In Jerusalem, Jehoshaphat appointed some of the Levites and priests and clan leaders in Israel to serve as judges for cases involving the LORD ’s regulations and for civil disputes.
References for 2 Chronicles 19:8
These were his instructions to them: “You must always act in the fear of the LORD, with faithfulness and an undivided heart.
Whenever a case comes to you from fellow citizens in an outlying town, whether a murder case or some other violation of God’s laws, commands, decrees, or regulations, you must warn them not to sin against the LORD, so that he will not be angry with you and them. Do this and you will not be guilty.