Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

Setteth his heart upon it

General references

Bible References

At his

Leviticus 19:13
You must not oppress your neighbor or commit robbery against him. You must not withhold the wages of the hired laborer overnight until morning.
Proverbs 3:27
Do not withhold good from those who need it, when you have the ability to help.
Jeremiah 22:13
"'Sure to be judged is the king who builds his palace using injustice and treats people unfairly while adding its upper rooms. He makes his countrymen work for him for nothing. He does not pay them for their labor.
Matthew 20:8
When it was evening the owner of the vineyard said to his manager, 'Call the workers and give the pay starting with the last hired until the first.'
Mark 10:19
You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.'"
James 5:4
Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Setteth his heart upon it

Psalm 24:4
The one whose deeds are blameless and whose motives are pure, who does not lie, or make promises with no intention of keeping them.
Psalm 25:1
By David. O Lord, I come before you in prayer.
Psalm 86:4
Make your servant glad, for to you, O Lord, I pray!

Lest he

Deuteronomy 15:9
Be careful lest you entertain the wicked thought that the seventh year, the year of cancellation of debts, has almost arrived, and your attitude be wrong toward your impoverished fellow Israelite and you do not lend him anything; he will cry out to the Lord against you and you will be regarded as having sinned.
Exodus 22:23
If you afflict them in any way and they cry to me, I will surely hear their cry,
Job 31:38
"If my land cried out against me and all its furrows wept together,
Job 34:28
so that they caused the cry of the poor to come before him, so that he hears the cry of the needy.
Job 35:9
"People cry out because of the excess of oppression; they cry out for help because of the power of the mighty.
Proverbs 22:22
Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,
Proverbs 23:10
Do not move an ancient boundary stone, or take over the fields of the fatherless,
Isaiah 5:7
Indeed Israel is the vineyard of the Lord who commands armies, the people of Judah are the cultivated place in which he took delight. He waited for justice, but look what he got -- disobedience! He waited for fairness, but look what he got -- cries for help!
James 5:4
Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

General references

Proverbs 3:28
Do not say to your neighbor, "Go! Return tomorrow and I will give it," when you have it with you at the time.

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