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 waxed fat, and kicked: Thou art waxed fat, thou art grown thick, thou art become sleek; Then he forsook God who made him, And lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
Because he hath covered his face with his fatness, And gathered fat upon his loins;
One dieth in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and quiet:
Therefore pride is as a chain about their neck; Violence covereth them as a garment.
Their heart is as fat as grease; But I delight in thy law.
Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, that oppress the poor, that crush the needy, that say unto their lords, Bring, and let us drink.
Behold, the hire of the laborers who mowed your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth out: and the cries of them that reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
How trimmest thou thy way to seek love! therefore even the wicked women hast thou taught thy ways.
And she hath rebelled against mine 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 mine ordinances, and as for my statutes, they have not walked in them.
Yet hast thou not walked in their ways, nor done after their abominations; but, as if that were a very little thing , thou wast more corrupt than they in all thy ways.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is actually reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the Gentiles, that one of you hath his father's wife.
Shalt thou reign, because thou strivest 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 that cried, The fatherless also, that had none to help him.
He will judge the poor of the people, He will save the children 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 princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth bribes, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
and oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the sojourner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.
Righteous art thou, O Jehovah, when I contend with thee; yet would I reason the cause with thee: wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously?
The tents of robbers prosper, And they that provoke God are secure; Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly .
Behold, these are the wicked; And, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.
Thou shalt not wrest the justice due to thy poor in his cause.
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 standeth afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.