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
You shall not therefore oppress one another; but you shall fear your God: for I am the LORD your God.
You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with you all night until the morning.
You shall not pervert judgment; you shall not show partiality, neither take a bribe: for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and for twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold, here I am: witness against me before the 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 received any bribe to blind my eyes with? and I will restore it to you.
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in a prison house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa oppressed some of the people the same time.
Behold, we are servants this day, and for the land that you gave unto our fathers to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof, behold, we are servants in it:
Because he has oppressed and has forsaken the poor; because he has violently taken away a house which he built not;
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors him has mercy on the poor.
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 he that gives to the rich, shall surely come to poverty.
A poor man that oppresses the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaves no food.
If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.
Learn to do good; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.
For the vineyard of the 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.
He that walks righteously, and speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of oppressions, that keeps his hands from the holding of bribes, that stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed, and shuts his eyes from seeing evil;
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
But your eyes and your heart are for nothing but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
In you have they made light of father and mother: in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Since therefore you tread upon the poor, and you take from him burdens of wheat: you have built houses of hewn stone, but you shall not dwell in them; you have planted pleasant vineyards, but you shall not drink wine of them.
Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,
And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the short measure that is abominable?
That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.
And the soldiers likewise asked of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.
1 Corinthians 6:8
Nay, you do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.
Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.