"You are not to wrong or oppress an alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
You are not to oppress the resident alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt."
Let him live among you wherever he chooses in any of your cities that he likes. Don't mistreat him."
making their lives bitter through hard labor with mortar, bricks, and all kinds of outdoor labor. They ruthlessly imposed all this work on them.
The Israeli supervisors realized they were in trouble when he said, "You won't reduce each day's quota of bricks!"
They were not allowed to kill them, but were only allowed to torture them for five months. Their torture was like the pain of a scorpion when it stings someone.
Joshua announced, "Why did you bring trouble to us? Today the LORD is bringing trouble to you!" So all Israel stoned him to death, incinerated them, and buried them with stones,
1 Kings 18:17
When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab asked him, "Is it really you, you destroyer of Israel?"
1 Kings 18:18
But Elijah replied, "I'm no destroyer of Israel. But you and your ancestor's household have been doing that, because you have abandoned the LORD's commandments and have followed the Baals.
1 Samuel 29:6-7
Then Achish summoned David and told him, "As surely as the LORD lives, you are trustworthy, and it seems good to me for you to campaign with me as part of the army. Indeed, I've not found any evil in you from the time you came to me until now. But the leaders don't approve of you. Now return and go in peace, so you do nothing to displease the Philistine leaders."
1 Samuel 27:12
Achish believed David, telling himself, "He has certainly made himself repulsive to his people in Israel. He will be my servant forever."
But if you fail to drive out the inhabitants of the land before you, their survivors will become irritants in your eyes and thorns in your sides, to prick your sides and afflict you in the very land in which you'll be living.
know for certain that the LORD your God will not continue to drive out these nations ahead of you. Instead, they will be a snare and a trap for you, a whip to your backs, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land that the LORD your God has given you.
""I'll bring distress to the hearts of many nations when I destroy you among nations whose territories you have not known.
I am confident in the Lord that you will take no other view of this. However, the one who is troubling you will suffer God's judgment, whoever he is.
I wish that those who are upsetting you would castrate themselves!
2 Samuel 7:10
I will establish a homeland for my people for Israel planting them so they may live in a secure location where they will never be disturbed anymore. Wicked people will no longer afflict them, as happened in the past
Women received their dead raised back to life. Other people were brutally tortured, but refused to be ransomed, so that they might gain a better resurrection.
"So look, house of Israel! I will raise up a nation against you," declares the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, "and they will harass you from the entrance of Hamath to the wadi of the wilderness."
When they didn't find them, they dragged Jason and some other brothers before the city officials and shouted, "These fellows who have turned the world upside down have come here, too,
They brought them before the magistrates and said, "These men are stirring up a lot of trouble in our city. They are Jews
2 Thessalonians 1:6
Certainly it is right for God to pay back those who afflict you with affliction,
"Therefore, I have decided that we should not trouble these gentiles who are turning to God.
Greetings. We have heard that some men, coming from us without instructions from us, have said things to trouble you and have unsettled you.