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  • Both the accusers and accused required to appear before
  • Causes in, were opened by: An advocate.
  • Causes in, were opened by: The complainant.
  • Corruption and bribery often practised in
  • False witnesses in to receive the punishment of the accused
  • Generally held in the morning
  • Have authority from God
  • Inferior court: All minor cases decided by.
  • Inferior court: All transfers of property made before.
  • Inferior court: Held at the gates.
  • Inferior court: In all cities.
  • Inferior court: Judges of, appointed by the governor.
  • Judges of: Called elders.
  • Judges of: Called magistrates.
  • Judges of: Conferred together before giving judgment.
  • Judges of: Examined the parties.
  • Judges of: Not to take bribes.
  • Judges of: Pronounced the judgment of the court.
  • Judges of: Rode often on white asses.
  • Judges of: Sat on the judgment-seat while hearing causes.
  • Judges of: To decide according to the law.
  • Judges of: To investigate every case.
  • Judges of: To judge as for God.
  • Judges of: To judge righteously.
  • Judges of: To judge without respect of persons.
  • Judges of: To promote peace.
  • Of the romans in Judea: Appeals from, made to the emperor.
  • Of the romans in Judea: Could alone award death.
  • Of the romans in Judea: Never examined their own citizens by torture.
  • Of the romans in Judea: Never interfered in any dispute about minor matters or about religion.
  • Of the romans in Judea: Place of, called the hall of judgment.
  • Of the romans in Judea: Presided over by the governor or deputy.
  • Provided with: Judges.
  • Provided with: Officers.
  • Provided with: Tormentors or executioners.
  • Re-established by Ezra
  • Re-established by Jehoshaphat
  • Sanhedrim or court of the seventy: Consisted of chief priest, &c.
  • Sanhedrim or court of the seventy: Mentioned in the latter part of sacred history.
  • Sanhedrim or court of the seventy: Presided over by high priest.
  • Sanhedrim or court of the seventy: Probably derived from the seventy elders appointed by Moses.
  • Sanhedrim or court of the seventy: Sat in high priest`s palace.
  • Sometimes held in synagogues
  • Superior court: Consisted subsequently of priests and Levites.
  • Superior court: Decided on all appeals and difficult cases.
  • Superior court: Decisions of, conclusive.
  • Superior court: Held at the seat of government.
  • Superior court: Held first by Moses alone in the wilderness.
  • Superior court: Presided over by the governor or the high priest.
  • The accused: Examined on oath.
  • The accused: Exhorted to confess.
  • The accused: Might have advocates.
  • The accused: Permitted to plead their own cause.
  • The accused: Sometimes examined by torture.
  • The accused: Sometimes treated with insult.
  • The accused: Stood before the judge.
  • The accused: The evidence of two or more witnesses required in.
  • The accused: Witnesses sometimes laid their hands on the criminal`s head before punishment.
  • The judgment of: Allusions to.
  • The judgment of: Illustrative of the last judgment.
  • The judgment of: Immediately executed.
  • The judgment of: Not given till accused was heard.
  • The judgment of: Recorded in writing.
  • The judgment of: Witnesses first to execute.

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