Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

The vineyard

Oppression

General references

Bible References

The vineyard

Psalm 80:8
Thou broughtest a vine out of Egypt: Thou didst drive out the nations, and plantedst it.
Jeremiah 12:10
Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.

His pleasant plant

Isaiah 62:5
For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee; and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.
Psalm 147:11
Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.
Psalm 149:4
For Jehovah taketh pleasure in his people: He will beautify the meek with salvation.
Song of Songs 7:6
How fair and how pleasant art thou, O love, for delights!
Zephaniah 3:17
Jehovah thy God is in the midst of thee, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love; he will joy over thee with singing.

He looked

Isaiah 5:2
and he digged it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also hewed out a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.
Isaiah 58:6
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?
Exodus 22:22
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
Micah 6:8
He hath showed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth Jehovah require of thee, but to do justly, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Zechariah 7:9
Thus hath Jehovah of hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother;
Matthew 3:8
Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:
Matthew 23:23
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye tithe mint and anise and cummin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law, justice, and mercy, and faith: but these ye ought to have done, and not to have left the other undone.
John 15:2
Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh it away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.
1 Corinthians 6:8
Nay, but ye yourselves do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.
1 John 3:7
My little children, let no man lead you astray: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous:

Oppression

Isaiah 1:6
From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and fresh stripes: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with oil.
Isaiah 3:17
therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and Jehovah will lay bare their secret parts.

A cry

Genesis 4:10
And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
Exodus 2:23
And it came to pass in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.
Exodus 3:7
And Jehovah said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people that are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
Exodus 22:21
And a sojourner shalt thou not wrong, neither shalt thou oppress him: for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 15:9
Beware that there be not a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nought; and he cry unto Jehovah against thee, and it be sin unto thee.
Nehemiah 5:1
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.
Job 31:38
If my land crieth out against me, And the furrows thereof weep together;
Job 34:28
So that they caused the cry of the poor to come unto him, And he heard the cry of the afflicted.
Proverbs 21:13
Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, He also shall cry, but shall not be heard.
Luke 18:7
And shall not God avenge his elect, that cry to him day and night, and yet he is longsuffering over them?
James 5:4
Behold, the hire of the laborers who mowed your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth out: and the cries of them that reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if thou sell aught unto thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong one another.