Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

General references

Leviticus 25:17
So then ye shall not overreach one another; but thou shalt stand in awe of thy God, - for, I - Yahweh, am your God.
Leviticus 19:13
Thou shalt not oppress thy neighbour nor rob him , - The wages of him that is hired shall not tarry with thee, until the morning.
Deuteronomy 16:19
Thou shalt not wrest judgment, thou shalt not take note of faces, - nor shalt thou accept a bribe, for the bribe, blindeth the eyes of wise men, and perverteth the words of righteous men.
Judges 4:3
And the sons of Israel made outcry unto Yahweh, - for he had, nine hundred chariots of iron, and, he, oppressed the sons of Israel heavily, twenty years.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold me! testify against me, before Yahweh, and before his Anointed - Whose, ox, have I taken? or whose, ass, have I taken? or whom have I oppressed? Whom have I crushed? or at whose, hands, have I taken a bribe, to cover up mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it unto you.
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then was Asa angry with the seer, and put him in the house of the stocks, for he was in a rage with him, over this, - and Asa oppressed some of the people, at that time.
Nehemiah 9:36
Lo! we, to-day, are bondmen - even upon the land which thou gavest our fathers to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof, lo! we, are bondmen;
Job 20:19
For he hath oppressed - hath forsaken the poor, A house, hath he seized, which he cannot rebuild.
Psalm 10:18
To vindicate the fatherless and the crushed, A man of the earth, shall, no further, cause terror!
Proverbs 14:31
The oppressor of the poor, hath reproached his Maker, but he that sheweth favour to the needy, is one who, holdeth Him in honour.
Proverbs 21:13
He that shutteth his ear from the cry of the poor, even he, shall call, and not be answered.
Proverbs 22:16
He that oppresseth the poor, to make increase for himself, giving to the rich, shall surely come to want.
Proverbs 28:3
A poor man, who oppresseth the helpless, is like a rain beating down, leaving no food.
Ecclesiastes 5:8
If, the oppression of the poor, and the wresting of justice and righteousness, thou see in the province, do not be astonished over the matter, - for, one high above the highest, is watching, yea, the Most High, is over them.
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do well - Seek justice, Correct the oppressor, - Vindicate the fatherless, Plead the cause of the widow,
Isaiah 3:12
My people! children, are their tyrants, And, women, rule over them, - My people! they who should lead thee forward, are causing thee to stray, Thy pathways, have they destroyed,
Isaiah 5:7
Surely the vineyard of Yahweh of hosts, is the house of Israel, And, the men of Judah, are the plantation in which he dearly delighted, - And he waited, For equity but lo! murderous iniquity, For the rule of right but lo the cry of the wronged.
Isaiah 33:15
He that walketh righteously, And speaketh uprightly, - He that refuseth the gain of exactions That shaketh his hands free from holding a bribe, That stoppeth his ear from hearkening to deeds of blood, And shutteth his eyes from giving countenance to wrong,
Isaiah 58:6
Is not, this, the fast that I must ever choose - To unbind the tight cords of lawlessness, To unloose the bands of the yoke, - and To let the crushed go free, and That every yoke, ye tear off?
Jeremiah 22:17
Verily thou hast neither eyes nor heart, save for thy plundering and for thy shedding of innocent blood, and for oppression and for crushing to do them!
Ezekiel 22:7
Father and mother, have they despised in thee, To the sojourner, have they dealt with oppression in the midst of thee, - The fatherless and the widow, have they maltreated in thee:
Amos 5:11
Therefore - because ye have trampled on the poor, and, the gift of corn, ye would take away from him, though, houses of hewn stone, ye have built, Yet shall ye not dwell in them, - Though, delightful vineyards, ye have planted, Yet shall ye not drink the wine of them.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, ye who pant after the needy, and to make an end of the oppressed of the land:
Micah 2:2
Thus do they covet fields and seize them, and houses and take them away, - and so they oppress the master and his household, the man and his inheritance.
Micah 6:10
Even yet, are there, in the house of the lawless one, the treasures of lawlessness, - and the scant measure - accurst?
Micah 7:3
Of wickedness with both hands to make sure, the ruler, doth make demand - and the judge - for a recompense, - and, as for the great man, he, is putting into words the desire of his soul, So have they woven the net!
Luke 3:14
Then were questioning him, soldiers also, saying - What shall, even we, do? And he said unto them - Molest ye, no one, neither accuse falsely; and be content with your supplies.
1 Corinthians 6:8
Nay! but, ye, are doing wrong, and defrauding, - and that your brethren.
James 5:1
Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you: