Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And if thou sell ought unto thy neighbour, or buyest ought of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another:
- Leviticus 25:17
- Leviticus 19:13
- Deuteronomy 16:19
- Judges 4:3
- 1 Samuel 12:3
- 2 Chronicles 16:10
- Nehemiah 9:36
- Job 20:19
- Psalm 10:18
- Proverbs 14:31
- Proverbs 21:13
- Proverbs 22:16
- Proverbs 28:3
- Ecclesiastes 5:8
- Isaiah 1:17
- Isaiah 3:12
- Isaiah 5:7
- Isaiah 33:15
- Isaiah 58:6
- Jeremiah 22:17
Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God; for I am the LORD your God.
Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him. Do not detain the wages of the work of the hired man in thy house until the morning.
Thou shalt not twist that which is right; thou shalt not respect persons neither take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
And the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, for he had nine hundred chariots of iron, and he had mightily oppressed the sons of Israel for twenty years.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold, here I am; witness against me before the LORD and before his anointed. If I have taken anyone's ox or if I have taken anyone's ass or if I have defrauded anyone or if I have oppressed anyone or if I have received a bribe from anyone to blind my eyes, I will restore it you.
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was wroth with the seer and put him in the prison house, for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa killed some of the people at the same time.
Behold, we are slaves this day, behold us here, slaves in the land which thou didst give unto our fathers to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof.
Because he oppressed and forsook the poor; because he has violently taken away houses which he did not build,
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed that the man of the earth may no longer oppress.
He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, but he that has mercy on the poor, honours him.
Whosoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself but shall not be heard.
He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches and who gives to the rich shall surely come to want.
A poor man that oppresses the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaves no food.
If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.
learn to do good; seek judgment; restore unto the oppressed; hear the fatherless in right judgment; protect the widow.
The oppressors of my people are many, and women rule over him. O my people, those who lead thee cause thee to err and twist the way of thy paths.
For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
He that walks in righteousness, he that speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of violence, he that shakes his hands from receiving bribes; he that stops his ears to not hear of blood; he who shuts his eyes to not see evil;
Is not rather the fast that I have chosen, to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the ties of oppression, to release into freedom those who are broken, and that ye break every yoke?
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.
Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat, ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,
And they coveted fields and stole them, and houses and took them away; so they oppressed the man and his house, even the man and his heritage.
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked and the scant measure that is abominable?
To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.
1 Corinthians 6:8
But ye do wrong and defraud and do this to your brothers.
Come now, Oh ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.