Bible Verses and Quotes: Divine Justice

The Bible talks a lot about God's justice and how the righteous triumph over the wicked. This category is filled with selected passages that shed light on this important issue.

Showing 1 through 16 of 16 quotations in this category.

"He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished."
-Proverbs 17:5

"O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure."
-Psalm 7:9

"The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern."
-Proverbs 29:7

"Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice."
-Proverbs 16:8

"When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers."
-Proverbs 21:15

"When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing."
-Proverbs 11:7

"Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent- the LORD detests them both."
-Proverbs 17:15

"Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them."
-Proverbs 22:22-23

"We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers--and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine that conforms to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me."
-1 Timothy 1:9-11

"When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever."
-Proverbs 10:25

"What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted."
-Proverbs 10:24

"All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the LORD."
-Proverbs 16:2

"The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished."
-Proverbs 16:5

"A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away."
-Proverbs 13:23

"A wicked man accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the course of justice."
-Proverbs 17:23

"[The LORD] mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble."
-Proverbs 3:34

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