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Employers

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Job 31:13

"If I have rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me,

Deuteronomy 24:14

"You shall not exploit a hired worker, [who is] needy and poor, from among your fellow men or from [among] your aliens who are in your land [and] in your {towns}.

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Leviticus 25:43

You shall not rule over him with ruthlessness, but you shall revere your God.

Deuteronomy 24:15

On his day you shall give his wage, and the sun shall not go {down}, because [he is] poor and {his life depends on it}; [do this] so that he does not cry out against you to Yahweh, {and you incur guilt}.

Job 31:14

then what shall I do when God rises up? And when he enquires, how shall I answer him?

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe [to the one who] builds his house without righteousness, and his upper rooms without justice. His fellow countryman, he works for nothing, and he does not give to him his wages.

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will approach you for judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers, and against those who swear {falsely}, and against the oppressors of [the] hired worker [with his] wages, [the] widow and [the] orphan, and {the abusers of} [the] alien, and [yet] do not fear me," says Yahweh of hosts.

Luke 3:14

And those who served in the army were also asking him, saying, "What should we also do?" And he said to them, "Extort from no one, and do not blackmail [anyone], and be content with your pay."

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Joshua 24:15

But if it is bad in your eyes to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you want to serve, whether it is the gods that your ancestors served beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you [are] living; but as for me and my household, we will serve Yahweh."

Luke 7:2

Now a certain centurion's slave, who was esteemed by him, {was sick} [and] was about to die.

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said to his household and to all who [were] with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods that [are] in your midst and purify yourselves and change your garments.

More verses: 2 Samuel 6:20

Business life » Employers » Good

Joshua 24:15

But if it is bad in your eyes to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you want to serve, whether it is the gods that your ancestors served beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you [are] living; but as for me and my household, we will serve Yahweh."

Luke 7:2

Now a certain centurion's slave, who was esteemed by him, {was sick} [and] was about to die.

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said to his household and to all who [were] with him, "Get rid of the foreign gods that [are] in your midst and purify yourselves and change your garments.

More verses: 2 Samuel 6:20

Business life » Employers » bad examples

Genesis 16:6

And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into prison, the place that the king's prisoners were confined. And he was there in prison.

Exodus 1:13

And the Egyptians ruthlessly compelled the {Israelites} to work.

1 Samuel 30:13

Then David said to him, "{To whom do you belong}, and from where [are] you? The young man said, "I am an Egyptian young man, a servant of an Amalekite man, but my master abandoned me because I became ill three days ago.

Business life » Employers » Bad

Genesis 16:6

And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into prison, the place that the king's prisoners were confined. And he was there in prison.

Exodus 1:13

And the Egyptians ruthlessly compelled the {Israelites} to work.

1 Samuel 30:13

Then David said to him, "{To whom do you belong}, and from where [are] you? The young man said, "I am an Egyptian young man, a servant of an Amalekite man, but my master abandoned me because I became ill three days ago.

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

Deuteronomy 24:15

On his day you shall give his wage, and the sun shall not go {down}, because [he is] poor and {his life depends on it}; [do this] so that he does not cry out against you to Yahweh, {and you incur guilt}.

Business life » Employers » Delaying payment

Deuteronomy 24:15

On his day you shall give his wage, and the sun shall not go {down}, because [he is] poor and {his life depends on it}; [do this] so that he does not cry out against you to Yahweh, {and you incur guilt}.

Business life » Employers » Failing to pay a living wage

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will approach you for judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers, and against those who swear {falsely}, and against the oppressors of [the] hired worker [with his] wages, [the] widow and [the] orphan, and {the abusers of} [the] alien, and [yet] do not fear me," says Yahweh of hosts.

Luke 3:14

And those who served in the army were also asking him, saying, "What should we also do?" And he said to them, "Extort from no one, and do not blackmail [anyone], and be content with your pay."

Business life » Employers » Exacting service with wages

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe [to the one who] builds his house without righteousness, and his upper rooms without justice. His fellow countryman, he works for nothing, and he does not give to 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 rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me, then what shall I do when God rises up? And when he enquires, how 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 have rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me, then what shall I do when God rises up? And when he enquires, how shall I answer him?