Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Bible References

Vex a stranger

Exodus 23:9
"You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Leviticus 19:33
When a foreigner resides with you in your land, you must not oppress him.
Leviticus 25:35
"'If your brother becomes impoverished and is indebted to you, you must support him; he must live with you like a foreign resident.
Deuteronomy 10:19
So you must love the resident foreigner because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Jeremiah 7:6
Stop oppressing foreigners who live in your land, children who have lost their fathers, and women who have lost their husbands. Stop killing innocent people in this land. Stop paying allegiance to other gods. That will only bring about your ruin.
Jeremiah 22:3
The Lord says, "Do what is just and right. Deliver those who have been robbed from those who oppress them. Do not exploit or mistreat foreigners who live in your land, children who have no fathers, or widows. Do not kill innocent people in this land.
Zechariah 7:10
You must not oppress the widow, the orphan, the foreigner, or the poor, nor should anyone secretly plot evil against his fellow human being.'
Malachi 3:5
"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.

For ye were strangers

Exodus 20:2
"I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery.
Exodus 23:9
"You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 10:19
So you must love the resident foreigner because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 15:15
Remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you; therefore, I am commanding you to do this thing today.
Deuteronomy 23:7
You must not hate an Edomite, for he is your relative; you must not hate an Egyptian, for you lived as a foreigner in his land.

General references

Deuteronomy 10:19
So you must love the resident foreigner because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 27:19
Cursed is the one who perverts justice for the resident foreigner, the orphan, and the widow.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

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