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41 Bible Verses about Injustice, Examples Of

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Mark 7:9-13

And he said to them, 'Well do ye put away the command of God that your tradition ye may keep; for Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death; and ye say, If a man may say to father or to mother, Korban (that is, a gift), is whatever thou mayest be profited out of mine,read more.
and no more do ye suffer him to do anything for his father or for his mother, setting aside the word of God for your tradition that ye delivered; and many such like things ye do.'

Matthew 15:3-6

And he answering said to them, 'Wherefore also do ye transgress the command of God because of your tradition? for God did command, saying, Honour thy father and mother; and, He who is speaking evil of father or mother -- let him die the death; but ye say, Whoever may say to father or mother, An offering is whatever thou mayest be profited by me; -- read more.
and he may not honour his father or his mother, and ye did set aside the command of God because of your tradition.

Genesis 27:35

and he saith, 'Thy brother hath come with subtilty, and taketh thy blessing.'

Leviticus 20:9-10

For any man who revileth his father and his mother is certainly put to death; his father and his mother he hath reviled: his blood is on him. And a man who committeth adultery with a man's wife -- who committeth adultery with the wife of his neighbour -- the adulterer and the adulteress are surely put to death.

Malachi 2:13-14

And this a second time ye do, Covering with tears the altar of Jehovah, With weeping and groaning, Because there is no more turning unto the present, Or receiving of a pleasing thing from your hand. And ye have said, 'Wherefore?' Because Jehovah hath testified between thee And the wife of thy youth, That thou hast dealt treacherously against her, And she thy companion, and thy covenant-wife.

1 Corinthians 7:4-5

the wife over her own body hath not authority, but the husband; and, in like manner also, the husband over his own body hath not authority, but the wife. Defraud not one another, except by consent for a time, that ye may be free for fasting and prayer, and again may come together, that the Adversary may not tempt you because of your incontinence;

Isaiah 59:14-15

And removed backward is judgment, And righteousness afar off standeth, For truth hath been feeble in the street, And straightforwardness is not able to enter, And the truth is lacking, And whoso is turning aside from evil, Is making himself a spoil. And Jehovah seeth, and it is evil in His eyes, That there is no judgment.

Leviticus 19:16

Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 19:14

'Thou dost not remove a border of thy neighbour, which they of former times have made, in thine inheritance, which thou dost inherit in the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it.

Deuteronomy 23:24-25

When thou comest in unto the vineyard of thy neighbour, then thou hast eaten grapes, according to thy desire, thy sufficiency; but into thy vessel thou dost not put any. When thou comest in among the standing-corn of thy neighbour, then thou hast plucked the ears with thy hand, but a sickle thou dost not wave over the standing-corn of thy neighbour.

Deuteronomy 24:6-7

None doth take in pledge millstones, and rider, for life it is he is taking in pledge. 'When a man is found stealing a person, of his brethren, of the sons of Israel, and hath tyrannized over him, and sold him, then hath that thief died, and thou hast put away the evil thing out of thy midst.

Psalm 101:5

Whoso slandereth in secret his neighbour, Him I cut off, The high of eyes and proud of heart, him I endure not.

Proverbs 3:28-30

Say not thou to thy friend, 'Go, and return, and to-morrow I give,' And substance with thee. Devise not against thy neighbour evil, And he sitting confidently with thee. Strive not with a man without cause, If he have not done thee evil.

Proverbs 23:10-11

Remove not a border of olden times, And into fields of the fatherless enter not, For their Redeemer is strong, He doth plead their cause with thee.

Proverbs 24:23-24

These also are for the wise: -- To discern faces in judgment is not good. Whoso is saying to the wicked, 'Thou art righteous,' Peoples execrate him -- nations abhor him.

Psalm 26:10

In whose hand is a wicked device, And their right hand is full of bribes.

Proverbs 28:21

To discern faces is not good, And for a piece of bread doth a man transgress.

Isaiah 5:22-23

Woe to the mighty to drink wine, And men of strength to mingle strong drink. Declaring righteous the wicked for a bribe, And the righteousness of the righteous They turn aside from him.

Isaiah 29:21

Causing men to sin in word, And for a reprover in the gate lay a snare, And turn aside into emptiness the righteous.

Hosea 10:4

They have spoken words, To swear falsehood in making a covenant, And flourished as a poisonous herb hath judgment, on the furrows of a field.

Amos 5:12

For I have known -- many are your transgressions, And mighty your sins, Adversaries of the righteous, taking ransoms, And the needy in the gate ye turned aside.

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore doth law cease, And judgment doth not go forth for ever, For the wicked is compassing the righteous, Therefore wrong judgment goeth forth.

Malachi 2:9

And I also, I have made you despised and low before all the people, Because ye are not keeping My ways, And are accepting persons in the law.

Acts 16:36-37

and the jailor told these words unto Paul -- 'The magistrates have sent, that ye may be let go; now, therefore, having gone forth go on in peace;' and Paul said to them, 'Having beaten us publicly uncondemned -- men, Romans being -- they did cast us to prison, and now privately do they cast us forth! why no! but having come themselves, let them bring us forth.'

Isaiah 10:1-2

Woe to those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness. To turn aside from judgment the poor, And to take violently away the judgment Of the afflicted of My people, That widows may be their prey, That the fatherless they may spoil.

Exodus 1:10-11

give help! let us act wisely concerning it, lest it multiply, and it hath come to pass, when war happeneth, that it hath been joined, even it, unto those hating us, and hath fought against us, and hath gone out up of the land.' And they set over it princes of tribute, so as to afflict it with their burdens, and it buildeth store-cities for Pharaoh, Pithom and Raamses;

Psalm 58:1-2

To the Overseer. -- 'Destroy not.' -- A secret treasure, by David. Is it true, O dumb one, righteously ye speak? Uprightly ye judge, O sons of men? Even in heart ye work iniquities, In the land the violence of your hands ye ponder.

Psalm 94:20-21

Is a throne of mischief joined with Thee? A framer of perverseness by statute? They decree against the soul of the righteous, And innocent blood declare wicked.

Proverbs 31:4-5

Not for kings, O Lemuel, Not for kings, to drink wine, And for princes a desire of strong drink. Lest he drink, and forget the decree, And change the judgment of any of the sons of affliction.

Isaiah 1:21

How hath a faithful city become a harlot? I have filled it with judgment, Righteousness lodgeth in it -- now murderers.

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