Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

The oppressor

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 23:17
Don’t let your heart envy sinners;
instead, always fear the Lord.
Proverbs 24:1
Don’t envy evil men
or desire to be with them,
Psalm 37:1
Davidic.Do not be agitated by evildoers;
do not envy those who do wrong.
Psalm 73:3
For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Galatians 5:21
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and anything similar. I tell you about these things in advance—as I told you before—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 perversion of justice and righteousness in the province, don’t be astonished at the situation, because one official protects another official, and higher officials protect them.


Proverbs 1:15
my son, don’t travel that road with them
or set foot on their path,
Proverbs 2:12
rescuing you from the way of evil—
from the one who says perverse things,
Proverbs 12:12
The wicked desire what evil men have,
but the root of the righteous produces fruit.
Proverbs 22:22
Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,
and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate,

General references

Proverbs 16:29
A violent man lures his neighbor,
leading him in a way that is not good.

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