We are supposed to judge others carefully and lovingly; we just need to make sure we ‘re also carefully judging ourselves. Even though we remove the plank in our eye, Jesus still says we must remove the speck in our brother’s. There are also many other places in the Bible that speak on judging .
The World English Bible translates the passage as: For with whatever judgment you judge, you will be judged ; and with whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you.
“ Be kind to one another , tenderhearted, forgiving one another , as God in Christ forgave you.” “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.”
In John 7, Jesus states that we should “ judge with right judgment” and not “by appearances” (John 7:14). The meaning of this is that we should judge biblically, not worldly.
Judging others has good and bad sides. When you make choices based on observing and evaluating other people you are using an important skill. When you judge people from a negative perspective, you are doing it to make yourself feel better and as a result the judgement is likely to be harmful to both of you.
1 John 7:24. 2 I Samuel 16:7.
The word “judge” – KRINOS means “to separate, to make a distinction between, to exercise judgement upon, to estimate, to assume a censorial power over, to call to account, to judge judiciously, to bring to trial, to be brought to account, to administer government over”
It’s one of the most clear reasons why we shouldn’t judge other people . Each person is different from the other: Remember people have one thing in common; they are all different. If you don’t like doing something, it doesn’t mean that other people should not do it too.
Proverbs 11:25 A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.
Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion , kindness , humility, gentleness and patience. Be kind and compassionate to one another , forgiving each other , just as Christ God forgave you. — Ephesians 4:32. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.
Here are some tried and true ideas for how to be kind with those special people in our life. Surprise them with an unexpected visit or phone call. Give them a big hug. Express your empathy. Give them a handwritten card or letter. Babysit for free. Write them a letter. Make them a meal. Go visit your parents.
The judge mentioned in this verse is generally considered to be God. The term translated as judge , krino, also implies condemnation not just judging . In this verse Jesus warns that one who condemns others will themselves be condemned.
The judges to whom the title refers were charismatic leaders who delivered Israel from a succession of foreign dominations after their conquest of Canaan, the Promised Land. The introduction is an account of the conquest of Canaan (1:1–2:5) and a characterization of the period of the judges (2:6–3:6).