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And hath not oppressed any, but hath restored to the debtor his pledge, hath spoiled none by violence, hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
has wronged the poor and needy man, has taken by robbery, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,
In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.
And thou shall not wrong a sojourner, neither shall thou oppress him, for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
And thou shall not oppress a sojourner, for ye know the heart of a sojourner, since ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment. Thou shall not respect the person of the poor man, nor honor the person of the mighty man, but thou shall judge thy neighbor in righteousness.
And if thou sell anything to thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong each other.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Witness against me before LORD, and before his anointed: Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with i
If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me,
Do not envy thou the man of violence, and choose none of his ways.
He who oppresses a poor man reproaches his maker, but he who has mercy on a needy man honors him.
Do not rob a poor man, because he is poor, nor oppress an afflicted man in the gate.
Learn to do good. Seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
For the vineyard of LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant. And he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression, for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.
He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.
Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
if ye do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own hurt,
Thus says LORD: For three transgressions of Israel, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment of it, because they have sold a righteous man for silver, and a needy man for a pair of shoes--
Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.
Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,
Thus LORD of hosts has spoken, saying, Execute TRUE justice, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.
And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.
if the wicked man restores the pledge, gives again that which he had taken by robbery, walks in the statutes of life, committing no iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.
If thou at all take thy neighbor's garment to pledge, thou shall restore it to him before the sun goes down,
And if he is a poor man, thou shall not sleep with his pledge.
For thou have taken pledges from thy brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.
They drive away the donkey of the fatherless. They take the widow's ox for a pledge.
And they lay themselves down beside every altar upon clothes taken in pledge. And in the house of their God they drink the wine of such as have been fined.
Make the chain, for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.
And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
Their webs shall not become garments, nor shall they cover themselves with their works. Their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.
Thus says LORD: Execute ye justice and righteousness. And deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor. And do no wrong. Do no violence to the sojourner, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in t
For they do not know to do right, says LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.
Inasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions of wheat from him. Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them. Ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink the wine thereof.
Ye who put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near,
And in that day I will punish all those who leap over the threshold, who fill their master's house with violence and deceit.
nor has wronged any man, has not taken anything to pledge, nor has taken by robbery, but has given his bread to a hungry man, and has covered a naked man with a garment,
If there be with thee a poor man, one of thy brothers, within any of thy gates in thy land which LORD thy God gives thee, thou shall not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy poor brother,
If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Blessed is he who considers a poor man. LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.
To the upright there arises light in the darkness. [He is] gracious, and merciful, and righteous.
There is he who scatters, and increases yet more, and there he is who withholds more than is proper, but only to want.
He who augments his substance by interest and increase, gathers it for him who has pity on the poor.
Is it not to deal thy bread to a hungry man, and that thou bring the poor who are cast out to thy house, when thou see a naked man, that thou cover him, and that thou not hide thyself from thine own flesh?
Then the King will say to those at his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
And having answered, he says to them, He who has two coats, let him share with him not having, and he who has food, let him do likewise.
2 Corinthians 8:7
But as ye abound in everything, in faith, and word, and knowledge, and all diligence, and in your love to us, be that ye may also abound in this kindness.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows in blessings will also reap in blessings.
For the judgment is merciless to him who did no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because that man laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
Thou shall not lend upon interest to thy brother: interest of money, interest of food, interest of anything that is lent upon interest.
who has not eaten upon the mountains, nor has lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, has not defiled his neighbor's wife,
And if a brother or sister may be unclothed, and may be destitute of daily food,