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‘Justice’ in the Bible – All 116 Bible Verses / Bible Passages

Here you will find all Bible passages where / in which the word (or term) ‘Justice’ occurs and how often this word occurs per biblical book. We searched the New and Old Testaments to really find all the verses and occurrences.

The term ‘Justice’ comes from 116 times in the Bible. In the following you will find all relevant Bible passages divided according to the corresponding book. Here are the Bible verses about ‘Justice’:

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Amos

Ye turn justice to wormwood, and cast righteousness to the ground.
Amos 5:7

Hate what is evil and love what is good, and give justice its place in the gate; perhaps the Lord God of hosts will have mercy on the remnant of Joseph.
Amos 5:15

But justice shall flow forth like water, and righteousness like an inexhaustible river.
Amos 5:24

Can horses run on rocks, or can oxen plow the sea, since you turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,
Amos 6:12

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Amos: 4

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Daniel

Bend your ears, my God, and hear; open your eyes and see our desolation and the city that is called by your holy name! For it is not because of our own justice that we plead before you, but because of your great mercy!
Daniel 9:18

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Daniel: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Deuteronomy / 5. Mose

He who establishes justice for the orphan and the widow, and who loves strangers to give them food and clothing.
Deuteronomy / 5. Mose 10:18

Thou shalt not pervert justice. Neither should you look at anyone or accept gifts, for gifts blind the eyes of the wise and pervert the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy / 5. Mose 16:19

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Deuteronomy / 5. Mose: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Exodus / 2. Mose

But he cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a stick, which he threw into the water, and the water became sweet. There he laid before them duty and justice, and there he tried them, saying:
Exodus / 2. Mose 15:25

Thou shalt not pervert the justice of thy poor man in his trial.
Exodus / 2. Mose 23:6

The breastplate for the administration of justice shall be a work of art, like the ephod, of gold, of blue, and purple, and crimson, and of twined white cotton.
Exodus / 2. Mose 28:15

So Aaron shall bear on his heart the names of the children of Israel on a breastplate for the administration of justice when he goes into the holy place, in remembrance of the LORD at all times.
Exodus / 2. Mose 28:29

And thou shalt put light and judgment in the breastplate of judgment, that they may be upon Aaron’s heart when he goes in before the LORD; And so Aaron shall always bear on his heart before the LORD the justice of the children of Israel.
Exodus / 2. Mose 28:30

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Exodus / 2. Mose: 5

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Ezekiel

But if a man is righteous and does justice and righteousness,
Ezekiel 18:5

(H21-32) I will bring it to naught, to naught, to naught; it shall be no more, until he cometh to whom justice is due, to whom I will give it.
Ezekiel 21:82

The people of the land are violent, steal, oppress the poor and needy, and abuse the stranger against all justice!
Ezekiel 22:29

Thus says the Lord GOD: Enough for you, princes of Israel! Refrain from violent outrage and harshness, practice law and justice! Cease your extortions against my people, saith the Lord GOD.
Ezekiel 45:9

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Ezekiel: 4

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Habakkuk

Therefore the law slacks, and justice never prevails; for the wicked surround the righteous; therefore the verdict comes out wrong!
Habakkuk 1:4

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Habakkuk: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Job

Does God pervert justice, and does the Almighty pervert justice?
Job 8:3

When I complain about violence, I receive no answer, and when I cry out for help, I find no justice.
Job 19:7

Then the righteous would find justice in him, and I would go free from my judge forever.
Job 23:7

As God lives, who has taken away my justice, and the Almighty, who has afflicted my soul:
Job 27:2

I put on righteousness, and she clothed me; my robe and turban was justice.
Job 29:14

Not all teachers are wise, and not all old men know justice.
Job 32:9

He will sing before the people, saying, I had sinned and perverted justice; but he did not repay me according to merit;
Job 33:27

Can one who hates justice reign, or do you want to condemn the just, the mighty?
Job 34:17

I will take my knowledge far and do justice to my Maker.
Job 36:3

He does not allow the wicked to live, but he restores justice to the poor.
Job 36:6

We do not find the Almighty; he is of incomprehensible power, full of justice and righteousness; he does not bend them.
Job 37:23

