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5270 court

5270 court

Usually, a legal body dispensing justice, but the word may also refer to a royal court, the original function of which was the dispensation of justice by the monarch.

Courts of law

Provision for and procedures of courts Ex 18:25-26; Dt 1:15-17; Dt 17:9; Ru 4:2-5; 1Ch 26:29; 2Ch 19:8-11

Justice dispensed by the court Dt 25:1 See also Job 11:10; Am 5:15; Zec 8:16-17

Disputes settled in court Jdg 4:4-5 See also Ex 21:22; Job 5:4; Job 9:32-35; Pr 25:7-8; Pr 29:9; Mt 5:25-26 pp Lk 12:58-59; Ac 18:12-17; Ac 19:38-39; Ac 25:1-26:27

Provision for a court of appeal Dt 17:8-13

Corruption in the court Pr 22:22-23 See also Ex 23:1-3,6-8; Job 31:21-22; Isa 29:20-21; Am 5:7-15; Jas 2:6

The divine lawcourt Da 7:9-10 See also Isa 3:13-17; Da 7:23-27; 1Co 4:2-5

Royal courts

Egyptian Ge 50:4-7

Israelite Jer 29:2 See also 1Ki 3:15; Jer 34:19-20; Jer 41:16

Babylonian Da 2:48-49 See also Da 1:3-5

Persian Est 4:11 See also Est 5:1-2

The divine courts Ps 84:10 See also Ps 65:4; Ps 84:1-2; Ps 92:12-13; Ps 96:8; Ps 100:4

See also

1075God, justice of
5203acquittal
5271courtyard
5305empires
5358judges
5359justice
5366king
5375law
5383lawsuits
5509rulers
7565Sanhedrin
9230judgment seat

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