Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou shalt not oppress him.
“ Give us advice, make a decision; Cast your shadow like night at high noon; Hide the outcasts, do not betray the fugitive.
So he went and hired himself out to one of the citizens of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.
to malign no one,
to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men.
Thou shalt not
You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.
if you do not oppress the alien, the
orphan, or the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own ruin,
do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger or the poor; and do not devise evil in your hearts against one another.’
“Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the
sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me,” says the Lord of hosts.
But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and
personally drag you into court?