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Christian Pilgrim

 

91. Plead



For God to "plead" with men, is NOT God or Christ on His knees begging sinners to come to Him. It means "judge," as in a courtroom.

Judges 6:31,32 - "And Joash said unto all that stood against him, Will ye plead for Baal? will ye save him? he that will plead for him, let him be put to death whilst it is yet morning: if he be a god, let him plead for himself, because one hath cast down his altar. Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar."

1 Samuel 24:15 - "The LORD therefore be judge, and judge between me and thee, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of thine hand."

Job 9:19 - "If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of judgment, who shall set me a time to plead?"

Job 13:19 - "Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost."

Job 16:21 - "O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour!"

Job 19:5 - "If indeed ye will magnify yourselves against me, and plead against me my reproach."

Job 23:6 - "Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me."

Psalm 35:1 - "Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me."

Psalm 43:1 - "Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man."

Psalm 74:22 - "Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily."

Psalm 119:154 - "Plead my cause, and deliver me: quicken me according to thy word."

Proverbs 22:23 - "For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them."

Proverbs 23:11 - "For their redeemer is mighty; he shall plead their cause with thee."

Proverbs 31:9 - "Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy."

Isaiah 1:17 - "Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow."

Isaiah 3:13 - "The LORD standeth up to plead, and standeth to judge the people."

Isaiah 43:26 - "Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: declare thou, that thou mayest be justified."

Isaiah 66:16 - "For by fire and by his sword will the LORD plead with all flesh: and the slain of the LORD shall be many."

Jeremiah 2:9 - "Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD, and with your children's children will I plead."

Jeremiah 2:29 - "Wherefore will ye plead with me? ye all have transgressed against me, saith the LORD."

Jeremiah 2:35 - "Yet thou sayest, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned."

Jeremiah 12:1 - "Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?"

Jeremiah 25:31 - "A noise shall come even to the ends of the earth; for the LORD hath a controversy with the nations, he will plead with all flesh; he will give them that are wicked to the sword, saith the LORD."

Jeremiah 30:13 - "There is none to plead thy cause, that thou mayest be bound up: thou hast no healing medicines."

Jeremiah 50:34 - "Their Redeemer is strong; the LORD of hosts is his name: he shall throughly plead their cause, that he may give rest to the land, and disquiet the inhabitants of Babylon."

Jeremiah 50:44 - "Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the swelling of Jordan unto the habitation of the strong: but I will make them suddenly run away from her: and who is a chosen man, that I may appoint over her? for who is like me? and who will appoint me the time? and who is that shepherd that will stand before me?"

Jeremiah 51:36 - "Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will plead thy cause, and take vengeance for thee; and I will dry up her sea, and make her springs dry."

Ezekiel 17:20 - "And I will spread my net upon him, and he shall be taken in my snare, and I will bring him to Babylon, and will plead with him there for his trespass that he hath trespassed against me."

Ezekiel 20:4 - "Wilt thou judge them, son of man, wilt thou judge them? cause them to know the abominations of their fathers"

Ezekiel 20:35,36 - "And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD."

Ezekiel 22:2 - "Now, thou son of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the bloody city? yea, thou shalt shew her all her abominations."

Ezekiel 23:36 - "The LORD said moreover unto me; Son of man, wilt thou judge Aholah and Aholibah? yea, declare unto them their abominations"

Ezekiel 38:22 - "And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood; and I will rain upon him, and upon his bands, and upon the many people that are with him, an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone."

Hosea 2:2 - "Plead with your mother, plead: for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: let her therefore put away her whoredoms out of her sight, and her adulteries from between her breasts."

Hosea 5:13 - "When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah saw his wound, then went Ephraim to the Assyrian, and sent to king Jareb: yet could he not heal you, nor cure you of your wound."

Joel 3:2 - "I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land."

Micah 6:2 - "Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel."

Micah 7:9 - "I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness."