgments faithfully; he is just, he shall surely live, says the Lord GOD.

Justice » Brings its own reward

Jeremiah 22:15

Shall you reign, because you enclose yourself in cedar? did not your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness, and then it was well with him?

Justice » Saints should » Teach others to do

Justice » Exemplified » samuel

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, you have not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither have you taken anything of any man's hand.

Justice » Exemplified » Joseph

Luke 23:50-51

And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a member of the council and he was a good man, and just: (The same had not consented to the council and the action of them;) he was of Arimathea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.

Justice » Exemplified » David

Justice » Exemplified » moses

Numbers 16:15

And Moses was very angry, and said unto the LORD, Respect not their offering: I have not taken one donkey from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

Justice » God » Sets the highest value on

Proverbs 2:13

Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Justice » God » Delights in

Justice » Who must be just

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Justice » Saints should » Receive instruction in

Proverbs 1:3

To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;

Justice » The wicked » Banish

Isaiah 59:14

And justice is turned back, and righteousness stands afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

Justice » Unsparing » The natural branches (the jews)

Romans 11:21

For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also not spare you.

Justice » Unsparing » The egyptians

Exodus 12:29

And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.

Justice » Saints should » Pray for wisdom to execute

1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this your so great a people?

Justice » To be done » To the fatherless and widows

Justice » The wicked » Call not for

Isaiah 59:4

None calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth: they trust in empty words, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Justice » Unsparing » The old world (the antediluvians)

Justice » Unsparing » The angels that sinned

Justice » Unsparing » Sodom and gomorrha

2 Peter 2:6

And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes condemned them by a catastrophe, making them an example unto those that later should live ungodly;

Justice » Unsparing » His own son

Justice » Gifts impede

Justice » The wicked » Passover

Justice » The wicked » abhor

Micah 3:9

Hear this, I pray you, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, that abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

Justice » God » Requires

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Justice » The poor » Encouraged

Proverbs 29:14

The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? says the LORD.