The dice are thrown into the lap, but their every decision is from the Lord.
Crowds, great crowds are in the valley of decision, for the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision!
They must not discriminate in judgment, but hear the lowly and the great alike. Nor should they be intimidated by human beings, for judgment belongs to God. If the matter being adjudicated is too difficult for them, they should bring it before me for a hearing.
The intentions of the heart belong to a man, but the answer of the tongue comes from the Lord.
Whatever you decide on a matter, it will be established for you, and light will shine on your ways.
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.
He will take delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge by mere appearances, or make decisions on the basis of hearsay.
Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with abundant advisers they are established.
Make a just decision on my behalf! Decide what is right!
"You are to make a breastpiece for use in making decisions, the work of an artistic designer; you are to make it in the same fashion as the ephod; you are to make it of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twisted linen.
They seek me day after day; they want to know my requirements, like a nation that does what is right and does not reject the law of their God. They ask me for just decrees; they want to be near God.
2 Samuel 24:12
"Go, tell David, 'This is what the Lord says: I am offering you three forms of judgment. Pick one of them and I will carry it out against you.'"
1 Kings 3:9
So give your servant a discerning mind so he can make judicial decisions for your people and distinguish right from wrong. Otherwise no one is able to make judicial decisions for this great nation of yours."
Then he will judge your people fairly, and your oppressed ones equitably.
He will give discernment to the one who makes judicial decisions, and strength to those who defend the city from attackers.
The Lord's decisions stand forever; his plans abide throughout the ages.
Those who enact unjust policies are as good as dead, those who are always instituting unfair regulations,
Her leaders take bribes when they decide legal cases, her priests proclaim rulings for profit, and her prophets read omens for pay. Yet they claim to trust the Lord and say, "The Lord is among us. Disaster will not overtake us!"
The one who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but the one who walks in wisdom will escape.
It is a snare for a person to rashly cry, "Holy!" and only afterward to consider what he has vowed.
Therefore they will eat from the fruit of their way, and they will be stuffed full of their own counsel.
2 Samuel 24:14
David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer that we be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"
There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the Lord which will stand.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
This is evidence of God's righteous judgment, to make you worthy of the kingdom of God, for which in fact you are suffering.
A person's folly subverts his way, and his heart rages against the Lord.
But if I judge, my evaluation is accurate, because I am not alone when I judge, but I and the Father who sent me do so together.
A person plans his course, but the Lord directs his steps.
Do not be rash with your mouth or hasty in your heart to bring up a matter before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth! Therefore, let your words be few.
It is terrible to show partiality to the wicked, by depriving a righteous man of justice.
Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.
It is dangerous to have zeal without knowledge, and the one who acts hastily makes poor choices.
-- children not born by human parents or by human desire or a husband's decision, but by God.
Kings reign by means of me, and potentates decree righteousness;
2 Chronicles 1:11
God said to Solomon, "Because you desire this, and did not ask for riches, wealth, and honor, or for vengeance on your enemies, and because you did not ask for long life, but requested wisdom and discernment so you can make judicial decisions for my people over whom I have made you king,
Many people seek the face of a ruler, but it is from the Lord that one receives justice.
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how fathomless his ways!
Discretion will protect you, understanding will guard you,
So they placed him in custody until they were able to make a clear legal decision for themselves based on words from the mouth of the Lord.
Even these men stagger because of wine, they stumble around because of beer -- priests and prophets stagger because of beer, they are confused because of wine, they stumble around because of beer; they stagger while seeing prophetic visions, they totter while making legal decisions.
For you will spread out to the right and to the left; your children will conquer nations and will resettle desolate cities.
Seven times a day I praise you because of your just regulations.
It is not the aged who are wise, nor old men who understand what is right.
They conspire against the blameless, and condemn to death the innocent.
Yes, they devise a unified strategy; they form an alliance against you.
"'You must not deal unjustly in judgment: you must neither show partiality to the poor nor honor the rich. You must judge your fellow citizen fairly.
For there is a proper time and procedure for every matter, for the oppression of the king is severe upon his victim.
I choose the path of faithfulness; I am committed to your regulations.
1 Kings 3:25
The king then said, "Cut the living child in two, and give half to one and half to the other!"
But correct the way you have been living and do what is right. Obey the Lord your God. If you do, the Lord will forgo destroying you as he threatened he would.