2009-05-04

Verses on Judges and Judgment

Genesis 15:14 (Show me Genesis 15)
But I will bring judgment on the nation that they serve, and afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

Genesis 16:5 (Show me Genesis 16)
And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the Lord judge between you and me!”

Genesis 18:25 (Show me Genesis 18)
Far be it from you to do such a thing, to put the righteous to death with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as the wicked! Far be that from you! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?”

Genesis 19:9 (Show me Genesis 19)
But they said, “Stand back!” And they said, “This fellow came to sojourn, and he has become the judge! Now we will deal worse with you than with them.” Then they pressed hard against the man Lot, and drew near to break the door down.

Genesis 30:6 (Show me Genesis 30)
Then Rachel said, “God has judged me, and has also heard my voice and given me a son.” Therefore she called his name Dan.[1]
[1]Dan sounds like the Hebrew for judged

Genesis 31:53 (Show me Genesis 31)
The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac,

Genesis 49:16 (Show me Genesis 49)
“Dan shall judge his people as one of the tribes of Israel.

Exodus 2:14 (Show me Exodus 2)
He answered, “Who made you a prince and a judge over us? Do you mean to kill me as you killed the Egyptian?” Then Moses was afraid, and thought, “Surely the thing is known.”

Exodus 5:21 (Show me Exodus 5)
and they said to them, “The Lord look on you and judge, because you have made us stink in the sight of Pharaoh and his servants, and have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”

Exodus 6:6 (Show me Exodus 6)
Say therefore to the people of Israel, ‘I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from slavery to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great acts of judgment.

Exodus 7:4 (Show me Exodus 7)
Pharaoh will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and bring my hosts, my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great acts of judgment.

Exodus 12:12 (Show me Exodus 12)
For I will pass through the land of Egypt that night, and I will strike all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments: I am the Lord.

Exodus 18:13 (Show me Exodus 18)
The next day Moses sat to judge the people, and the people stood around Moses from morning till evening.

Exodus 18:22 (Show me Exodus 18)
And let them judge the people at all times. Every great matter they shall bring to you, but any small matter they shall decide themselves. So it will be easier for you, and they will bear the burden with you.

Exodus 18:26 (Show me Exodus 18)
And they judged the people at all times. Any hard case they brought to Moses, but any small matter they decided themselves.

Exodus 21:22 (Show me Exodus 21)
“When men strive together and hit a pregnant woman, so that her children come out, but there is no harm, the one who hit her shall surely be fined, as the woman’s husband shall impose on him, and he shall pay as the judges determine.

Exodus 28:15 (Show me Exodus 28)
“You shall make a breastpiece of judgment, in skilled work. In the style of the ephod you shall make it-of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen shall you make it.

Exodus 28:29 (Show me Exodus 28)
So Aaron shall bear the names of the sons of Israel in the breastpiece of judgment on his heart, when he goes into the Holy Place, to bring them to regular remembrance before the Lord.

Exodus 28:30 (Show me Exodus 28)
And in the breastpiece of judgment you shall put the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be on Aaron’s heart, when he goes in before the Lord. Thus Aaron shall bear the judgment of the people of Israel on his heart before the Lord regularly.

Leviticus 19:15 (Show me Leviticus 19)
“You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Leviticus 19:35 (Show me Leviticus 19)
“You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity.

Numbers 14:20 (Show me Numbers 14)

God Promises Judgment
Then the Lord said, “I have pardoned, according to your word.

Numbers 25:5 (Show me Numbers 25)
And Moses said to the judges of Israel, “Each of you kill those of his men who have yoked themselves to Baal of Peor.”

Numbers 27:21 (Show me Numbers 27)
And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall inquire for him by the judgment of the Urim before the Lord. At his word they shall go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he and all the people of Israel with him, the whole congregation.”

Numbers 33:4 (Show me Numbers 33)
while the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn, whom the Lord had struck down among them. On their gods also the Lord executed judgments.

Numbers 35:12 (Show me Numbers 35)
The cities shall be for you a refuge from the avenger, that the manslayer may not die until he stands before the congregation for judgment.

Numbers 35:24 (Show me Numbers 35)
then the congregation shall judge between the manslayer and the avenger of blood, in accordance with these rules.

Deuteronomy 1:16 (Show me Deuteronomy 1)
And I charged your judges at that time, ‘Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother or the alien who is with him.

Deuteronomy 1:17 (Show me Deuteronomy 1)
You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God’s. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’

Deuteronomy 16:18 (Show me Deuteronomy 16)

Justice
“You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.

Deuteronomy 17:8 (Show me Deuteronomy 17)

Legal Decisions by Priests and Judges
“If any case arises requiring decision between one kind of homicide and another, one kind of legal right and another, or one kind of assault and another, any case within your towns that is too difficult for you, then you shall arise and go up to the place that the Lord your God will choose.

Deuteronomy 17:9 (Show me Deuteronomy 17)
And you shall come to the Levitical priests and to the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall consult them, and they shall declare to you the decision.

Deuteronomy 17:12 (Show me Deuteronomy 17)
The man who acts presumptuously by not obeying the priest who stands to minister there before the Lord your God, or the judge, that man shall die. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Deuteronomy 19:17 (Show me Deuteronomy 19)
then both parties to the dispute shall appear before the Lord, before the priests and the judges who are in office in those days.

Deuteronomy 19:18 (Show me Deuteronomy 19)
The judges shall inquire diligently, and if the witness is a false witness and has accused his brother falsely,

Deuteronomy 21:2 (Show me Deuteronomy 21)
then your elders and your judges shall come out, and they shall measure the distance to the surrounding cities.

Deuteronomy 25:1 (Show me Deuteronomy 25)
“If there is a dispute between men and they come into court and the judges decide between them, acquitting the innocent and condemning the guilty,

Deuteronomy 25:2 (Show me Deuteronomy 25)
then if the guilty man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with a number of stripes in proportion to his offense.

Deuteronomy 32:36 (Show me Deuteronomy 32)
For the Lord will vindicate[1] his people and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone and there is none remaining, bond or free.
[1]Septuagint judge

Deuteronomy 32:41 (Show me Deuteronomy 32)
if I sharpen my flashing sword[1] and my hand takes hold on judgment, I will take vengeance on my adversaries and will repay those who hate me.
[1]Hebrew the lightning of my sword

Deuteronomy 33:21 (Show me Deuteronomy 33)
He chose the best of the land for himself, for there a commander’s portion was reserved; and he came with the heads of the people, with Israel he executed the justice of the Lord, and his judgments for Israel.”

Joshua 8:33 (Show me Joshua 8)
And all Israel, sojourner as well as native born, with their elders and officers and their judges, stood on opposite sides of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, just as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded at the first, to bless the people of Israel.

Joshua 20:6 (Show me Joshua 20)
And he shall remain in that city until he has stood before the congregation for judgment, until the death of him who is high priest at the time. Then the manslayer may return to his own town and his own home, to the town from which he fled.’”

Joshua 23:2 (Show me Joshua 23)
Joshua summoned all Israel, its elders and heads, its judges and officers, and said to them, “I am now old and well advanced in years.

Joshua 24:1 (Show me Joshua 24)

The Covenant Renewal at Shechem
Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel. And they presented themselves before God.

Judges 2:16 (Show me Judges 2)

The Lord Raises Up Judges
Then the Lord raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those who plundered them.

Judges 2:17 (Show me Judges 2)
Yet they did not listen to their judges, for they whored 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.

Judges 2:18 (Show me Judges 2)
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.

Judges 2:19 (Show me Judges 2)
But whenever the judge died, they turned back and were more corrupt than their fathers, going after other gods, serving them and bowing down to them. They did not drop any of their practices or their stubborn ways.

Judges 3:10 (Show me Judges 3)
The Spirit of the Lord was upon him, and he judged Israel. He went out to war, and the Lord gave Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand. And his hand prevailed over Cushan-rishathaim.

Judges 4:4 (Show me Judges 4)
Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Judges 4:5 (Show me Judges 4)
She used to sit under the palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the people of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Judges 10:2 (Show me Judges 10)
And he judged Israel twenty-three years. Then he died and was buried at Shamir.

