Biblical Concept: Judges and the Legal Gate (court)

Exodus 18:13-27; able men, fear God, men of truth, men who hate dishonest gain.

Deuteronomy 1:15-18; judge righteously, not show partiality, small and great alike,
not fear men.

Deuteronomy 16:18-20; righteous, not distort justice, not partial, not bribe.

Deuteronomy 19:15-21; investigate thoroughly, false witness, purge evil, hear and

Deuteronomy 25:1-3; justify the righteous and condemn the wicked, corporeal

2 Chronicles 19:4-11; for the Lord, no unrighteousness, partiality, no bribes, faithfully,
wholeheartedly, upright.

Job 31:21; unethical support in the gate.

Psalm 2:10-12; warning, worship the Lord, reverence, trembling, do homage to the

Proverbs 8:12-16; wisdom and judge rightly.

Proverbs 17:26; not good to fine the righteous, strike the noble for their uprightness.

Proverbs 18:5; partiality to the wicked is not good, Nor to thrust aside the righteous in

Proverbs 22:22; rob poor, crush afflicted at the gate.

Isaiah 29:20b-21; indicted by a word, ensnare the adjudicator, defraud the right with
meaningless arguments.

Amos 5:10-15; hate him who reproves in the gate, abhor him who speaks with integrity, turn aside the poor in the gate, justice in the gate.

Zechariah 8:15-17; judge with truth, do not love perjury.

Luke 18:1-5; unrighteous judge and justice, personally arbitrary, judicial activism.