nounchiefly • literary
- 1A judge’s seat; a tribunal: everything should be decided before the judgement seat of reasonMore example sentences
- The notion that the judge who orders equal division despatches the parties from the judgment seat without a sense of grievance and with a sense of being equally valued may instance a piece of judicial wishful thinking.
- Paul said: ‘I am standing before the judgment seat of Caesar, where I ought to be judged.’
- Asked how Blair would account for himself, Williams answered: ‘At the judgment seat.’
- 1.1The place where the souls of the dead are judged by God: a sin for which he would have to give an account at the Judgement SeatMore example sentences
- The poem depicts the death of Gerontius and the journey of his soul towards the judgment seat of God.
- From this pragmatic middle ground Jones moves into one of theology's imaginative constructs: the script Luther provides of the sinner standing before the judgment seat of God.
- They should be motivated by the fear of God, remembering that we must all appear before the judgement seat of Christ.