abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for
the throne is established by righteousness.
A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment scattereth away all evil with his eyes.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: [but
] in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
And I charged
your judges at that time, saying, Hear
] between your brethren, and judge righteously between [every
] man and his brother, and the stranger
] with him.
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. ... That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live
, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
2 Samuel 8:15
And David reigned over all Israel
; and David executed
judgment and justice unto all his people.
[[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David.]] Do
ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation
? do ye judge uprightly, O ye
sons of men? ... Yea, in heart
ye work wickedness; ye weigh
the violence of your hands in the earth.
] for Solomon.]] Give
the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's
son. ... He shall
judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor
Because I delivered
the poor that cried, and the fatherless
, and [him that had
] none to help him.
I was eyes
to the blind, and feet [was
] I to the lame. ... I [was
] a father
to the poor: and the cause
] I knew not I searched out.
Learn to do well; seek
the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
] rebellious, and companions
of thieves: every
one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge
not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
Isaiah 11:4 But with
righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove
with equity for the meek
of the earth: and he shall
smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath
of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Behold, a king
shall reign in righteousness, and princes
shall rule in judgment. ... And a man
shall be as an hiding
place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers
of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great
rock in a weary land.
They are waxen
fat, they shine: yea, they overpass
the deeds of the wicked: they judge
not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet
they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.
Thus saith the LORD; Execute
ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong
, do no violence
to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither
shed innocent blood in this place.
Shalt thou reign, because thou closest [thyself
] in cedar? did not thy
and drink, and do
judgment and justice, [and
] well with him? ... He judged
the cause of the poor and needy; then [it was
] well [with him: was
] not this to know me? saith the LORD.
Behold, the days
come, saith the LORD, that I
will raise unto David a righteous Branch
, and a King shall reign
and prosper, and shall
execute judgment and justice in the earth.
Wherefore, O king, let
my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break
off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing
mercy to the poor; if it
may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity
Forasmuch therefore as your treading
] upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built
houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards
, but ye shall not drink wine of them. ... For I know
transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict
the just, they take
, and they turn aside the poor in the
gate [from their right
Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying
, Execute true judgment
, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother:
Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice
greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold
, thy King cometh unto thee: he [is]
just, and having salvation
; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
Thou hast loved
righteousness, and hated
iniquity; therefore God, [even
] thy God
, hath anointed
thee with the oil
of gladness above thy fellows
And I saw heaven
opened, and behold a white
horse; and he that sat upon him [was
] called Faithful
and True, and in
righteousness he doth judge and make war.