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Deuteronomy 17:8-9 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Difficult Cases

“If a case is too difficult for you—concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults—cases disputed at your city gates, then go up to the place the Lord your God chooses. You are to go to the Levitical priests and to the judge who presides at that time. Ask, and they will give you a verdict in the case.

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Deuteronomy 17:8-9 New International Version (NIV)

Law Courts

If cases come before your courts that are too difficult for you to judge—whether bloodshed, lawsuits or assaults—take them to the place the Lord your God will choose. Go to the Levitical priests and to the judge who is in office at that time. Inquire of them and they will give you the verdict.

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2 Chronicles 19:8 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Jehoshaphat also appointed in Jerusalem some of the Levites and priests and some of the Israelite family heads for deciding the Lord’s will and for settling disputes of the residents of[a] Jerusalem.

Footnotes:

  1. 19:8 LXX, Vg; MT reads disputes and they returned to
Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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2 Chronicles 19:8 New International Version (NIV)

In Jerusalem also, Jehoshaphat appointed some of the Levites, priests and heads of Israelite families to administer the law of the Lord and to settle disputes. And they lived in Jerusalem.

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