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Judge, Judgment
To evaluate behavior in relation to the principles of the gospel; to decide; to discern good from evil.
Moses sat to judge the people, Ex. 18: 13. In righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbor, Lev. 19: 15. Judge not, that ye be not judged, Matt. 7: 1 (JST, Matt. 7: 1-2; Luke 6: 37; 3 Ne. 14: 1). As many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law, Rom. 2: 12. The Saints shall judge the world, 1 Cor. 6: 2-3. The Son of the everlasting God was judged of the world, 1 Ne. 11: 32. The Twelve Apostles of the Lamb shall judge the twelve tribes of Israel, 1 Ne. 12: 9 (D&C 29: 12). Death, hell, the devil, and all that have been seized therewith must be judged, 2 Ne. 28: 23 (1 Ne. 15: 33). If ye judge the man who putteth up his petition to you for substance, how much more just will be your condemnation for withholding your substance, Mosiah 4: 22. Men shall be judged according to their works, Alma 41: 3. Judge righteously, and you shall have justice restored unto you again, Alma 41: 14. Out of the books which shall be written shall the world be judged, 3 Ne. 27: 23-26 (Rev. 20: 12). The remnant of this people shall be judged by the twelve whom Jesus chose in this land, Morm. 3: 18-20. Mormon explained the way to judge good from evil, Moro. 7: 14-18. Put your trust in that Spirit which leadeth to judge righteously, D&C 11: 12. Ye ought to say in your hearts—let God judge between me and thee, D&C 64: 11. The Lord’s Church will judge the nations, D&C 64: 37-38. The Son visited the spirits in prison that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, D&C 76: 73 (1 Pet. 4: 6). A bishop shall be a common judge, D&C 107: 72-74. The Lord will judge all men according to their works, according to the desire of their hearts, D&C 137: 9.