Deuteronomy 25:1
Good News Translation
"Suppose two Israelites go to court to settle a dispute, and one is declared innocent and the other guilty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If there be a controversy between men, and they call upon the judges: they shall give the prize of justice to him whom they perceive to be just: and him whom they find to be wicked, they shall condemn of wickedness.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If there be a controversy between men, and they call upon the judges: they shall give the prize of justice to him whom they perceive to be just: and him whom they find to be wicked, they shall condemn of wickedness.

Deuteronomy 16:18-20 Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in all thy gates, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in all thy tribes: that they may judge the people with just judgment, . . .

Deuteronomy 17:8,9 If thou perceive that there be among you a hard and doubtful matter in judgment between blood and blood, cause and cause, leprosy and leprosy: and thou see that the words of the judges within thy gates do vary: arise, and go up to the place, which the Lord thy God shall choose. . . .

Deuteronomy 19:17-19 Both of them, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the Lord in the sight of the priests and the judges that shall be in those days. . . .

Exodus 23:6,7 Thou shalt not go aside in the poor man's judgment. . . .

2 Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said to me, the strong one of Israel spoke, the ruler of men, the just ruler in the fear of God.

2 Chronicles 19:6-10 And charging the judges, he said: Take heed what you do: for you exercise not the judgment of man, but of the Lord: and whatsoever you judge, it shall redound to you. . . .

Job 29:7-17 When I went out to the gate of the city, and in the street they prepared me a chair? . . .

Psalm 58:1,2 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men. . . .

Psalm 82:2-4 How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked? . . .

Proverbs 17:15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, both are abominable before God.

Proverbs 31:8,9 Open thy mouth for the dumb, and for the causes of all the children that pass. . . .

Isaiah 1:17,23 Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow. . . .

Isaiah 5:23 That justify the wicked for gifts, and take away the justice of the just from him.

Isaiah 11:4 But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.

Isaiah 32:1,2 Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment. . . .

Jeremiah 21:12 O house of David, thus saith the Lord: Judge ye judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is oppressed by violence out of the hand of the oppressor: lest my indignation go forth like a fire, and be kindled, and there be none to quench it, because of the evil of your ways.

Ezekiel 44:24 And when there shall be a controversy, they shall stand in my judgments, and shall judge: they shall keep my laws, and my ordinances in all my solemnities, and sanctify my sabbaths.

Micah 3:1,2 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .

Habakkuk 1:4,13 Therefore the law is torn in pieces, and judgment cometh not to the end: because the wicked prevaileth against the just, therefore wrong judgment goeth forth. . . .

Matthew 3:10 For now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that doth not yield good fruit, shall be cut down, and cast into the fire.

Context
Fairness and Mercy
1If there be a controversy between men, and they call upon the judges: they shall give the prize of justice to him whom they perceive to be just: and him whom they find to be wicked, they shall condemn of wickedness.2And if they see that the offender be worthy of stripes: they shall lay him down, and shall cause him to be beaten before them. According to the measure of the sin shall the measure also of the stripes be:…
Cross References
Exodus 22:9
To do any fraud, either in ox, or in ass, or sheep, or raiment, or any thing that may bring damage: the cause of both parties shall come to the gods: and if they give judgment, he shall restore double to his neighbour.

Exodus 23:7
Thou shalt fly lying. The innocent and just person thou shalt not put to death: because I abhor the wicked.

Deuteronomy 1:16
And I commanded them, saying: Hear them, and judge that which is just: whether he be one of your country, or a stranger.

Deuteronomy 1:17
There shall be no difference of persons, you shall hear the little as well as the great: neither shall you respect any man's person, because it is the judgment of God. And if any thing seem hard to you, refer it to me, and I will hear it.

Deuteronomy 17:8
If thou perceive that there be among you a hard and doubtful matter in judgment between blood and blood, cause and cause, leprosy and leprosy: and thou see that the words of the judges within thy gates do vary: arise, and go up to the place, which the Lord thy God shall choose.

Deuteronomy 17:11
According to his law; and thou shalt follow their sentence: neither shalt thou decline to the right hand nor to the left hand.

Deuteronomy 19:17
Both of them, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the Lord in the sight of the priests and the judges that shall be in those days.

Deuteronomy 19:18
And when after most diligent inquisition, they shall find that the false witness hath told a lie against his brother:

Deuteronomy 24:22
Remember that thou also wast a bondman in Egypt, and therefore I command thee to do this thing.

1 Kings 8:32
Then hear thou in heaven: and do and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, and bringing his way upon his own head, and justifying the just, and rewarding him according to his justice.

Additional Translations
If there is a dispute between men, they are to go to court to be judged, so that the innocent may be acquitted and the guilty condemned.If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, and the judges judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;

And if there should be a dispute between men, and they should come forward to judgment, and the judges judge, and justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked:

If there be a controversy between men, and they resort to judgment, and they judge [their case]; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, and the judges judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;

If there shall be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, and [the judges] judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;

'When there is a strife between men, and they have come nigh unto the judgment, and they have judged, and declared righteous the righteous, and declared wrong the wrong-doer,
Jump to Previous
Acquitting Argument Case Condemn Condemning Controversy Court Decide Decision Declared Dispute Innocent Judge Judged Judges Judgment Justify Justifying Law Resort Righteous Upright Wicked Wrong Wrongdoer Wrong-Doer
Jump to Next
Acquitting Argument Case Condemn Condemning Controversy Court Decide Decision Declared Dispute Innocent Judge Judged Judges Judgment Justify Justifying Law Resort Righteous Upright Wicked Wrong Wrongdoer Wrong-Doer
Links
Deuteronomy 25:1 NIV
Deuteronomy 25:1 NLT
Deuteronomy 25:1 ESV
Deuteronomy 25:1 NASB
Deuteronomy 25:1 KJV

Deuteronomy 25:1 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 25:1 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 25:1 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 25:1 French Bible
Deuteronomy 25:1 German Bible

Alphabetical: a acquitting and are between case condemn condemning court decide dispute go guilty have If innocent is it judges justify men righteous take the their there they to When wicked will

OT Law: Deuteronomy 25:1 If there be a controversy between men (Deut. De Du) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Deuteronomy 24:22
Top of Page
Top of Page