Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.
Do not rob the poor, because he is poor, neither crush thou the oppressed in the gate;
The oppressor of the poor, hath reproached his Maker, but he that sheweth favour to the needy, is one who, holdeth Him in honour.
A poor man, who oppresseth the helpless, is like a rain beating down, leaving no food.
For he hath oppressed - hath forsaken the poor, A house, hath he seized, which he cannot rebuild.
Because of violence done to the poor, because of the crying of the needy, Now, will I arise! O may Yahweh say, - I will place him in safety - let him puff at him!
Thus do they covet fields and seize them, and houses and take them away, - and so they oppress the master and his household, the man and his inheritance.
Thus, spake Yahweh of hosts, saying, - With true justice, give ye judgment, and, lovingkindness and compassions, observe ye, one with another;
For, the judgment, will be without mercy, unto him that hath shewed no mercy: Mercy, boasteth, over judgment.
Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:
He that giveth
For, if ye even do good unto them that do good unto you, what sort of thanks are there for you? Even sinners, the same, are doing.
Moreover he went on to say, unto him also who had invited him, - Whensoever thou mayest be making a dinner or a supper, do not call thy friends, or thy brothers, or thy kinsfolk, or rich neighbours, - lest once, they also, invite thee in return, and it become a recompense unto thee.
And, he, calling out, said - Father Abraham! have mercy upon me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, - because I am in anguish in this flame.
And when ye sell anything to thy neighbour, or buy aught at thy neighbour's hand, do not overreach one another.
Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, - of thy brethren or of thy sojourners that are in thy land, within thy gates;