Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The LORD will enter into judgment with the ancients of his people, and the princes thereof: for ye have eaten up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses.

The ancients

General references

Bible References

Enter

Job 22:4
“Is it because of your reverence that He reproves you,
That He enters into judgment against you?
Job 34:23
“For He does not need to consider a man further,
That he should go before God in judgment.
Psalm 143:2
And do not enter into judgment with Your servant,
For in Your sight no man living is righteous.

The ancients

Isaiah 3:2
The mighty man and the warrior,
The judge and the prophet,
The diviner and the elder,

Ye have eaten

Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel
And the men of Judah His delightful plant.
Thus He looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed;
For righteousness, but behold, a cry of distress.
Job 24:2
Some remove the landmarks;
They seize and devour flocks.
Jeremiah 5:27
‘Like a cage full of birds,
So their houses are full of deceit;
Therefore they have become great and rich.
Amos 4:1
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria,
Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy,
Who say to your husbands, “Bring now, that we may drink!”
Micah 2:2
They covet fields and then seize them,
And houses, and take them away.
They rob a man and his house,
A man and his inheritance.
Micah 6:10
“Is there yet a man in the wicked house,
Along with treasures of wickedness
And a short measure that is cursed?
Matthew 21:33
“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard and put a wall around it and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
If you make a sale, moreover, to your friend or buy from your friend’s hand, you shall not wrong one another.