Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

The oppressor

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 23:17
Let not thy heart envy sinners; But be thou in the fear of Jehovah all the day long:
Proverbs 24:1
Be not thou envious against evil men; Neither desire to be with them:
Psalm 37:1
Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, Neither be thou envious against them that work unrighteousness.
Psalm 73:3
For I was envious at the arrogant, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Galatians 5:21
envyings, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; of which I forewarn you, even as I did forewarn you, that they who practise such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

The oppressor

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for one higher than the high regardeth; and there are higher than they.


Proverbs 1:15
My son, walk not thou in the way with them; Refrain thy foot from their path:
Proverbs 2:12
To deliver thee from the way of evil, From the men that speak perverse things;
Proverbs 12:12
The wicked desireth the net of evil men; But the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit .
Proverbs 22:22
Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

General references

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