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33 Bible Verses about Injustice

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Isaiah 61:8

"For I, the LORD, love justice, and I hate robbery and iniquity; I will faithfully present your reward and make an everlasting covenant with you.

Romans 9:14

What can we say, then? God is not unrighteous, is he? Of course not!

Isaiah 10:1

"How terrible it will be for the one who enacts unjust decrees, for those who write oppressive laws that they have prescribed

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I also examined on earth: where the halls of justice were supposed to be, there was lawlessness; and where the righteous were supposed to be, there was lawlessness. 17I told myself, "God will judge both the righteous and the wicked, because there is a time set to judge every event and every work."

1 Corinthians 13:6

is never glad with sin; she's always glad to side with truth, and pleased that truth will win.

Leviticus 19:15

"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."

Habakkuk 1:3

Why are you forcing me to look at iniquity and to stare at wickedness? Social havoc and oppression are all around me; there are legal conflicts, and disputes abound.

Isaiah 58:6

Isn't this the fast that I have been choosing: to loose the bonds of injustice, and to untie the cords of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?

Zephaniah 3:5

The righteous LORD who lives within her will do no wrong; he will bring justice to light morning by morning. He never fails, but the unjust are shameless.

Proverbs 22:8

Whoever sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the anger he uses for a weapon will be destroyed.

Psalm 58:2

As a matter of fact, in your heart you plan iniquities! In the land your hands are violent!

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed evil; you have reaped unrighteousness; you have eaten the fruit of hypocrisy; because you trusted in your own direction, and in the number of your mighty forces.

Psalm 7:3

LORD, my God, if I have done this thing, if there is injustice on my hands,

Jeremiah 22:13

"How terrible for him who builds his house without righteousness, and its upper rooms without justice, who makes his neighbor work for nothing, and does not pay him his wage.

Job 11:14

If you have any iniquity, throw it far away. Don't let evil live in your residence.

Job 5:16

Therefore there is hope for those who are poor, and iniquity shuts its mouth.

1 Corinthians 6:7

The very fact that you have lawsuits among yourselves is already a defeat for you. Why not rather just accept the wrong? Why not rather be cheated?

Job 6:29

Repent! Let there be no injustice; Change your ways! My vindication is at stake.

Isaiah 61:7

Instead of your shame you will receive double, and instead of disgrace people will shout with joy over your inheritance; therefore you will inherit a double portion in their land; everlasting joy will be yours."

Psalm 94:20

Will destructive national leaders, who plan wicked things through misuse of the Law, be allied with you?

Proverbs 13:23

The field of the poor may produce much food, but it can be swept away through injustice.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.

From Thematic Bible


Injustice » Sometimes attributed to God

Habakkuk 1:2

"How long, LORD, must I cry out for help, but you won't listen? I'm crying out to you, "Violence!' but you aren't providing deliverance.

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

I have seen it all during my pointless life: both a righteous person who dies while he is righteous, and a wicked person who lives to an old age, while remaining wicked.

Injustice » Condemned

Deuteronomy 16:19

You must not twist justice, show favoritism, or take bribes, because a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the speech of the righteous.

Proverbs 29:27

The unjust man is detestable to the righteous, and whoever lives blamelessly is detestable to the wicked.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel Not for kings to drink wine or for rulers to desire liquor. Otherwise, they may drink and forget what has been ordained, perverting justice for all the oppressed.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

Two wicked men came in, sat down in front of them, and testified against Naboth in public, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.

Acts 23:2

Then the high priest Ananias ordered the men standing near him to strike him on the mouth.

Genesis 40:15

because I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews. Not only that, I haven't done anything that deserves me being confined to this pit."

Genesis 39:20

arrested Joseph, and locked him up in the same prison where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph remained there in prison.

Injustice » Punishment of

Amos 8:5

and who are saying, "When will the New Moon fade so we may sell grain, and the Sabbath conclude so we may market winnowed wheat? shortchanging the measure, raising the price, falsifying the scales by treachery,

Amos 8:8

Surely the land will tremble because of this, won't it? And all who live in it will mourn, won't they? The entire land will swell up like a flooded river. It will be stirred up and then will sink like the river of Egypt.

