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8 Bible Verses about Wicked Rulers

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Proverbs 29:2

In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.

Psalm 125:3

For the rod of wickedness resteth not On the lot of the righteous, That the righteous put not forth on iniquity their hands.

Isaiah 10:1

Woe to those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness.

Micah 7:3

On the evil are both hands to do it well, The prince is asking -- also the judge -- for recompence, And the great -- he is speaking the mischief of his soul, And they wrap it up.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are apostates, and companions of thieves, Every one loving a bribe, and pursuing rewards, The fatherless they judge not, And the plea of the widow cometh not to them.

Ezekiel 22:27

Its princes in its midst are as wolves, Tearing prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, For the sake of gaining dishonest gain.

Isaiah 3:14

Jehovah into judgment doth enter With elders of His people, and its heads: 'And ye, ye have consumed the vineyard, Plunder of the poor is in your houses.

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Micah 3:9-12

Hear this, I pray you, heads of the house of Jacob, And ye judges of the house of Israel, Who are making judgment abominable, And all uprightness do pervert. Building up Zion with blood, And Jerusalem with iniquity. 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.' read more.
Therefore, for your sake, Zion is ploughed a field, and Jerusalem is heaps, And the mount of the house is for high places of a forest!