judgment seat

judgment seat

The judicial bench of a city court in the Roman Empire, also sometimes called a “tribunal” or “throne.” Jesus was put on trial before Pilate “while he was sitting on the judgment seat” (Matt 27:19). The Gospel of John locates Pilate’s judgment seat “at a place called The Stone Pavement, or in Hebrew Gabbatha” (John 19:1). The term “judgment seat” is used as an eschatological symbol by Paul in (Rom 14:10, “the judgment seat of God”) and (2Cor 5:10 "the judgment seat of Christ”).

Matt 27:19

19While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that innocent man, for today I have suffered a great deal becau ... View more

John 19:1

1Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged.

Rom 14:10

10Why do you pass judgment on your brother or sister? Or you, why do you despise your brother or sister? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.

2Cor 5:10

10For all of us must appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each may receive recompense for what has been done in the body, whether good or evil.

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