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14 Bible Verses about Employers

Most Relevant Verses

Job 31:13

If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

Deuteronomy 24:14

You shall not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of your brethren, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates:

Deuteronomy 24:15

Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.

Job 31:14

What then shall I do when God rises up? and when he comes, what shall I answer him?

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him nothing for his work;

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers likewise asked of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

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Business life » Employers » good examples

Joshua 24:15

And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you 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 you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Luke 7:2

And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear to 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 foreign 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 seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you 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 you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Luke 7:2

And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear to 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 foreign 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, your maid is in your hand; do to her as it pleases you. And when Sarai dealt harshly with her, 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 children of Israel to serve with rigor:

1 Samuel 30:13

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

Business life » Employers » Bad

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, your maid is in your hand; do to her as it pleases you. And when Sarai dealt harshly with her, 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 children of Israel to serve with rigor:

1 Samuel 30:13

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

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

Deuteronomy 24:15

Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.

Business life » Employers » Delaying payment

Deuteronomy 24:15

Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.

Business life » Employers » Failing to pay a living wage

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers likewise asked of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

Business life » Employers » Exacting service with wages

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him nothing for 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 did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me; What then shall I do when God rises up? and when he comes, what shall 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 did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me; What then shall I do when God rises up? and when he comes, what shall I answer him?