Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his sons inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession.

My people

Bible References

Thrust

Ezekiel 22:27
Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.
1 Kings 21:19
You shall speak to him, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Have you murdered and also taken possession?”’ And you shall speak to him, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord, “In the place where the dogs licked up the blood of Naboth the dogs will lick up your blood, even yours.”’”
Micah 1:1
The word of the Lord which came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
Micah 3:1
And I said,
Hear now, heads of Jacob
And rulers of the house of Israel.
Is it not for you to know justice?

Inheritance out

Psalm 68:18
You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives;
You have received gifts among men,
Even among the rebellious also, that the Lord God may dwell there.
John 10:28
and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.
Ephesians 4:8
Therefore it says,
When He ascended on high,
He led captive a host of captives,
And He gave gifts to men.”

My people

Ezekiel 34:3
You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.

General references

1 Samuel 8:14
He will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves and give them to his servants.
1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel told the people the ordinances of the kingdom, and wrote them in the book and placed it before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house.
Ezekiel 45:7
“The prince shall have land on either side of the holy allotment and the property of the city, adjacent to the holy allotment and the property of the city, on the west side toward the west and on the east side toward the east, and in length comparable to one of the portions, from the west border to the east border.