Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.

The oppressor

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 23:17
Do not let your heart envy sinners,
But live in the fear of the Lord always.
Proverbs 24:1
Do not be envious of evil men,
Nor desire to be with them;
Psalm 37:1
A Psalm of David.
Do not fret because of evildoers,
Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
Psalm 73:3
For I was envious of the arrogant
As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Galatians 5:21
envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

The oppressor

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the sight; for one official watches over another official, and there are higher officials over them.


Proverbs 1:15
My son, do not walk in the way with them.
Keep your feet from their path,
Proverbs 2:12
To deliver you from the way of evil,
From the man who speaks perverse things;
Proverbs 12:12
The wicked man desires the booty of evil men,
But the root of the righteous yields fruit.
Proverbs 22:22
Do not rob the poor because he is poor,
Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

General references

Proverbs 16:29
A man of violence entices his neighbor
And leads him in a way that is not good.