Judges 10:3 (Show me Judges 10)
After him arose Jair the Gileadite, who judged Israel twenty-two years.

Judges 11:27 (Show me Judges 11)
I therefore have not sinned against you, and you do me wrong by making war on me. The Lord, the Judge, decide this day between the people of Israel and the people of Ammon.”

Judges 12:7 (Show me Judges 12)
Jephthah judged Israel six years. Then Jephthah the Gileadite died and was buried in his city in Gilead.[1]
[1]Septuagint; Hebrew in the cities of Gilead

Judges 12:8 (Show me Judges 12)

Ibzan, Elon, and Abdon
After him Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel.

Judges 12:9 (Show me Judges 12)
He had thirty sons, and thirty daughters he gave in marriage outside his clan, and thirty daughters he brought in from outside for his sons. And he judged Israel seven years.

Judges 12:11 (Show me Judges 12)
After him Elon the Zebulunite judged Israel, and he judged Israel ten years.

Judges 12:13 (Show me Judges 12)
After him Abdon the son of Hillel the Pirathonite judged Israel.

Judges 12:14 (Show me Judges 12)
He had forty sons and thirty grandsons, who rode on seventy donkeys, and he judged Israel eight years.

Judges 15:20 (Show me Judges 15)
And he judged Israel in the days of the Philistines twenty years.

Judges 16:31 (Show me Judges 16)
Then his brothers and all his family came down and took him and brought him up and buried him between Zorah and Eshtaol in the tomb of Manoah his father. He had judged Israel twenty years.

Ruth 1:1 (Show me Ruth 1)

Naomi Widowed
In the days when the judges ruled there was a famine in the land, and a man of Bethlehem in Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he and his wife and his two sons.

1 Samuel 2:10 (Show me 1 Samuel 2)
The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; against them he will thunder in heaven. The Lord will judge the ends of the earth; he will give strength to his king and exalt the power[1] of his anointed.”
[1]Hebrew horn

1 Samuel 4:18 (Show me 1 Samuel 4)
As soon as he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell over backward from his seat by the side of the gate, and his neck was broken and he died, for the man was old and heavy. He had judged Israel forty years.

1 Samuel 7:3 (Show me 1 Samuel 7)

Samuel Judges Israel
And Samuel said to all the house of Israel, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your heart to the Lord and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.”

1 Samuel 7:6 (Show me 1 Samuel 7)
So they gathered at Mizpah and drew water and poured it out before the Lord and fasted on that day and said there, “We have sinned against the Lord.” And Samuel judged the people of Israel at Mizpah.

1 Samuel 7:15 (Show me 1 Samuel 7)
Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.

1 Samuel 7:16 (Show me 1 Samuel 7)
And he went on a circuit year by year to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah. And he judged Israel in all these places.

1 Samuel 7:17 (Show me 1 Samuel 7)
Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there, and there also he judged Israel. And he built there an altar to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:1 (Show me 1 Samuel 8)

Israel Demands a King
When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel.

1 Samuel 8:2 (Show me 1 Samuel 8)
The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.

1 Samuel 8:5 (Show me 1 Samuel 8)
and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint for us a king to judge us like all the nations.”

1 Samuel 8:6 (Show me 1 Samuel 8)
But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:20 (Show me 1 Samuel 8)
that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 24:12 (Show me 1 Samuel 24)
May the Lord judge between me and you, may the Lord avenge me against you, but my hand shall not be against you.

1 Samuel 24:15 (Show me 1 Samuel 24)
May the Lord therefore be judge and give sentence between me and you, and see to it and plead my cause and deliver me from your hand.”

2 Samuel 7:7 (Show me 2 Samuel 7)
In all places where I have moved with all the people of Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges[1] of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd my people Israel, saying, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?”‘
[1]Compare 1 Chronicles 17:6; Hebrew tribes

2 Samuel 7:11 (Show me 2 Samuel 7)
from the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. And I will give you rest from all your enemies. Moreover, the Lord declares to you that the Lord will make you a house.

2 Samuel 15:2 (Show me 2 Samuel 15)
And Absalom used to rise early and stand beside the way of the gate. And when any man had a dispute to come before the king for judgment, Absalom would call to him and say, “From what city are you?” And when he said, “Your servant is of such and such a tribe in Israel,”

2 Samuel 15:4 (Show me 2 Samuel 15)
Then Absalom would say, “Oh that I were judge in the land! Then every man with a dispute or cause might come to me, and I would give him justice.”

2 Samuel 15:6 (Show me 2 Samuel 15)
Thus Absalom did to all of Israel who came to the king for judgment. So Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel.

2 Samuel 24:10 (Show me 2 Samuel 24)

The Lord’s Judgment of David’s Sin
But David’s heart struck him after he had numbered the people. And David said to the Lord, “I have sinned greatly in what I have done. But now, O Lord, please take away the iniquity of your servant, for I have done very foolishly.”

1 Kings 3:28 (Show me 1 Kings 3)
And all Israel heard of the judgment that the king had rendered, and they stood in awe of the king, because they perceived that the wisdom of God was in him to do justice.

1 Kings 7:7 (Show me 1 Kings 7)
And he made the Hall of the Throne where he was to pronounce judgment, even the Hall of Judgment. It was finished with cedar from floor to rafters.[1]
[1]Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew floor

1 Kings 8:32 (Show me 1 Kings 8)
then hear in heaven and act and judge your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing his conduct on his own head, and vindicating the righteous by rewarding him according to his righteousness.

1 Kings 20:40 (Show me 1 Kings 20)
And as your servant was busy here and there, he was gone.” The king of Israel said to him, “So shall your judgment be; you yourself have decided it.”

2 Kings 23:22 (Show me 2 Kings 23)
For no such Passover had been kept since the days of the judges who judged Israel, or during all the days of the kings of Israel or of the kings of Judah.

1 Chronicles 16:12 (Show me 1 Chronicles 16)
Remember the wondrous works that he has done, his miracles and the judgments he uttered,

1 Chronicles 16:14 (Show me 1 Chronicles 16)
He is the Lord our God; his judgments are in all the earth.

1 Chronicles 16:33 (Show me 1 Chronicles 16)
Then shall the trees of the forest sing for joy before the Lord, for he comes to judge the earth.

1 Chronicles 17:6 (Show me 1 Chronicles 17)
In all places where I have moved with all Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd my people, saying, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?”‘

1 Chronicles 17:10 (Show me 1 Chronicles 17)
from the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. And I will subdue all your enemies. Moreover, I declare to you that the Lord will build you a house.

1 Chronicles 23:4 (Show me 1 Chronicles 23)
“Twenty-four thousand of these,” David said,[1] “shall have charge of the work in the house of the Lord, 6,000 shall be officers and judges,
[1]Hebrew lacks David said

1 Chronicles 26:29 (Show me 1 Chronicles 26)
Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were appointed to external duties for Israel, as officers and judges.

2 Chronicles 1:2 (Show me 2 Chronicles 1)
Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, to the judges, and to all the leaders in all Israel, the heads of fathers’ houses.

2 Chronicles 6:23 (Show me 2 Chronicles 6)
then hear from heaven and act and judge your servants, repaying the guilty by bringing his conduct on his own head, and vindicating the righteous by rewarding him according to his righteousness.

2 Chronicles 19:5 (Show me 2 Chronicles 19)
He appointed judges in the land in all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city,

2 Chronicles 19:6 (Show me 2 Chronicles 19)
and said to the judges, “Consider what you do, for you judge not for man but for the Lord. He is with you in giving judgment.

2 Chronicles 19:8 (Show me 2 Chronicles 19)
Moreover, in Jerusalem Jehoshaphat appointed certain Levites and priests and heads of families of Israel, to give judgment for the Lord and to decide disputed cases. They had their seat at Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 20:9 (Show me 2 Chronicles 20)
‘If disaster comes upon us, the sword, judgment,[1] or pestilence, or famine, we will stand before this house and before you-for your name is in this house-and cry out to you in our affliction, and you will hear and save.’
[1]Or the sword of judgment

2 Chronicles 20:12 (Show me 2 Chronicles 20)
O our God, will you not execute judgment on them? For we are powerless against this great horde that is coming against us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.”

2 Chronicles 22:8 (Show me 2 Chronicles 22)
And when Jehu was executing judgment on the house of Ahab, he met the princes of Judah and the sons of Ahaziah’s brothers, who attended Ahaziah, and he killed them.

2 Chronicles 24:24 (Show me 2 Chronicles 24)
Though the army of the Syrians had come with few men, the Lord delivered into their hand a very great army, because Judah[1] had forsaken the Lord, the God of their fathers. Thus they executed judgment on Joash.
[1]Hebrew they

Ezra 4:9 (Show me Ezra 4)
Rehum the commander, Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their associates, the judges, the governors, the officials, the Persians, the men of Erech, the Babylonians, the men of Susa, that is, the Elamites,

Ezra 7:25 (Show me Ezra 7)
“And you, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God that is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges who may judge all the people in the province Beyond the River, all such as know the laws of your God. And those who do not know them, you shall teach.

Ezra 7:26 (Show me Ezra 7)
Whoever will not obey the law of your God and the law of the king, let judgment be strictly executed on him, whether for death or for banishment or for confiscation of his goods or for imprisonment.”

Ezra 10:14 (Show me Ezra 10)
Let our officials stand for the whole assembly. Let all in our cities who have taken foreign wives come at appointed times, and with them the elders and judges of every city, until the fierce wrath of our God over this matter is turned away from us.”

Esther 1:13 (Show me Esther 1)
Then the king said to the wise men who knew the times (for this was the king’s procedure toward all who were versed in law and judgment,

Job 9:15 (Show me Job 9)
Though I am in the right, I cannot answer him; I must appeal for mercy to my accuser.[1]
[1]Or to my judge

Job 9:24 (Show me Job 9)
The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; he covers the faces of its judges- if it is not he, who then is it?

Job 11:2 (Show me Job 11)
“Should a multitude of words go unanswered, and a man full of talk be judged right?

Job 12:17 (Show me Job 12)
He leads counselors away stripped, and judges he makes fools.

Job 14:3 (Show me Job 14)
And do you open your eyes on such a one and bring me into judgment with you?

Job 19:29 (Show me Job 19)
be afraid of the sword, for wrath brings the punishment of the sword, that you may know there is a judgment.”

Job 21:22 (Show me Job 21)
Will any teach God knowledge, seeing that he judges those who are on high?

Job 22:4 (Show me Job 22)
Is it for your fear of him that he reproves you and enters into judgment with you?

Job 22:13 (Show me Job 22)
But you say, ‘What does God know? Can he judge through the deep darkness?

Job 23:7 (Show me Job 23)
There an upright man could argue with him, and I would be acquitted forever by my judge.

Job 24:1 (Show me Job 24)
“Why are not times of judgment kept by the Almighty, and why do those who know him never see his days?

Job 31:11 (Show me Job 31)
For that would be a heinous crime; that would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges;

Job 31:28 (Show me Job 31)
this also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges, for I would have been false to God above.

Job 34:23 (Show me Job 34)
For God[1] has no need to consider a man further, that he should go before God in judgment.
[1]Hebrew he

Job 36:17 (Show me Job 36)
“But you are full of the judgment on the wicked; judgment and justice seize you.

Job 36:31 (Show me Job 36)
For by these he judges peoples; he gives food in abundance.

Psalm 1:5 (Show me Psalm 1)
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous;

Psalm 7:6 (Show me Psalm 7)
Arise, O Lord, in your anger; lift yourself up against the fury of my enemies; awake for me; you have appointed a judgment.

Psalm 7:8 (Show me Psalm 7)
The Lord judges the peoples; judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness and according to the integrity that is in me.

Psalm 7:11 (Show me Psalm 7)
God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day.

Psalm 9:4 (Show me Psalm 9)
For you have maintained my just cause; you have sat on the throne, giving righteous judgment.

Psalm 9:8 (Show me Psalm 9)
and he judges the world with righteousness; he judges the peoples with uprightness.

Psalm 9:16 (Show me Psalm 9)
The Lord has made himself known; he has executed judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion.[1] Selah
[1]Probably a musical or liturgical term

Psalm 9:19 (Show me Psalm 9)
Arise, O Lord! Let not man prevail; let the nations be judged before you!

Psalm 10:5 (Show me Psalm 10)
His ways prosper at all times; your judgments are on high, out of his sight; as for all his foes, he puffs at them.

Psalm 36:6 (Show me Psalm 36)
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your judgments are like the great deep; man and beast you save, O Lord.

Psalm 48:11 (Show me Psalm 48)
Let Mount Zion be glad! Let the daughters of Judah rejoice because of your judgments!

Psalm 50:1 (Show me Psalm 50)

God Himself Is Judge
A Psalm of Asaph. The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.

Psalm 50:4 (Show me Psalm 50)
He calls to the heavens above and to the earth, that he may judge his people:

Psalm 50:6 (Show me Psalm 50)
The heavens declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge! Selah

Psalm 51:4 (Show me Psalm 51)
Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment.

Psalm 58:1 (Show me Psalm 58)

God Who Judges the Earth
To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam[1] of David. Do you indeed decree what is right, you gods?[2] Do you judge the children of man uprightly?
[1]Probably a musical or liturgical term [2]Or mighty lords (by revocalization; Hebrew in silence)

Psalm 58:11 (Show me Psalm 58)
Mankind will say, “Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth.”

Psalm 67:4 (Show me Psalm 67)
Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you judge the peoples with equity and guide the nations upon earth. Selah

Psalm 72:2 (Show me Psalm 72)
May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice!

Psalm 75:1 (Show me Psalm 75)

God Will Judge with Equity
To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song. We give thanks to you, O God; we give thanks, for your name is near. We[1] recount your wondrous deeds.
[1]Hebrew They

Psalm 75:2 (Show me Psalm 75)
“At the set time that I appoint I will judge with equity.

Psalm 75:7 (Show me Psalm 75)
but it is God who executes judgment, putting down one and lifting up another.

Psalm 76:8 (Show me Psalm 76)
From the heavens you uttered judgment; the earth feared and was still,

Psalm 76:9 (Show me Psalm 76)
when God arose to establish judgment, to save all the humble of the earth. Selah

Psalm 82:1 (Show me Psalm 82)

Rescue the Weak and Needy
A Psalm of Asaph. God has taken his place in the divine council; in the midst of the gods he holds judgment:

Psalm 82:2 (Show me Psalm 82)
“How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah

Psalm 82:8 (Show me Psalm 82)
Arise, O God, judge the earth; for you shall inherit all the nations!

Psalm 94:2 (Show me Psalm 94)
Rise up, O judge of the earth; repay to the proud what they deserve!

Psalm 96:10 (Show me Psalm 96)
Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns! Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.”

Psalm 96:13 (Show me Psalm 96)
before the Lord, for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness, and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Psalm 97:8 (Show me Psalm 97)
Zion hears and is glad, and the daughters of Judah rejoice, because of your judgments, O Lord.

Psalm 98:9 (Show me Psalm 98)
before the Lord, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, and the peoples with equity.

Psalm 105:5 (Show me Psalm 105)
Remember the wondrous works that he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he uttered,

Psalm 105:7 (Show me Psalm 105)
He is the Lord our God; his judgments are in all the earth.

Psalm 110:6 (Show me Psalm 110)
He will execute judgment among the nations, filling them with corpses; he will shatter chiefs[1] over the wide earth.
[1]Or the head

Psalm 119:66 (Show me Psalm 119)
Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments.

Psalm 119:84 (Show me Psalm 119)
How long must your servant endure?[1] When will you judge those who persecute me?
[1]Hebrew How many are the days of your servant?

Psalm 119:120 (Show me Psalm 119)
My flesh trembles for fear of you, and I am afraid of your judgments.

Psalm 122:5 (Show me Psalm 122)
There thrones for judgment were set, the thrones of the house of David.

Psalm 141:6 (Show me Psalm 141)
When their judges are thrown over the cliff,[1] then they shall hear my words, for they are pleasant.
[1]Or When their judges fall into the hands of the Rock

Psalm 143:2 (Show me Psalm 143)
Enter not into judgment with your servant, for no one living is righteous before you.

