Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.
Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him. Do not detain the wages of the work of the hired man in thy house until the morning.
And when thy brother becomes poor, being with thee, and if he should sell himself unto thee, thou shalt not compel him to serve as a slave.
For the poor shall never cease out of the land; therefore, I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.
Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.
Yet now, given that the flesh of our brethren is as our flesh and their sons as our sons, behold, we subject our sons and our daughters to slavery, and there are some of our daughters in bondage already; neither is it in our power to redeem them; for other men have our lands and vineyards.
They cause the naked to go without clothing, and they take away the sheaves from the hungry.
If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me;
I was wroth with my people; I have profaned my inheritance and given them into thine hand; thou didst show them no mercy; upon the ancient thou hast very heavily laid thy yoke.
Why have we fasted, they say, and thou dost not see? why have we afflicted our soul, and thou dost take no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find your own pleasure and exact your own estates.
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,
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.
Masters, do that which is just and right with your slaves, knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped your fields (which you have kept back by fraud) cries out; and the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of the hosts.
Slaves, be obedient to those that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as unto the Christ,
Therefore, all things whatsoever ye desire that men should do unto you, so also shall ye do unto them, for this is the law and the prophets.
And as ye desire that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
If ye truly fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well;
Thou shalt not rule over him with rigor, but shalt fear thy God.
1 Samuel 15:17
And Samuel said, When thou wast little in thine own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel, and the LORD anointed thee king over Israel?
and whoever does not fall down and worship shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
and by the greatness that he gave him, all the peoples, nations, and languages, trembled and feared before him; whom he would he slew; and whom he would he kept alive; and whom he would he set up; and whom he would he humbled.
I know that the LORD will effect the judgment of the poor and the judgment of the destitute.
If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.
Then he said to his slaves, The wedding is ready, but those who were called were not worthy.
But and if that evil slave shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming,
But and if that slave shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming, and shall begin to beat the menslaves and maids and to eat and drink and to be drunken,
Ye call me Master and Lord; and ye say well, for so I am.
1 Corinthians 7:22
For he that is called in the Lord, being a slave, is the Lord's freeman; likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's slave.
1 Corinthians 1:2
unto the congregation of God which is at Corinth, to those that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be holy, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:
that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven and things in earth and things under the earth,
Then Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons;
For there is no respect of persons with God.
But he that does wrong shall receive the wrong which he has done, now that there is no respect of persons.