Injustice, Hated By God

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Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six [things] Yahweh hates, and seven [things are] abominations of his soul: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a devising heart, plans of deception, feet that hurry to run to evil,read more.
a false witness who breathes lies and sends out discord between brothers.

Psalm 43:1

Judge me, O God, and plead my case against an unfaithful nation. From a man of deceit and wickedness rescue me,

Psalm 35:1-8

Contend, O Yahweh, with my contenders; fight [those who] fight me. Grasp buckler and shield and rise to my aid. And draw [the] spear and javelin to meet [those who] pursue me. Say to my soul, "I [am] your salvation."read more.
Let those who seek my life be shamed and humiliated. Let those who plot calamity against me be repulsed and ashamed. Let them be like chaff before [the] wind, with the angel of Yahweh {driving them}. Let their way be dark and slippery, with the angel of Yahweh pursuing them. For without cause they secretly hide the pit with their net for me; without cause they dug [it] for my life. Let {unforeseen ruin} come on him, and his net that he hid, let it catch him. Let him fall into it in ruin.

Psalm 69:22-28

Let their table before them be a trap, and their [times of] peace a snare. Let their eyes be dark so they cannot see, and make their loins continually tremble. Pour out your indignation on them, and let your burning anger overtake them.read more.
Let their camp be desolate. Let none dwell in their tents, because they persecute [those] whom you, yourself, have struck, and they tell of the pain of [those] you have wounded. {Add guilt on top of their guilt}, and do not let them {be acquitted}. Let them be blotted out of [the] book of [the] living, and let them not be recorded with [the] righteous.

Jeremiah 11:18-20

Moreover, Yahweh let [it be] made known to me, and I knew. Then you showed me their deeds. And I [was] like a gentle ram-lamb that is brought to slaughter, and I did not know that they planned plans against me, [saying], "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from [the] land of [the] living, so that his name will no longer be remembered." But Yahweh of hosts, who judges [in] righteousness, who tests [the] {inmost being}, and [the] {mind}, let me see your retribution upon them, for to you I have revealed my legal case.

Jeremiah 18:19-23

Listen attentively to me, Yahweh, and listen to [the] voice of my opponents. Should good be repaid in place of evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember my standing {before you} to speak good for them, to avert your wrath from them. {Therefore} give their children to the famine, and hand them over to [the] {power} of [the] sword, and let their wives be bereaved and widows, and let their men be killed by death, their young men struck dead [by the] sword in the battle.read more.
Let a cry for help be heard from their houses when you suddenly bring upon them [the] raiding band, for they have dug a pit to catch me, and they have fixed secretly a trap for my feet. But you, Yahweh, you know {all their plans of assassination against me}. You must not make atonement for their iniquity, and you must not cause their sin to be blotted out from {before you}. But let them be overthrown {before you}. Deal with them in the time of your anger.

Nehemiah 4:4-5

Hear, our God, for we are despised. Turn their scorn on their head and give them over to plunder in the land of captivity. Do not cover their guilt, and do not let their sin be blotted out from before you. They have {provoked the builders to anger}.

Psalm 94:1-7

O Yahweh, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth. Rise up, O Judge of the earth. Repay upon the proud what is [their] rightful due. How long [will the] wicked, O Yahweh, how long will [the] wicked exult?read more.
{They gush words} unrestrained. All [the] evildoers boast. They crush your people, O Yahweh; they oppress your inheritance. They kill widow and stranger, and they murder orphans, while they say, "Yah does not see," and "The God of Jacob does not pay attention."

Luke 18:1-8

And he told them a parable to [show that] they must always pray and not be discouraged, saying, "There was a certain judge in a certain town who did not fear God and did not respect people. And there was a widow in that town, and she kept coming to him, saying, 'Grant me justice against my adversary!'read more.
And he was not willing for a time, but after these [things] he said to himself, 'Even if I do not fear God or respect people, yet because this widow is causing trouble for me, I will grant her justice, so that she does not wear me down in the end [by her] coming back!'" And the Lord said, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge is saying! And will not God surely {see to it that justice is done} to his chosen ones who cry out to him day and night, and will he delay toward them? I tell you that {he will see to it that justice is done} for them soon! Nevertheless, [when] the Son of Man comes, then will he find faith on earth?"

Psalm 12:5

"Because of [the] oppression of [the] afflicted, because of [the] groaning of [the] poor, now I will rise up," Yahweh says. "I shall put [them] in [the] safety [for which] they long."

Psalm 94:20-23

Can there be allied with you a throne of destruction, one that forms trouble based on statute? They band together against [the] life of [the] righteous, and declare [the] blameless guilty of blood. But Yahweh has become my [high] stronghold, and my God [has become] my rock of refuge.read more.
And he will repay on them their iniquity, and by their evil he will destroy them. Yahweh our God will destroy them.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

since [it is] righteous in the sight of God to pay back those who are afflicting you with affliction, and to you who are being afflicted, rest with us at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven with his powerful angels,

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, heaven and the saints and the apostles and the prophets, because God has pronounced your judgment on her!"

Revelation 19:2

because his judgments [are] true and righteous, because he has passed judgment on the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality, and has avenged the blood of his slaves {shed by} her hand!"

Isaiah 10:1-3

Ah! Those who decree decrees of evil, and writers who have written harm, to guide [the] needy away from legal claims, and to rob the justice from the poor of my people, to make widows their spoil; and they plunder orphans. And what will you do at [the] day of punishment, and at calamity? It comes from afar! To whom will you flee for help, and where will you leave your wealth,

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not subvert justice; you shall not {show partiality}; and you shall not take a bribe, for the bribe makes blind [the] eyes of [the] wise and misrepresents [the] words of [the] righteous.

Amos 1:3-4

Thus says Yahweh, "For three transgressions of Damascus and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they threshed Gilead with threshing sledges of iron! So I will send fire against Hazael's house and it will consume the citadel fortresses of Ben-Hadad.

Micah 2:1-3

Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands. They covet fields and seize [them], and houses, and they take [them] away. They oppress a man and his house; a man and his inheritance. Therefore, thus says Yahweh: Look! I am planning disaster against this family from which you will not be able to remove your necks. You will not walk proudly, for it [is] a time of disaster.

Deuteronomy 27:17

'Cursed be the one who moves the boundary [marker] of his neighbor.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

1 Kings 21:19

You shall say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "Have you committed murder and also taken possession?" ' You shall also say to him, 'Thus says Yahweh: "In the place where the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, the dogs will also lick your blood." '"

Proverbs 19:5

A witness of falsehood will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will not escape.

Proverbs 21:28

A false witness will perish, but a man who listens will testify with success.

Amos 5:11-12

Therefore, because you trample on [the] poor and you take a grain tax from them, you built houses of dressed stone, but you will not live in them. You built vineyards of delightfulness, but you will not drink their wine. For I know your transgressions [are] many and your sins [are] numerous, [you] foes of [the] righteous, those who take a bribe, and {those who} push aside [the] poor [ones] in the gate!

Amos 8:4-7

Hear this, those who trample on [the] poor and who annihilate the afflicted of [the] land, saying, "When will the new moon be over, so that we can sell grain? And the Sabbath, so that we can open the grain bins, that we can make [the] ephah small and make [the] shekel large, and can practice deceit [with] a set of scales of deceit? {That we can} buy [the] powerless with silver and [the] poor for the sake of a pair of sandals, and we can sell the waste of the grain?"read more.
Yahweh has sworn by the pride of Jacob, "Surely I will never forget any of their deeds!

Nahum 3:1

Woe to the city [that has shed] {much blood}! {She is a deceiver}, She is filled [with] plunder, {She has hoarded her spoils of war}.

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 12:45-46

But if that slave should say {to himself}, 'My master is taking a long time to return,' and he begins to beat the male slaves and the female slaves and to eat and drink and get drunk, the master of that slave will come on a day that he does not expect and at an hour that he does not know, and will cut him in two and assign his place with the unbelievers.

1 Corinthians 6:6-8

But brother goes to court with brother, and this before unbelievers! Therefore it is already completely a loss for you that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded? But you wrong and defraud, and [do] this [to] brothers!

1 Thessalonians 4:6

not to transgress and to exploit his brother in the matter, because the Lord [is] the one who avenges concerning all these [things], just as also we told you beforehand and testified solemnly.

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich people, weep [and] cry aloud over the miseries that are coming upon you! Your wealth has rotted, and your clothing has become moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have become corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you, and it will consume your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasure in the last days.read more.
Behold, the wages that were held back by you from the workers who reap your fields cry out, and the cries of the reapers have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived self-indulgently on the earth and have lived luxuriously. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter. You have condemned, you have murdered the righteous [person]; he does not resist you.

Psalm 37:1-2

Do not fret because of evildoers; do not be envious of doers of wickedness. For like the grass they will dry up quickly, and like green vegetation they will wither.

Psalm 73:3-11

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}. They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people.read more.
Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart. They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high. They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue roams the earth. Therefore his people turn there, and abundant waters are slurped up by them. And they say, "How does God know?" and, "Does the Most High have knowledge?"

Isaiah 26:10-11

[Though the] wicked person is shown compassion, he does not learn righteousness; he acts unjustly in [the] land [of] uprightness, and he does not see the majesty of Yahweh. Yahweh, [though] your hand reaches high, they do not see [it]. Let them see, and let them be ashamed of [the] zeal of people. Indeed, let the fire of your enemies consume them.

Habakkuk 1:12-13

Are you not from of old, O Yahweh my God, my Holy One? You shall not die. O Yahweh, you have marked them for judgment; O Rock, you have established them for reproof. Your eyes [are] too pure to see evil, and you are not able to look at wrongdoing. Why do you look at the treacherous? [Why] are you silent when the wicked swallows up [someone] more righteous than him?

Exodus 22:21-22

" 'You will not mistreat an alien, and you will not oppress him, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt. " 'You will not afflict any widow or orphan.

Exodus 23:6-8

" 'You will not pervert the justice of your poor in his legal dispute. You will stay far from a {false charge}, and do not kill [the] innocent and [the] righteous, because I will not declare [the] wicked righteous. And you will not take a bribe, because the bribe makes [the] sighted blind and ruins [the] words of [the] righteous.

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