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33 Bible Verses about Injustice

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Isaiah 61:8

For, I, Yahweh, am a lover of justice, Hating plunder, for an ascending-sacrifice, Therefore will I give their reward with faithfulness, And an age-abiding covenant, will I solemnise for them.

Romans 9:14

What, then, shall we say? Is there injustice with God? Far be it!

Isaiah 10:1

Alas! for them who ordain iniquitous decree, - And, busy writers, who make a business of writing mischief:

Ecclesiastes 3:16

Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.

1 Corinthians 13:6

Rejoiceth not over unrighteousness, but rejoiceth in sympathy with truth, -

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall not act perversely in giving judgment, Thou shalt neither respect the person of the poor, Nor prefer the person of the great, - In righteousness, shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Habakkuk 1:3

Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold?

Isaiah 58:6

Is not, this, the fast that I must ever choose - To unbind the tight cords of lawlessness, To unloose the bands of the yoke, - and To let the crushed go free, and That every yoke, ye tear off?

Zephaniah 3:5

Yahweh, the Righteous One, is in her midst, he dealeth not perversely, - Morning by morning, his justice, bringeth he forth the light, He is not found lacking, but the perverse man knoweth no shame.

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth perversity, shall reap trouble, and, the rod of his wrath, shall be ready.

Psalm 58:2

Aye! ye all do work, perversity, - Throughout the land, your hands, weigh out, violence!

Hosea 10:13

Ye have plowed lawlessness, perversity, have ye reaped, ye have eaten the fruit of deception, - because thou didst trust in thy chariots, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Psalm 7:3

O Yahweh my God, If I have done this, If there hath been perversity in my hands:

Jeremiah 22:13

Alas! for him who buildeth his house without righteousness, And his roof-chambers without justice, - Of his neighbour, taketh service for nought, And recompense for his work, giveth him not.

Job 11:14

If, iniquity, be in thy hand, Put it far away, and let there not dwell in thy tents perversity,

Job 5:16

Thus to the poor hath come hope, and, perversity, hath shut her mouth.

1 Corinthians 6:7

Already, indeed, it is an utter defeat for you, that ye are having, law-suits, one with another. Wherefore are ye not rather taking wrong? Wherefore are ye not rather suffering yourselves to be defrauded?

Job 6:29

Reply, I pray you, let there be no perversity, Yea reply even yet, my vindication is in it!

Isaiah 61:7

Instead of your shame, - double! and Instead of disgrace, they shall shout in triumph over their portion, - Therefore in their own land, shall they possess double, Joy age-abiding, shall be theirs.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne that inflicteth ruin, have fellowship with thee, That frameth oppression, by statute?

Proverbs 13:23

Much food, is in the fallow ground of the poor, but there is that is swept away, for want of justice.

Habakkuk 1:13

Thou whose eyes are too pure to look with approval on wrong, to respect oppression, canst not endure, - Wherefore, shouldst thou respect the treacherous? Be silent, when the lawless, swalloweth up, one more righteous than he?

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If, the oppression of the poor, and the wresting of justice and righteousness, thou see in the province, do not be astonished over the matter, - for, one high above the highest, is watching, yea, the Most High, is over them.

From Thematic Bible


Injustice » Sometimes attributed to God

Habakkuk 1:2

How long, O Yahweh, have I called out, and thou wouldst not hear me? Have I kept crying unto thee of violence, and thou wouldst not save?

Job 12:6

At peace are the tents that belong to the spoilers, and there is security to them who provoke GOD, To him who bringeth a god in his hand.

Psalm 73:14

And yet been smitten all the day, And been rebuked morning by morning!

Ecclesiastes 7:15

Everything, had I seen, in my days of vanity, - Here was a righteous man, perishing in his righteousness, and there was a lawless man, continuing long in his wickedness.

Injustice » Condemned

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not wrest judgment, thou shalt not take note of faces, - nor shalt thou accept a bribe, for the bribe, blindeth the eyes of wise men, and perverteth the words of righteous men.

Proverbs 29:27

An abomination to the righteous, is the man of perversity, and, an abomination to the lawless, is a man of straightforward way.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor, for dignitaries, to desire strong drink, Lest he drink, and forget that which is decreed, and alter the plea of any who are sorely oppressed.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

Then came in the two reckless men, and sat before him, and the men bare witness against him, even against Naboth, before the people, saying, Naboth hath reviled God and king! So they carried him forth, outside the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Acts 23:2

And, the High-priest, Ananias, ordered them that stood by him, to be smiting him on the mouth.

Genesis 40:15

For I was, stolen, out of the land of the Hebrews, - and, even here, had I done nothing, that they should have put me in the dungeon,

Genesis 39:20

So Joseph's lord took him and delivered him up to the prison,: the place where, the prisoners of the king, were imprisoned, - so he was there, in the prison.

Injustice » Punishment of

Amos 8:5

Who say, When will the new moon, pass away, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath that we may open grain? who diminish the ephah, and increase the shekel, and who falsify by deceitful weights:

Amos 5:11

Therefore - because ye have trampled on the poor, and, the gift of corn, ye would take away from him, though, houses of hewn stone, ye have built, Yet shall ye not dwell in them, - Though, delightful vineyards, ye have planted, Yet shall ye not drink the wine of them.

