Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Thou seest

Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun that instead of judgment, there was wickedness; and instead of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
Ecclesiastes 4:1
So I returned and considered all the violence that is done under the sun and behold the tears of such as are oppressed, and they have no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but the oppressed had no comforter.
Psalm 12:5
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, saith the LORD; I will set in safety the one whom the wicked one has ensnared.
Psalm 55:9
Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
Psalm 58:11
So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous; verily there is a God that judges in the earth.
Proverbs 8:17
I love those that love me, and those that seek me early shall find me.
Habakkuk 1:2
O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear; and raise my voice unto thee because of the violence, and thou wilt not save?

Marvel

Zechariah 8:6
Thus saith the LORD of the hosts, If this should appear difficult in the eyes of the remnant of this people in these days, should it also be difficult in my eyes? saith the LORD of the hosts.
1 John 3:13
Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hates you.
Revelation 17:6
And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus; and when I saw her, I marvelled with great surprise.

Matter

Isaiah 10:5
O Assyrian, rod and staff of my anger, in thy hand have I placed my indignation.
Isaiah 46:10
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
Habakkuk 1:12
Art thou not from the beginning, O LORD my God, my Holy One? we shall not die, O LORD, thou hast ordained him for judgment, and thou hast established him strong for chastisement.
Acts 4:27
For of a truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together (in this city),
Romans 11:33
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments and his ways past finding out!

For

Isaiah 57:15
For thus has said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is The Holy One; I dwell in the high place and in holiness and with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to cause the spirit of the humble to live and to cause the heart of the contrite ones to live.
Luke 1:32
He shall be great and shall be called the Son of the Highest, and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David;

Regardeth

1 Kings 21:19
And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Hast thou murdered and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him again, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, In the same place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall the dogs also lick thy blood, even thine.
Job 20:19
Because he oppressed and forsook the poor; because he has violently taken away houses which he did not build,
Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has stolen much, when God takes away his soul?
Psalm 10:17
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart; thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
Psalm 12:5
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, saith the LORD; I will set in safety the one whom the wicked one has ensnared.
Psalm 58:10
The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance; he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
Psalm 82:1
God stands in the congregation of the mighty; he judges among the gods.
Psalm 83:18
That they may know that thou, whose name alone is LORD, art the most high over all the earth.
Psalm 140:11
The man with an evil tongue shall not be established in the earth; evil shall hunt the man of violence to overthrow him.
Isaiah 3:15
What do you mean that ye beat my people to pieces and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of the hosts.
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Isaiah 59:13
To rebel and to lie against the LORD, and to depart away from our God; the speaking of libel and rebellion, to conceive, and to speak from the heart words of falsehood,
Jeremiah 22:17
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
Ezekiel 22:6
Behold, the princes of Israel, each one according to their power, were in thee to shed blood.
Amos 5:12
For I have known of your many rebellions and your great sins that afflict the just and take a ransom and turn aside the poor in the gate from their right.
Amos 6:2
Pass unto Calneh and see, and from there go to Hamath the great; then go down to Gath of the Palestinians. Are they better than these kingdoms? or their border greater than your border?
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,
Micah 2:1
Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.
Micah 3:1
And I said, Hear, I pray you, O princes of Jacob, and ye heads of the house of Israel. Did it not pertain to you to know that which is right?
Micah 6:10
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked and the scant measure that is abominable?
Zechariah 7:9
Thus hath the LORD of the hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion each one to his brother;
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
James 2:13
For judgment without mercy shall be done unto the one that has shown no mercy; and mercy boasts against judgment.
James 5:2
Your riches are rotten, and your garments are motheaten.

Higher than they

1 Chronicles 21:15
And God sent an angel unto Jerusalem to destroy it; and as he was destroying, the LORD beheld, and he repented of that evil and said to the angel that destroyed, It is enough, stay now thy hand. And the angel of the LORD stood by the threshingfloor of Ornan, the Jebusite.
Psalm 95:3
For the LORD is a great God and a great King above all gods.
Isaiah 37:36
Then the angel of the LORD went forth and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand; and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
Matthew 13:41
The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend and those who do iniquity
Acts 12:7
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shone in the prison, and he smote Peter on the side and woke him up, saying, Arise quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

General references

Exodus 23:6
Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.
Leviticus 25:14
And if thou sell anything unto thy neighbour or buy anything of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun that instead of judgment, there was wickedness; and instead of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity and cause me to behold grievance and destruction and violence before me, in addition to those that raise up strife and contention?