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 shalt 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 shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, 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 crieth out against me, And the furrows thereof weep together;
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of Jehovah 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 unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by injustice; that useth his neighbor's service without wages, and giveth 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 that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right , and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Colossians 4:1
Masters, render unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.

The cries

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 3:9
And now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: moreover I have seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.
Exodus 22:22
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
Deuteronomy 24:15
in his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto Jehovah, and it be sin unto thee.
Job 34:28
So that they caused the cry of the poor to come unto him, And he heard the cry of the afflicted.
Psalm 9:12
For he that maketh inquisition for blood remembereth them; He forgetteth not the cry of the poor.
Luke 18:7
And shall not God avenge his elect, that cry to him day and night, and yet he is longsuffering over them?

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.
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? saith Jehovah; 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 be no more heard.
Luke 17:28
Likewise even as it came to pass in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
1 Corinthians 6:8
Nay, but ye yourselves do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.