Amos 8:8

Is it not, for this, that the land, shall tremble? and shall mourn every inhabitant therein? Shall it not come up - like the Nile, all of it, and be tossed and subside like the river of Egypt?

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 4:6

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » The poor

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor, because he is poor, neither crush thou the oppressed in the gate; For, Yahweh, will plead their cause, and will despoil their despoilers of life.

Exodus 23:6

Thou shalt not pervert the vindication of thy needy one in his quarrel.

Injustice » The wicked » Judge with

Ecclesiastes 3:16

Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.

Habakkuk 1:4

For which cause, benumbed is the law, and there is never any going forth of justice, - for, the lawless, doth circumvent the righteous, for which cause, justice doth go forth perverted?

Injustice » Covetousness leads to

Ezekiel 22:12

Bribes, have they accepted in thee, For the sake of shedding blood,-Interest and increase, hast thou accepted And thou hast overreached thy neighbour by oppression, And me, hast thou forgotten, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Jeremiah 6:13

For, from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, Every one, graspeth with greed, - And from the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely;

Injustice » Brings a curse

Injustice » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:15

Ye shall not act perversely in giving judgment, Thou shalt neither respect the person of the poor, Nor prefer the person of the great, - In righteousness, shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

Injustice » God » Abominates

Injustice » The wicked » Practice, without shame

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they led to turn pale because an abominable thing, they had done! Nay! they did not, at all turn pale, Nay! they did not so much as know how, to exhibit shame, Therefore, shall they fall among them who are falling, In the time when I punish them, shall they be overthrown, Saith Yahweh.

Jeremiah 6:13

For, from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, Every one, graspeth with greed, - 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 oppress a son of earth in his cause, My Lord, hath made no provision.

Injustice » Saints should » Bear, patiently

1 Corinthians 6:7

Already, indeed, it is an utter defeat for you, that ye are having, law-suits, one with another. Wherefore are ye not rather taking wrong? Wherefore are ye not rather suffering yourselves to be defrauded?

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

And Pilate, seeing, that, nothing, it availed, but rather, a tumult, was arising, taking water, washed his hands of it before the multitude, saying - Innocent, am I, of the blood of this man, - Ye, shall see to it for yourselves. And all the people, answering, said - His blood be upon us and upon our children! Then released he unto them Barabbas, but, scourging, Jesus, delivered him up, that he might be crucified.

Injustice » God » Regards

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If, the oppression of the poor, and the wresting of justice and righteousness, thou see in the province, do not be astonished over the matter, - for, one high above the highest, is watching, yea, the Most High, is over them.

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

Exodus 22:21-22

And, a sojourner, shalt thou not tread down neither shalt thou drive him away, - for sojourners, ye became in the land of Egypt. Neither widow nor fatherless, shalt thou humiliate:

Injustice » Saints should » Hate

Proverbs 29:27

An abomination to the righteous, is the man of perversity, and, an abomination to the lawless, is a man of straightforward way.

Injustice » Intemperance leads to

Proverbs 31:5

Lest he drink, and forget that which is decreed, and alter the plea of any who are sorely oppressed.

Injustice » Exemplified

Genesis 39:20

So Joseph's lord took him and delivered him up to the prison,: the place where, the prisoners of the king, were imprisoned, - so he was there, in the prison.

Injustice » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » Servants

Job 31:13-14

If I refused the right of my servant, or my handmaid, when they contended with me, What then could I have done when GOD rose up? And, when he visited, what could I have answered him?

Injustice » Saints should » Take no vengeance for

Injustice » Saints should » Testify against

Psalm 58:1-2

Are ye, indeed, silent when righteousness, ye should speak? When, with equity, ye should judge, O ye sons of men? Aye! ye all do work, perversity, - Throughout the land, your hands, weigh out, violence!

Injustice » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:4

saying - I have sinned, in delivering up righteous blood. But, they, said - What is that to us? thou, shalt see to it for thyself.

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

So then there hath been a driving back of justice, And righteousness, afar off, standeth, - For truth, hath stumbled in the broad-way, And, right, cannot enter;

Injustice » The wicked » Deal with

Isaiah 26:10

Let favour be shewed to the lawless, he hath not learned righteousness, In a land of honest dealings, he acteth perversely, - And seeth not the splendour of Yahweh.

Injustice » Exemplified » Ahab, 1ki 21:10

Injustice » A bad example leads to

Exodus 23:2

Thou shalt not follow multitudes to commit wickedness, - neither shalt thou answer in a quarrel, so as to turn away after multitudes to mislead,

Injustice » Exemplified » Festus

Acts 24:27

When, however, two years, were completed, Felix, was succeeded, by Porcius Festus, and Felix, wishing to gain favour with the Jews, 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

Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold? For which cause, benumbed is the law, and there is never any going forth of justice, - for, the lawless, doth circumvent the righteous, for which cause, justice doth go forth perverted?

Topics on Injustice

Apparent Injustice

Job 12:6

At peace are the tents that belong to the spoilers, and there is security to them who provoke GOD, To him who bringeth a god in his hand.

Injustice, Examples Of

Mark 7:9-13

And he was saying to them - Well, do ye set aside the commandment of God, that, your own tradition, ye may observe;

Injustice, Hated By God

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things, doth Yahweh hate, yea, seven, are the abomination of his soul: -