25 Bible Verses about Wronging Other People
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If you make a sale, moreover, to your friend or buy from your friend’s hand, you shall not wrong one another.
So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the Lord your God.
Then it came about after these things, the cupbearer and the baker for the king of Egypt offended their lord, the king of Egypt.
Reuben answered them, saying, “Did I not tell you, ‘Do not sin against the boy’; and you would not listen? Now comes the reckoning for his blood.”
Then Jonathan spoke well of David to Saul his father and said to him, “Do not let the king sin against his servant David, since he has not sinned against you, and since his deeds have been very beneficial to you.
For he took his life in his hand and struck the Philistine, and the Lord brought about a great deliverance for all Israel; you saw it and rejoiced. Why then will you sin against innocent blood by putting David to death without a cause?”
‘Thus you shall say to Joseph, “Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong.”’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
There is no straw given to your servants, yet they keep saying to us, ‘Make bricks!’ And behold, your servants are being beaten; but it is the fault of your own people.”
For the queen’s conduct will become known to all the women causing them to look with contempt on their husbands by saying, ‘King Ahasuerus commanded Queen Vashti to be brought in to his presence, but she did not come.’
“Behold, I know your thoughts,
And the plans by which you would wrong me.
O Lord, You have seen my oppression;
Judge my case.
Then he said to them, “Thus may the Lord be with you, if ever I let you and your little ones go! Take heed, for evil is in your mind.
Moreover Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, “In what way have I sinned against you, or against your servants, or against this people, that you have put me in prison?
For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
But if you do not forgive others, then your Father will not forgive your transgressions.
“If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?”
But he answered and said to one of them, ‘Friend, I am doing you no wrong; did you not agree with me for a denarius?
And if he sins against you seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.”
On the following day he appeared to them as they were fighting together, and he tried to reconcile them in peace, saying, ‘Men, you are brethren, why do you injure one another?’
Actually, then, it is already a defeat for you, that you have lawsuits with one another. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be defrauded?
On the contrary, you yourselves wrong and defraud. You do this even to your brethren.
And so, by sinning against the brethren and wounding their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ.
I beg of you, brethren, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;
- Wronging (5 instances)