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 neighbour, neither rob him. The wages of the hired servant shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.
Deuteronomy 24:14
Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners who are in thy land within thy gates:
Job 24:10
These go naked without clothing, and, hungry, they bear the sheaf;
Job 31:38
If my land cry out against me, and its furrows weep together;
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his delight: and he looked for justice, and behold, blood-shedding; for righteousness, and behold, a cry.
Jeremiah 22:13
Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his upper chambers by injustice; that taketh his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not his earning;
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 hired servant in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Colossians 4:1
Masters, give to bondmen what is just and fair, knowing that ye also have a Master in the heavens.

The cries

Genesis 4:10
And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood is crying to me from the ground.
Exodus 2:23
And it came to pass during those many days, that the king of Egypt died. And the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and cried; and their cry came up to God because of the bondage;
Exodus 3:9
And now behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me; and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
Exodus 22:22
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
Deuteronomy 24:15
on his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and his soul yearneth after it; lest he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be a sin in thee.
Job 34:28
So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.
Psalm 9:12
For when he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them; the cry of the afflicted ones hath he not forgotten.
Luke 18:7
And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if ye sell ought unto your neighbour, or buy of your neighbour's hand, ye shall not overreach one another.
Job 24:11
They press out oil within their walls, 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
and in like manner as took place in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
1 Corinthians 6:8
But ye do wrong, and defraud, and this your brethren.