Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.

Bible References

That oppresseth

Proverbs 17:5
Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.
Proverbs 22:2
The rich and poor meet together; Jehovah is the maker of them all.
Job 31:13
If I have despised the cause of my bondman or of my bondmaid, when they contended with me,
Psalm 12:5
Because of the oppression of the afflicted, because of the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith Jehovah, I will set him in safety, at whom they puff.
Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.
Matthew 25:40
And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

But

Proverbs 14:21
He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.
Proverbs 19:17
He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.
Matthew 25:40
And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.
John 12:8
for ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
2 Corinthians 8:7
but even as ye abound in every way, in faith, and word, and knowledge, and all diligence, and in love from you to us, that ye may abound in this grace also.
1 John 3:17
But whoso may have the world's substance, and see his brother having need, and shut up his bowels from him, how abides the love of God in him?
1 John 4:21
And this commandment have we from him, That he that loves God love also his brother.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if ye sell ought unto your neighbour, or buy of your neighbour's hand, ye shall not overreach one another.
Deuteronomy 24:14
Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners who are in thy land within thy gates:
Proverbs 3:9
Honour Jehovah with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;