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 your heart envy sinners: but be in the fear of the LORD all the day long.
Proverbs 24:1
Be not envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.
Psalm 37:1
[A Psalm of David.] Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious of the workers of iniquity.
Psalm 73:3
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Galatians 5:21
Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

The oppressor

Ecclesiastes 5:8
If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.


Proverbs 1:15
My son, walk not in the way with them; refrain your foot from their path:
Proverbs 2:12
To deliver you from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaks perverse things;
Proverbs 12:12
The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields 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 violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.