Category Archives: justice

a permanent throne

a permanent throne Psalm 45:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 45:6 Your throne, God, is permanent and always; the scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice. Psalm 45:7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you … Continue reading

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stripped city

stripped city Jeremiah 52:12-30 (JDV) Jeremiah 52:12 On the tenth day of the fifth month – which was during the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon – Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guards, entered Jerusalem as the representative … Continue reading

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the devourer, devoured

the devourer, devoured Jeremiah 51:20-35 (JDV) Jeremiah 51:20 You are my war club, my weapons of war. With you I will smash nations; with you I will bring kingdoms to ruin.Jeremiah 51:21 With you I will smash the horse and … Continue reading

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caring for lives

caring for lives Deuteronomy 27:25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:25 ‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent throat is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ caring for lives A soldier in an unjust war, … Continue reading

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getting away with it

getting away with it Deuteronomy 27:24 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:24 ‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ getting away with it The murderer who gets away with it might … Continue reading

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supporting the marginalized

supporting the marginalized Deuteronomy 27:19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:19 ‘The one who denies justice to a guest, a fatherless child, or a widow is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ supporting the marginalized God loved the … Continue reading

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fair is faithful

fair is faithful Deuteronomy 25:13-16 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:13 “Do not have differing weights in your bag, one heavy and one light. Deuteronomy 25:14 Do not have differing dry measures in your house, a larger and a smaller. Deuteronomy 25:15 You … Continue reading

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flogged with forty

flogged with forty Deuteronomy 25:1-3 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:1 “If there is a dispute between men, they are to go seek justice, and the judges will hear their case. They will clear the innocent and condemn the guilty. Deuteronomy 25:2 If … Continue reading

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fair to everyone

fair to everyone Deuteronomy 24:16-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:16 “Fathers are not to be put to death for their children, and children are not to be put to death for their fathers; each person will be put to death for his … Continue reading

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hand washing cow

hand washing cow Deuteronomy 21:1-9 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:1 “If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land Yahveh your God is giving you to take possession of, and it is not known who killed him, Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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