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 persevere in the fear of the LORD all day long.
Proverbs 24:1
Do not be envious of evil men, neither desire to be with them.
Psalm 37:1
Aleph Do not be angry with the evildoers, neither be thou envious of the workers of iniquity.
Psalm 73:3
For I became angry against the foolish when I saw the peace of the wicked.
Galatians 5:21
envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; which I denounce, as I have also told you in time past that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

The oppressor

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.


Proverbs 1:15
My son, do not walk in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:
Proverbs 2:12
to deliver thee from the evil way, from the man that speaks perversion,
Proverbs 12:12
The wicked desires the net of evil men, but the root of the righteous shall yield fruit.
Proverbs 22:22
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither destroy the destitute in judgment:

General references

Proverbs 16:29
The evil man flatters his neighbour and leads him into the way that is not good.