Psalm 149:9 (Show me Psalm 149)
to execute on them the judgment written! This is honor for all his godly ones. Praise the Lord!

Proverbs 16:10 (Show me Proverbs 16)
An oracle is on the lips of a king; his mouth does not sin in judgment.

Proverbs 18:1 (Show me Proverbs 18)
Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment.

Proverbs 20:8 (Show me Proverbs 20)
A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows all evil with his eyes.

Proverbs 24:23 (Show me Proverbs 24)

More Sayings of the Wise
These also are sayings of the wise. Partiality in judging is not good.

Proverbs 29:14 (Show me Proverbs 29)
If a king faithfully judges the poor, his throne will be established forever.

Proverbs 31:9 (Show me Proverbs 31)
Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.

Ecclesiastes 3:17 (Show me Ecclesiastes 3)
I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and the wicked, for there is a time for every matter and for every work.

Ecclesiastes 11:9 (Show me Ecclesiastes 11)
Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

Ecclesiastes 12:14 (Show me Ecclesiastes 12)
For God will bring every deed into judgment, with[1] every secret thing, whether good or evil.
[1]Or into the judgment on

Isaiah 1:26 (Show me Isaiah 1)
And I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.”

Isaiah 2:4 (Show me Isaiah 2)
He shall judge between the nations, and shall decide disputes for many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.

Isaiah 3:1 (Show me Isaiah 3)

Judgment on Judah and Jerusalem
For behold, the Lord God of hosts is taking away from Jerusalem and from Judah support and supply,[1] all support of bread, and all support of water;
[1]Hebrew staff

Isaiah 3:2 (Show me Isaiah 3)
the mighty man and the soldier, the judge and the prophet, the diviner and the elder,

Isaiah 3:13 (Show me Isaiah 3)
The Lord has taken his place to contend; he stands to judge peoples.

Isaiah 3:14 (Show me Isaiah 3)
The Lord will enter into judgment with the elders and princes of his people: “It is you who have devoured[1] the vineyard, the spoil of the poor is in your houses.
[1]Or grazed over; compare Exodus 22:5

Isaiah 4:4 (Show me Isaiah 4)
when the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion and cleansed the bloodstains of Jerusalem from its midst by a spirit of judgment and by a spirit of burning.[1]
[1]Or purging

Isaiah 5:3 (Show me Isaiah 5)
And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem and men of Judah, judge between me and my vineyard.

Isaiah 9:8 (Show me Isaiah 9)

Judgment on Arrogance and Oppression
The Lord has sent a word against Jacob, and it will fall on Israel;

Isaiah 10:5 (Show me Isaiah 10)

Judgment on Arrogant Assyria
Ah, Assyria, the rod of my anger; the staff in their hands is my fury!

Isaiah 11:3 (Show me Isaiah 11)
And his delight shall be in the fear of the Lord. He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide disputes by what his ears hear,

Isaiah 11:4 (Show me Isaiah 11)
but with righteousness he shall judge the poor, and decide with equity for the meek of the earth; and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall kill the wicked.

Isaiah 13:1 (Show me Isaiah 13)

The Judgment of Babylon
The oracle concerning Babylon which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw.

Isaiah 16:5 (Show me Isaiah 16)
then a throne will be established in steadfast love, and on it will sit in faithfulness in the tent of David one who judges and seeks justice and is swift to do righteousness.”

Isaiah 24:1 (Show me Isaiah 24)

Judgment on the Whole Earth
Behold, the Lord will empty the earth[1] and make it desolate, and he will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants.
[1]Or land; also throughout this chapter

Isaiah 26:8 (Show me Isaiah 26)
In the path of your judgments, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul.

Isaiah 26:9 (Show me Isaiah 26)
My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 28:1 (Show me Isaiah 28)

Judgment on Ephraim and Jerusalem
Ah, the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, and the fading flower of its glorious beauty, which is on the head of the rich valley of those overcome with wine!

Isaiah 28:6 (Show me Isaiah 28)
and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Isaiah 28:7 (Show me Isaiah 28)
These also reel with wine and stagger with strong drink; the priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, they are swallowed by[1] wine, they stagger with strong drink, they reel in vision, they stumble in giving judgment.
[1]Or confused by

Isaiah 33:22 (Show me Isaiah 33)
For the Lord is our judge; the Lord is our lawgiver; the Lord is our king; he will save us.

Isaiah 34:1 (Show me Isaiah 34)

Judgment on the Nations
Draw near, O nations, to hear, and give attention, O peoples! Let the earth hear, and all that fills it; the world, and all that comes from it.

Isaiah 34:5 (Show me Isaiah 34)
For my sword has drunk its fill in the heavens; behold, it descends for judgment upon Edom, upon the people I have devoted to destruction.

Isaiah 41:1 (Show me Isaiah 41)

Fear Not, For I Am with You
Listen to me in silence, O coastlands; let the peoples renew their strength; let them approach, then let them speak; let us together draw near for judgment.

Isaiah 51:5 (Show me Isaiah 51)
My righteousness draws near, my salvation has gone out, and my arms will judge the peoples; the coastlands hope for me, and for my arm they wait.

Isaiah 53:8 (Show me Isaiah 53)
By oppression and judgment he was taken away; and as for his generation, who considered that he was cut off out of the land of the living, stricken for the transgression of my people?

Isaiah 54:17 (Show me Isaiah 54)
no weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication[1] from me, declares the Lord.”
[1]Or righteousness

Isaiah 58:2 (Show me Isaiah 58)
Yet they seek me daily and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation that did righteousness and did not forsake the judgment of their God; they ask of me righteous judgments; they delight to draw near to God.

Isaiah 59:15 (Show me Isaiah 59)
Truth is lacking, and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey.
Judgment and Redemption
The Lord saw it, and it displeased him[1] that there was no justice.
[1]Hebrew and it was evil in his eyes

Isaiah 65:1 (Show me Isaiah 65)

Judgment and Salvation
I was ready to be sought by those who did not ask for me; I was ready to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, “Here am I, here am I,” to a nation that was not called by[1] my name.
[1]Or that did not call upon

Isaiah 66:15 (Show me Isaiah 66)

Final Judgment and Glory of the Lord
“For behold, the Lord will come in fire, and his chariots like the whirlwind, to render his anger in fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.

Isaiah 66:16 (Show me Isaiah 66)
For by fire will the Lord enter into judgment, and by his sword, with all flesh; and those slain by the Lord shall be many.

Jeremiah 1:16 (Show me Jeremiah 1)
And I will declare my judgments against them, for all their evil in forsaking me. They have made offerings to other gods and worshiped the works of their own hands.

Jeremiah 2:35 (Show me Jeremiah 2)
you say, ‘I am innocent; surely his anger has turned from me.’ Behold, I will bring you to judgment for saying, ‘I have not sinned.’

Jeremiah 4:12 (Show me Jeremiah 4)
a wind too full for this comes for me. Now it is I who speak in judgment upon them.”

Jeremiah 5:14 (Show me Jeremiah 5)

The Lord Proclaims Judgment
Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of hosts: “Because you have spoken this word, behold, I am making my words in your mouth a fire, and this people wood, and the fire shall consume them.

Jeremiah 5:28 (Show me Jeremiah 5)
they have grown fat and sleek. They know no bounds in deeds of evil; they judge not with justice the cause of the fatherless, to make it prosper, and they do not defend the rights of the needy.

Jeremiah 11:20 (Show me Jeremiah 11)
But, O Lord of hosts, who judges righteously, who tests the heart and the mind, let me see your vengeance upon them, for to you have I committed my cause.

Jeremiah 22:16 (Show me Jeremiah 22)
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Is not this to know me? declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 25:31 (Show me Jeremiah 25)
The clamor will resound to the ends of the earth, for the Lord has an indictment against the nations; he is entering into judgment with all flesh, and the wicked he will put to the sword, declares the Lord.’

