Sit in Judgement. Sitting in Judgment.

Some people thrive by sitting in judgement of other people and in their own personal distinction between good and bad.

I say, “Let he who is without sin be the one to cast judgement.”

From The Free Dictionary By Farlex in regards to the idiomatic phrase “sit in judgemnent” we may read:

sit in judgment (of somebody)
1. to decide whether someone is guilty or not guilty of something The men and women who sit in judgment of the bomber can decide whether or not he is put to death for his crime.
2. to decide whether someone is good or bad There is a committee that sits in judgment of every job applicant, and they can be very harsh.
Usage notes: sometimes used to suggest that someone sitting in judgment should not be: How can they sit in judgment of anyone when they have so little experience?
See also: judgment, sit
sit in judgment (of something)
to decide whether something is good or bad I should probably not be allowed to sit in judgment of movies made for teens.
See also: judgment, sit

Bible Hub has some interestings things on this topic in Romans 2:1. Click on over to it in order to read all of it!

English Language & Usage Stack Exchange also has some very interesting reading; go on over to read words and idioms for someone who loves to sit in judgement of others.

It was Francois Marie Arouet, whose pen name was Voltaire, who said, “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.”


About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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