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33 Bible Verses about Injustice

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Isaiah 61:8

For I, Jehovah, love judgment, I hate robbery with wrong; and I will give their recompence in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? Far be the thought.

Isaiah 10:1

Woe unto them that decree iniquitous decrees, and to the writers that prescribe oppression,

Ecclesiastes 3:16

And moreover I saw under the sun, that in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, wickedness was there.

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity, and lookest thou upon grievance? For spoiling and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention riseth up.

Isaiah 58:6

Is not this the fast which I have chosen: to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the thongs of the yoke, and to send forth free the crushed, and that ye break every yoke?

Zephaniah 3:5

The righteous Jehovah is in the midst of her: he doeth no wrong. Every morning doth he bring his judgment to light; it faileth not: but the unrighteous knoweth no shame.

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.

Psalm 58:2

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Hosea 10:13

Ye have ploughed wickedness, reaped iniquity, eaten the fruit of lies; for thou didst confide in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Psalm 7:3

Jehovah my God, if I have done this, if there be iniquity in my hands;

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his upper chambers by injustice; that taketh his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not his earning;

Job 11:14

If thou put far away the iniquity which is in thy hand, and let not wrong dwell in thy tents;

Job 5:16

So the poor hath what he hopeth for, and unrighteousness stoppeth her mouth.

1 Corinthians 6:7

Already indeed then it is altogether a fault in you that ye have suits between yourselves. Why do ye not rather suffer wrong? why are ye not rather defrauded?

Job 6:29

Return, I pray you, let there be no wrong; yea, return again, my righteousness shall be in it.

Isaiah 61:7

Instead of your shame ye shall have double; instead of confusion they shall celebrate with joy their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double; everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of wickedness be united to thee, which frameth mischief into a law?

Proverbs 13:23

Much food is in the tillage of the poor; but there is that is lost for want of judgment.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.

From Thematic Bible


Injustice » Sometimes attributed to God

Job 12:6

The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

All this have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a righteous man that perisheth by his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his days by his wickedness.

Injustice » Condemned

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a bribe; for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Psalm 82:2

How long will ye judge unrighteously, and accept the person of the wicked? Selah.

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers to say, Where is the strong drink? lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

And there came the two men, sons of Belial, and sat before him; and the men of Belial witnessed against him, against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth blasphemed God and the king. And they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Acts 23:2

But the high priest Ananias ordered those standing by him to smite his mouth.

Genesis 40:15

for indeed I was stolen out of the land of the Hebrews, and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's lord took him and put him into the tower-house, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the tower-house.

Injustice » Punishment of

Amos 8:5

saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat? making the ephah small and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances for deceit:

Amos 8:8

Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein? And it shall wholly rise up like the Nile; and it shall surge and sink down, as the river of Egypt.

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 4:6

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » The poor

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate; for Jehovah will plead their cause, and despoil the soul of those that despoil them.

Exodus 23:6

Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of thy poor in his cause.

Injustice » The wicked » Judge with

Psalm 82:2

How long will ye judge unrighteously, and accept the person of the wicked? Selah.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

And moreover I saw under the sun, that in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, wickedness was there.

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore the law is powerless, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked encompasseth the righteous; therefore judgment goeth forth perverted.

Injustice » Covetousness leads to

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast overreached thy neighbours by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Injustice » Brings a curse

Injustice » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Injustice » God » Abominates

Injustice » The wicked » Practice, without shame

Jeremiah 6:15

Are they ashamed that they have committed abomination? Nay, they are not at all ashamed, neither know they what it is to blush. Therefore they shall fall among them that fall; at the time that I visit them they shall stumble, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Injustice » God » Approves not of

Lamentations 3:35-36

to turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High, to wrong a man in his cause, will not the Lord see it?

Injustice » Saints should » Bear, patiently

1 Corinthians 6:7

Already indeed then it is altogether a fault in you that ye have suits between yourselves. Why do ye not rather suffer wrong? why are ye not rather defrauded?

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

And Pilate, seeing that it availed nothing, but that rather a tumult was arising, having taken water, washed his hands before the crowd, saying, I am guiltless of the blood of this righteous one: see ye to it. And all the people answering said, His blood be on us and on our children. Then he released to them Barabbas; but Jesus, having scourged him, he delivered up that he might be crucified.

Injustice » God » Regards

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » The stranger and fatherless

Exodus 22:21-22

Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye have been strangers in the land of Egypt. Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.

Injustice » Saints should » Hate

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous; and he that is of upright way is an abomination to the wicked man.

Injustice » Intemperance leads to

Proverbs 31:5

lest they drink And forget the law, And pervert the judgment of any of the children of affliction.

Injustice » Exemplified

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's lord took him and put him into the tower-house, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the tower-house.

Injustice » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » Servants

Job 31:13-14

If I have despised the cause of my bondman or of my bondmaid, when they contended with me, What then should I do when God riseth up? and if he visited, what should I answer him?

Injustice » Saints should » Take no vengeance for

Injustice » Saints should » Testify against

Psalm 58:1-2

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men? Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Injustice » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:4

saying, I have sinned in having delivered up guiltless blood. But they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

And judgment is turned away backward, and righteousness standeth afar off; for truth stumbleth in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.

Injustice » The wicked » Deal with

Isaiah 26:10

If favour be shewn to the wicked, he doth not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he dealeth unjustly, and beholdeth not the majesty of Jehovah.

Injustice » Exemplified » Ahab, 1ki 21:10

Injustice » A bad example leads to

Injustice » Exemplified » Festus

Acts 24:27

But when two years were completed, Felix was relieved by Porcius Festus as his successor; and Felix, desirous to oblige the Jews, to acquire their favour, left Paul bound.

Injustice » God » Provoked to avenge

Injustice » Of the least kind, condemned

Injustice » God » Hears the cry of those who suffer

Strife » Leads to » Injustice

Habakkuk 1:3-4

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity, and lookest thou upon grievance? For spoiling and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention riseth up. Therefore the law is powerless, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked encompasseth the righteous; therefore judgment goeth forth perverted.

Topics on Injustice

Apparent Injustice

18;12;6

The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.

Injustice, Examples Of

41;7;9-13

And he said to them, Well do ye set aside the commandment of God, that ye may observe what is delivered by yourselves to keep.

Injustice, Nature And Source Of

19;64;6

They devise iniquities: We have it ready, the plan is diligently sought out. And each one's inward thought and heart is deep.