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Job: 11

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Hosea

(H2-21) And I will betroth you to me forever, and I will betroth you to me in justice and righteousness, in grace and mercy,
Hosea 2:41

Sow yourselves righteousness, reap according to goodness. Plow a new field, for it is time to seek the LORD until he come and rain down justice on you!
Hosea 10:12

(H12-7) Then return to your God, hold fast to love and justice, and always hope in your God!
Hosea 12:7

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Hosea: 3

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in 1. Chronicle

So David reigned over all Israel and established judgment and justice for all his people.
1. Chronicle 18:14

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book 1. Chronicle: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in 1. Kings

And God said to him, Because you ask these things, and do not ask for riches, nor do you ask for the lives of your enemies, but ask for understanding for the administration of justice,
1. Kings 3:11

When all Israel heard what the king had said, they feared the king; for they saw that the wisdom of God was in his heart to do justice.
1. Kings 3:28

And may these words of mine, which I supplicated before the LORD, be present before the LORD our God day and night, to bring about justice for his servant and justice for his people Israel day by day.
1. Kings 8:59

Blessed be the LORD your God, who took pleasure in you, and put you on the throne of Israel! Because the LORD loves Israel forever, he has made you king, to do justice and righteousness.
1. Kings 10:9

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book 1. Kings: 4

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in 1. Samuel

But his sons did not walk in his way, but tended to gain, and took gifts, and perverted justice.
1. Samuel 8:3

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book 1. Samuel: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in 2. Chronicle

then you will hear their prayer and their supplications in heaven and help them to their justice.
2. Chronicle 6:35

then you will hear their prayer and their supplications in heaven, in your tabernacle, and grant them justice and forgive your people who have sinned against you.
2. Chronicle 6:39

Blessed be the LORD your God, who delights in you, to set you on his throne to be king before the LORD your God. Therefore, because your God loves Israel and wants to preserve it forever, he made you king to practice justice and righteousness!
2. Chronicle 9:8

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book 2. Chronicle: 3

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in 2. Kings

Therefore they sent word to the king of Assyria, The peoples whom you brought and settled in the cities of Samaria do not know the judgment of the god of the land; therefore he sent lions among them; and behold, they kill them, because they do not know the justice of the god of the land!
2. Kings 17:26

Then the king of Assyria commanded, saying, Bring thither one of the priests which ye led away from there; he shall go and dwell there; and he shall teach them the justice of the land god!
2. Kings 17:27

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book 2. Kings: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in 2. Samuel

And David reigned over all Israel and established judgment and justice for all his people.
2. Samuel 8:15

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book 2. Samuel: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Jeremiah

and if you swear in truth, justice and righteousness: As the LORD lives!, the nations will bless themselves in him and will boast in him.
Jeremiah 4:2

Wander through the streets of Jerusalem, and yet look, and inquire, and search in their places, whether ye find a man, whether there is any man that is doing justice, and is diligent in truth; so I will forgive her! But if they also say:
Jeremiah 5:1

But I thought, Only the lowly are like that; they behave so foolishly, because they do not know the way of the LORD, the justice of their God.
Jeremiah 5:4

They shine with fat; they also overflow with evil speeches. They do not care for the justice of the orphans, to help them win, and they do not plead the case of the poor.
Jeremiah 5:28

For only if you earnestly correct your conduct and your deeds, if you really establish justice among one another,
Jeremiah 7:5

(H9-23) But whoever boasts, let him boast that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD, who practices mercy, justice, and righteousness on earth. For in this I am well pleased, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 8:23

Discipline me, O LORD, according to justice and not in your anger, lest you diminish me too greatly.
Jeremiah 10:24

Are you king by excelling in the building of cedar palaces? Didn’t your father also eat and drink and yet practice justice and righteousness? Things were going well with him then.
Jeremiah 22:15

Yes, if the afflicted and the poor are brought to justice, then it is well; doesn’t that mean to recognize me? says the LORD.
Jeremiah 22:16

Behold, the days are coming, saith the LORD, when I will raise up a righteous branch unto David; he will reign as king and act wisely and will establish law and justice on earth.
Jeremiah 23:5

For I am with you, says the LORD, to save you; for I will destroy all the nations where I have scattered you; only you I don’t want to finish off; but I will punish you according to justice and cannot leave you unpunished.
Jeremiah 30:11

