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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;
hath wronged the poor and needy, hath taken by robbery, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath committed abomination,
In thee have they taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken interest and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.
And a sojourner shalt thou not wrong, neither shalt thou oppress him: for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
And a sojourner shalt thou not oppress: for ye know the heart of a sojourner, seeing ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbor.
And if thou sell aught unto thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong one another.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am: witness against me before Jehovah, and before his anointed: whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I oppressed? or of whose hand have I taken a ransom to blind mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it you.
If I have despised the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant, When they contended with me;
Envy thou not the man of violence, And choose none of his ways.
He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; But he that hath mercy on the needy honoreth him.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
learn to do well; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
For the vineyard of Jehovah 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 that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking a bribe, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth 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 oppress not the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your own hurt:
Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, yea, for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes-
Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise 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 hath Jehovah of hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, 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 that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right , and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Come now, ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you.
if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that which he had taken by robbery, walk 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 shalt restore it unto him before the sun goeth down:
And if he be a poor man, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge;
For thou hast taken pledges of thy brother for nought, And stripped the naked of their clothing.
They drive away the ass 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, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.
Thus saith Jehovah: Execute ye justice and righteousness, and deliver him that 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 this place.
For they know not to do right, saith Jehovah, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.
Forasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions from him of wheat: 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 that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;
And in that day I will punish all those that leap over the threshold, that fill their master's house with violence and deceit.
neither hath wronged any, hath not taken aught to pledge, neither hath taken by robbery, but hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment;
If there be with thee a poor man, one of thy brethren, within any of thy gates in thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, thou shalt 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 that considereth the poor: Jehovah will deliver him in the day of evil.
Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness: He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous.
There is that scattereth, and increaseth yet more; And there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth only to want.
He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:
And he answered and said unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath food, let him do likewise.
2 Corinthians 8:7
But as ye abound in everything, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all earnestness, and in your love to us,'see that ye abound in this grace also.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this I say, He that soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he that soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
For judgment is without mercy to him that hath showed no mercy: mercy glorieth against judgment.
1 John 3:16
Hereby know we love, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
Thou shalt not lend upon interest to thy brother; interest of money, interest of victuals, interest of anything that is lent upon interest:
that hath not eaten upon the mountains, neither hath lifted up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, hath not defiled his neighbor's wife,
If a brother or sister be naked and in lack of daily food,