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scales of jus·tice

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  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. 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.

  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.


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

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