Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.

General references

Bible References

Thou shalt

Exodus 23:4
"If you encounter your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you must by all means return it to him.
Ezekiel 34:4
You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost, but with force and harshness you have ruled over them.
Matthew 10:6
Go instead to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Matthew 15:24
So he answered, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."
Matthew 18:12
What do you think? If someone owns a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go look for the one that went astray?
Luke 15:4
"Which one of you, if he has a hundred sheep and loses one of them, would not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go look for the one that is lost until he finds it?
James 5:19
My brothers and sisters, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone turns him back,
1 Peter 2:25
For you were going astray like sheep but now you have turned back to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.

Hide thyself

Deuteronomy 22:3
You shall do the same to his donkey, his clothes, or anything else your neighbor has lost and you have found; you must not refuse to get involved.
Leviticus 20:4
If, however, the people of the land shut their eyes to that man when he gives some of his children to Molech so that they do not put him to death,
Proverbs 24:11
Deliver those being taken away to death, and hold back those slipping to the slaughter.
Proverbs 28:27
The one who gives to the poor will not lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to them will receive many curses.
Isaiah 8:17
I will wait patiently for the Lord, who has rejected the family of Jacob; I will wait for him.
Isaiah 58:7
I want you to share your food with the hungry and to provide shelter for homeless, oppressed people. When you see someone naked, clothe him! Don't turn your back on your own flesh and blood!
Luke 10:31
Now by chance a priest was going down that road, but when he saw the injured man he passed by on the other side.

General references

Exodus 23:4
"If you encounter your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you must by all means return it to him.

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