Justice Matthew 12:18 (NW) "Look! My servant whom I chose, my beloved, whom my soul approved! I will put my spirit upon him, and what justice is he will make clear to the nations. Matthew 12:21 (NW) Indeed, in his name nations will hope." Proverbs 21:3 (AS) To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Jehovah than sacrifice. Genesis 18:19 (AS) For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him. 2 Samuel 15:4 (NW) And Absalom would go on to say: "O that I were appointed judge in the land, that to me every man might come that happens to have a legal case or judgment! Then I should certainly do justice to him." Job 8:3 (AS) Doth God pervert justice? Or doth the Almighty pervert righteousness? Job 37:23 (NW) As for the Almighty, we have not found him out; He is exalted in power, And justice and abundance of righteousness he will not belittle. Psalm 82:3 (NKJ) Defend the poor and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and needy. Psalm 89:14 (NKJ) Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Mercy and truth go before Your face. Proverbs 1:3 (NKJ) To receive the instruction of wisdom, Justice, judgment, and equity; Proverbs 8:15 (NKJ) By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice. Isaiah 9:7 (AS) Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of Jehovah of hosts will perform this. Isaiah 56:1 (NW) This is what Jehovah has said: "Keep justice, you people, and do what is righteous. For my salvation is at hand to come in, and my righteousness to be revealed. Isaiah 59:4 (NKJ) No one calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth. They trust in empty words and speak lies; they conceive evil and bring forth iniquity. Isaiah 59:8 (NKJ) The way of peace they have not known, and there is no justice in their ways; they have made themselves crooked paths; whoever takes that way shall not know peace. Isaiah 59:9 (NKJ) Therefore justice is far from us, nor does righteousness overtake us; we look for light, but there is darkness! For brightness, but we walk in blackness! Isaiah 59:14 (AS) And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter. Jeremiah 23:5 (AS) Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. Jeremiah 31:23 (NW) This is what Jehovah of armies, the God of Israel, has said: "They will yet say this word in the land of Judah and in his cities, when I shall gather their captives,`May Jehovah bless you, O righteous dwelling place, O holy mountain.' Jeremiah 31:23 (NKJ) Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: "They shall again use this speech in the land of Judah and in its cities, when I bring back their captivity: `The LORD bless you, O habitation of justice, and mountain of holiness!' Jeremiah 50:7 (AS) All that found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, We are not guilty, because they have sinned against Jehovah, the habitation of righteousness, even Jehovah, the hope of their fathers. Jeremiah 50:7 (NKJ) All who found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said,`We have not ofended, because they have sined against the LORD, the habitation of justice, the LORD, the hope of their fathers.' Ezekiel 45:9 (NW) "This is what the Sovereign Lord Jehovah has said,`That is enough of you, O chieftains of Israel!' "`Remove the violence and the despoiling, and do justice and righteousness themselves. Lift your expropriations off my people, is the utterance of the Sovereign Lord Jehovah. Ezekiel 45:9 (NKJ)`Thus says the Lord God: "Enough, O princes of Israel! Remove violence and plundering, execute justice and righteousness, and stop dispossessing My people," says the Lord God. Amos 5:24 (NW) And let justice roll forth just like waters, and righteousness like a constantly flowing torrent. Amos 5:24 (AS) But let justice roll down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream. Micah 3:9 (NW) Hear, please, this, you head ones of the house of Jacob and you commanders of the house of Israel, the ones detesting justice and the ones who make even everything that is straight crooked; Micah 6:8 (NW) He has told you, O earthling man, what is good. And what is Jehovah asking back from you but to exercise justice and to love kindness and to be modest in walking with your God? Micah 6:8 (NKJ) He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God?