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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUDGES

Nor is there in this view any assault upon the court or the judges.

You have made yourselves too much parties against me, to sit as my judges.

Mr. Snow told me as gently as he could that the judges had ruled me out entirely.

What have we to do with them, and who made us judges over you?

The judges' decisions based on it were sound in logic and in law.

This entrance was reserved for the judges, the competitors, and the heralds.

T was the fust chapter in Ruth, where it begins, 'In the days when the judges ruled.'

Judges lie in their official garb, and merchants with the emblems of their trade.

That's no affair of mine, Doctor; you will explain all that before your judges.

It is not given to every one to be able to do it, but it depends on the will of God, who sees and judges.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c. (early 13c. as a surname), also judge-man; see judge (v.). In Hebrew history, it refers to a war leader vested with temporary power (e.g. Book of Judges), from Latin iudex being used to translate Hebrew shophet.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JUDGES

jury

nounpanel that hears legal matter
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