Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.
But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. Thou have grown fat. Thou have grown thick. Thou have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
because he has covered his face with his fatness, and gathered fat upon his loins.
One man dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
Therefore pride is as a chain around their neck. Violence covers them as a garment.
Their heart is as fat as grease, but I delight in thy law.
Hear this word, ye cows of Bashan, who are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their lords, Bring, and let us drink.
Behold the wage of the workmen who reaped your fields. The man who was defrauded by you cries out. And the outcries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of Lord of hosts.
How thou trim thy way to seek love! Therefore even the wicked women thou have taught thy ways.
And she has rebelled against my ordinances in doing wickedness more than the nations, and against my statutes more than the countries that are round about her, for they have rejected my ordinances, and as for my statutes, they have
Yet thou have not walked in their ways, nor done according to their abominations, but, like [it was] a very little [thing], thou were more corrupt than they in all thy ways.
1 Corinthians 5:1
Fornication is actually heard among you, and such fornication that is not even named among the Gentiles, for some man to have his father's wife.
Shall thou reign, because thou strive to excel in cedar? Did not thy father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him.
Because I delivered the poor who cried, also the fatherless who had none to help him.
He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the sons of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.
How long will ye judge unjustly, and respect the persons of the wicked? Selah.
Thy rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They judge not the fatherless, nor does the cause of the widow come to them.
And do not oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor man. And let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.
Thou are righteous, O LORD, when I contend with thee. Yet I would reason the case with thee. Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all those at ease who deal very treacherously?
The tents of robbers prosper, and those who provoke God are secure. Into whose hand God brings [abundantly].
Behold, these are the wicked, and those who always prosper. They have possessed wealth.
Thou shall not distort the justice [due] to thy poor in his case.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and minister justice to the poor and needy.
And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off. For truth has fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.