Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?

Ye break

Bible References

To loose

Nehemiah 5:10
And also I, my brethren and my young men exacting upon them silver and grain: we will leave off now this debt
Jeremiah 34:8
The word which was to Jeremiah from Jehovah after king Zedekiah cut out a covenant with all the people which were in Jerusalem, to call to them liberty;
Micah 3:2
Hating the good and loving the evil; plucking off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones.

Ye break

1 Timothy 6:1
Let as many servants as are under the yoke deem their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the doctrines be not defamed.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And when ye shall sell a selling to thy neighbor, or buying of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not oppress each his brother.
Proverbs 24:11
If thou shalt refrain to deliver those being brought to death, and those going to be slain;
Isaiah 57:12
I will announce thy justice and thy works, and they shall not profit thee.