Meditations on the Nature of God: Is God Just?

Here is a collection of Bible verses to be used for meditating on the nature of God and are listed in no particular order. This is not a justification of this particular attribute of God. The verses listed below are not all of the verses in the Bible declaring His justice. This is meant for personal meditation on the attributes of God and was developed with that focus in mind. Here, we focus on the justice of God.

Scripture on the Justice of God

Prov. 29:26 Many seek the face of a ruler, but it is from the Lord that a man gets justice.

Prov. 11:1 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight.

Ps. 99:4 The King in his might loves justice. You have established equity; you have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Is. 42:4 He will not grow faint or be discouraged till he has established justice in the earth; and the coastlands wait for his law.

Num. 23:19 God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

Deut. 10:17-18 For the Lord your God…is not partial and takes no bribe. He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing.

Lam. 3:31-33 For the Lord will not cast off forever, but, though he cause grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love; for he does not willingly afflict or grieve the children of men.

John 3:18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.

Matt. 6:14-15 For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Deut. 32:36 For the Lord will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone and there is none remaining, bond or free.

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Is. 30:18 Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.

Rom. 2:11 For God shows no partiality.

Job 34:12 Of a truth, God will not do wickedly, and the Almighty will not pervert justice.

Is. 61:8 For I the LORD love justice; I hate robbery and wrong; I will faithfully give them their recompense, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Is. 59:18 According to their deeds, so will he repay, wrath to his adversaries, repayment to his enemies; to the coastlands he will render repayment.

Jer. 17:10 I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.

Job. 36:6 He does not keep the wicked alive, but gives the afflicted their right.

Col. 3:25 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for the wrong he has done, and there is no partiality.

Ps. 94:23 He will bring back on them their iniquity and wipe them out for their wickedness; the Lord our God will wipe them out.

Prov. 20:22 Do not say, “I will repay evil”; wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you.

Ps. 54:5 He will return the evil to my enemies; in your faithfulness put an end to them.

Ps. 103:6 The Lord works righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed.

Ps. 140:12 I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will execute justice for the needy.

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