Jeremiah 44:1 (Show me Jeremiah 44)

Judgment for Idolatry
The word that came to Jeremiah concerning all the Judeans who lived in the land of Egypt, at Migdol, at Tahpanhes, at Memphis, and in the land of Pathros,

Jeremiah 46:1 (Show me Jeremiah 46)

Judgment on Egypt
The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the nations.

Jeremiah 47:1 (Show me Jeremiah 47)

Judgment on the Philistines
The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines, before Pharaoh struck down Gaza.

Jeremiah 48:1 (Show me Jeremiah 48)

Judgment on Moab
Concerning Moab. Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: “Woe to Nebo, for it is laid waste! Kiriathaim is put to shame, it is taken; the fortress is put to shame and broken down;

Jeremiah 48:21 (Show me Jeremiah 48)
“Judgment has come upon the tableland, upon Holon, and Jahzah, and Mephaath,

Jeremiah 48:47 (Show me Jeremiah 48)
Yet I will restore the fortunes of Moab in the latter days, declares the Lord.” Thus far is the judgment on Moab.

Jeremiah 49:1 (Show me Jeremiah 49)

Judgment on Ammon
Concerning the Ammonites. Thus says the Lord: “Has Israel no sons? Has he no heir? Why then has Milcom dispossessed Gad, and his people settled in its cities?

Jeremiah 49:7 (Show me Jeremiah 49)

Judgment on Edom
Concerning Edom. Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Is wisdom no more in Teman? Has counsel perished from the prudent? Has their wisdom vanished?

Jeremiah 49:23 (Show me Jeremiah 49)

Judgment on Damascus
Concerning Damascus: “Hamath and Arpad are confounded, for they have heard bad news; they melt in fear, they are troubled like the sea that cannot be quiet.

Jeremiah 49:28 (Show me Jeremiah 49)

Judgment on Kedar and Hazor
Concerning Kedar and the kingdoms of Hazor that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon struck down. Thus says the Lord: “Rise up, advance against Kedar! Destroy the people of the east!

Jeremiah 49:34 (Show me Jeremiah 49)

Judgment on Elam
The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning Elam, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah.

Jeremiah 50:1 (Show me Jeremiah 50)

Judgment on Babylon
The word that the Lord spoke concerning Babylon, concerning the land of the Chaldeans, by Jeremiah the prophet:

Jeremiah 51:9 (Show me Jeremiah 51)
We would have healed Babylon, but she was not healed. Forsake her, and let us go each to his own country, for her judgment has reached up to heaven and has been lifted up even to the skies.

Jeremiah 51:52 (Show me Jeremiah 51)
“Therefore, behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will execute judgment upon her images, and through all her land the wounded shall groan.

Lamentations 3:59 (Show me Lamentations 3)
You have seen the wrong done to me, O Lord; judge my cause.

Ezekiel 5:8 (Show me Ezekiel 5)
therefore thus says the Lord God: Behold, I, even I, am against you. And I will execute judgments[1] in your midst in the sight of the nations.
[1]The same Hebrew expression can mean obey rules, or execute judgments, depending on the context

Ezekiel 5:10 (Show me Ezekiel 5)
Therefore fathers shall eat their sons in your midst, and sons shall eat their fathers. And I will execute judgments on you, and any of you who survive I will scatter to all the winds.

Ezekiel 5:15 (Show me Ezekiel 5)
You shall be[1] a reproach and a taunt, a warning and a horror, to the nations all around you, when I execute judgments on you in anger and fury, and with furious rebukes-I am the Lord; I have spoken-
[1]Dead Sea Scroll, Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate, Targum; Masoretic Text And it shall be

Ezekiel 6:1 (Show me Ezekiel 6)

Judgment Against Idolatry
The word of the Lord came to me:

Ezekiel 7:3 (Show me Ezekiel 7)
Now the end is upon you, and I will send my anger upon you; I will judge you according to your ways, and I will punish you for all your abominations.

Ezekiel 7:8 (Show me Ezekiel 7)
Now I will soon pour out my wrath upon you, and spend my anger against you, and judge you according to your ways, and I will punish you for all your abominations.

Ezekiel 7:27 (Show me Ezekiel 7)
The king mourns, the prince is wrapped in despair, and the hands of the people of the land are paralyzed by terror. According to their way I will do to them, and according to their judgments I will judge them, and they shall know that I am the Lord.”

Ezekiel 11:1 (Show me Ezekiel 11)

Judgment on Wicked Counselors
The Spirit lifted me up and brought me to the east gate of the house of the Lord, which faces east. And behold, at the entrance of the gateway there were twenty-five men. And I saw among them Jaazaniah the son of Azzur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people.

Ezekiel 11:9 (Show me Ezekiel 11)
And I will bring you out of the midst of it, and give you into the hands of foreigners, and execute judgments upon you.

Ezekiel 11:10 (Show me Ezekiel 11)
You shall fall by the sword. I will judge you at the border of Israel, and you shall know that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 11:11 (Show me Ezekiel 11)
This city shall not be your cauldron, nor shall you be the meat in the midst of it. I will judge you at the border of Israel,

Ezekiel 14:21 (Show me Ezekiel 14)
“For thus says the Lord God: How much more when I send upon Jerusalem my four disastrous acts of judgment, sword, famine, wild beasts, and pestilence, to cut off from it man and beast!

Ezekiel 16:38 (Show me Ezekiel 16)
And I will judge you as women who commit adultery and shed blood are judged, and bring upon you the blood of wrath and jealousy.

Ezekiel 16:41 (Show me Ezekiel 16)
And they shall burn your houses and execute judgments upon you in the sight of many women. I will make you stop playing the whore, and you shall also give payment no more.

Ezekiel 17:20 (Show me Ezekiel 17)
I will spread my net over him, and he shall be taken in my snare, and I will bring him to Babylon and enter into judgment with him there for the treachery he has committed against me.

Ezekiel 18:30 (Show me Ezekiel 18)
“Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, declares the Lord God. Repent and turn from all your transgressions, lest iniquity be your ruin.[1]
[1]Or lest iniquity be your stumbling block

Ezekiel 20:4 (Show me Ezekiel 20)
Will you judge them, son of man, will you judge them? Let them know the abominations of their fathers,

Ezekiel 20:35 (Show me Ezekiel 20)
And I will bring you into the wilderness of the peoples, and there I will enter into judgment with you face to face.

Ezekiel 20:36 (Show me Ezekiel 20)
As I entered into judgment with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so I will enter into judgment with you, declares the Lord God.

Ezekiel 21:27 (Show me Ezekiel 21)
A ruin, ruin, ruin I will make it. This also shall not be, until he comes, the one to whom judgment belongs, and I will give it to him.

Ezekiel 21:30 (Show me Ezekiel 21)
Return it to its sheath. In the place where you were created, in the land of your origin, I will judge you.

Ezekiel 22:2 (Show me Ezekiel 22)
“And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? Then declare to her all her abominations.

Ezekiel 23:10 (Show me Ezekiel 23)
These uncovered her nakedness; they seized her sons and her daughters; and as for her, they killed her with the sword; and she became a byword among women, when judgment had been executed on her.

Ezekiel 23:24 (Show me Ezekiel 23)
And they shall come against you from the north[1] with chariots and wagons and a host of peoples. They shall set themselves against you on every side with buckler, shield, and helmet; and I will commit the judgment to them, and they shall judge you according to their judgments.
[1]Septuagint; the meaning of the Hebrew word is unknown

Ezekiel 23:36 (Show me Ezekiel 23)
The Lord said to me: “Son of man, will you judge Oholah and Oholibah? Declare to them their abominations.

Ezekiel 23:45 (Show me Ezekiel 23)
But righteous men shall pass judgment on them with the sentence of adulteresses, and with the sentence of women who shed blood, because they are adulteresses, and blood is on their hands.”

Ezekiel 24:14 (Show me Ezekiel 24)
I am the Lord. I have spoken; it shall come to pass; I will do it. I will not go back; I will not spare; I will not relent; according to your ways and your deeds you will be judged, declares the Lord God.”

