Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
but these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
The trouble he causes shall return to his own head. His violence shall come down on the crown of his own head.
Yahweh has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.
Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.
Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods that you have not known,
Behold, therefore, I have struck my hand at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the midst of you.
Please listen to this, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.
Then he said to me, "This is the curse that goes out over the surface of the whole land; for everyone who steals shall be cut off according to it on the one side; and everyone who swears falsely shall be cut off according to it on the other side.
He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.
As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, robbed his brother, and did that which is not good among his people, behold, he shall die in his iniquity.
Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.