It happened on the next day, that Moses sat to judge the people, and the people stood around Moses from the morning to the evening.
When they have a matter, they come to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make them know the statutes of God, and his laws."
The priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them Yahweh your God has chosen to minister to him, and to bless in the name of Yahweh; and according to their word shall every controversy and every stroke be.
They judged the people at all times. They brought the hard causes to Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
For there are set thrones for judgment, the thrones of David's house.
"You shall make a breastplate of judgment, the work of the skillful workman; like the work of the ephod you shall make it; of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, you shall make it.
Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment on his heart, when he goes in to the holy place, for a memorial before Yahweh continually.
You shall put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be on Aaron's heart, when he goes in before Yahweh: and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel on his heart before Yahweh continually.
and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
1 Samuel 8:6
But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, "Give us a king to judge us." Samuel prayed to Yahweh.
1 Kings 3:9
Give your servant therefore an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this your great people?"
1 Kings 7:7
He made the porch of the throne where he was to judge, even the porch of judgment: and it was covered with cedar from floor to floor.
God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son. He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.
Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth.
The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with desolation, and the hands of the people of the land shall be troubled: I will do to them after their way, and according to their own judgments will I judge them; and they shall know that I am Yahweh.
I will judge you, as women who break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring on you the blood of wrath and jealousy.
Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?
But when Paul had appealed to be kept for the decision of the emperor, I commanded him to be kept until I could send him to Caesar."
who, when they had examined me, desired to set me free, because there was no cause of death in me.