20 Bible Verses About Justice
Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about justice.
Justice is a just behavior. To be just is to be fair and act on what is morally right and acceptable. Jesus said thou shall not judge. All power in heaven and on earth belongs to God. When Jesus gives us the power to use, we should use it for his glory. We should serve Justice whenever we are in position to do so. We shouldn’t be bias or unfair. There are many times Jesus talked about being just. When people were about to condemn the adulterer in the bible, Jesus said the person who is without sin should be the first to throw the stone.
No one could, meaning they were all guilty of one sin or the other. Jesus said we should be fair. When we serve Justice let’s do so with the purest of heart, our God is love. Our God is a God of justice, we are to act according to His will and never judge unfairly. Sinners will be thrown into hell not the sins we committed, we shouldn’t continue to Sin and expect grace to continue to be there for us.
If someone committed a sin against your family member, and the judge allowed them to go Scot free you will be enraged , same as God, that’s why He ordered that we should judge fairly without being biased. Twenty bible verses that talked at length how important and necessary it is to be just have been collected and will be listed below.
1. Jeremiah 22:3
Thus says the Lord: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.
2. Proverbs 24:24-25
Whoever says to the wicked, “You are in the right,” will be cursed by peoples, abhorred by nations, but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good blessing will come upon them.
3. Psalm 37:27-29
Turn away from evil and do good; so shall you dwell forever. For the Lord loves justice; he will not forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off. The righteous shall inherit the land and dwell upon it forever.
4. Luke 18:1-8
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor respect man, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.
5. Matthew 23:23
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.
6. Isaiah 51:4-5
Give attention to me, my people, and give ear to me, my nation; for a law will go out from me, and I will set my justice for a light to the peoples. 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.
7. 2 Chronicles 9:8
Blessed be the Lord your God, who has delighted in you and set you on his throne as king for the Lord your God! Because your God loved Israel and would establish them forever, he has made you king over them, that you may execute justice and righteousness.
8. Jeremiah 7:5-7
For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly execute justice one with another, if you do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, or the widow, or shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not go after other gods to your own harm, then I will let you dwell in this place, in the land that I gave of old to your fathers forever.
9. Isaiah 61:8-9
For I the Lord love justice; I hate robbery and wrong; I will faithfully give them their recompense, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them. Their offspring shall be known among the nations, and their descendants in the midst of the peoples; all who see them shall acknowledge them, that they are an offspring the Lord has blessed.
10. Jeremiah 9:23-24
Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the Lord.
11. Isaiah 9:7
Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David and over his kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and forevermore. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will do this.
12. Deuteronomy 33:21
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.
13. Proverbs 21:15
When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.
14. Amos 5:24
But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.
15. Micah 6:8
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
16. Isaiah 30:18
Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.
17. Psalm 33:5
He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord.
18. Leviticus 19:15
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.
19. Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it completely.
20. Psalm 82:3
Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.