'Justice' in the Bible
Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness (uprightness, justice, and right standing with You)! You have freed me when I was hemmed in and enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me and hear my prayer.
Arise, O Lord, in Your anger; lift up Yourself against the rage of my enemies; and awake [and stir up] for me the justice and vindication [that] You have commanded.
The Lord judges the people; judge me, O Lord, and do me justice according to my righteousness [my rightness, justice, and right standing with You] and according to the integrity that is in me.
I will give to the Lord the thanks due to His rightness and justice, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord Most High.
And He will judge the world in righteousness (rightness and equity); He will minister justice to the peoples in uprightness.
To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed, so that man, who is of the earth, may not terrify them any more.
He who walks and lives uprightly and blamelessly, who works rightness and justice and speaks and thinks the truth in his heart,
As for me, I will continue beholding Your face in righteousness (rightness, justice, and right standing with You); I shall be fully satisfied, when I awake [to find myself] beholding Your form [and having sweet communion with You].
For You will make them turn their backs; You will aim Your bow [of divine justice] at their faces.
He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the loving-kindness of the Lord.
Arouse Yourself, awake to the justice due me, even to my cause, my God and my Lord!
Judge and vindicate me, O Lord my God, according to Your righteousness (Your rightness and justice); and let [my foes] not rejoice over me!
And my tongue shall talk of Your righteousness, rightness, and justice, and of [my reasons for] Your praise all the day long.
And He will make your uprightness and right standing with God go forth as the light, and your justice and right as [the shining sun of] the noonday.
For the Lord delights in justice and forsakes not His saints; they are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked [in time] shall be cut off.
The mouth of the [uncompromisingly] righteous utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks with justice.
As is Your name, O God, so is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness (rightness and justice).
And the heavens declare His righteousness (rightness and justice), for God, He is judge. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Deliver me from bloodguiltiness and death, O God, the God of my salvation, and my tongue shall sing aloud of Your righteousness (Your rightness and Your justice).
Then will You delight in the sacrifices of righteousness, justice, and right, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering; then bullocks will be offered upon Your altar.
You love evil more than good, and lying rather than to speak righteousness, justice, and right. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Do you indeed in silence speak righteousness, O you mighty ones? [Or is the righteousness, rightness, and justice you should speak quite dumb?] Do you judge fairly and uprightly, O you sons of men?
By fearful and glorious things [that terrify the wicked but make the godly sing praises] do You answer us in righteousness (rightness and justice), O God of our salvation, You Who are the confidence and hope of all the ends of the earth and of those far off on the seas;
Let him judge and govern Your people with righteousness, and Your poor and afflicted ones with judgment and justice.
Do justice to the weak (poor) and fatherless; maintain the rights of the afflicted and needy.
[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.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and loving-kindness and truth go before Your face.
For justice will return to the [uncompromisingly] righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it.
Say among the nations that the Lord reigns; the world also is established, so that it cannot be moved; He shall judge and rule the people righteously and with justice.
Before the Lord, for He comes, for He comes to judge and govern the earth! He shall judge the world with righteousness and justice and the peoples with His faithfulness and truth.
Clouds and darkness are round about Him [as at Sinai]; righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
The strength of the king who loves righteousness and equity You establish in uprightness; You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob (Israel).
I will sing of mercy and loving-kindness and justice; to You, O Lord, will I sing.
The Lord executes righteousness and justice [not for me only, but] for all who are oppressed.
He made known His ways [of righteousness and justice] to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.
Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who observe justice [treating others fairly] and who do right and are in right standing with God at all times.
The works of His hands are [absolute] truth and justice [faithful and right]; and all His decrees and precepts are sure (fixed, established, and trustworthy).
It is well with the man who deals generously and lends, who conducts his affairs with justice.
I have done justice and righteousness; leave me not to those who would oppress me.
I know and rest in confidence upon it that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will secure justice for the poor and needy [of His believing children].
They shall pour forth [like a fountain] the fame of Your great and abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of Your rightness and justice.
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