Into the centre is the lot cast, And from Jehovah is all its judgment!
Multitudes, multitudes are in the valley of decision, For near is the day of Jehovah in the valley of decision.
ye do not discern faces in judgment; as the little so the great ye do hear; ye are not afraid of the face of any, for the judgment is God's, and the thing which is too hard for you, ye bring near unto me, and I have heard it;
Of man are arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue.
And thou decreest a saying, And it is established to thee, And on thy ways hath light shone.
2 Chronicles 19:6
and saith unto the judges, 'See what ye are doing -- for not for man do ye judge, but for Jehovah, who is with you in the matter of judgment;
To refresh him in the fear of Jehovah, And by the sight of his eyes he judgeth not, Nor by the hearing of his ears decideth.
Without counsel is the making void of purposes, And in a multitude of counsellors it is established.
From before thee my judgment doth go out; Thine eyes do see uprightly.
'And thou hast made a breastplate of judgment, work of a designer; according to the work of the ephod thou dost make it; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined linen thou dost make it;
Seeing -- Me day by day they seek, And the knowledge of My ways they desire, As a nation that righteousness hath done, And the judgment of its God hath not forsaken, They ask of me judgments of righteousness, The drawing near of God they desire:
2 Samuel 24:12
Go, and thou hast spoken unto David, Thus said Jehovah: Three -- I am lifting up for thee, choose thee one of them, and I do it to thee.'
1 Kings 3:9
and Thou hast given to Thy servant an understanding heart, to judge Thy people, to discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this Thy great people?'
He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.
And for a spirit of judgment To him who is sitting in the judgment, And for might to those turning back the battle to the gate.
The counsel of Jehovah to the age standeth, The thoughts of His heart to all generations.
Woe to those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness.
Her heads for a bribe do judge, And her priests for hire do teach, And her prophets for silver divine, And on Jehovah they lean, saying, 'Is not Jehovah in our midst? Evil doth not come in upon us.'
Whoso is trusting in his heart is a fool, And whoso is walking in wisdom is delivered.
A snare to a man is he hath swallowed a holy thing, And after vows to make inquiry.
And they eat of the fruit of their way, And from their own counsels they are filled.
2 Samuel 24:14
And David saith unto Gad, 'I have great distress, let us fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Jehovah, for many are His mercies, and into the hand of man let me not fall.'
Many are the purposes in a man's heart, And the counsel of Jehovah it standeth.
2 Thessalonians 1:5
a token of the righteous judgment of God, for your being counted worthy of the reign of God, for which also ye suffer,
The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.
and even if I do judge my judgment is true, because I am not alone, but I and the Father who sent me;
The heart of man deviseth his way, And Jehovah establisheth his step.
Cause not thy mouth to hasten, and let not thy heart hasten to bring out a word before God, for God is in the heavens, and thou on the earth, therefore let thy words be few.
Acceptance of the face of the wicked is not good, To turn aside the righteous in judgment.
and let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye were called in one body, and become thankful.
Also, without knowledge the soul is not good, And the hasty in feet is sinning.
who -- not of blood nor of a will of flesh, nor of a will of man but -- of God were begotten.
By me kings reign, and princes decree righteousness,
2 Chronicles 1:11
And God saith to Solomon, 'Because that this hath been with thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, and honour, and the life of those hating thee, and also many days hast not asked, and dost ask for thyself wisdom and knowledge, so that thou dost judge My people over which I have caused thee to reign --
Many are seeking the face of a ruler, And from Jehovah is the judgment of each.
O depth of riches, and wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable His judgments, and untraceable His ways!
Thoughtfulness doth watch over thee, Understanding doth keep thee,
and he causeth him to rest in charge -- to explain to them by the mouth of Jehovah.
And even these through wine have erred, And through strong drink have wandered, Priest and prophet erred through strong drink, They have been swallowed up of the wine, They wandered because of the strong drink, They have erred in seeing, They have stumbled judicially.
For right and left thou breakest forth, And thy seed doth nations possess,
Seven times in a day I have praised Thee, Because of the judgments of Thy righteousness.
The multitude are not wise, Nor do the aged understand judgment.
They decree against the soul of the righteous, And innocent blood declare wicked.
For they consulted in heart together, Against Thee a covenant they make,
'Ye do not do perversity in judgment; thou dost not lift up the face of the poor, nor honour the face of the great; in righteousness thou dost judge thy fellow.
For to every delight there is a time and a judgment, for the misfortune of man is great upon him.
The way of faithfulness I have chosen, Thy judgments I have compared,
1 Kings 3:25
and the king saith, 'Cut the living child into two, and give the half to the one, and the half to the other.'
And now, amend your ways, and your doings, and hearken to the voice of Jehovah your God, and Jehovah doth repent concerning the evil that He hath spoken against you.