Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Thou seest

Ecclesiastes 3:16
I saw something else under the sun: instead of justice [there was] evil; instead of righteousness [there was] wickedness.
Ecclesiastes 4:1
I looked again, and I saw all the oppression that occurs under the sun. {I saw the tears of the oppressed-- no one comforts them! Those who oppress them are powerful-- no one can comfort them}!
Psalm 12:5
"Because of [the] oppression of [the] afflicted, because of [the] groaning of [the] poor, now I will rise up," Yahweh says. "I shall put [them] in [the] safety [for which] they long."
Psalm 55:9
Confuse, O Lord; divide their speech, because I see violence and strife in the city.
Psalm 58:11
And people will say, "Surely [there is] a {reward} for the righteous. Surely there is a God [who] judges in the land."
Proverbs 8:17
I love {those who love me}, and those who seek me diligently shall find me.
Habakkuk 1:2
O Yahweh, how long shall I cry for help and you will not listen? [How long] will I cry out to you, "Violence!" and you will not save?

Marvel

Zechariah 8:6
Thus says Yahweh of hosts: '[Even] if it seems impossible {to the remnant} of this people in those days, should it also seem impossible {to me}?' {declares} Yahweh of hosts.
1 John 3:13
Do not marvel, brothers, if the world hates you.
Revelation 17:6
And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. And {I was greatly astonished when I saw her}.

Matter

Isaiah 10:5
Ah! Assyria, the rod of my anger, and a staff is in their hand: my wrath!
Isaiah 46:10
who from [the] beginning declares [the] end, and from before, [things] that have not been done, who says, 'My plan shall stand,' and, 'I will accomplish all my wishes,'
Habakkuk 1:12
Are you not from of old, O Yahweh my God, my Holy One? You shall not die. O Yahweh, you have marked them for judgment; O Rock, you have established them for reproof.
Acts 4:27
For in truth both Herod and Pontius Pilate, together with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, assembled together in this city against your holy servant Jesus whom you anointed,
Romans 11:33
Oh, the depth of the riches and the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable [are] his judgments and [how] incomprehensible [are] his ways!

For

Isaiah 57:15
For thus says [the] high and lofty one who resides forever, and [whose] name [is] holy: "I reside [in] a high and holy place, and with [the] {contrite} and humble of spirit, to revive [the] spirit of [the] humble, and to revive [the] heart of [the] {contrite}.
Luke 1:32
This one will be great, and he will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David.

Regardeth

1 Kings 21:19
You shall say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "Have you committed murder and also taken possession?" ' You shall also say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, the dogs will also lick your blood." '"
Job 20:19
for he has oppressed; he has abandoned [the] poor; he has seized a house but did not build it.
Job 27:8
for what [is the] hope of [the] godless when he cuts [them] off, when God takes away his life?
Psalm 10:17
[The] longing of [the] afflicted you have heard, O Yahweh. You will make their heart secure. You will {listen attentively}
Psalm 12:5
"Because of [the] oppression of [the] afflicted, because of [the] groaning of [the] poor, now I will rise up," Yahweh says. "I shall put [them] in [the] safety [for which] they long."
Psalm 58:10
[The] righteous will rejoice when he sees [the] vengeance; he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
Psalm 82:1
God stands in the divine assembly; he administers judgment in the midst of [the] gods.
Psalm 83:18
that they may know that you, [whose] name [is] Yahweh, you alone, [are the] Most High over the whole earth.
Psalm 140:11
Do not let a {slanderer} be established in the land; as for [the] man of violence, let evil hunt him quickly.
Isaiah 3:15
{Why} do you crush my people and grind [the] face of [the] poor?" {declares} the Lord Yahweh of hosts.
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of Yahweh of hosts [is] the house of Israel, and the man of Judah [is] the plantation of his delight. [And] he waited for justice, but look! Bloodshed! For righteousness, but look! A cry of distress!
Isaiah 59:13
transgressing and denying Yahweh, and turning {away from following} our God; speaking oppression and falsehood, conceiving and uttering words of deception from [the] heart.
Jeremiah 22:17
"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."
Ezekiel 22:6
Look! The princes of Israel, each [one] according to his strength, they are in you {for the shedding of blood}.
Amos 5:12
For I know your transgressions [are] many and your sins [are] numerous, [you] foes of [the] righteous, those who take a bribe, and {those who} push aside [the] poor [ones] in the gate!
Amos 6:2
Cross over [to] Calneh and see, and go from there [to] Hamath Rabbah and go down [to] Gath of the Philistines. [Are] you better than these kingdoms, or is their territory greater than your territory?
Amos 8:4
Hear this, those who trample on [the] poor and who annihilate the afflicted of [the] land,
Micah 2:1
Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.
Micah 3:1
And I said, "Listen, O heads of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel! [Is it] not for you to know justice?
Micah 6:10
Is there any longer a man [in] the house of the wicked treasures of wickedness, and the ephah of scarcity [which is] accursed?
Zechariah 7:9
"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Judge [with] trustworthy justice, and show steadfast love and compassion {to one another}.
Malachi 3:5
"Then I will approach 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 the oppressors of [the] hired worker [with his] wages, [the] widow and [the] orphan, and {the abusers of} [the] alien, and [yet] do not fear me," says Yahweh of hosts.
James 2:13
For judgment [is] merciless to the one who has not practiced mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
James 5:2
Your wealth has rotted, and your clothing has become moth-eaten.

Higher than they

1 Chronicles 21:15
And God sent an angel to Jerusalem to destroy it, and as [he was about] to destroy [it], Yahweh saw and was grieved on account of the calamity. Then he said to the angel, the destroyer, "[It is] enough; slacken your hand." And the angel of Yahweh was standing by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
Psalm 95:3
For Yahweh [is] [the] great God, and [the] great king over all gods,
Isaiah 37:36
And the angel of Yahweh set out and struck one hundred and eighty-five thousand in the camp of the Assyrians. When they rose in the morning, look! All of them [were] dead corpses.
Matthew 13:41
The Son of Man will send out his angels and they will gather out of his kingdom all the causes of sin and those who do lawless deeds,
Acts 12:7
And behold, an angel of the Lord stood near [him], and a light shone in the prison cell. And striking Peter's side, he woke him up, saying, "Get up {quickly}!" And his chains fell off of [his] hands.

General references

Exodus 23:6
" 'You will not pervert the justice of your poor in his legal dispute.
Leviticus 25:14
And when you sell something to your fellow citizen or [you] buy from your neighbor's hand, you must not oppress {one another}.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
I saw something else under the sun: instead of justice [there was] evil; instead of righteousness [there was] wickedness.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why do you cause me to see evil [while] you look at trouble? Destruction and violence happen before me; contention and strife arise.