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Theasaurus: Injustice

33 Bible Verses about Injustice

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Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love that which is right, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will confirm your work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there injustice in God? No, in no wise.

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little with righteousness than a great number of fruits with injustice.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

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

Habakkuk 1:3

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity and cause me to behold grievance and destruction and violence before me, in addition to those that raise up strife and contention?

Isaiah 58:6

Is not rather the fast that I have chosen, to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the ties of oppression, to release into freedom those who are broken, and that ye break every yoke?

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: each morning he shall bring his judgment to light; he never fails; but the unjust know no shame.

Proverbs 22:8

He that sows iniquity shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Psalm 58:2

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

Hosea 10:13

Ye have plowed wickedness, ye have reaped iniquity; ye shall eat the fruit of lies because thou didst trust in thy way and in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Psalm 7:3

O LORD my God, if I have done this: if there is iniquity in my hands,

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house and not in righteousness and his chambers and not in judgment, using his neighbour's service without wages and not giving him the wages of his work!

Job 11:14

if there is any iniquity in thy hand and thou dost put it far away and dost not consent that wickedness dwell in thy habitations,

Job 5:16

Who is the hope of the poor, and iniquity closes her mouth.

1 Corinthians 6:7

Now therefore there is certainly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather suffer the wrong? why do ye not rather be defrauded?

Job 6:29

Turn now, and there is no iniquity; return again to look for my righteousness in this.

Isaiah 61:7

Instead of your double shame, and your dishonour, they shall praise you in your inheritance; therefore in your land ye shall possess double, and ye shall have everlasting joy.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, who creates toil under the guise of law?

Proverbs 13:23

In the fallow ground of the poor there is much bread, but it is lost for lack of judgment.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.

From Thematic Bible


Injustice » Sometimes attributed to God

Habakkuk 1:2

O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear; and raise my voice unto thee because of the violence, and thou wilt not save?

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perishes for his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongs his days by his wickedness.

Injustice » Condemned

Deuteronomy 16:19

Thou shalt not twist that which is right; thou shalt not respect persons neither take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

Proverbs 29:27

An unjust man is an abomination to the just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor is beer for princes lest they drink and forget the law and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

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

Acts 23:2

And the prince of the priests, Ananias, commanded those that stood by him to smite him on the mouth.

Genesis 40:15

for indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews; neither have I done anything here that they should put me into the prison.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the prison.

Injustice » Punishment of

Amos 8:5

saying, When the month is over, we will sell the wheat; and after the sabbath day we will open the storehouse of bread, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit;

Amos 8:8

Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwells therein? and it shall all rise up as a flood, and it shall be cast out and sunk, 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 destroy the destitute in judgment: For the LORD will judge their cause and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Exodus 23:6

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

Injustice » The wicked » Judge with

Ecclesiastes 3:16

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

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore the law is weakened, and the judgment does not go forth true: for the wicked compasses about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceeds.

Injustice » Covetousness leads to

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion and hast forgotten me, said the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them each one is given to greed; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.

Injustice » Brings a curse

Injustice » Forbidden

Injustice » God » Abominates

Injustice » The wicked » Practice, without shame

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? no, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush; therefore, they shall fall among those that shall fall: at the time that I visit them they shall fall, saith the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them each one is given to greed; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.

Injustice » God » Approves not of

Lamentations 3:35-36

Lamed To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High, Lamed To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord does not approve.

Injustice » Saints should » Bear, patiently

1 Corinthians 6:7

Now therefore there is certainly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather suffer the wrong? why do ye not rather be defrauded?

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person; see ye to it. Then all the people answered and said, His blood be on us and on our children. Then he released Barabbas unto them; and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.

Injustice » God » Regards

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.

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

Exodus 22:21-22

Thou shalt neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him; for ye were 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 just, and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.

Injustice » Intemperance leads to

Proverbs 31:5

lest they drink and forget the law and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

Injustice » Exemplified

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into the prison, a place where the king's prisoners were bound; and he was there in the prison.

Injustice » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » Servants

Job 31:13-14

If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me; what then would I do when God rises up? And when he visits, what would I answer him?

Injustice » Saints should » Take no vengeance for

Matthew 5:39

but I say unto you, That ye resist not with evil, but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

Injustice » Saints should » Testify against

Psalm 58:1-2

Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of Adam? Yea, in heart ye work iniquity; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

Injustice » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:4

saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it.

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter.

Injustice » The wicked » Deal with

Isaiah 26:10

Let favour be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

Injustice » Exemplified » Ahab, 1ki 21:10

Injustice » A bad example leads to

Injustice » Exemplified » Festus

Acts 24:27

But after two years Felix received Porcius Festus as successor; and Felix, wanting to win the grace of 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

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity and cause me to behold grievance and destruction and violence before me, in addition to those that raise up strife and contention? Therefore the law is weakened, and the judgment does not go forth true: for the wicked compasses about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceeds.

Topics on Injustice

Apparent Injustice

18;12;6

The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

Injustice, Examples Of

41;7;9-13

And he also said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition.

Injustice, Nature And Source Of

19;64;6

They search out iniquities; they perfect and put into effect that which they have invented in the inward thought of each one of them and that which they have devised in their heart.