Zechariah 7:9
Good News Translation
"Long ago I gave these commands to my people: 'You must see that justice is done, and must show kindness and mercy to one another.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord of hosts, saying: Judge ye true judgment, and shew ye mercy and compassion every man to his brother.

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Thus saith the Lord of hosts, saying: Judge ye true judgment, and shew ye mercy and compassion every man to his brother.

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Zechariah 7:7 Are not these the words which the Lord spoke by the hand of the former prophets, when Jerusalem as yet was inhabited, and was wealthy, both itself and the cities round about it, and there were inhabitants towards the south, and in the plain?

Zechariah 8:16,17 These then are the things, which you shall do: Speak ye truth every one to his neighbour; judge ye truth and judgment of peace in your gates. . . .

Leviticus 19:15,35-37 Thou shalt not do that which is unjust, nor judge unjustly. Respect not the person of the poor: nor honour the countenance of the mighty. But judge thy neighbour according to justice. . . .

Deuteronomy 10:18,19 He doth judgment to the fatherless and the widow, loveth the stranger, and giveth him food and raiment. . . .

Deuteronomy 15:7-14 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .

Deuteronomy 16:18-20 Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in all thy gates, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in all thy tribes: that they may judge the people with just judgment, . . .

Psalm 82:2-4 How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked? . . .

Proverbs 21:3 To do mercy and judgment, pleaseth the Lord more than victims.

Isaiah 58:6-10 Is not this rather the fast that I have chosen? loose the bands of wickedness, undo the bundles that oppress, let them that are broken go free, and break asunder every burden. . . .

Jeremiah 7:5,23 For if you will order well your ways, and your doings: if you will execute judgment between a man and his neighbour, . . .

Ezekiel 45:9 Thus saith the Lord God: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: cease from iniquity and robberies, and execute judgment and justice, separate your confines from my people, saith the Lord God.

Hosea 10:12,13 Sow for yourselves in justice, and reap in the mouth of mercy, break up your fallow ground: but the time to seek the Lord is, when he shall come that shall teach you justice. . . .

Amos 5:24 But judgment shall be revealed as water, and justice as a mighty torrent.

Micah 6:8 I will shew thee, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requireth of thee: Verily to do judgment, and to love mercy, and to walk solicitous with thy God.

Matthew 23:23 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because you tithe mint and anise and cummin and have left the weightier things of the law: judgment and mercy and faith. These things you ought to have done and not to leave those undone.

Luke 11:42 But woe to you, Pharisees, because you tithe mint and rue and every herb and pass over judgment and the charity of God. Now these things you ought to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

James 2:13-17 For judgment without mercy to him that hath not done mercy. And mercy exalteth itself above judgment. . . .

Execute true judgment.

Jeremiah 21:12 O house of David, thus saith the Lord: Judge ye judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is oppressed by violence out of the hand of the oppressor: lest my indignation go forth like a fire, and be kindled, and there be none to quench it, because of the evil of your ways.

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John 7:51 Doth our law judge any man, unless it first hear him and know what he doth?

Context
A Call to Justice and Mercy
8And the word of the Lord came to Zechariah, saying: 9Thus saith the Lord of hosts, saying: Judge ye true judgment, and shew ye mercy and compassion every man to his brother.10And oppress not the widow, and the fatherless, and the stranger, and the poor: and let not a man devise evil in his heart against his brother.…
Cross References
John 7:24
Judge not according to the appearance: but judge just judgment.

Deuteronomy 22:1
Thou shalt not pass by if thou seest thy brother's ox, or his sheep go astray: but thou shalt bring them back to thy brother.

2 Samuel 9:7
And David said to him: Fear not, for I will surely shew thee mercy for Jonathan thy father's sake, and I will restore the lands of Saul the father, and thou shalt eat bread at my table always.

Job 6:14
He that taketh away mercy from his friend, forsaketh the fear of the Lord.

Jeremiah 21:12
O house of David, thus saith the Lord: Judge ye judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is oppressed by violence out of the hand of the oppressor: lest my indignation go forth like a fire, and be kindled, and there be none to quench it, because of the evil of your ways.

Jeremiah 22:3
Thus saith the Lord: Execute judgment and justice, and deliver him that is oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor: and afflict not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, nor oppress them unjustly: and shed not innocent blood in this place.

Ezekiel 18:8
Hath not lent upon usury, nor taken any increase: hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, and hath executed true judgment between man and man:

Ezekiel 45:9
Thus saith the Lord God: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: cease from iniquity and robberies, and execute judgment and justice, separate your confines from my people, saith the Lord God.

Micah 6:8
I will shew thee, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requireth of thee: Verily to do judgment, and to love mercy, and to walk solicitous with thy God.

Zechariah 7:8
And the word of the Lord came to Zechariah, saying:

Zechariah 8:16
These then are the things, which you shall do: Speak ye truth every one to his neighbour; judge ye truth and judgment of peace in your gates.

Additional Translations
“This is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘Administer true justice. Show loving devotion and compassion to one another.Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassions every man to his brother:

Thus hath Jehovah of hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother;

Thus saith the Lord Almighty; Judge righteous judgment, and deal mercifully and compassionately every one with his brother:

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew loving-kindness and mercies one to another,

Thus hath the LORD of hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassion every man to his brother:

Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassions every man to his brother:

"Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

'Thus spake Jehovah of Hosts, saying: True judgment judge ye, And kindness and mercy do one with another.
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