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scales of jus·tice

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Scales of Justice

    The ancient Egyptians believed that the good deeds of a soul after death would be weighed against his evil deeds. The Koran likewise teaches that the merits and demerits of departed souls are balanced in the scales of the Archangel Gabriel; hence the phrase now popular all the civilised world over.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scales of justice in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scales of justice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of scales of justice in a Sentence

  1. Patricia Wenskunas:

    It's shocking to me that one individual that's supposed to be the district attorney, not the public defenders, the district attorney is supposed to be there to support victims, to provide, you know, balance the scales of justice, to provide support and guidance, to be able to abide by the law. And he's not even willing to do that. And in all honesty, is revictimizing victims and their loved ones.

  2. Marc Short:

    The President's frustration is one that a lot of the Americans have which feels like the scales of justice are not balanced anymore, and when someone like Roger Stone gets a prosecution that suggests a nine-year jail sentence which is four years above the sentencing guidelines ... they feel it is unusual.

  3. Lucas McConnell:

    The scales (of justice) represent balance: There should be no entitling one way or the other, based on who you are or where you're from.

  4. Lucas McConnell:

    The scales( of justice) represent balance : There should be no entitling one way or the other, based on who you are or where you're from.


Translations for scales of justice

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  • Waage der GerechtigkeitGerman
  • κλίμακες δικαιοσύνηςGreek
  • न्याय के तराजूHindi
  • 정의의 저울Korean
  • libra justitiaeLatin

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