Upholding of Justice

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The idea that the Bible says that:

  • The Bible says that we are to uphold justice.

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Isaiah 56:1: Thus says the Lord: “Keep justice, and do righteousness, for My salvation is about to come, and My righteousness to be revealed.

Colossians 4:1: Masters, give your bondservants what is just and fair, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.

James 5:4: Indeed the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

Leviticus 19:13: ‘You shall not cheat your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of him who is hired shall not remain with you all night until morning.

Deuteronomy 24:15: Each day you shall give him his wages, and not let the sun go down on it, for he is poor and has set his heart on it; lest he cry out against you to the Lord, and it be sin to you.

Malachi 3:5: And I will come near you for judgment; I will be a swift witness against sorcerers, against adulterers, against perjurers, against those who exploit wage earners and widows and orphans, and against those who turn away an alien—because they do not fear Me,” says the Lord of hosts.

Proverbs 20:23: Diverse weights are an abomination to the Lord, and dishonest scales are not good.

Proverbs 11:1: Dishonest scales are an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is His delight.

Proverbs 23:10: Do not remove the ancient landmark, nor enter the fields of the fatherless;

Jeremiah 22:3: Thus says the Lord: “Execute judgment and righteousness, and deliver the plundered out of the hand of the oppressor. Do no wrong and do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, or the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.

Leviticus 6:2-3: “If a person sins and commits a trespass against the Lord by lying to his neighbor about what was delivered to him for safekeeping, or about a pledge, or about a robbery, or if he has extorted from his neighbor, or if he has found what was lost and lies concerning it, and swears falsely—in any one of these things that a man may do in which he sins:

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