A throne will be established in loving kindness. One will sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.
and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
I will make justice the measuring line, and righteousness the plumb line. The hail will sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters will overflow the hiding place.
who cause a person to be indicted by a word, and lay a snare for the arbiter in the gate, and who deprive the innocent of justice with false testimony.
Therefore the LORD will wait, that he may be gracious to you; and therefore he will be exalted, that he may have mercy on you, for the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all those who wait for him.
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
Then justice will dwell in the wilderness; and righteousness will remain in the fruitful field.
the LORD is exalted, for he dwells on high. He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness.
Who did he take counsel with, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?
Why do you say, Jacob, and speak, Israel, "My way is hidden from the LORD, and the justice due me is disregarded by my God?"
"Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delights-- I have put my Spirit on him. He will bring justice to the nations.
He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.
He will not fail nor be discouraged, until he has set justice in the earth, and the islands will wait for his law."
But I said, "I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for nothing and vanity; yet surely the justice [due] to me is with the LORD, and my reward with my God."
"Attend to me, my people; and give ear to me, my nation: for a law shall go forth from me, and I will establish my justice for a light of the peoples.
Thus says the LORD, "Keep justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.
The way of peace they don't know; and there is no justice in their goings: they have made them crooked paths; whoever goes therein does not know peace.
Therefore is justice far from us, neither does righteousness overtake us: we look for light, but, behold, darkness; for brightness, but we walk in obscurity.
We roar all like bears, and moan bitterly like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.
Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.
Yes, truth is lacking; and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey. the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no justice.
"For I, the LORD, love justice, I hate robbery with iniquity; and I will give them their recompense in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
and you shall swear, 'As the LORD lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness. The nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory."
For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbor;
but let him who glories glory in this, that he has understanding, and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises loving kindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.
House of David, thus says the LORD, Execute justice in the morning, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor, lest my wrath go forth like fire, and burn so that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings.
Thus says the LORD: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his rooms by injustice; who uses his neighbor's service without wages, and doesn't give him his hire;
Shall you reign, because you strive to excel in cedar? Didn't your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.
Behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
In those days, and at that time, will I cause a Branch of righteousness to grow up to David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.
Please return. Let there be no injustice. Yes, return again. My cause is righteous.
Is there injustice on my tongue? Can't my taste discern mischievous things?
Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness?
If it is a matter of strength, behold, he is mighty! If of justice, 'Who,' says he, 'will summon me?'
"Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me. My justice was as a robe and a diadem.
It is not the great who are wise, nor the aged who understand justice.
Yes surely, God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.
Shall even one who hates justice govern? Will you condemn him who is righteous and mighty?--
"But you are full of the judgment of the wicked. Judgment and justice take hold of you.
We can't reach the Almighty. He is exalted in power. In justice and great righteousness, he will not oppress.
"'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.
But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, but you bypass justice and the love of God. You ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone.
You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, 'How have we wearied him?' In that you say, 'Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delights in them;' or 'Where is the God of justice?'
I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says the LORD of Armies.
"Behold, my servant whom I have chosen; my beloved in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my Spirit on him. He will proclaim justice to the nations.
He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a smoking flax, until he leads justice to victory.
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cumin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law: justice, mercy, and faith. But you ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone.
I said, "Please listen, you heads of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel: Isn't it for you to know justice?
Please listen to this, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.
to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;
that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his saints.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice, equity and every good path.
By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.
I walk in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of justice;
An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, but injustice sweeps it away.
Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice.
A wicked man receives a bribe in secret, to pervert the ways of justice.
To be partial to the faces of the wicked is not good, nor to deprive the innocent of justice.
A corrupt witness mocks justice, and the mouth of the wicked gulps down iniquity.
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
It is joy to the righteous to do justice; but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek the LORD understand it fully.
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.
Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice comes from the LORD.
lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.
Open your mouth, judge righteously, and serve justice to the poor and needy."
He will guide the humble in justice. He will teach the humble his way.
He loves righteousness and justice. The earth is full of the loving kindness of the LORD.
he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noon day sun.
For the LORD loves justice, and doesn't forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.
No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.
They plot injustice, saying, "We have made a perfect plan!" Surely man's mind and heart are cunning.
God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.
He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loving kindness and truth go before your face.
Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
The King's strength also loves justice. You do establish equity. You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.
I will sing of loving kindness and justice. To you, the LORD, I will sing praises.
the LORD executes righteous acts, and justice for all who are oppressed.
Blessed are those who keep justice. Blessed is one who does what is right at all times.
The works of his hands are truth and justice. All his precepts are sure.
I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and justice for the needy.
who executes justice for the oppressed; who gives food to the hungry. the LORD frees the prisoners.
the LORD, in the midst of her, is righteous. He will do no wrong. Every morning he brings his justice to light. He doesn't fail, but the unjust know no shame.