More verses: 1 Thessalonians 4:6

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » The poor

Proverbs 22:22-23

Don't rob the poor person because he is poor, and don't crush the helpless in court, for the LORD will plead their case and ruin the lives of those who ruin them.

Exodus 23:6

"You are not to pervert justice for the poor among you in their lawsuits.

Injustice » The wicked » Judge with

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I also examined on earth: where the halls of justice were supposed to be, there was lawlessness; and where the righteous were supposed to be, there was lawlessness. 17I told myself, "God will judge both the righteous and the wicked, because there is a time set to judge every event and every work."

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore, the Law has become paralyzed, and justice never comes about. Because criminals outnumber the righteous, whenever judgments are issued, they come out crooked."

Injustice » Covetousness leads to

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 6:13

"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.

Injustice » Brings a curse

Deuteronomy 27:17

""Cursed is the one who moves his neighbor's boundary stone.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

Injustice » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:15

"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."

Injustice » God » Abominates

Injustice » The wicked » Practice, without shame

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they ashamed because they did what was repugnant to God? They were not ashamed at all they don't even know how to blush! Therefore they'll fall with those who fall. When I punish them, they'll be brought down," says the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:13

"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.

Injustice » God » Approves not of

Lamentations 3:35-36

when a person's rights are perverted in defiance of the Most High. When a man is thwarted in his appeal, does the Lord condone it?

Injustice » Saints should » Bear, patiently

1 Corinthians 6:7

The very fact that you have lawsuits among yourselves is already a defeat for you. Why not rather just accept the wrong? Why not rather be cheated?

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was about to break out instead. So he took some water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood. Attend to that yourselves." All the people answered, "Let his blood be on us and our children!" Then he released Barabbas for them, but he had Jesus whipped and handed over to be crucified.

Injustice » God » Regards

Ecclesiastes 5:8

Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.

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

Exodus 22:21-22

"You are not to wrong or oppress an alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt. "You are not to mistreat any widow or orphan.

Injustice » Saints should » Hate

Proverbs 29:27

The unjust man is detestable to the righteous, and whoever lives blamelessly is detestable to the wicked.

Injustice » Intemperance leads to

Proverbs 31:5

Otherwise, they may drink and forget what has been ordained, perverting justice for all the oppressed.

Injustice » Exemplified

Genesis 39:20

arrested Joseph, and locked him up in the same prison where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph remained there in prison.

Injustice » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » Servants

Job 31:13-14

"If I've refused to help my male and female servants when they complain against me, what will I do when God stands up to act? When he asks the questions, how will I answer him?

Injustice » Saints should » Take no vengeance for

Matthew 5:39

But I tell you not to resist an evildoer. On the contrary, whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other to him as well.

Injustice » Saints should » Testify against

Psalm 58:1-2

How is it that by remaining silent you can speak righteously? How can you judge people fairly? As a matter of fact, in your heart you plan iniquities! In the land your hands are violent!

Injustice » Exemplified » Judas

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

I'll drive back justice, and righteousness stands at a distance; for truth has fallen in the public square, and honesty cannot enter.

Injustice » The wicked » Deal with

Isaiah 26:10

If favor is shown to the wicked, they don't learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they act perversely and do not perceive the majesty of the LORD.

Injustice » Exemplified » Ahab, 1ki 21:10

Injustice » A bad example leads to

Exodus 23:2

You are not to follow the majority in doing wrong, and you are not to testify in a lawsuit so as to follow the majority and pervert justice.

Injustice » Exemplified » Festus

Acts 24:27

After two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus. Since Felix wanted to do the Jews a favor, he left Paul in prison.

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 are you forcing me to look at iniquity and to stare at wickedness? Social havoc and oppression are all around me; there are legal conflicts, and disputes abound. Therefore, the Law has become paralyzed, and justice never comes about. Because criminals outnumber the righteous, whenever judgments are issued, they come out crooked."

Topics on Injustice

Apparent Injustice

18;12;6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Injustice, Examples Of

41;7;9-13

Then he told them, "You have such a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to keep your own tradition!

Injustice, Nature And Source Of

19;64;6

They devise wicked schemes, saying, "We have completed our plans, hiding them deep in our hearts."

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