2 Chronicles 19:5

5 And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city,

2 Chronicles 19:5 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 19:5

And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities
of Judah, city by city
Inferior judges in lesser courts of judicature than that at Jerusalem, and that in every city, that judgment and justice might be executed everywhere; such were appointed by David, but had been neglected, and now restored, see ( 1 Chronicles 26:29 1 Chronicles 26:32 ) .

2 Chronicles 19:5 In-Context

3 Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.
4 And Jehoshaphat dwelt at Jerusalem: and he went out again through the people from Beersheba to mount Ephraim, and brought them back unto the LORD God of their fathers.
5 And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city,
6 And said to the judges, Take heed what ye do: for ye judge not for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the judgment.
7 Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.