Judges in the Bible (137 instances)

137 occurrences in 14 translations

'Judges' in the Bible

Now that you have made search through all my goods, what have you seen which is yours? Make it clear now before my people and your people, so that they may be judges between us.

And let them be judges in the causes of the people at all times: and let them put before you all important questions, but in small things let them give decisions themselves: in this way, it will be less hard for you, and they will take the weight off you.

And they were judges in the causes of the people at all times: the hard questions they put before Moses; but on every small point they gave decisions themselves.

Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an aul; and he shall serve him for ever.

If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.

If the thief be not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges, to see whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's goods.

For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour.

And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baalpeor.

And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him.

Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;

And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother;

Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:

If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, and their judges, stood on this side the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger, as he that was born among them; half of them over against mount Gerizim, and half of them over against mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel.

And Joshua called for all Israel, and for their elders, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers, and said unto them, I am old and stricken in age:

And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God.

Nevertheless the LORD raised up judges, which delivered them out of the hand of those that spoiled them.

And yet they would not hearken unto their judges, but they went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves unto them: they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers walked in, obeying the commandments of the LORD; but they did not so.

And when the LORD raised them up judges, then the LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it repented the LORD because of their groanings by reason of them that oppressed them and vexed them.

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

If one man sins against another, the judges shall judge him, but if someone sins against the LORD, who shall intreat for him? Notwithstanding they did not hearken unto the voice of their father because the LORD had already decided to kill them.

And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.

Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.

In all the places where I went with all the children of Israel, did I ever say to any of the judges of Israel, to whom I gave the care of my people Israel, Why have you not made me a house of cedar?

And as since the time that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel, and have caused thee to rest from all thine enemies. Also the LORD telleth thee that he will make thee an house.

Surely there was not holden such a passover from the days of the judges that judged Israel, nor in all the days of the kings of Israel, nor of the kings of Judah;

Wheresoever I have walked with all Israel, spake I a word to any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying, Why have ye not built me an house of cedars?

And since the time that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel. Moreover I will subdue all thine enemies. Furthermore I tell thee that the LORD will build thee an house.

Of which, twenty and four thousand were to set forward the work of the house of the LORD; and six thousand were officers and judges:

Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were for the outward business over Israel, for officers and judges.

Then Solomon spake unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every governor in all Israel, the chief of the fathers.

And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city,

And said to the judges, Take heed what ye do: for ye judge not for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the judgment.

Moreover, Jehoshaphat appointed in Jerusalem some of the Levites and the priests and heads of the {families} of Israel as judges and to decide legal disputes for Yahweh. And they sat [in] Jerusalem.

[From] Rehum the chief deputy, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their colleagues-the judges and magistrates from Tripolis, Persia, Erech, Babylon, Susa (that is, the people of Elam),

Judges, envoys, officials, Persians, the people of Erech, the Babylonians, the people of Susa (that is, the Elamites) and many other nations whom the great and honorable Osnappar deported and resettled in Samaria and in the rest of the province beyond the Euphrates River.

And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy God, that is in thine hand, set magistrates and judges, which may judge all the people that are beyond the river, all such as know the laws of thy God; and teach ye them that know them not.

Let now our rulers of all the congregation stand, and let all them which have taken strange wives in our cities come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and the judges thereof, until the fierce wrath of our God for this matter be turned from us.

Now his children have no safe place, and they are crushed before the judges, for no one takes up their cause.

The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covereth the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, and who is he?

For this is an heinous crime; yea, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

If I have lifted my hand against the fatherless when I saw [that the judges would be favorable and be] my help at the [council] gate,

This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judges; For I should have denied the God that is above.

For He judges the nations with these; He gives food in abundance.

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

The Lord judges the peoples; vindicate me, Lord, according to my righteousness and my integrity.

He judges the world with righteousness; He executes judgment on the peoples with fairness.

Is there righteousness in your mouths, O you gods? are you upright judges, O you sons of men?

Then people will say, "Yes, there is a reward for the righteous! There is a God who judges on earth!"

God has taken His place in the divine assembly; He judges among the gods:

How long will you [magistrates or judges] judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

[The magistrates and judges] know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in the darkness [of complacent satisfaction]; all the foundations of the earth [the fundamental principles upon which rests the administration of justice] are shaking.

Say among the nations: "The Lord reigns. The world is firmly established; it cannot be shaken. He judges the peoples fairly."

before the Lord, for he comes! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in accordance with his justice.

before the Lord! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in a just manner.

When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:

By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.

But to those [upright judges] who rebuke the wicked, it will go well with them and they will find delight, and a good blessing will be upon them.

And again, I saw under the sun, in the place of the judges, that evil was there; and in the place of righteousness, that evil was there.

