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.
You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with you all night until the morning.
You shall not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of your brethren, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates:
They cause him to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaves from the hungry;
If my land cries against me, and its furrows likewise complain;
For the vineyard of the 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.
Woe unto him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him nothing for his work;
For the stone shall cry out from the wall, and the beam from the timber shall answer it.
And I will come near to 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 sojourner from his right, and fear not me, says the LORD of hosts.
Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
And he said, What have you done? the voice of your 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 children of Israel groaned by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.
Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.
You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.
So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he hears the cry of the afflicted.
When he avenges blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.
And shall not God avenge his own elect, who cry day and night unto him, though he bears long with them?
And if you sell anything unto your neighbor, or buy anything of your neighbor's hand, you shall not oppress one another:
Who make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, yet suffer thirst.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Shall I not punish for these things? says the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
And I will cause the noise of your songs to cease; and the sound of your harps shall be no more heard.
Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built;
1 Corinthians 6:8
Nay, you do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.