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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 (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.
for he covered his face with his fatness and made collops of fat on his flanks;
This one shall die in the full strength of his beauty, being completely at ease and quiet.
Therefore they are crowned with pride; they cover themselves with violence as a garment.
Their heart became fat like grease, but I delight in thy law.
Hear this word, ye cows of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped your fields (which you have kept back by fraud) cries out; and the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of the hosts.
Why dost thou trim thy way to seek love? therefore thou hast also taught the wicked ones thy ways.
And she has changed my judgments and my statutes into wickedness more than the Gentiles and more than the lands that are round about her; for they have disregarded my judgments and my commandments and have not walked in them.
Yet thou hast not walked after their ways, nor done after their abominations; but, as if that were a very little thing, thou wast corrupted more than they in all thy ways.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.
Shalt thou reign, because thou dost enclose thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink and do judgment and righteousness, and then it was well with him?
because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.
He shall judge the poor of the people; he shall save the children of the destitute and shall break in pieces the violent.
How long will ye judge unjustly and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.
Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.
and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.
The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.
Behold, these ungodly men, without being troubled by the world obtain riches.
Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and destitute.
and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.