Hear [O Jerusalem] the word of the Lord, you rulers or judges of [another] Sodom! Give ear to the law and the teaching of our God, you people of [another] Gomorrah!

The upright town has become untrue; there was a time when her judges gave right decisions, when righteousness had a resting-place in her, but now she is full of those who take men's lives.

And I will restore thy judges as at the first, and thy counsellers as at the beginning: afterward thou shalt be called, The city of righteousness, the faithful city.

the mighty men and warriors, judges and prophets, omen readers and leaders,

And now, you people of Jerusalem and you men of Judah, be the judges between me and my vine-garden.

The Lord who commands armies will be exalted when he punishes, the sovereign God's authority will be recognized when he judges.

Woe to those [judges] who issue unrighteous decrees, and to the magistrates who keep causing unjust and oppressive decisions to be recorded,

then a throne will be established in gracious love, and there will sit in faithfulness in the Tent of David one who judges, seeks justice, and is swift to do what is right."

That bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.

There is nobody {who pleads with} justice, and there is nobody who judges with honesty. They rely on nothing and speak vanity. They conceive trouble and beget iniquity;

For the Lord judges all humanity with fire and his sword; the Lord will kill many.

But, Lord of Hosts, who judges righteously, who tests heart and mind, let me see Your vengeance on them, for I have presented my case to You.

A tumult reaches to the ends of the earth because the LORD is bringing an indictment against the nations. He judges all flesh. He has given the wicked over to the sword,' declares the LORD.

And they will come against you from the north on horseback, with war-carriages and a great band of peoples; they will put themselves in order against you with breastplate and body-cover and metal head-dress round about you: and I will make them your judges, and they will give their decision against you as seems right to them.

And upright men will be her judges, judging her as false wives and women who take lives are judged; because she has been untrue to me and blood is on her hands.

"In a dispute, they will officiate as judges and decide the case according to My ordinances. They must observe My laws and statutes regarding all My appointed festivals, and keep My Sabbaths holy.

Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the princes, the governors, and the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellers, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.

Then the princes, the governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellers, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up.

And he hath confirmed his words, which he spake against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil: for under the whole heaven hath not been done as hath been done upon Jerusalem.

Ephraim is troubled; he is crushed by his judges, because he took pleasure in walking after deceit.

They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calleth unto me.

I will be thy king: where is any other that may save thee in all thy cities? and thy judges of whom thou saidst, Give me a king and princes?

And those who have been kept safe will come up from Mount Zion to be judges of the mountain of Esau; and the kingdom will be the Lord's.

And I say, 'Hear, I pray you, heads of Jacob, And ye judges of the house of Israel, Is it not for you to know the judgment?

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.

They are determined to be experts at doing evil; government officials and judges take bribes, prominent men make demands, and they all do what is necessary to satisfy them.

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? therefore they shall be your judges.

Be not judges of others, and you will not be judged: do not give punishment to others, and you will not get punishment yourselves: make others free, and you will be made free:

And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your sons cast them out? therefore shall they be your judges.

And why are you, in your hearts, unable to be judges of what is right?

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדרגּזר 
'adargazer (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 24

דּין 
Diyn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 0

דּוּן דּין 
Diyn 
Usage: 20

דּין 
Diyn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

דּיּן 
Dayan 
Usage: 2

דּיּן 
Dayan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

טעם 
Ta`am 
Usage: 13

מד מד 
Mad 
Usage: 13

משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

פּליל 
Paliyl 
Usage: 3

פּלילה 
P@liylah 
Usage: 1

פּלילי 
P@liyliy 
Usage: 1

פּלל 
Palal 
Usage: 84

פּקד 
Paqad 
Usage: 303

שׁפוּט שׁפוט 
Sh@phowt 
Usage: 2

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

שׁפט 
Shephet 
Usage: 16

ἀνακρίνω 
Anakrino 
Usage: 16

βῆμα 
Bema 
Usage: 12

γνώμη 
Gnome 
judgment , mind , purpose 9 , advice , will , agree 9
Usage: 9

διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

δικαιοκρισία 
Dikaiokrisia 
Usage: 1

δικαίωμα 
Dikaioma 
Usage: 10

δικαστής 
Dikastes 
Usage: 2

δίκη 
Dike 
Usage: 4

κρίμα 
Krima 
Usage: 23

κρίνω 
Krino 
judge , determine , condemn , go to law , call in question , esteem ,
Usage: 84

κρίσις 
Krisis 
Usage: 21

κριτήριον 
Kriterion 
Usage: 3

κριτής 
Krites 
Usage: 9

πραιτώριον 
Praitorion 
Usage: 8



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