We roar all like bears, and mourn grievously like doves: we look for judgment, and there is none; for salvation, but it is far from us.
Therefore is justice far from us, and righteousness overtaketh us not: we wait for light, and behold darkness; for brightness, but we walk in obscurity.
to turn away the poor from judgment, and to take away the right from the afflicted of my people; that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!
Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow! And all the people shall say, Amen.
They speak mere words, swearing falsely in making a covenant; therefore shall judgment spring up as hemlock in the furrows of the fields.
and they know not to do right, saith Jehovah, who store up violence and plunder in their palaces.
Ye who turn judgment to wormwood, and cast down righteousness to the earth,
Shall horses run upon the rock? will men plough thereon with oxen? For ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,
Therefore the law is powerless, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked encompasseth the righteous; therefore judgment goeth forth perverted.
But woe unto you, Pharisees, for ye pay tithes of mint and rue and every herb, and pass by the judgment and the love of God: these ye ought to have done, and not have left those aside.
In his humiliation his judgment has been taken away, and who shall declare his generation? for his life is taken from the earth.
But Paul said to them, Having beaten us publicly uncondemned, us who are Romans, they have cast us into prison, and now they thrust us out secretly? no, indeed, but let them come themselves and bring us out.