Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 4:23
Guard your heart above all else,
for it is the source of life.
Jeremiah 17:10
I, Yahweh, examine the mind,
I test the heart
to give to each according to his way,
according to what his actions deserve.
Matthew 15:19
For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.
Mark 7:21
For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
Romans 7:8
And sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind. For apart from the law sin is dead.
James 4:5
Or do you think it’s without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously?

Thine eye

Deuteronomy 28:54
The most sensitive and refined man among you will look grudgingly at his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children,
Proverbs 23:6
Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,
Proverbs 24:9
A foolish scheme is sin,
and a mocker is detestable to people.
Proverbs 28:22
A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.
Matthew 20:15
Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my business? Are you jealous because I’m generous?’
James 5:9
Brothers, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door!
1 Peter 4:9
Be hospitable to one another without complaining.

He cry

Deuteronomy 24:15
You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be held guilty.
Exodus 3:7
Then the Lord said, “I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.
Exodus 22:23
If you do mistreat them, they will no doubt cry to Me, and I will certainly hear their cry.
Job 34:28
but caused the poor to cry out to Him,
and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.
Psalm 9:12
For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
Proverbs 21:13
The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.
James 5:4
Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

Sin unto thee

Matthew 25:41
Then He will also say to those on the left, ‘Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his angels!
James 4:17
So it is a sin for the person who knows to do what is good and doesn’t do it.
1 John 3:15
Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.

General references

Luke 6:34
And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full.

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