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14 Bible Verses about Employers

Most Relevant Verses

Job 31:13

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,

Deuteronomy 24:14

"You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your aliens who is in your land in your towns.

Deuteronomy 24:15

"You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you.

Job 31:14

What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?

Jeremiah 22:13

"Woe to him who builds his house without righteousness And his upper rooms without justice, Who uses his neighbor's services without pay And does not give him his wages,

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

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Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Luke 7:2

And a centurion's slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die.

Genesis 35:2

So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods which are among you, and purify yourselves and change your garments;

More verses: 2 Samuel 6:20

Business life » Employers » Good

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Luke 7:2

And a centurion's slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die.

Genesis 35:2

So Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, "Put away the foreign gods which are among you, and purify yourselves and change your garments;

More verses: 2 Samuel 6:20

Business life » Employers » bad examples

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Genesis 39:20

So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.

Exodus 1:13

The Egyptians compelled the sons of Israel to labor rigorously;

1 Samuel 30:13

David said to him, "To whom do you belong? And where are you from?" And he said, "I am a young man of Egypt, a servant of an Amalekite; and my master left me behind when I fell sick three days ago.

Business life » Employers » Bad

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Genesis 39:20

So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.

Exodus 1:13

The Egyptians compelled the sons of Israel to labor rigorously;

1 Samuel 30:13

David said to him, "To whom do you belong? And where are you from?" And he said, "I am a young man of Egypt, a servant of an Amalekite; and my master left me behind when I fell sick three days ago.

Business life » Employers » Duties of » Prompt payment of wages

Deuteronomy 24:15

"You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you.

Business life » Employers » Delaying payment

Deuteronomy 24:15

"You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you.

Business life » Employers » Failing to pay a living wage

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

Business life » Employers » Exacting service with wages

Jeremiah 22:13

"Woe to him who builds his house without righteousness And his upper rooms without justice, Who uses his neighbor's services without pay And does not give him his wages,

Business life » Employers » Just dealing

Business life » Employers » Refraining from threats

Business life » Employers » Consideration for employees

Job 31:13-14

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?

Business life » Employers » Fraudulent withholding of wages

Employers » Duties of » Just dealing

Employers » Duties of » Refraining from threats

Employers » Duties of » Consideration for employees

Job 31:13-14

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?

Topics on Employers

Employers, Bad Examples

1;16;6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Employers, Good Examples

1;18;19

"For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him."

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