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Establishing Justice

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In previous post points of discussion have been made on who we the people are and developing a more perfect union. Today we will look at “Justice” by definition it means the following:

  1. The quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause.
  2. Rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim or title; justness of ground or reason: to complain with justice.
  3. The moral principle determining just conduct.
  4. Conformity to this principle, as manifested in conduct; just conduct, dealing, or treatment.
  5. The administering of deserved punishment or reward.
  6. The maintenance or administration of what is just by law, as by judicial or other proceedings: a court of justice.
  7. Judgment of persons or causes by judicial process: to administer justice in a community.
  8. A judicial officer; a judge or magistrate.
  9. (initial capital letter) Also called Justice Department. the Department of Justice.

Justice. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Retrieved July 26, 2008, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Justice

Definitions from the Greek and Hebrew reveal the following:

1. The root word in Hebrew is Sedaqa Phonetic Pronunciation: tsed-aw-kaw’

<H6663> (tsadaq); the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstract) equity or (figurative) prosperity :- × even, (× that which is altogether) just (-ice), ([un-]) right (-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness). Rightous (to be). There are fifteen occurrences in scripture where this variant is used and is applied in the King James version of the Holy Bible as follows: righteousness 128, justice 15, right 9, righteous acts 3, moderately 1, righteously 1. Totaling 157 references

2. The Hebrew word which comes from a Primitive root is Sedaq Pronunciation: tsaw-dak’ a primitive root; to be (causative make) right (in a moral or forensic sense) :- cleanse, clear self, (be, do) just (-ice, -ify, -ify self), (be, turn to) righteous (-ness). There are two occurrences in scripture where this variant is used and is applied in the King James version of the Holy Bible as follows: justify 23, righteous 10, just 3, justice 2, cleansed 1,
clear ourselves 1, righteousness 1. Totaling 41 references

3. The Hebrew word which comes from Sedaqa Pronunciation: tseh’-dek root from <H6663> (tsadaq); the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstract) equity or (figurative) prosperity: – × even, (× that which is altogether) just (-ice), ([un-]) right (-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness). There are ten occurrences in scripture where this variant is used and is applied in the King James version of the Holy Bible as follows: righteousness 77, just 11,

justice 10, righteous 8, righteously 3, right 3, righteous cause 1, unrighteousness 1, miscellaneous 2. Totaling 116 references, that is 314 references to Justice from the Holy Scriptures, interesting thought when examined the definition from the dictionary and the Holy Scriptures parallel one another.

—Strong’s Talking Greek & Hebrew Dictionary

In 1892 in the Supreme Court case of HOLY TRINITY CHURCH v. U.S. 143 U.S. 457, 12 S.Ct. 511, 36 L.Ed. 226 February 29, 1892. In the Court Opinion it was stated “These and many other matters which might be noticed, add a volume of unofficial declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a Christian nation.”

Find out more at http://members.aol.com/EndTheWall/Educ_Bible.htm

In 1963 a law suit was filed “the Pennsylvania School District of Abington Township v. Schempp” This case involved yet another voluntary activity by students: the use of the Scriptures. At issue was a Pennsylvania policy which stated:

Each school… shall be opened by the reading, without comment, of a chapter in the Holy Bible. … Participation in the opening exercises is voluntary. The student reading the verses from the Bible may select the passages and read from any version he chooses. Abington at 211, n. 4, 207

The Court further explained:

There are no prefatory statements, no questions asked or solicited, no comments or explanations made and no interpretations given at or during the exercises. The students and parents are advised that the student may absent himself from the classroom or, should he elect to remain, not participate in the exercises. Abington at 207 more information on this case at http://members.aol.com/EndTheWall/Educ_Bible.htm

The point is to understand what justice is and without the proper application there of is detrimental to society as a whole, two questions comes to mind. Are you willing to allow correct and proper justice to be lost? Are you willing to have your children and your children’s children suffer the consequences and loss of freedom God intended for The United States of America?

The choice is yours to make united we stand and divided we fall…


Written by americanvoice1

July 27, 2008 at 11:43 AM

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