Ezekiel 25:11 (Show me Ezekiel 25)
and I will execute judgments upon Moab. Then they will know that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 28:22 (Show me Ezekiel 28)
and say, Thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I am against you, O Sidon, and I will manifest my glory in your midst. And they shall know that I am the Lord when I execute judgments in her and manifest my holiness in her;

Ezekiel 28:26 (Show me Ezekiel 28)
And they shall dwell securely in it, and they shall build houses and plant vineyards. They shall dwell securely, when I execute judgments upon all their neighbors who have treated them with contempt. Then they will know that I am the Lord their God.”

Ezekiel 30:14 (Show me Ezekiel 30)
I will make Pathros a desolation and will set fire to Zoan and will execute judgments on Thebes.

Ezekiel 30:19 (Show me Ezekiel 30)
Thus I will execute judgments on Egypt. Then they will know that I am the Lord.”

Ezekiel 33:20 (Show me Ezekiel 33)
Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ O house of Israel, I will judge each of you according to his ways.”

Ezekiel 34:17 (Show me Ezekiel 34)
“As for you, my flock, thus says the Lord God: Behold, I judge between sheep and sheep, between rams and male goats.

Ezekiel 34:20 (Show me Ezekiel 34)
“Therefore, thus says the Lord God to them: Behold, I, I myself will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.

Ezekiel 34:22 (Show me Ezekiel 34)
I will rescue[1] my flock; they shall no longer be a prey. And I will judge between sheep and sheep.
[1]Or save

Ezekiel 35:11 (Show me Ezekiel 35)
therefore, as I live, declares the Lord God, I will deal with you according to the anger and envy that you showed because of your hatred against them. And I will make myself known among them, when I judge you.

Ezekiel 36:19 (Show me Ezekiel 36)
I scattered them among the nations, and they were dispersed through the countries. In accordance with their ways and their deeds I judged them.

Ezekiel 38:22 (Show me Ezekiel 38)
With pestilence and bloodshed I will enter into judgment with him, and I will rain upon him and his hordes and the many peoples who are with him torrential rains and hailstones, fire and sulfur.

Ezekiel 39:21 (Show me Ezekiel 39)
“And I will set my glory among the nations, and all the nations shall see my judgment that I have executed, and my hand that I have laid on them.

Ezekiel 44:24 (Show me Ezekiel 44)
In a dispute, they shall act as judges, and they shall judge it according to my judgments. They shall keep my laws and my statutes in all my appointed feasts, and they shall keep my Sabbaths holy.

Daniel 7:10 (Show me Daniel 7)
A stream of fire issued and came out from before him; a thousand thousands served him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him; the court sat in judgment, and the books were opened.

Daniel 7:22 (Show me Daniel 7)
until the Ancient of Days came, and judgment was given for the saints of the Most High, and the time came when the saints possessed the kingdom.

Daniel 7:26 (Show me Daniel 7)
But the court shall sit in judgment, and his dominion shall be taken away, to be consumed and destroyed to the end.

Daniel 9:12 (Show me Daniel 9)
He has confirmed his words, which he spoke against us and against our rulers who ruled us,[1] by bringing upon us a great calamity. For under the whole heaven there has not been done anything like what has been done against Jerusalem.
[1]Or our judges who judged us

Hosea 5:1 (Show me Hosea 5)

Punishment Coming for Israel and Judah
Hear this, O priests! Pay attention, O house of Israel! Give ear, O house of the king! For the judgment is for you; for you have been a snare at Mizpah and a net spread upon Tabor.

Hosea 5:11 (Show me Hosea 5)
Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment, because he was determined to go after filth.[1]
[1]Or to follow human precepts

Hosea 6:5 (Show me Hosea 6)
Therefore I have hewn them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth, and my judgment goes forth as the light.

Hosea 10:4 (Show me Hosea 10)
They utter mere words; with empty oaths they make covenants; so judgment springs up like poisonous weeds in the furrows of the field.

Hosea 13:1 (Show me Hosea 13)

The Lord’s Relentless Judgment on Israel
When Ephraim spoke, there was trembling; he was exalted in Israel, but he incurred guilt through Baal and died.

Joel 3:1 (Show me Joel 3)

The Lord Judges the Nations
[1] “For behold, in those days and at that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem,
[1]Ch 4:1 in Hebrew

Joel 3:2 (Show me Joel 3)
I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. And I will enter into judgment with them there, on behalf of my people and my heritage Israel, because they have scattered them among the nations and have divided up my land,

Joel 3:12 (Show me Joel 3)
Let the nations stir themselves up and come up to the Valley of Jehoshaphat; for there I will sit to judge all the surrounding nations.

Amos 1:2 (Show me Amos 1)

Judgment on Israel’s Neighbors
And he said: “The Lord roars from Zion and utters his voice from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds mourn, and the top of Carmel withers.”

Amos 2:4 (Show me Amos 2)

Judgment on Judah
Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of Judah, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they have rejected the law of the Lord, and have not kept his statutes, but their lies have led them astray, those after which their fathers walked.

Amos 2:6 (Show me Amos 2)

Judgment on Israel
Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals-

Amos 7:4 (Show me Amos 7)
This is what the Lord God showed me: behold, the Lord God was calling for a judgment by fire, and it devoured the great deep and was eating up the land.

Micah 3:11 (Show me Micah 3)
Its heads give judgment for a bribe; its priests teach for a price; its prophets practice divination for money; yet they lean on the Lord and say, “Is not the Lord in the midst of us? No disaster shall come upon us.”

Micah 4:3 (Show me Micah 4)
He shall judge between many peoples, and shall decide for strong nations far away; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore;

Micah 5:1 (Show me Micah 5)

The Ruler to Be Born in Bethlehem
[1] Now muster your troops, O daughter[2] of troops; siege is laid against us; with a rod they strike the judge of Israel on the cheek.
[1]Ch 4:14 in Hebrew [2]That is, city

Micah 7:3 (Show me Micah 7)
Their hands are on what is evil, to do it well; the prince and the judge ask for a bribe, and the great man utters the evil desire of his soul; thus they weave it together.

Micah 7:9 (Show me Micah 7)
I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against him, until he pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me out to the light; I shall look upon his vindication.

Habakkuk 1:12 (Show me Habakkuk 1)

Habakkuk’s Second Complaint
Are you not from everlasting, O Lord my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O Lord, you have ordained them as a judgment, and you, O Rock, have established them for reproof.

Zephaniah 1:2 (Show me Zephaniah 1)

The Coming Judgment on Judah
“I will utterly sweep away everything from the face of the earth,” declares the Lord.

Zephaniah 2:1 (Show me Zephaniah 2)

Judgment on Judah’s Enemies
Gather together, yes, gather, O shameless nation,

Zephaniah 2:3 (Show me Zephaniah 2)
Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, who do his just commands;[1] seek righteousness; seek humility; perhaps you may be hidden on the day of the anger of the Lord.
[1]Or who carry out his judgment

Zephaniah 3:1 (Show me Zephaniah 3)

Judgment on Jerusalem and the Nations
Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled, the oppressing city!

Zephaniah 3:3 (Show me Zephaniah 3)
Her officials within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves that leave nothing till the morning.

Zephaniah 3:15 (Show me Zephaniah 3)
The Lord has taken away the judgments against you; he has cleared away your enemies. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; you shall never again fear evil.

Zechariah 7:9 (Show me Zechariah 7)
“Thus says the Lord of hosts, Render true judgments, show kindness and mercy to one another,

Zechariah 8:16 (Show me Zechariah 8)
These are the things that you shall do: Speak the truth to one another; render in your gates judgments that are true and make for peace;

Zechariah 9:1 (Show me Zechariah 9)

Judgment on Israel’s Enemies
The burden of the word of the Lord is against the land of Hadrach and Damascus is its resting place. For the Lord has an eye on mankind and on all the tribes of Israel,[1]
[1]A slight emendation yields For to the Lord belongs the capital of Syria and all the tribes of Israel

Malachi 3:5 (Show me Malachi 3)
“Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, against those who thrust aside the sojourner, and do not fear me, says the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 5:21 (Show me Matthew 5)

Anger
“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’

Matthew 5:22 (Show me Matthew 5)
But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother[1] will be liable to judgment; whoever insults[2] his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell[3] of fire.
[1]Some manuscripts insert without cause [2]Greek says Raca to (a term of abuse) [3]Greek Gehenna; also verses 29, 30

Matthew 5:25 (Show me Matthew 5)
Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are going with him to court, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison.

