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33 Bible Verses about Injustice

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Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery with a burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid.

Isaiah 10:1

Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write misfortune which they have prescribed;

Ecclesiastes 3:16

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

Leviticus 19:15

You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you show me iniquity, and cause me to behold trouble? for plundering and violence are before me: and there are those that raise up strife and contention.

Isaiah 58:6

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?

Zephaniah 3:5

The just LORD is in her midst; he will do no wrong: every morning does he bring his judgment to light, he fails not; but the unjust knows no shame.

Proverbs 22:8

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

Psalm 58:2

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

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped iniquity; you have eaten the fruit of lies: because you did trust in your way, in the multitude of your mighty men.

Psalm 7:3

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

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe unto him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that uses his neighbor's service without wages, and gives him nothing for his work;

Job 11:14

If iniquity be in your hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in your tents.

Job 5:16

So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.

1 Corinthians 6:7

Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong? why do you not rather allow yourselves to be defrauded?

Job 6:29

Return, I pray you, let it not be injustice; yea, return again, my righteousness is in it.

Isaiah 61:7

Instead of your shame you shall have double; and instead of confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames mischief by a law?

Proverbs 13:23

Much food is in the fallow ground of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for lack of justice.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.

From Thematic Bible


Injustice » Sometimes attributed to God

Habakkuk 1:2

O LORD, how long shall I cry, and you will not hear! even cry out unto you of violence, and you will not save!

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

Psalm 73:14

For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

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

Injustice » Condemned

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not pervert judgment; you shall not show partiality, neither take a bribe: for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert 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 for princes strong drink: Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice of any of the afflicted.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, so that he died.

Acts 23:2

And the high priest Ananias commanded them 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: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.

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 will the new moon be gone, that we may sell grain? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?

Proverbs 28:8

He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Amos 8:8

Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwells in it? and it shall rise up wholly as the river; and it shall be cast out and drowned, as by 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 the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.

Exodus 23:6

You shall not pervert the justice of your poor in his dispute.

Injustice » The wicked » Judge with

Ecclesiastes 3:16

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

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore the law is slacked, and justice does never go forth: for the wicked does surround the righteous; therefore perverse judgment proceeds.

Injustice » Covetousness leads to

Ezekiel 22:12

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten me, says the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely.

Injustice » Brings a curse

Injustice » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:15

You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Injustice » God » Abominates

Injustice » The wicked » Practice, without shame

Jeremiah 6:15

Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I punish them they shall be cast down, says the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals 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 subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approves not.

Injustice » Saints should » Bear, patiently

1 Corinthians 6:7

Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go to law one with another. Why do you not rather take wrong? why do you not rather allow yourselves to be defrauded?

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

When Pilate saw that he could gain 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 you to it. Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children. Then released he Barabbas unto them: and when he had scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.

Injustice » God » Regards

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.

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

Exodus 22:21-22

You shall neither wrong a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. You 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 justice 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 did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me; What then shall I do when God rises up? and when he comes, what shall I answer him?

Injustice » Saints should » Take no vengeance for

Matthew 5:39

But I say unto you, That you resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.

Injustice » Saints should » Testify against

Psalm 58:1-2

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David.] Do you indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do you judge uprightly, O you sons of men? Yea, in heart you work wickedness; you weigh out 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? see you to that.

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

And justice is turned back, and righteousness stands afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.

Injustice » The wicked » Deal with

Isaiah 26:10

Let favor be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he 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 Porcius Festus came into Felix' position: and Felix, willing to show the Jews a favor, 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 do you show me iniquity, and cause me to behold trouble? for plundering and violence are before me: and there are those that raise up strife and contention. Therefore the law is slacked, and justice does never go forth: for the wicked does surround the righteous; therefore perverse judgment proceeds.

Topics on Injustice

Apparent Injustice

18;12;6

The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

Injustice, Examples Of

41;7;9-13

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

Injustice, Nature And Source Of

19;64;6

They search out iniquities; they accomplish a diligent search: both the inward thought of every one of them, and the heart, are deep.