Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD.

General references

Bible References

Let it

Ezekiel 44:6
And thou shalt say to the rebellious, even to the house of Israel, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: O ye house of Israel, let all your abominations cease.
1 Peter 4:3
For it should suffice us that during the time past of our life we had done the will of the Gentiles, when we conversed in lasciviousness, lusts, drunkenness, gluttony, orgies, and abominable idolatries.

Remove

Nehemiah 5:10
I, likewise, and my brethren and my servants, have lent them money and grain; let us now release them from this burden.
Psalm 82:2
How long will ye judge unjustly and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.
Isaiah 1:17
learn to do good; seek judgment; restore unto the oppressed; hear the fatherless in right judgment; protect the widow.
Jeremiah 22:3
Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Zechariah 8:16
These are the things that ye shall do: Speak each one the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates;
Luke 3:14
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.

Take away

Nehemiah 5:1
Then there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren, the Jews.
1 Corinthians 6:7
Now therefore there is certainly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather suffer the wrong? why do ye not rather be defrauded?

Exactions

Job 20:19
Because he oppressed and forsook the poor; because he has violently taken away houses which he did not build,
Job 22:9
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 24:2
Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks and feed thereof.
Micah 2:1
Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.

General references

1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel recited unto the people the rights of the kingdom and wrote it in a book and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house.