1 Kings 8:32

32 then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence.

Read 1 Kings 8:32 Using Other Translations

Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.
then hear in heaven and act and judge your servants, condemning the guilty by bringing his conduct on his own head, and vindicating the righteous by rewarding him according to his righteousness.
then hear from heaven and judge between your servants—the accuser and the accused. Punish the guilty as they deserve. Acquit the innocent because of their innocence.

What does 1 Kings 8:32 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 8:32

Then hear thou in heaven
When the injured person makes supplication to have justice done him:

and do, and judge thy servants;
contending with one another, the one affirming, the other denying

condemning the wicked, by bringing his way upon his head:
inflicting upon him the punishment imprecated by him in his oath:

and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his
righteousness;
by making it appear that his cause is just.

California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information  California - CCPA Notice