Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
In any matter
Thou shalt not steal.
Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
When a man is found stealing any of his brethren of the sons of Israel and making merchandise of him or selling him, then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put the evil away from among you.
Thou shalt not have in thy bag different weights, a great and a small.
A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.
A just weight and balance are the LORD's; all the weights of the bag are his work.
It is bad, it is bad, the buyer says; but when he is gone his way, then he boasts.
Whosoever robs his father or his mother and says, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of the destroyer.
For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
No one calls for righteousness, nor do any judge by the truth; they trust in vanity, and speak vanities; they conceive trouble and bring forth iniquity.
Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
Behold, therefore I have smitten my hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made and at thy blood which has been in the midst of thee.
Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel, remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and righteousness, take away your exactions from my people, said the Lord GOD.
saying, When the month is over, we will sell the wheat; and after the sabbath day we will open the storehouse of bread, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit;
The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: each morning he shall bring his judgment to light; he never fails; but the unjust know no shame.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Now therefore there is certainly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather suffer the wrong? why do ye not rather be defrauded?
Let him that stole steal no more, but rather let him labour, working with his hands that which is good, that he may have to give to him that is in need.
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped your fields (which you have kept back by fraud) cries out; and the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of the hosts.
In any matter
Vengeance and recompense are mine, in the time when their foot shall slide; for the day of their calamity is at hand and that which is determined upon them makes haste.
If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me;
O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongs; O God, to whom vengeance belongs, show thyself.
I know that the LORD will effect the judgment of the poor and the judgment of the destitute.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither destroy the destitute in judgment:
If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.
Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of men, who hold back the truth with injustice;
Not defending yourselves, dearly beloved; but rather give place unto the wrath of God, for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
with flaming fire, to take vengeance on those that do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,
But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, who, after being killed, has power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; which I denounce, as I have also told you in time past that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,