Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

They covet

Exodus 20:17
Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's house. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.
1 Kings 21:2
And Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is near to my house. And I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it, or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee th
Job 31:38
If my land cries out against me, and the furrows of it weep together;
Isaiah 5:8
Woe to those who join house to house, who lay field to field, till there is no room, and ye be made to dwell alone in the midst of the land!
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.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Habakkuk 2:5
Yea, moreover, wine is treacherous.) [He is] a haughty man, who does not keep at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers to him all nations, and heaps to him all peoples.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

So

Micah 3:9
Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.
Exodus 22:21
And thou shall not wrong a sojourner, neither shall thou oppress him, for ye were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
2 Kings 9:26
Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons, says LORD, and I will requite thee in this plot, says LORD. Now therefore take and cast him into the plot [of ground], according to the word of LORD.
Nehemiah 5:1
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.
Job 24:2
There are [men] who remove the landmarks. They take away flocks violently, and feed them.
Ezekiel 18:12
has wronged the poor and needy man, has taken by robbery, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,
Ezekiel 22:12
In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f
Matthew 23:14
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if thou sell anything to thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong each other.
Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shall thou covet thy neighbor's wife. Neither shall thou desire thy neighbor's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is thy neighbor's.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there, and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.
Ezekiel 11:2
And he said to me, Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity, and who give wicked counsel in this city,
1 Corinthians 6:8
Instead ye do wrong, and defraud, and these things to brothers.