Deuteronomy 17:8-10 NIV

Law Courts

8 If cases come before your courts that are too difficult for you to judge1--whether bloodshed, lawsuits or assaults2--take them to the place the LORD your God will choose.3

References for Deuteronomy 17:8

9 Go to the priests, who are Levites,4 and to the judge5 who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.6

References for Deuteronomy 17:9

10 You must act according to the decisions they give you at the place the LORD will choose. Be careful to do everything they direct you to do.