'Judges' in the Bible
then his master shall bring him before the judges, and shall bring him to the door, or to the door-post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall be his bondman for ever.
And if men strive together, and strike a woman with child, so that she be delivered, and no mischief happen, he shall in any case be fined, according as the woman's husband shall impose on him, and shall give it as the judges estimate.
if the thief be not found, the master of the house shall be brought before the judges, to see if he has not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods.
As to all manner of fraud, as to ox, as to ass, as to sheep, as to clothing, as to everything lost, of which a man saith, It is this the cause of both parties shall come before the judges: he whom the judges shall condemn shall restore double to his neighbour.
Thou shalt not revile the judges, nor curse a prince amongst thy people.
And Moses said to the judges of Israel, Slay every one his men that have joined themselves to Baal-Peor.
And I commanded your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and him also that sojourneth with him.
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes, that they may judge the people with just judgment.
then both the men between whom the controversy is shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days;
and the judges shall make thorough inquiry; and if the witness be a false witness, and he have testified falsely against his brother,
then thine elders and thy judges shall go forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain;
For their rock is not as our Rock: Let our enemies themselves be judges.
And all Israel, and their elders, and their officers and judges, stood on this side and on that side of the ark before the priests the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, as well the stranger as the home-born Israelite; half of them toward mount Gerizim, and the other half of them toward mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of Jehovah had commanded, that they should bless the people of Israel, in the beginning.
that Joshua called for all Israel, for their elders, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers, and said unto them, I am become old, advanced 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.
Then the LORD raised up judges, who saved them out of the power of those who plundered them.
And yet they did not listen to their judges; for they played the harlot after other gods and bowed down to them; they soon turned aside from the way in which their fathers had walked, who had obeyed the commandments of the LORD, and they did not do so.
Whenever the LORD raised up judges for them, the LORD was with the judge, and he saved them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the LORD was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who afflicted and oppressed them.
And it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man went from Bethlehem-Judah, to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.
And it came to pass when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.
and since the time that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel. And I have given thee rest from all thine enemies; and Jehovah telleth thee that Jehovah will make thee a house.
For 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;
In all my going about with all Israel, did I speak a word to any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying, Why build ye me not a house of cedars?
and since the days that I commanded judges to be over my people Israel. And I will subdue all thine enemies; and I tell thee that Jehovah will build thee a house.
Of these, twenty-four thousand were to preside over the work of the house of Jehovah; and six thousand were officers and judges;
Of the Jizharites, Chenaniah and his sons were over Israel, for the outward business for officers and judges.
And Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to all the princes of all Israel, the chief fathers;
And he set judges in the land throughout the fortified cities of Judah, city by city.
And he said to the judges, Take heed what ye do; for ye judge not for man, but for Jehovah, who will be with you in the matter of judgment.
And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy God, which is in thy hand, set magistrates and judges who may judge all the people that are beyond the river, all such as know the laws of thy God; and teach ye him that knows them not.
Let now our princes, while this matter is going on, stand for all the congregation, and let all those that have taken foreign wives in our cities come at the appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and the judges thereof, until the fierce anger of our God be turned from us.
The earth is given over into the hand of the wicked man; he covereth the faces of its judges. If not, who then is it?
He leadeth counsellors away spoiled, and judges maketh he fools;
For this is an infamy; yea, it is an iniquity to be judged by the judges:
And now, O kings, be ye wise, be admonished, ye judges of the earth.
When their judges are thrown down from the rocks, they shall hear my words, for they are sweet.
Kings of the earth and all peoples, princes and all judges of the earth;
by me princes rule, and nobles, all the judges of the earth.
and I will restore thy judges as at the first, and thy counsellors as at the beginning. Afterwards thou shalt be called, Town of righteousness, Faithful city.
that bringeth the princes to nothing, that maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.
And Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the justices, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Then the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the justices, 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 performed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil; so that there hath not been done under the whole heaven as hath been done upon Jerusalem.
They are all hot as an oven, and devour their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calleth unto me.
Where then is thy king, that he may save thee in all thy cities? and thy judges of whom thou saidst, Give me a king and princes? --
Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves, that leave nothing for the morning.
And if I cast out demons by Beelzebub, your sons, by whom do they cast them out? For this reason they shall be your judges.
But if I by Beelzebub cast out demons, your sons by whom do they cast them out? For this reason they shall be your judges.
But I do not seek my own glory: there is he that seeks and judges.
He that rejects me and does not receive my words, has him who judges him: the word which I have spoken, that shall judge him in the last day.
And after these things he gave them judges till Samuel the prophet, to the end of about four hundred and fifty years.
But those without God judges. Remove the wicked person from amongst yourselves.
have ye not made a difference among yourselves, and become judges having evil thoughts?
Speak not against one another, brethren. He that speaks against his brother, or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if thou judgest the law, thou art not doer of the law, but judge.
And if ye invoke as Father him who, without regard of persons, judges according to the work of each, pass your time of sojourn in fear,
who, when reviled, reviled not again; when suffering, threatened not; but gave himself over into the hands of him who judges righteously;
And I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and one sitting on it, called Faithful and True, and he judges and makes war in righteousness.