Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there are that raise up strife and contention.

Bible References

General references

Psalm 12:1
[To the Chief Musician upon sheminith. A Psalm of David.] Help, LORD; for the godly man ceases; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
Psalm 55:9
Destroy, O Lord, and confuse their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
Psalm 73:3
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Psalm 120:5
Woe is me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
Ecclesiastes 4:1
So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.
Ecclesiastes 5:8
If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.
Jeremiah 9:2
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place for wayfaring men; that I might leave my people and go from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
Ezekiel 2:6
And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
Micah 7:1
Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grape gleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fruit.
Matthew 10:16
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
2 Peter 2:8
(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)