2 Chronicles 19:9

9 And he charged them: 1"Thus you shall do in the fear of the LORD, in faithfulness, 2and with your whole heart:

2 Chronicles 19:9 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 19:9

And he charged them
The members of the court at Jerusalem:

saying, thus shall ye do in the fear of the Lord, faithfully, and with
a perfect heart;
judge righteously and impartially, as men fearing God, true to the trust reposed in them, and sincere and upright in heart and actions, having nothing else in view but the glory of God, and the good of men.

2 Chronicles 19:9 In-Context

7 Now then, let the fear of the LORD be upon you. Be careful what you do, for there is no injustice with the LORD our God, or partiality or taking bribes."
8 Moreover, in Jerusalem Jehoshaphat appointed certain Levites and priests and heads of families of Israel, to give judgment for the LORD and to decide disputed cases. They had their seat at Jerusalem.
9 And he charged them: "Thus you shall do in the fear of the LORD, in faithfulness, and with your whole heart:
10 whenever a case comes to you from your brothers who live in their cities, concerning bloodshed, law or commandment, statutes or rules, then you shall warn them, that they may not incur guilt before the LORD and wrath may not come upon you and your brothers. Thus you shall do, and you will not incur guilt.
11 And behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the governor of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters, and the Levites will serve you as officers. Deal courageously, and may the LORD be with the upright!"

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