Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

Bible References

Shalt not

Proverbs 20:10
Diverse weights and diverse measures -- the Lord abhors both of them.
Proverbs 22:22
Do not exploit a poor person because he is poor and do not crush the needy in court,
Jeremiah 22:3
The Lord says, "Do what is just and right. Deliver those who have been robbed from those who oppress them. Do not exploit or mistreat foreigners who live in your land, children who have no fathers, or widows. Do not kill innocent people in this land.
Ezekiel 22:29
The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have wronged the poor and needy; they have oppressed the foreigner who lives among them and denied them justice.
Mark 10:19
You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.'"
Luke 3:13
He told them, "Collect no more than you are required to."
1 Thessalonians 4:6
In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly.

The wages

Deuteronomy 24:14
You must not oppress a lowly and poor servant, whether one from among your fellow Israelites or from the resident foreigners who are living in your land and villages.
Job 31:39
if I have eaten its produce without paying, or caused the death of its owners,
Jeremiah 22:13
"'Sure to be judged is the king who builds his palace using injustice and treats people unfairly while adding its upper rooms. He makes his countrymen work for him for nothing. He does not pay them for their labor.
Malachi 3:5
"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.
James 5:4
Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

General references

Exodus 20:15
"You shall not steal.
Leviticus 25:14
If you make a sale to your fellow citizen or buy from your fellow citizen, no one is to wrong his brother.
Proverbs 3:28
Do not say to your neighbor, "Go! Return tomorrow and I will give it," when you have it with you at the time.
1 Corinthians 6:8
But you yourselves wrong and cheat, and you do this to your brothers and sisters!

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