Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

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Psalm 9:16
Jehovah hath made himself known, he hath executed judgment: The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah
Psalm 10:14
Thou hast seen it ; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: The helpless committeth himself unto thee; Thou hast been the helper of the fatherless.
Psalm 12:5
Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, Now will I arise, saith Jehovah; I will set him in the safety he panteth for.
Psalm 72:4
He will judge the poor of the people, He will save the children of the needy, And will break in pieces the oppressor.
Psalm 103:6
Jehovah executeth righteous acts, And judgments for all that are oppressed.
Proverbs 22:22
Rob not the poor, because he is poor; Neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
Proverbs 23:10
Remove not the ancient landmark; And enter not into the fields of the fatherless:
Isaiah 9:4
For the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, thou hast broken as in the day of Midian.
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right , and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Which giveth food

Psalm 107:9
For he satisfieth the longing soul, And the hungry soul he filleth with good.
Psalm 136:25
Who giveth food to all flesh; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever.
Psalm 145:15
The eyes of all wait for thee; And thou givest them their food in due season.
Jeremiah 31:14
And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith Jehovah.
Luke 1:53
The hungry he hath filled with good things; And the rich he hath sent empty away.
Luke 9:17
And they ate, and were all filled: and there was taken up that which remained over to them of broken pieces, twelve baskets.


Psalm 68:6
God setteth the solitary in families: He bringeth out the prisoners into prosperity; But the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
Psalm 105:17
He sent a man before them; Joseph was sold for a servant:
Psalm 107:10
Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, Being bound in affliction and iron,
Psalm 142:7
Bring my soul out of prison, That I may give thanks unto thy name: The righteous shall compass me about; For thou wilt deal bountifully with me.
Isaiah 61:1
The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
Zechariah 9:11
As for thee also, because of the blood of thy covenant I have set free thy prisoners from the pit wherein is no water.
Luke 4:18
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because he anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor: He hath sent me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised,
Acts 5:19
But an angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them out, and said,
Acts 16:26
and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison-house were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.

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Psalm 107:9
For he satisfieth the longing soul, And the hungry soul he filleth with good.
Acts 5:19
But an angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them out, and said,