Injustice, Nature And Source Of
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They devise injustices, saying, "We are ready with a well-conceived plot"; For the inward thought and the heart of a man are deep.
Now when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spoke to him, saying, "This is what your slave did to me," his anger burned.
So she wrote letters in Ahab's name and sealed them with his seal, and sent letters to the elders and to the nobles who were living with Naboth in his city.
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice.
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
At the same time too, he was hoping that money would be given him by Paul; therefore he also used to send for him quite often and converse with him.
Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi.
Then he released Barabbas for them; but after having Jesus scourged, he handed Him over to be crucified.
Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit to try me according to the Law, and in violation of the Law order me to be struck?"
So they appointed taskmasters over them to afflict them with hard labor And they built for Pharaoh storage cities, Pithom and Raamses.
"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,
In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.
He sent a man before them, Joseph, who was sold as a slave.
He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.
Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field, Until there is no more room, So that you have to live alone in the midst of the land!
"Woe to him who builds his house without righteousness And his upper rooms without justice, Who uses his neighbor's services without pay And does not give him his wages,
Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.
In His teaching He was saying: "Beware of the scribes who like to walk around in long robes, and like respectful greetings in the market places,
Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.
"You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.
'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;
Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore.
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Or for rulers to desire strong drink,
"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.
"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.
"For from the least of them even to the greatest of them, Everyone is greedy for gain, And from the prophet even to the priest Everyone deals falsely.
They covet fields and then seize them, And houses, and take them away They rob a man and his house, A man and his inheritance.
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,