Wicked Rulers

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Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked bears rule, the people mourn.

Psalm 125:3

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Isaiah 10:1

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

Micah 7:3

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a bribe; and the great man, he utters his evil desire: so they weave it together.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come before them.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Isaiah 3:14

The LORD will enter into judgment with the elders of his people, and its princes: For you have eaten up the vineyard; the plunder of the poor is in your houses.

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Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Government » Wicked rulers

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a charging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Micah 3:9-12

Hear this, I pray you, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, that abhor justice, and pervert all equity. They build up Zion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity. Her heads judge for reward, and her priests teach for hire, and her prophets divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? no evil can come upon us. read more.
Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins, and the mountain of the house like the high places of the forest.