Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And moreover I saw under the sun the place of judgment, that wickedness was there; and the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
And I turned back, and I shall see all the oppressions which are doing under the sun: and behold, the tears of the oppressed, and none comforting to them; and from the hand of those oppressing them was power, and none comforting to them.
If thou shalt see the oppression of the poor one, and the spoiling of judgment and justice in a province, thou shalt not wonder at the inclination: for the high one above the high one is watching, and the high ones over them.
1 Kings 21:9
And she will write in the letters, Saying, Call a fast; set Naboth in the head of the people:
To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy; to David a poem. Will ye indeed speak dumb justice? will ye judge justly, ye sons of man?
How long will ye judge wickedness, and ye will lift up the faces of the unjust? Silence.
They shall break in upon the soul of the just one, and they shall condemn innocent blood.
And judgment was turned away behind, and justice shall stand from far off: for truth fainted in the street, and right will not be able to come in.
And they desired fields, and they took by force; and houses, and they took away: and they oppressed a man and his house, and a man and his inheritance.
For doing evil with the hands to do well, the chief asking, and the judge, for peace; and the great one, he spake the mischief of his soul: and they will entangle it
Her chiefs in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges evening wolves; they laid not up for the morning.
And the chief priests, and the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;
Then said Paul to him, God is about to strike thee, thou wall covered with dust: and sittest thou judging me according to law, and commanded me to be struck illegally?
And ye have despised the beggar. Do not the rich bring you into subjection, and draw you before tribunals?