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Theasaurus: Oppressors

26 Bible Verses about Oppressors

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Ecclesiastes 4:1

Next I turned to consider all kinds of oppression that exists on earth. Look at the tears of the oppressed there is no one to comfort them. Power is on the side of their oppressors; so they have no comforters.

Proverbs 28:16

A Commander-in-Chief who is a cruel oppressor lacks understanding, but whoever hates unjust gain will live longer.

Proverbs 30:14

Some people have swords for teeth and knives for fangs to devour the afflicted from the earth and the needy from among mankind.

Isaiah 3:5

People will oppress one another It will be man against man and neighbor against neighbor. The young will be disrespectful to the old, and the worthless to the honorable.

Psalm 55:11

Wickedness is at the center of it; fraud and lies never leave its streets.

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.

Ecclesiastes 7:7

Unjust gain makes the wise foolish, and a bribe corrupts the heart.

Ezekiel 18:18

As for his father, watch out! If he wrongfully oppressed or robbed his brother and did what wasn't good among his people, he'll die because of his own sin."

Job 20:19

because he has crushed and abandoned the poor; he has seized a house that he didn't build.

Ezekiel 18:12

oppresses the afflicted and the poor, robs others, doesn't return security for a debt, looks to idols, does detestable things,

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land were vigorously oppressive and took possession of plunder by violence. They've afflicted the poor and the needy and unjustly treated the foreigner.

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.

Amos 3:9

Announce this in the fortified citadels of Ashdod, and in the fortified citadels of the land of Egypt. Tell them, "Gather together on the mountains of Samaria; look at the great misery among the citadels, along with the oppression within Egypt.'

Matthew 22:6

The rest grabbed the king's servants, treated them brutally, and then killed them.

Acts 7:19

By shrewdly scheming against our people, he oppressed our ancestors and forced them to abandon their infants to the elements, so that they wouldn't live.

Acts 7:34

I have surely seen the oppression of my people in Egypt, I've heard their groans, and I've come down to rescue them. Now come, I'll send you to Egypt.'

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you are not destroyed by each other.

Ezekiel 34:4

You haven't strengthened the weak, treated the sick, set broken bones, regathered the scattered, or looked for the lost. Instead, you've dominated them with brutal force and ruthlessness.

Isaiah 47:6

I was angry with my people, and I desecrated my heritage, and gave them into your control. You showed them no mercy; even on the aged you laid your yoke most heavily.

Jeremiah 6:23

They grab bow and spear; they're cruel and show no mercy. Their sound roars like the sea as they ride on horses, deployed like men ready for battle against you, daughter of Zion."

Jeremiah 50:42

They grab bow and spear. They're cruel and show no mercy. Their sound roars like the sea, as they ride on horses deployed like men ready for battle against you, daughter of Babylon.

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