In those days and at that time I will bring forth to David a righteous branch, which will establish justice and righteousness on earth.
Jeremiah 33:15

Fear not, my servant Jacob, saith the LORD; for I am with you; for I want to put an end to all the peoples among whom I have cast you; but I do not want to put an end to you, but I want to punish you according to justice and not leave you unpunished.
Jeremiah 46:28

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Jeremiah: 13

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Isaiah

Learn to do good, seek justice, punish the violent, bring justice to the orphans, administer the widow’s cause.
Isaiah 1:17

Your superiors are rebellious and fellow thieves; they are all fond of accepting gifts and chasing rewards; they do not bring justice to the orphans, and the cause of widows does not come before them.
Isaiah 1:23

Zion shall be redeemed with justice, and her returnees with righteousness;
Isaiah 1:27

For the house of Israel is the vineyard of the Lord Almighty, and the men of Judah are his favorite planting. He waited for justice, and behold (wickedness; for kindness and mercy, and behold), crying of the poor!
Isaiah 5:7

who justify the guilty for a bounty, but deny justice to the righteous.
Isaiah 5:23

putting the poor out of the way of justice, and depriving the oppressed of my people of their rights; so that the widows may be their prey and they may plunder the orphans.
Isaiah 10:2

but he will judge the poor with justice, and judge the poor in the land with impartiality; he will strike the world with the staff of his mouth and kill the wicked with the breath of his lips.
Isaiah 11:4

And a throne is erected in grace; and will sit upon him in truth, in the tabernacle of David, a judge who examines justice and promotes righteousness.
Isaiah 16:5

to those who sit in judgment a spirit of justice, and to those who repel attack from the gate strength.
Isaiah 28:6

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule with justice;
Isaiah 32:1

The LORD is exalted; he dwells on high; he filled Zion with justice and righteousness.
Isaiah 33:5

fear not; for I am with you; do not be afraid, for I am your God; I strengthen you, I help you too, I sustain you with the right hand of my justice.
Isaiah 41:10

Behold, this is my servant upon whom I may trust, my chosen one, in whom my soul delights. I have laid my spirit upon him; he will carry justice out to the peoples.
Isaiah 42:1

He will not faint nor collapse until he establishes justice on earth; and the islands will await his teaching.
Isaiah 42:4

Drop, you heavens, from above, and you clouds, rain righteousness! The earth open up and bring forth salvation, and justice grow at the same time! I, the LORD, created it.
Isaiah 45:8

Pay attention therefore to me, my people, and you, my people, lend me your ears; for a lesson will go out from me, and I will set up my justice for the light of the nations.
Isaiah 51:4

Thus saith the LORD: Observe justice, and do righteousness; for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.
Isaiah 56:1

They seek me day by day, claiming to know my ways, as a people who have done righteousness and have not forsaken the justice of their God; they demand well-deserved rights from me, covet the nearness of God:
Isaiah 58:2

They do not know the way of peace; there is no justice in their tracks; they make crooked paths; no one who walks on it knows peace.
Isaiah 59:8

Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We wait for the light, and lo and behold, darkness, for bright day, and we walk in the darkness!
Isaiah 59:9

We all growl like bears, and sigh incessantly like doves; we wait for justice, but it is nowhere, and for salvation, but it remains far from us.
Isaiah 59:11

So justice was pushed aside, and righteousness withdrew; for truth stumbled in the marketplace, and honesty found no entry.
Isaiah 59:14

Faithfulness was lacking, and those who turned away from evil were plundered. When the Lord saw this, he was displeased that there was no justice;
Isaiah 59:15

For I, the LORD, love justice, and hate wanton robbery; I will give them their wages faithfully and make an everlasting covenant with them.
Isaiah 61:8

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Isaiah: 24

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Ecclesiastes

when a man’s justice is bowed down before the Most High,
Ecclesiastes 3:35

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Ecclesiastes: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Levitikus

After this he put the breastplate on his breast, and put light and justice in the breastplate;
Levitikus 8:8

You shall not trespass, neither in justice, nor in cubits, nor in weight, nor in measure.
Levitikus 19:35

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Levitikus: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Luke