Matthew 7:1 (Show me Matthew 7)

Judging Others
“Judge not, that you be not judged.

Matthew 7:2 (Show me Matthew 7)
For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.

Matthew 10:15 (Show me Matthew 10)
Truly, I say to you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah than for that town.

Matthew 11:22 (Show me Matthew 11)
But I tell you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for Tyre and Sidon than for you.

Matthew 11:24 (Show me Matthew 11)
But I tell you that it will be more tolerable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom than for you.”

Matthew 12:27 (Show me Matthew 12)
And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.

Matthew 12:36 (Show me Matthew 12)
I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak,

Matthew 12:41 (Show me Matthew 12)
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.

Matthew 12:42 (Show me Matthew 12)
The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Matthew 19:28 (Show me Matthew 19)
Jesus said to them, “Truly, I say to you, in the new world,[1] when the Son of Man will sit on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
[1]Greek in the regeneration

Matthew 25:31 (Show me Matthew 25)

The Final Judgment
“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.

Matthew 26:66 (Show me Matthew 26)
What is your judgment?” They answered, “He deserves death.”

Matthew 27:19 (Show me Matthew 27)
Besides, while he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for I have suffered much because of him today in a dream.”

Luke 6:37 (Show me Luke 6)

Judging Others
“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;

Luke 7:43 (Show me Luke 7)
Simon answered, “The one, I suppose, for whom he cancelled the larger debt.” And he said to him, “You have judged rightly.”

Luke 10:14 (Show me Luke 10)
But it will be more bearable in the judgment for Tyre and Sidon than for you.

Luke 11:19 (Show me Luke 11)
And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.

Luke 11:31 (Show me Luke 11)
The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:32 (Show me Luke 11)
The men of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.

Luke 12:14 (Show me Luke 12)
But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?”

Luke 12:57 (Show me Luke 12)

Settle with Your Accuser
“And why do you not judge for yourselves what is right?

Luke 12:58 (Show me Luke 12)
As you go with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to settle with him on the way, lest he drag you to the judge, and the judge hand you over to the officer, and the officer put you in prison.

Luke 18:2 (Show me Luke 18)
He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man.

Luke 18:6 (Show me Luke 18)
And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge says.

Luke 22:30 (Show me Luke 22)
that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

John 3:19 (Show me John 3)
And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil.

John 5:22 (Show me John 5)
The Father judges no one, but has given all judgment to the Son,

John 5:24 (Show me John 5)
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

John 5:27 (Show me John 5)
And he has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man.

John 5:29 (Show me John 5)
and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment.

John 5:30 (Show me John 5)

Witnesses to Jesus
“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

John 7:24 (Show me John 7)
Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

John 7:51 (Show me John 7)
“Does our law judge a man without first giving him a hearing and learning what he does?”

John 8:15 (Show me John 8)
You judge according to the flesh; I judge no one.

John 8:16 (Show me John 8)
Yet even if I do judge, my judgment is true, for it is not I alone who judge, but I and the Father[1] who sent me.
[1]Some manuscripts he

John 8:26 (Show me John 8)
I have much to say about you and much to judge, but he who sent me is true, and I declare to the world what I have heard from him.”

John 8:50 (Show me John 8)
Yet I do not seek my own glory; there is One who seeks it, and he is the judge.

John 9:39 (Show me John 9)
Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may become blind.”

John 12:31 (Show me John 12)
Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.

John 12:47 (Show me John 12)
If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.

John 12:48 (Show me John 12)
The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; the word that I have spoken will judge him on the last day.

John 16:8 (Show me John 16)
And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment:

John 16:11 (Show me John 16)
concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.

John 18:31 (Show me John 18)
Pilate said to them, “Take him yourselves and judge him by your own law.” The Jews said to him, “It is not lawful for us to put anyone to death.”

John 19:13 (Show me John 19)
So when Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out and sat down on the judgment seat at a place called The Stone Pavement, and in Aramaic[1] Gabbatha.
[1]Or Hebrew; also verses 17, 20

Acts 4:19 (Show me Acts 4)
But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge,

Acts 7:7 (Show me Acts 7)
‘But I will judge the nation that they serve,’ said God, ‘and after that they shall come out and worship me in this place.’

Acts 7:27 (Show me Acts 7)
But the man who was wronging his neighbor thrust him aside, saying, ‘Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?

Acts 7:35 (Show me Acts 7)
“This Moses, whom they rejected, saying, ‘Who made you a ruler and a judge?’-this man God sent as both ruler and redeemer by the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.

Acts 10:42 (Show me Acts 10)
And he commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one appointed by God to be judge of the living and the dead.

Acts 13:20 (Show me Acts 13)
All this took about 450 years. And after that he gave them judges until Samuel the prophet.

Acts 13:46 (Show me Acts 13)
And Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken first to you. Since you thrust it aside and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.

Acts 15:19 (Show me Acts 15)
Therefore my judgment is that we should not trouble those of the Gentiles who turn to God,

Acts 16:15 (Show me Acts 16)
And after she was baptized, and her household as well, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” And she prevailed upon us.

Acts 17:31 (Show me Acts 17)
because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

Acts 18:15 (Show me Acts 18)
But since it is a matter of questions about words and names and your own law, see to it yourselves. I refuse to be a judge of these things.”

Acts 21:25 (Show me Acts 21)
But as for the Gentiles who have believed, we have sent a letter with our judgment that they should abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what has been strangled,[1] and from sexual immorality.”
[1]Some manuscripts omit and from what has been strangled

Acts 23:3 (Show me Acts 23)
Then Paul said to him, “God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Are you sitting to judge me according to the law, and yet contrary to the law you order me to be struck?”

Acts 24:6 (Show me Acts 24)
He even tried to profane the temple, but we seized him.[1]
[1]Some manuscripts add and we would have judged him according to our law. But the chief captain Lysias came and with great violence took him out of our hands, commanding his accusers to come before you.

Acts 24:10 (Show me Acts 24)
And when the governor had nodded to him to speak, Paul replied: “Knowing that for many years you have been a judge over this nation, I cheerfully make my defense.

Acts 24:25 (Show me Acts 24)
And as he reasoned about righteousness and self-control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, “Go away for the present. When I get an opportunity I will summon you.”

Romans 2:1 (Show me Romans 2)

God’s Righteous Judgment
Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things.

Romans 2:2 (Show me Romans 2)
We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things.

Romans 2:3 (Show me Romans 2)
Do you suppose, O man-you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself-that you will escape the judgment of God?

Romans 2:5 (Show me Romans 2)
But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.

Romans 2:12 (Show me Romans 2)

God’s Judgment and the Law
For all who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law.

Romans 2:16 (Show me Romans 2)
on that day when, according to my gospel, God judges the secrets of men by Christ Jesus.

Romans 3:4 (Show me Romans 3)
By no means! Let God be true though every one were a liar, as it is written, “That you may be justified in your words, and prevail when you are judged.”

Romans 3:6 (Show me Romans 3)
By no means! For then how could God judge the world?

Romans 5:16 (Show me Romans 5)
And the free gift is not like the result of that one man’s sin. For the judgment following one trespass brought condemnation, but the free gift following many trespasses brought justification.

Romans 11:33 (Show me Romans 11)
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!

Romans 12:3 (Show me Romans 12)

Gifts of Grace
For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

Romans 13:2 (Show me Romans 13)
Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.

Romans 14:1 (Show me Romans 14)

Do Not Pass Judgment on One Another
As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions.

Romans 14:3 (Show me Romans 14)
Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him.

Romans 14:4 (Show me Romans 14)
Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master[1] that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand.
[1]Or lord

Romans 14:10 (Show me Romans 14)
Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God;

Romans 14:13 (Show me Romans 14)

Do Not Cause Another to Stumble
Therefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother.

Romans 14:22 (Show me Romans 14)
The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who has no reason to pass judgment on himself for what he approves.

