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14 Bible Verses about Employers

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Job 31:13

If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me;

Deuteronomy 24:14

Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.

Deuteronomy 24:15

In his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor and with it sustains his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

Job 31:14

what then would I do when God rises up? And when he visits, what would I answer him?

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house and not in righteousness and his chambers and not in judgment, using his neighbour's service without wages and not giving him the wages of his work!

Malachi 3:5

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.

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.

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Business life » Employers » good examples

Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the river or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Luke 7:2

And a certain centurion's slave, who was dear unto him, was sick and ready to die.

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said unto his household and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you and be clean and change your garments:

More verses: 2 Samuel 6:20

Business life » Employers » Good

Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the river or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Luke 7:2

And a certain centurion's slave, who was dear unto him, was sick and ready to die.

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said unto his household and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you and be clean and change your garments:

More verses: 2 Samuel 6:20

Business life » Employers » bad examples

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleases thee. Then Sarai afflicted her, and she fled from her face.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the prison.

Exodus 1:13

And the Egyptians made the sons of Israel serve with rigor,

1 Samuel 30:13

And David said unto him, To whom dost thou belong and where art thou from? And the young Egyptian said, I am the slave to an Amalekite, and my master left me three days ago because I was sick.

Business life » Employers » Bad

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleases thee. Then Sarai afflicted her, and she fled from her face.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the prison.

Exodus 1:13

And the Egyptians made the sons of Israel serve with rigor,

1 Samuel 30:13

And David said unto him, To whom dost thou belong and where art thou from? And the young Egyptian said, I am the slave to an Amalekite, and my master left me three days ago because I was sick.

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

Deuteronomy 24:15

In his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor and with it sustains his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

Business life » Employers » Delaying payment

Deuteronomy 24:15

In his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor and with it sustains his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

Business life » Employers » Failing to pay a living wage

Malachi 3:5

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.

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.

Business life » Employers » Exacting service with wages

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house and not in righteousness and his chambers and not in judgment, using his neighbour's service without wages and not giving him the wages of his work!

Business life » Employers » Just dealing

Business life » Employers » Refraining from threats

Business life » Employers » Consideration for employees

Job 31:13-14

If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me; what then would I do when God rises up? And when he visits, what would 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 had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me; what then would I do when God rises up? And when he visits, what would I answer him?