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33 Bible Verses about Injustice

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Isaiah 61:8

"For I, Yahweh, love justice, I hate robbery with iniquity; and I will give them their recompense in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Romans 9:14

What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? May it never be!

Isaiah 10:1

Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers who write oppressive decrees;

Ecclesiastes 3:16

Moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.

Leviticus 19:15

"'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you show me iniquity, and look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up.

Isaiah 58:6

"Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?

Zephaniah 3:5

Yahweh, in the midst of her, is righteous. He will do no wrong. Every morning he brings his justice to light. He doesn't fail, but the unjust know no shame.

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

Psalm 58:2

No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure 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, for you trusted in your way, in the multitude of your mighty men.

Psalm 7:3

Yahweh, my God, if I have done this, if there is iniquity in my hands,

Jeremiah 22:13

Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his rooms by injustice; who uses his neighbor's service without wages, and doesn't give him his hire;

Job 11:14

If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away. Don't let unrighteousness dwell in your tents.

Job 5:16

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

1 Corinthians 6:7

Therefore it is already altogether a defect in you, that you have lawsuits one with another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?

Job 6:29

Please return. Let there be no injustice. Yes, return again. My cause is righteous.

Isaiah 61:7

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

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?

Proverbs 13:23

An abundance of food is in poor people's fields, but injustice sweeps it away.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.

From Thematic Bible


Injustice » Sometimes attributed to God

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their God in their hands.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

All this have I seen in my days of vanity: there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in his evildoing.

Injustice » Condemned

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Proverbs 29:27

A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

Proverbs 31:4-5

It is not for kings, Lemuel; it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes to say, 'Where is strong drink?' lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.

Injustice » Examples of

1 Kings 21:13

The two men, the base fellows, came in and sat before him. The base fellows testified against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king!" Then they carried him out of the city, and stoned him to death with stones.

Acts 23:2

The high priest, Ananias, commanded those who stood by him to strike 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

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

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 market wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel large, and dealing falsely with balances of deceit;

Amos 8:8

Won't the land tremble for this, and everyone mourn who dwells in it? Yes, it will rise up wholly like the River; and it will be stirred up and sink again, 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 exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court; for Yahweh will plead their case, and plunder the life of those who plunder them.

Exodus 23:6

"You shall not deny justice to your poor people in their lawsuits.

Injustice » The wicked » Judge with

Ecclesiastes 3:16

Moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.

Habakkuk 1:4

Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never goes forth; for the wicked surround the righteous; therefore justice goes forth perverted.

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 of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.

Jeremiah 6:13

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

Injustice » Brings a curse

Injustice » Forbidden

Leviticus 19:15

"'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness.

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 who fall; at the time that I visit them, they shall be cast down," says Yahweh.

Jeremiah 6:13

"For from the least of them even to the greatest of them, everyone is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even to 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 doesn't approve.

Injustice » Saints should » Bear, patiently

1 Corinthians 6:7

Therefore it is already altogether a defect in you, that you have lawsuits one with another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?

Injustice » Exemplified » Pilate

Matthew 27:24-26

So when Pilate saw that nothing was being gained, but rather that a disturbance was starting, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this righteous person. You see to it." All the people answered, "May his blood be on us, and on our children!" Then he released to them Barabbas, but Jesus he flogged and delivered to be crucified.

Injustice » God » Regards

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.

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

Exodus 22:21-22

"You shall not wrong an alien, neither shall you oppress him, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. "You shall not take advantage of any widow or fatherless child.

Injustice » Saints should » Hate

Proverbs 29:27

A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.

Injustice » Intemperance leads to

Proverbs 31:5

lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the justice due to anyone who is afflicted.

Injustice » Exemplified

Genesis 39:20

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

Injustice » Exemplified » Sons of samuel

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » Servants

Job 31:13-14

"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me; What then shall I do when God rises up? When he visits, what shall I answer him?

Injustice » Saints should » Take no vengeance for

Injustice » Saints should » Testify against

Psalm 58:1-2

Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men? No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Injustice » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it."

Injustice » Exemplified » Jews

Isaiah 59:14

Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.

Injustice » The wicked » Deal with

Isaiah 26:10

Let favor be shown to the wicked, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not see Yahweh's majesty.

Injustice » Exemplified » Ahab, 1ki 21:10

Injustice » A bad example leads to

Injustice » Exemplified » Festus

Acts 24:27

But when two years were fulfilled, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and desiring to gain favor with the Jews, Felix left Paul in bonds.

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 look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up. Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never goes forth; for the wicked surround the righteous; therefore justice goes forth perverted.

Topics on Injustice

Apparent Injustice

18;12;6

The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their God in their hands.

Injustice, Examples Of

41;7;9-13

He said to them, "Full well do you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your tradition.

Injustice, Nature And Source Of

19;64;6

They plot injustice, saying, "We have made a perfect plan!" Surely man's mind and heart are cunning.