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
Whosoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 22:2
The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.
Job 31:13
If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;
Psalm 12:5
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, says the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that sneers at him.
Ecclesiastes 5:8
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.
Matthew 25:40
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.

But

Proverbs 14:21
He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.
Proverbs 19:17
He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
Matthew 25:40
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.
John 12:8
For the poor always you have with you; but me you have not always.
2 Corinthians 8:7
Therefore, as you abound in everything, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that you abound in this grace also.
1 John 3:17
But whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his heart of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
1 John 4:21
And this commandment have we from him, That he who loves God love his brother also.

General references

Leviticus 25:14
And if you sell anything unto your neighbor, or buy anything of your neighbor's hand, you shall not oppress one another:
Deuteronomy 24:14
You shall not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of your brethren, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates:
Proverbs 3:9
Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the firstfruits of all your increase: