Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

General references

Leviticus 25:17
And ye shall not wrong each other, but thou shall fear thy God, for I am LORD your God.
Leviticus 19:13
Thou shall not oppress thy neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.
Deuteronomy 16:19
Thou shall not distort justice. Thou shall not respect persons, neither shall thou take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise, and perverts the words of the righteous.
Judges 4:3
And the sons of Israel cried to LORD, for he had nine hundred chariots of iron, and he mightily oppressed the sons of Israel twenty years.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Witness against me before LORD, and before his anointed: Whose ox have I taken? Or whose donkey have I taken? Or whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Or of whose hand have I taken a bribe to blind my eyes with i
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in the prison-house. For he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.
Nehemiah 9:36
Behold, we are servants this day, and as for the land that thou gave to our fathers to eat the fruit of it and the good of it, behold, we are servants in it.
Job 20:19
For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.
Psalm 10:18
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may no more be appalling.
Proverbs 14:31
He who oppresses a poor man reproaches his maker, but he who has mercy on a needy man honors him.
Proverbs 21:13
He who stops his ears at the cry of a poor man, he also shall cry, but shall not be heard.
Proverbs 22:16
He who oppresses a poor man to his increase, [and] he who gives to a rich man, [comes] only to want.
Proverbs 28:3
A needy man who oppresses the poor is a sweeping rain which leaves no food.
Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou see the oppression of a poor man, and the violent wresting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter. For [a man] higher than the high is observing, and there are higher [men] than they.
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do good. Seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
Isaiah 3:12
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, those who lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant. And he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression, for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.
Isaiah 33:15
He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.
Isaiah 58:6
Is not this the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
Jeremiah 22:17
But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Amos 5:11
Inasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions of wheat from him. Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them. Ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink the wine thereof.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Micah 2:2
And they covet fields, and seize them, and houses, and take them away. And they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Micah 6:10
Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a scant measure that is abominable?
Micah 7:3
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.
Luke 3:14
And men who were soldiers also questioned him, saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Do violence to no man, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.
1 Corinthians 6:8
Instead ye do wrong, and defraud, and these things to brothers.
James 5:1
Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.