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Judgment
The particular acts of bringing about justice.
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Judgment
Judgment. Concept in Scripture closely related to the concept of God’s justice. In all his relationships God acts justly and morally. Human beings, created by God, are morally structured so that they may positively respond to God’s righteous demands in their lives. Divine judgment, involving God’s approval
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Judgment
JUDGMENT Concept in Scripture closely related to the concept of God’s justice. In all his relationships God acts justly and morally. Human beings, created by God, have a moral dimension, so that they may positively respond to God’s righteous demands in their lives. Divine judgment, involving God’s approval
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Judgments
The presumed pavement of Pilate’s judgment hall (Jn 19:13). Giovanni TrimboliJUDGMENTS. The principal words translated “judgment” are Heb. mishpāt and Gr. krima and krisis. Derived from shāphat “to judge,” the Heb. word denotes a dynamic “right-doing” as the result of distinguishing between the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Judgment
JudgmentIn the OT “judgment” (Heb. mišpāṭ) carries both legal and theological meanings, which reflects the embeddedness of the concept in the covenant traditions of Israel (Deut. 1:9–18, esp. v. 17). God, who is “Judge of all the earth” (Gen. 18:25), is not merely a distant magistrate but one whose
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Judgment
Judgment (Heb. mišpāṭ, pelîlîyâ; Gk. dikaiokrisía, kríma, krísis).† In the civil, legal sense judgment is given by the elders, king, or another authority. In a technical sense it refers to military action or conquest (Ps. 149:9; Ezek. 23:24). Most often, judgment is the product of a “controversy”
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Judgment
JudgmentJudgment is the process whereby God calls people to account for their behavior and allots their destinies accordingly. The theme is prominent in the teaching of Jesus, which echoes many features found in the OT, apocalyptic* and rabbinic literature (see Rabbinic Traditions).1. Terminology and
Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
Judgment
JudgmentPaul shares with his Jewish antecedents the conviction that God as Creator has the right to call people to account for their behavior and allot their destinies accordingly.1. Terminology and Meaning2. Continuity and Discontinuity with Judaism3. Judgment and the Gospel of Christ4. Judgment
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Judgment
JUDGMENT God’s just governance, by which he rewards or chastises his people according to their deserts.From the beginning, the Bible makes clear that human beings stand accountable for their actions. As God issues his first command to Adam, he spells out consequences: “for in the day that you eat of
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Judgment
JudgmentThe NT expectation of a final judgment is derived from biblical tradition and therefore is based on God’s right as Creator to execute justice in the earth. The “day of the Lord,” in which righteous judgment will take place, is not a matter of calculation but of patient hope, faith and obedience.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Judgment
JUDGMENT. In this article we treat of judgment: (1) right of private; (2) judgments of men; (3) judgments of God; and (4) judgment, the final.
Judgments
JUDGMENTS. Theologians have often maintained that there is one general judgment. This is a tenet strongly entrenched in Christian theology. But a careful inductive study of all the Scriptures involved demonstrates that there are at least eight distinct judgments described in the Bible.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Judgment
JUDGMENT — discernment or separation between good and evil. God judges among people and their actions according to the standards of His Law. Judgment can refer either to this process of discernment or to the punishment meted out to those who fall under His wrath and condemnation (John 5:24).In the Bible
Key passages
Ps 9:7–8

But Yahweh sits enthroned forever. He has established his throne for judgment. And he will judge the world with righteousness. He will judge the peoples with equity.

Ec 12:14

For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every secret thing, whether good or evil.

Da 5:26–28

“This is the explanation of the matter: ‘Mene’—God has numbered your kingdom and brought an end to it. “ ‘Tekel’—you have been weighed on scales and you have been found wanting. “ ‘Peres’—your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.’ ”

Ac 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give the glory to God. And he was eaten by worms and died.

1 Co 11:29–32

For the one who eats and drinks, if he does not recognize the body, eats and drinks judgment against himself. Because of this, many are weak and sick among you, and quite a few have died. But if we were evaluating ourselves, we would not be judged. But if we are judged by the Lord, …

