Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Psalm 9:9
The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
a refuge in times of trouble.
Psalm 10:14
But You Yourself have seen trouble and grief,
observing it in order to take the matter into Your hands.
The helpless entrusts himself to You;
You are a helper of the fatherless.
Psalm 12:5
“Because of the oppression of the afflicted
and the groaning of the poor,
I will now rise up,” says the Lord.
“I will put the one who longs for it in a safe place.”
Psalm 72:4
May he vindicate the afflicted among the people,
help the poor,
and crush the oppressor.
Psalm 109:31
For He stands at the right hand of the needy
to save him from those who would condemn him.
Psalm 146:7
executing justice for the exploited
and giving food to the hungry.
The Lord frees prisoners.
Deuteronomy 24:14
“Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.
Job 27:13
This is a wicked man’s lot from God,
the inheritance the ruthless receive from the Almighty.
Proverbs 14:31
The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,
but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.
Proverbs 22:22
Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,
and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate,
Proverbs 23:10
Don’t move an ancient boundary marker,
and don’t encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
Isaiah 14:4
you will sing this song of contempt about the king of Babylon and say:

How the oppressor has quieted down,
and how the raging has become quiet!
Isaiah 58:6
Isn’t the fast I choose:
To break the chains of wickedness,
to untie the ropes of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free,
and to tear off every yoke?
Jeremiah 7:6
if you no longer oppress the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow and no longer shed innocent blood in this place or follow other gods, bringing harm on yourselves,
Ezekiel 22:7
Father and mother are treated with contempt, and the foreign resident is exploited within you. The fatherless and widow are oppressed in you.
Micah 2:1
Woe to those who dream up wickedness
and prepare evil plans on their beds!
At morning light they accomplish it
because the power is in their hands.
Micah 3:2
You hate good and love evil.
You tear off people’s skin
and strip their flesh from their bones.
James 2:6
Yet you dishonored that poor man. Don’t the rich oppress you and drag you into the courts?
James 5:1
Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you.

General references

Exodus 3:10
Therefore, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh so that you may lead My people, the Israelites, out of Egypt.”
Psalm 119:137
צ TsadeYou are righteous, Lord,
and Your judgments are just.

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