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 wrong one another; but you shall fear your God: for I am Yahweh your God.
"'You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. "'The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning.
You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
The children of Israel cried to Yahweh: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
1 Samuel 12:3
Here I am. Witness against me before Yahweh, and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I defrauded? Whom have I oppressed? Of whose hand have I taken a ransom to blind my eyes therewith? I will restore it to you."
2 Chronicles 16:10
Then Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in the prison; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.
"Behold, we are servants this day, and as for the land that you gave to our fathers to eat its fruit and its good, behold, we are servants in it.
For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.
Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty.
A needy man who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain which leaves no crops.
If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.
Learn to do well. 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. My people, those who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.
For the vineyard of Yahweh of Armies 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 of distress.
He who walks righteously, and speaks blamelessly; He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing to take a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil --
"Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
In you have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the foreigner; in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Forasmuch therefore as you trample on the poor, and take taxes from him of wheat: You have built houses of cut stone, but you will not dwell in them. You have planted pleasant vineyards, but you shall not drink their wine.
Hear this, you who desire to swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
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.
Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a short ephah that is accursed?
Their hands are on that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler and judge ask for a bribe; and the powerful man dictates the evil desire of his soul. Thus they conspire together.
Soldiers also asked him, saying, "What about us? What must we do?" He said to them, "Extort from no one by violence, neither accuse anyone wrongfully. Be content with your wages."
1 Corinthians 6:8
No, but you yourselves do wrong, and defraud, and that against your brothers.
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.