Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

Bible References

The hire

Leviticus 19:13
Thou shall not oppress thy neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.
Deuteronomy 24:14
Thou shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brothers, or of thy sojourners that are in thy land within thy gates.
Job 24:10
[so that] they go about naked without clothing, and being hungry they carry the sheaves.
Job 31:38
If my land cries out against me, and the furrows of it weep together;
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant. And he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression, for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.
Jeremiah 22:13
Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by injustice, who uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him not his hire,
Habakkuk 2:11
For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f
Colossians 4:1
Masters, present to the bondmen what is right and equitable, knowing that ye also have a Master in heavens.

The cries

Genesis 4:10
And he said, What have thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood cries to 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 sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage.
Exodus 3:9
And now, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel have come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
Exodus 22:22
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
Deuteronomy 24:15
Thou shall give him his hire in his day, neither shall the sun go down upon it, for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it, lest he cry against thee to LORD, and it be sin to thee.
Job 34:28
so that they caused the cry of the poor to come to him, and he heard the cry of the afflicted.
Psalm 9:12
For he who makes inquiry for blood remembers them. He does not forget the cry of the poor.
Luke 18:7
And God, will he, no, not do the vengeance of his chosen who cry out to him day and night, and yet being patient toward them?

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if thou sell anything to thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong each other.
Job 24:11
They make oil within the walls of these men. They tread [their] winepresses, and suffer thirst.
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Jeremiah 5:29
Shall I not visit for these things? says LORD. Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Ezekiel 26:13
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall no more be heard.
Luke 17:28
And likewise as it happened in the days of Lot. They ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built.
1 Corinthians 6:8
Instead ye do wrong, and defraud, and these things to brothers.