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.

Bible References

The hire

Leviticus 19:13
Thou shalt not oppress thy neighbor, and thou shalt not rob: the wages of the hireling shall not remain with thee till morning.
Deuteronomy 24:14
Thou shalt not oppress the poor and needy hireling from thy brethren, or from thy stranger which is in thy land in thy gates.
Job 24:10
They caused the naked to go without clothing, and from the hungry they took away the sheaf;
Job 31:38
If my land shall cry against me, and its, furrows shall weep together;
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of Jehovah of armies is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his pleasures: and he will wait for judgment, and behold bloodshed; for justice, and behold a cry.
Jeremiah 22:13
Wo to him building his house not with justice, and his upper chambers not with judgment; by his neighbor he will work gratuitously, and he will give him not for his work;
Habakkuk 2:11
For the stone from the wall shall cry out, and the cross-beam from the wood shall answer it.
Malachi 3:5
And I came near to you for judgment: and I was a swift witness against those practicing magic, and against those committing adultery, and against those swearing to falsehood, and against those oppressing the hire of the hireling, the widow and the orphan, and those turning aside the stranger, and they feared not me, said Jehovah of armies.
Colossians 4:1
Lords, render ye to servants Justice and equality; knowing that ye also have a Lord in the heavens.

The cries

Genesis 4:10
And he will say, What didst thou? the voice of thy brother's bloods, crying out to me from the earth.
Exodus 2:23
And it will be in these many days, and the king of Egypt will die: and the sons of Israel will groan, from the work; and they will cry out, and their supplication will go up to God from the work.
Exodus 3:9
And now behold the cry of the sons of Israel came to me: and also I saw the oppression which the Egyptians oppressed them.
Exodus 22:22
Every widow and orphan ye shall not afflict.
Deuteronomy 24:15
In his day thou shalt give his hire, and the sun shall not go down upon it, for he is poor, and he lifted up his soul to it; and he will cry against thee to Jehovah, and it was sin in thee.
Job 34:28
To cause the cry of the poor one to come to him, and he will hear the cry of the humble.
Psalm 9:12
For he sought out bloods, be remembered them: he forget not the cry of the humble.
Luke 18:7
And shall not God do the avenging of his chosen, crying to him day and night, being slow to anger toward them?

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.
Job 24:11
Between their walls they will press out oil; they trod their wine-presses, and they will thirst
Proverbs 4:17
For they ate the bread of injustice, and they will drink the wine of violences:
Jeremiah 5:29
For these things shall I not review? says Jehovah: or shall not my soul be avenged upon a nation such as this?
Ezekiel 26:13
And I caused the noise of thy songs to cease and the voice of thy harps shall no more be heard.
Luke 17:28
And likewise as it was in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
1 Corinthians 6:8
But ye treat ill, and defraud, and that the brethren.