Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city!
Her that is filthy
Her that is filthy
And he shall pluck away its crop and its feathers and cast them beside the altar on the east part, by the place of the ashes with the burnt fat.
For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Therefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in violence and perversity and build upon this:
To rebel and to lie against the LORD, and to depart away from our God; the speaking of libel and rebellion, to conceive, and to speak from the heart words of falsehood,
For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Hew ye down trees and cast a mount against Jerusalem; this is the city that all of her is to be visited; there is violence in the midst of her.
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.
Publish upon the palaces of Ashdod and upon the palaces of the land of Egypt and say, Assemble yourselves upon the mountains of Samaria and behold the great oppression in the midst thereof and the great violence in the midst thereof.
Hear this word, ye cows of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.
And they coveted fields and stole them, and houses and took them away; so they oppressed the man and his house, even the man and his heritage.
and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.
and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.
And the LORD said, Because they have forsaken my law, which I set before them, and have not heard my voice, neither walked therein,
And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.