60 Bible Verses about

Oppression, God's Attitude To

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Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Jeremiah 7:5-7

"For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,

Isaiah 33:14-15

Sinners in Zion are terrified; Trembling has seized the godless "Who among us can live with the consuming fire? Who among us can live with continual burning?"

Psalm 72:4

May he vindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.

Isaiah 10:1-3

Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,

Isaiah 30:12-13

Therefore thus says the Holy One of Israel, "Since you have rejected this word And have put your trust in oppression and guile, and have relied on them,

Ezekiel 22:7

"They have treated father and mother lightly within you The alien they have oppressed in your midst; the fatherless and the widow they have wronged in you.

Amos 2:6

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.

Amos 5:11

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Micah 2:1-3

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

Luke 11:42

"But woe to you Pharisees! For you pay tithe of mint and rue and every kind of garden herb, and yet disregard justice and the love of God; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Psalm 103:6

The LORD performs righteous deeds And judgments for all who are oppressed.

1 Samuel 2:8

"He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them.

Psalm 146:7-9

Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry The LORD sets the prisoners free.

Psalm 10:17-18

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."

Jeremiah 50:33-34

Thus says the LORD of hosts, "The sons of Israel are oppressed, And the sons of Judah as well; And all who took them captive have held them fast, They have refused to let them go.

Job 5:15

"But He saves from the sword of their mouth, And the poor from the hand of the mighty.

Exodus 3:7-9

The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Deuteronomy 6:21

then you shall say to your son, 'We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, and the LORD brought us from Egypt with a mighty hand.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like You, Who delivers the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, And the afflicted and the needy from him who robs him?"

Psalm 107:6

Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He delivered them out of their distresses.

Psalm 107:13

Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses.

Psalm 107:19

Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses.

Isaiah 14:3-4

And it will be in the day when the LORD gives you rest from your pain and turmoil and harsh service in which you have been enslaved,

Isaiah 49:26

"I will feed your oppressors with their own flesh, And they will become drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine; And all flesh will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob."

Acts 7:34

'I HAVE CERTAINLY SEEN THE OPPRESSION OF MY PEOPLE IN EGYPT AND HAVE HEARD THEIR GROANS, AND I HAVE COME DOWN TO RESCUE THEM; COME NOW, AND I WILL SEND YOU TO EGYPT.'

Psalm 10:12

Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up Your hand Do not forget the afflicted.

Judges 4:3

The sons of Israel cried to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron chariots, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.

Judges 10:9-10

The sons of Ammon crossed the Jordan to fight also against Judah, Benjamin, and the house of Ephraim, so that Israel was greatly distressed.

2 Chronicles 6:38-39

if they return to You with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their captivity, where they have been taken captive, and pray toward their land which You have given to their fathers and the city which You have chosen, and toward the house which I have built for Your name,

Psalm 42:9

I will say to God my rock, "Why have You forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"

Psalm 57:1

Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction passes by.

Psalm 79:11

Let the groaning of the prisoner come before You; According to the greatness of Your power preserve those who are doomed to die.

Psalm 82:3-4

Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.

Psalm 94:1-7

O LORD, God of vengeance, God of vengeance, shine forth!

Revelation 6:10

and they cried out with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O Lord, holy and true, will You refrain from judging and avenging our blood on those who dwell on the earth?"

Psalm 42:1-3

As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God.

Psalm 138:7

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.

2 Corinthians 6:4-5

but in everything commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,

1 Peter 4:19

Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.

Leviticus 19:10

'Nor shall you glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather the fallen fruit of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the needy and for the stranger. I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 24:19-21

"When you reap your harvest in your field and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Proverbs 31:8-9

Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

Isaiah 58:9-10

"Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; You will cry, and He will say, 'Here I am ' If you remove the yoke from your midst, The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,

Jeremiah 22:3

'Thus says the LORD, "Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor Also do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Zechariah 7:9

"Thus has the LORD of hosts said, 'Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother;

Matthew 6:3

"But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

Matthew 25:34-39

"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

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