1 Corinthians 1:10 (Show me 1 Corinthians 1)

Divisions in the Church
I appeal to you, brothers,[1] by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.
[1]Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated “brothers”) refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God’s family, the church; also verses 11, 26

1 Corinthians 2:15 (Show me 1 Corinthians 2)
The spiritual person judges all things, but is himself to be judged by no one.

1 Corinthians 4:3 (Show me 1 Corinthians 4)
But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do not even judge myself.

1 Corinthians 4:4 (Show me 1 Corinthians 4)
For I am not aware of anything against myself, but I am not thereby acquitted. It is the Lord who judges me.

1 Corinthians 4:5 (Show me 1 Corinthians 4)
Therefore do not pronounce judgment before the time, before the Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. Then each one will receive his commendation from God.

1 Corinthians 5:3 (Show me 1 Corinthians 5)
For though absent in body, I am present in spirit; and as if present, I have already pronounced judgment on the one who did such a thing.

1 Corinthians 5:12 (Show me 1 Corinthians 5)
For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those inside the church whom you are to judge?

1 Corinthians 5:13 (Show me 1 Corinthians 5)
God judges[1] those outside. “Purge the evil person from among you.”
[1]Or will judge

1 Corinthians 6:2 (Show me 1 Corinthians 6)
Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases?

1 Corinthians 6:3 (Show me 1 Corinthians 6)
Do you not know that we are to judge angels? How much more, then, matters pertaining to this life!

1 Corinthians 7:25 (Show me 1 Corinthians 7)

The Unmarried and the Widowed
Now concerning[1] the betrothed,[2] I have no command from the Lord, but I give my judgment as one who by the Lord’s mercy is trustworthy.
[1]The expression Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians’ letter; see 7:1 [2]Greek virgins

1 Corinthians 7:40 (Show me 1 Corinthians 7)
Yet in my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is. And I think that I too have the Spirit of God.

1 Corinthians 10:15 (Show me 1 Corinthians 10)
I speak as to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I say.

1 Corinthians 11:13 (Show me 1 Corinthians 11)
Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a wife to pray to God with her head uncovered?

1 Corinthians 11:29 (Show me 1 Corinthians 11)
For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself.

1 Corinthians 11:31 (Show me 1 Corinthians 11)
But if we judged[1] ourselves truly, we would not be judged.
[1]Or discerned

1 Corinthians 11:32 (Show me 1 Corinthians 11)
But when we are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined[1] so that we may not be condemned along with the world.
[1]Or when we are judged we are being disciplined by the Lord

1 Corinthians 11:34 (Show me 1 Corinthians 11)
if anyone is hungry, let him eat at home-so that when you come together it will not be for judgment. About the other things I will give directions when I come.

2 Corinthians 5:10 (Show me 2 Corinthians 5)
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.

2 Corinthians 8:10 (Show me 2 Corinthians 8)
And in this matter I give my judgment: this benefits you, who a year ago started not only to do this work but also to desire to do it.

Colossians 2:16 (Show me Colossians 2)

Let No One Disqualify You
Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath.

2 Thessalonians 1:5 (Show me 2 Thessalonians 1)

The Judgment at Christ’s Coming
This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering-

1 Timothy 1:12 (Show me 1 Timothy 1)

Christ Jesus Came to Save Sinners
I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service,

1 Timothy 5:21 (Show me 1 Timothy 5)
In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality.

1 Timothy 5:24 (Show me 1 Timothy 5)
The sins of some men are conspicuous, going before them to judgment, but the sins of others appear later.

2 Timothy 4:1 (Show me 2 Timothy 4)

Preach the Word
I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom:

2 Timothy 4:8 (Show me 2 Timothy 4)
Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing.

Hebrews 6:2 (Show me Hebrews 6)
and of instruction about washings,[1] the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
[1]Or baptisms (that is, cleansing rites)

Hebrews 9:27 (Show me Hebrews 9)
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

Hebrews 10:27 (Show me Hebrews 10)
but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries.

Hebrews 10:30 (Show me Hebrews 10)
For we know him who said, “Vengeance is mine; I will repay.” And again, “The Lord will judge his people.”

Hebrews 12:23 (Show me Hebrews 12)
and to the assembly[1] of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
[1]Or church

Hebrews 13:4 (Show me Hebrews 13)
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

James 2:4 (Show me James 2)
have you not then made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

James 2:12 (Show me James 2)
So speak and so act as those who are to be judged under the law of liberty.

James 2:13 (Show me James 2)
For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 3:1 (Show me James 3)

Taming the Tongue
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.

James 4:11 (Show me James 4)
Do not speak evil against one another, brothers.[1] The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.
[1]Or brothers and sisters

James 4:12 (Show me James 4)
There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?

James 5:9 (Show me James 5)
Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.

1 Peter 1:17 (Show me 1 Peter 1)
And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile,

1 Peter 2:23 (Show me 1 Peter 2)
When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.

1 Peter 4:5 (Show me 1 Peter 4)
but they will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.

1 Peter 4:6 (Show me 1 Peter 4)
For this is why the gospel was preached even to those who are dead, that though judged in the flesh the way people are, they might live in the spirit the way God does.

1 Peter 4:17 (Show me 1 Peter 4)
For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

2 Peter 2:4 (Show me 2 Peter 2)
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell[1] and committed them to chains[2] of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;
[1]Greek Tartarus [2]Some manuscripts pits

2 Peter 2:9 (Show me 2 Peter 2)
then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials,[1] and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,
[1]Or temptations

2 Peter 2:11 (Show me 2 Peter 2)
whereas angels, though greater in might and power, do not pronounce a blasphemous judgment against them before the Lord.

2 Peter 3:7 (Show me 2 Peter 3)
But by the same word the heavens and earth that now exist are stored up for fire, being kept until the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.

1 John 4:17 (Show me 1 John 4)
By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so also are we in this world.

Jude 1:3 (Show me Jude 1)

Judgment on False Teachers
Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.

Jude 1:6 (Show me Jude 1)
And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day-

Jude 1:9 (Show me Jude 1)
But when the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, was disputing about the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you.”

Jude 1:15 (Show me Jude 1)
to execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have committed in such an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.”

Revelation 6:10 (Show me Revelation 6)
They cried out with a loud voice, “O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, how long before you will judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”

Revelation 11:18 (Show me Revelation 11)
The nations raged, but your wrath came, and the time for the dead to be judged, and for rewarding your servants,[1] the prophets and saints, and those who fear your name, both small and great, and for destroying the destroyers of the earth.”
[1]Greek bondservants

Revelation 14:7 (Show me Revelation 14)
And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”

Revelation 16:5 (Show me Revelation 16)
And I heard the angel in charge of the waters[1] say, “Just are you, O Holy One, who is and who was, for you brought these judgments.
[1]Greek angel of the waters

Revelation 16:7 (Show me Revelation 16)
And I heard the altar saying, “Yes, Lord God the Almighty, true and just are your judgments!”

Revelation 17:1 (Show me Revelation 17)

The Great Prostitute and the Beast
Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the judgment of the great prostitute who is seated on many waters,

Revelation 18:8 (Show me Revelation 18)
For this reason her plagues will come in a single day, death and mourning and famine, and she will be burned up with fire; for mighty is the Lord God who has judged her.”

Revelation 18:10 (Show me Revelation 18)
They will stand far off, in fear of her torment, and say, “Alas! Alas! You great city, you mighty city, Babylon! For in a single hour your judgment has come.”

Revelation 18:20 (Show me Revelation 18)
Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, for God has given judgment for you against her!”

Revelation 19:2 (Show me Revelation 19)
for his judgments are true and just; for he has judged the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her immorality, and has avenged on her the blood of his servants.”[1]
[1]Greek bondservants; also verse 5

Revelation 19:11 (Show me Revelation 19)

The Rider on a White Horse
Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.

Revelation 20:4 (Show me Revelation 20)
Then I saw thrones, and seated on them were those to whom the authority to judge was committed. Also I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:11 (Show me Revelation 20)

Judgment Before the Great White Throne
Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them.

Revelation 20:12 (Show me Revelation 20)
And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done.

Revelation 20:13 (Show me Revelation 20)
And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done.

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