Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Bible References

That by

Proverbs 13:22
The good shall cause his sons' sons to inherit: and the wealth of him sinning was treasured up for the just.
Job 27:16
If he shall heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as clay;
Ecclesiastes 2:26
For to a man good before his face, he gave wisdom and knowledge and gladness: and to him sinning, he gave labor, to gather and to heap up, to give to the good one before the face of God. Also this is vanity and the striving of the spirit.

Unjust gain

Leviticus 25:36
Thou shalt not take from him interest and increase; thou shalt be afraid of thy God; and thy brother to live with thee.
Ezekiel 18:8
And he shall not give upon interest, and he shall not take interest, from iniquity he shall turn back his hand; he shall do judgment of truth between man to man.


Proverbs 19:7
All the brethren of the poor hated him: how much more his friends removed far from him? pursuing words they are not
2 Samuel 12:6
And the ewe lamb he shall requite four-fold, because he did this word, and because he spared not

General references

Exodus 22:25
If thou shalt lend silver to my people being poor with thee, thou shalt not be to him, as lending; ye shall not put interest upon him.
Leviticus 11:34
From all food which shall be eaten which water shall come upon it, shall be unclean: and all drink which shall be drank from every vessel shall be unclean.
Leviticus 25:14
And when ye shall sell a selling to thy neighbor, or buying of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not oppress each his brother.