But woe to you Pharisees, because you tithe coins and rue and all vegetables, and evade justice and the love of God! One should do this and not leave that.
Luke 11:42

yet, because this widow troubles me, I will do justice to her, lest she come at last and smite me in the face.
Luke 18:5

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Luke: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Matthew

But Jesus answered and said unto him, Allow it now; for so it is due to us to fulfill all justice! So he let him.
Matthew 3:15

“Behold, my servant whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased. I will put my spirit on him, and he will declare justice to the Gentiles.
Matthew 12:18

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Matthew: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Micah

I will bear the wrath of the LORD (for I have sinned against him) until he completes my cause and restores me to justice; he will bring me out into the light so that I may behold his righteousness with delight.
Micah 7:9

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Micah: 1

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Ecclesiastes

And again I saw under the sun a place of judgment where iniquity reigned, and a place of justice where wickedness reigned.
Ecclesiastes 3:16

(H5-7) If you see oppression of the poor and deprivation in the name of right and justice in your district, do not be mistaken about it! For there is still a higher watch over the high and over them all the highest;
Ecclesiastes 4:17

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Ecclesiastes: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Psalms

(H9-5) For you have judged my justice and my cause, you sit on the throne as a righteous judge!
Psalms 9:5

(H9-9) And he will judge the world with righteousness, and judge the nations with justice.
Psalms 9:9

so that you can bring justice to the orphan and the oppressed, so that no one on earth will spread terror from now on.
Psalms 10:18

and will bring forth your righteousness like the light, and your justice like the midday.
Psalms 37:6

For the LORD loves justice, and does not forsake his saints; they will be preserved forever, but the seed of the wicked will be cut off.
Psalms 37:28

(H45-5) Proceed victorious in the cause of truth, gentleness, and justice, and your right hand teach you marvelous things!
Psalms 45:5

The cantor. “Don’t spoil.” A memorandum by David. (H58-2) Are you really dumb when you speak justice, when you should pass judgment, you children of men?
Psalms 58:2

to judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.
Psalms 72:2

He shall bring justice to the poor of the people, and help the children of the poor, and oppress the violent.
Psalms 72:4

Say among the nations: The LORD reigns! That is why the world stands firm and does not totter. He will judge the nations with justice.
Psalms 96:10

and the strength of the king who loves justice; you have firmly established honesty; You practiced justice and righteousness in Jacob.
Psalms 99:4

A Psalm of David. I will sing of grace and justice; to you, LORD, let it ring!
Psalms 101:1

The LORD does righteousness and restores justice to all who are oppressed.
Psalms 103:6

Blessed are those who keep justice, who practice righteousness at all times!
Psalms 106:3

I have practiced justice and righteousness; do not abandon me to my oppressors!
Psalms 119:121

(H140-13) I know that the LORD will deal with the needy and restore justice to the poor.
Psalms 140:23

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Psalms: 16

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Zechariah

Thus says the LORD of hosts: Execute justice faithfully, and show kindness and mercy to your brother;
Zechariah 7:9

Now this is what you should do: speak the truth among yourselves, do justice faithfully, and establish peace in your gates;
Zechariah 8:16

Scriptures related to Justice in the biblical book Zechariah: 2

Bible passages with ‘Justice’ in Proverbs

Then you will know how to practice virtue and justice, and you will walk straight, only in the right path.
Proverbs 2:9

Justice preserves the innocent; but ungodliness plunges the sinner into perdition.
Proverbs 13:6

Prophecy is on the lips of the king; in administering justice his mouth does not miss.
Proverbs 16:10

The wicked take a gift from the bosom to overturn the paths of justice.
Proverbs 17:23

Justice is dearer to the LORD than sacrifice.
Proverbs 21:3

It is joy for the righteous when justice is done; but to the evildoers it is a terror.
Proverbs 21:15

Evil men do not understand justice; but those who seek the LORD understand everything.
Proverbs 28:5

By justice a king puts the land in good standing; but an extortionist ruins it.
Proverbs 29:4

Number of the word / term ‘Justice’ in Proverbs: 8

These Bible verses are from a 1951 translation of the Royalty Free Schlachter Translation.

Number of Bible verses found on the topic: 116

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