See also
Ge 3:1–4:15; Ge 6:1–8; Ge 6:13–7:24; Ge 15:1–16:16; Ge 19:12–29; Ge 29:31–30:24; Ge 31:43–55; Ex 5:22–6:13; Ex 6:28–7:7; Ex 12:1–28; Ex 20:1–17; Ex 21:12–27; Ex 28:15–30; Ex 32:1–35; Ex 34:1–9; Le 10:1–7; Le 18:1–30; Le 26:14–46; Nu 11:1–15; Nu 11:31–12:16; Nu 14:11–38; Nu 16:20–40; Nu 21:4–9; Nu 25:1–18; Nu 26:52–65; Nu 33:1–24; Nu 35:9–34; Dt 2:1–25; Dt 7:1–11; Dt 12:29–13:18; Dt 21:18–21; Dt 22:13–30; Dt 28:15–68; Dt 32:19–47; Jos 7:10–26; Jos 20:1–9; Jdg 9:22–57; 1 Sa 2:1–11; 1 Sa 2:22–5:12; 1 Sa 15:1–9; 1 Sa 25:23–44; 2 Sa 4:1–12; 2 Sa 6:1–23; 2 Sa 12:1–15; 2 Sa 24:10–17; 1 Ki 2:26–46; 1 Ki 3:16–28; 1 Ki 11:1–25; 1 Ki 13:11–14:18; 1 Ki 16:15–20; 1 Ki 21:17–29; 2 Ki 1:1–18; 2 Ki 5:20–27; 2 Ki 9:14–26; 2 Ki 9:30–37; 2 Ki 17:5–23; 2 Ki 18:1–16; 2 Ki 19:35–37; 2 Ki 20:12–19; 2 Ki 21:1–18; 2 Ki 23:26–27; 1 Ch 10:1–14; 1 Ch 16:7–36; 2 Ch 12:1–12; 2 Ch 20:1–30; 2 Ch 21:1–22:9; 2 Ch 24:23–27; 2 Ch 28:5–8; 2 Ch 32:20–23; 2 Ch 33:10–17; 2 Ch 36:15–21; Es 7:1–10; Job 18:1–21; Job 20:1–21:34; Job 24:1–25; Job 27:1–23; Ps 1:1–6; Ps 7:1–17; Ps 9:1–10:18; Ps 50:1–23; Ps 52:1–9; Ps 58:1–11; Ps 59:1–17; Ps 62:1–12; Ps 64:1–10; Ps 73:1–28; Ps 75:1–10; Ps 76:1–12; Ps 78:56–72; Ps 92:1–15; Ps 96:1–13; Ps 98:1–9; Ps 109:1–31; Ps 110:1–7; Ps 119:113–120; Ps 129:1–8; Ps 143:1–12; Ps 149:1–9; Pr 6:12–19; Pr 11:31; Pr 12:2; Pr 12:14; Pr 14:11; Pr 14:14; Pr 15:25; Pr 16:4–5; Pr 17:5; Pr 19:9; Pr 21:12; Pr 22:8; Pr 24:10–12; Pr 24:19–20; Pr 29:1; Ec 3:16–4:3; Ec 8:10–9:12; Ec 11:9–12:14; Is 2:1–4; Is 3:1–5:7; Is 9:8–10:19; Is 13:1–22; Is 14:22–27; Is 15:1–17:14; Is 19:1–17; Is 20:1–21:10; Is 21:13–22:14; Is 23:1–18; Is 26:1–27:1; Is 28:1–15; Is 29:17–24; Is 30:27–31:9; Is 33:10–16; Is 34:1–17; Is 37:36–38; Is 39:1–8; Is 41:1–20; Is 47:1–15; Is 49:14–26; Is 51:1–16; Is 59:16–21; Is 63:1–6; Is 65:1–16; Je 1:4–19; Je 2:26–3:5; Je 4:5–7:27; Je 8:4–9:26; Je 12:5–17; Je 15:1–9; Je 16:1–17:27; Je 18:12–19:15; Je 21:11–22:10; Je 22:24–30:24; Je 34:8–35:19; Je 36:27–32; Je 39:1–10; Je 44:1–30; Je 46:1–26; Je 47:1–51:58; Je 52:1–30; La 1:1–2:22; La 3:43–5:22; Eze 5:1–7:27; Eze 9:1–11; Eze 11:1–12:28; Eze 14:1–15:8; Eze 16:35–43; Eze 17:1–21; Eze 18:1–22:22; Eze 23:5–10; Eze 23:22–24:14; Eze 25:1–26:21; Eze 28:1–10; Eze 28:20–29:16; Eze 30:1–19; Eze 32:1–16; Eze 33:12–29; Eze 34:11–35:15; Eze 36:16–38; Eze 38:18–39:10; Eze 39:21–29; Da 4:28–33; Da 5:13–31; Da 6:24–28; Da 11:40–45; Ho 9:1–17; Ho 13:1–16; Joe 1:13–2:11; Joe 3:1–21; Am 1:3–5:3; Am 5:16–6:14; Am 7:4–9:10; Ob 1–21; Mic 1:2–7; Mic 2:1–5; Mic 3:1–12; Mic 5:6–15; Mic 6:9–16; Mic 7:8–13; Na 3:1–19; Hab 1:12–2:1; Hab 2:5–3:16; Zep 1:2–18; Zep 2:4–3:7; Hag 1:1–11; Zec 9:1–8; Zec 10:1–12:9; Zec 14:16–21; Mal 1:2–5; Mal 3:1–7; Mal 4:1–6; Mt 3:7–12; Mt 5:21–26; Mt 7:1–6; Mt 7:15–20; Mt 8:5–13; Mt 19:27–30; Mt 21:18–22; Mt 21:33–46; Mt 23:13–24:2; Mk 9:42–48; Mk 11:12–14; Mk 12:1–12; Mk 12:38–44; Lk 1:18–25; Lk 3:1–20; Lk 6:20–26; Lk 11:45–54; Lk 12:41–48; Lk 13:1–9; Lk 13:31–35; Lk 19:28–44; Lk 20:9–18; Lk 20:39–47; Lk 21:5–7; Lk 22:24–30; Jn 3:1–21; Jn 8:12–30; Jn 9:24–41; Jn 12:27–36; Jn 15:26–16:15; Ac 5:1–11; Ac 7:1–8; Ac 12:20–24; Ac 13:4–12; Ac 13:42–52; Ro 1:18–2:16; Ro 3:1–8; Ro 5:12–21; Ro 11:11–36; Ro 13:1–7; 1 Co 3:5–17; 1 Co 5:1–6:11; 1 Co 10:1–13; 1 Co 11:27–34; 2 Co 11:5–15; Ga 6:6–10; Eph 6:5–9; Php 3:17–4:1; Col 3:18–4:1; 1 Ti 5:17–25; Heb 2:1–4; Heb 12:25–13:6; Jas 2:1–13; Jas 3:1–12; Jas 4:11–12; Jas 5:1–6; 1 Pe 4:12–19; 2 Pe 2:1–3; 2 Pe 2:12–17; Jud 3–4; Jud 20–23; Re 2:18–29; Re 6:12–17; Re 8:7–9:21; Re 14:6–13; Re 15:1–17:6; Re 18:1–20; Re 19:1–16; Re 20:4–6; Re 21:1–8; Re 22:18–19;
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