Injustice, Examples Of
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He was also saying to them, "You are experts at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.
And He answered and said to them, "Why do you yourselves transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?
'If there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.
"This is another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and with groaning, because He no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand.
The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Justice is turned back, And righteousness stands far away; For truth has stumbled in the street, And uprightness cannot enter.
"You shall not move your neighbor's boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the LORD your God gives you to possess.
"When you enter your neighbor's vineyard, then you may eat grapes until you are fully satisfied, but you shall not put any in your basket.
"No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.
Do not say to your neighbor, "Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it," When you have it with you.
Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,
"As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in the end he will be a fool."
A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, But a just weight is His delight.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
These also are sayings of the wise To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine And valiant men in mixing strong drink,
For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are great, You who distress the righteous and accept bribes And turn aside the poor in the gate.
And the jailer reported these words to Paul, saying, "The chief magistrates have sent to release you Therefore come out now and go in peace."
Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,
"Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land."
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?
Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree?
The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Or for rulers to desire strong drink,
On the other hand I am filled with power-- With the Spirit of the LORD-- And with justice and courage To make known to Jacob his rebellious act, Even to Israel his sin.