Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him. Do not detain the wages of the work of the hired man in thy house until the morning.
Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.
They cause the naked to go without clothing, and they take away the sheaves from the hungry.
If my land cries against me and all its furrows likewise complain;
For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Woe unto him that builds his house and not in righteousness and his chambers and not in judgment, using his neighbour's service without wages and not giving him the wages of his work!
For the stone shall cry out from the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
Masters, do that which is just and right with your slaves, knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
And he said, What hast thou done? The voice of thy brother's blood cries unto me from the ground.
And it came to pass in process of time that the king of Egypt died, and the sons of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God from their bondage.
Therefore, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has now come before me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
In his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor and with it sustains his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
so that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he hears the cry of the afflicted.
When he makes requirement for blood, he remembers them; he does not forget the cry of the humble.
And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?
And if thou sell anything unto thy neighbour or buy anything of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another.
They press oil within their walls and tread their winepresses and suffer thirst.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps shall no longer be heard.
Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built;
1 Corinthians 6:8
But ye do wrong and defraud and do this to your brothers.