Ecclesiastes 3:16
Good News Translation
In addition, I have also noticed that in this world you find wickedness where justice and right ought to be.

Contemporary English Version
Everywhere on earth I saw violence and injustice instead of fairness and justice.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.

New American Bible
And still under the sun in the judgment place I saw wickedness, and wickedness also in the seat of justice.

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I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.

Ecclesiastes 4:1 I turned myself to other things, and I saw the oppressions that are done under the sun, and the tears of the innocent, and they had no comforter; and they were not able to resist their violence, being destitute of help from any.

Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:

1 Kings 21:9-21 And this was the tenor of the letters: Proclaim a fast, and make Naboth sit among the chief of the people; . . .

Psalm 58:1,2 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men. . . .

Psalm 82:2-5 How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked? . . .

Psalm 94:21,22 They will hunt after the soul of the just, and will condemn innocent blood. . . .

Isaiah 59:14 And judgment is turned away backward, and justice hath stood far off: because truth hath fallen down in the street, and equity could not come in.

Micah 2:2 Woe to you that devise that which is unprofitable, and work evil in your beds: in the morning light they execute it, because their hand is against God.

Micah 7:3 The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.

Zephaniah 3:3 Her princes are in the midst of her as roaring lions: her judges are evening wolves, they left nothing for the morning.

Matthew 26:59 And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

Acts 23:3 Then Paul said to him: God shall strike thee, thou whited wall. For, sittest thou to judge me according to the law and, contrary to the law, commandest me to be struck?

James 2:6 But you have dishonoured the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you by might? And do not they draw you before the judgment seats?

Context
From Dust to Dust
16I saw under the sun in the place of judgment wickedness, and in the place of justice iniquity.17And I said in my heart: God shall judge both the just and the wicked, and then shall be the time of every thing.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 4:1
I turned myself to other things, and I saw the oppressions that are done under the sun, and the tears of the innocent, and they had no comforter; and they were not able to resist their violence, being destitute of help from any.

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:

Ecclesiastes 8:9
All these things I have considered, and applied my heart to all the works that are done under the sun. Sometimes one man ruleth over another to his own hurt.

Additional Translations
Furthermore, I saw under the sun that in the place of judgment there is wickedness, and in the place of righteousness there is wickedness.And moreover I saw under the sun the place of judgment, that wickedness was there; and the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there.

And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.

And moreover I saw under the sun the place of judgment, there was the ungodly one; and the place of righteousness, there was the godly one.

And moreover I saw under the sun, that in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, wickedness was there.

And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of judgment, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.

And moreover I saw under the sun the place of judgment, that wickedness was there; and the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there.

Moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.

And again, I have seen under the sun the place of judgment -- there is the wicked; and the place of righteousness -- there is the wicked.
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