Zechariah 7:9
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New International Version
"This is what the LORD Almighty said: 'Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another.

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

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

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

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

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Execute true judgment - See Isaiah 58:6, Isaiah 58:7; JeremiahJer 7:23; Micah 6:8, chap. 8.

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Zechariah 7:7 Should you not hear the words which the LORD has cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity...

Zechariah 8:16,17 These are the things that you shall do; Speak you every man the truth to his neighbor...

Leviticus 19:15,35-37 You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty...

Deuteronomy 10:18,19 He does execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loves the stranger, in giving him food and raiment...

Deuteronomy 15:7-14 If there be among you a poor man of one of your brothers within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you...

Deuteronomy 16:18-20 Judges and officers shall you make you in all your gates, which the LORD your God gives you, throughout your tribes...

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

Proverbs 21:3 To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Isaiah 58:6-10 Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free...

Jeremiah 7:5,23 For if you thoroughly amend your ways and your doings; if you thoroughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbor...

Ezekiel 45:9 Thus said the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice...

Hosea 10:12,13 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD...

Amos 5:24 But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy...

Matthew 23:23 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin...

Luke 11:42 But woe to you, Pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God...

James 2:13-17 For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy rejoices against judgment...

Execute true judgment. Heb. Judge judgment of truth.

Jeremiah 21:12 O house of David, thus said the LORD; Execute judgment in the morning, and deliver him that is spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor...

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John 7:51 Does our law judge any man, before it hear him, and know what he does?

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Sad Fasts Changed to Glad Feasts
"Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace."--Zechariah 8:19 MY time for discourse upon this subject will be limited, as we shall gather around the communion-table immediately afterwards. So in the former part of my sermon I shall give you an outline of what might be said upon the text if we had
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 38: 1892

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
John 7:24
Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly."

Deuteronomy 22:1
If you see your fellow Israelite's ox or sheep straying, do not ignore it but be sure to take it back to its owner.

2 Samuel 9:7
"Don't be afraid," David said to him, "for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table."

Job 6:14
"Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

Jeremiah 21:12
This is what the LORD says to you, house of David: "'Administer justice every morning; rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed, or my wrath will break out and burn like fire because of the evil you have done-- burn with no one to quench it.

Jeremiah 22:3
This is what the LORD says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Ezekiel 18:8
He does not lend to them at interest or take a profit from them. He withholds his hand from doing wrong and judges fairly between two parties.

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