Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

Despise

Shine upon

Bible References

Is it good

Job 34:5
For Job says, 'I am innocent, but God turns away my right.
Job 36:7
He does not take his eyes off the righteous; but with kings on the throne he seats the righteous and exalts them forever.
Job 40:2
"Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let the person who accuses God give him an answer!"
Lamentations 3:2
He drove me into captivity and made me walk in darkness and not light.

Despise

Psalm 69:33
For the Lord listens to the needy; he does not despise his captive people.

The work

Job 14:15
You will call and I -- I will answer you; you will long for the creature you have made.
Job 34:19
who shows no partiality to princes, and does not take note of the rich more than the poor, because all of them are the work of his hands?
Psalm 138:8
The Lord avenges me. O Lord, your loyal love endures. Do not abandon those whom you have made!
Isaiah 64:8
Yet, Lord, you are our father. We are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the product of your labor.
1 Peter 4:19
So then let those who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator as they do good.

Shine upon

Job 8:20
"Surely, God does not reject a blameless man, nor does he grasp the hand of the evildoers.
Jeremiah 12:1
Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?

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