If you make a sale to your neighbor or a purchase from him, do not cheat one another.
You are not to cheat one another, but fear your God, for I am Yahweh your God.
After this, the Egyptian king’s cupbearer and baker offended their master, the king of Egypt.
But Reuben replied: “Didn’t I tell you not to harm the boy? But you wouldn’t listen. Now we must account for his blood!”
1 Samuel 19:4
Jonathan spoke well of David to his father Saul. He said to him: “The king should not sin against his servant David. He hasn’t sinned against you; in fact, his actions have been a great advantage to you.
1 Samuel 19:5
He took his life in his hands when he struck down the Philistine, and the Lord brought about a great victory for all Israel. You saw it and rejoiced, so why would you sin against innocent blood by killing David for no reason?”
‘Say this to Joseph: Please forgive your brothers’ transgression and their sin—the suffering they caused you.’ Therefore, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when their message came to him.
No straw has been given to your servants, yet they say to us, ‘Make bricks!’ Look, your servants are being beaten, but it is your own people who are at fault.”
For the queen’s action will become public knowledge to all the women and cause them to despise their husbands and say, ‘King Ahasuerus ordered Queen Vashti brought before him, but she did not come.’
You have humiliated me ten times now,
and you mistreat me without shame.
I know your thoughts very well,
the schemes you would wrong me with.
He said to them, “May Yahweh be with you if I ever let you and your families go! Look out—you are planning evil.
Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, “How have I sinned against you or your servants or these people that you have put me in prison?
“For if you forgive people their wrongdoing, your heavenly Father will forgive you as well.
But if you don’t forgive people, your Father will not forgive your wrongdoing.
“If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother.
Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how many times could my brother sin against me and I forgive him? As many as seven times?”
“He replied to one of them, ‘Friend, I’m doing you no wrong. Didn’t you agree with me on a denarius?
And if he sins against you seven times in a day, and comes back to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”
The next day he showed up while they were fighting and tried to reconcile them peacefully, saying, ‘Men, you are brothers. Why are you mistreating each other?’
1 Corinthians 6:7
Therefore, to have legal disputes against one another is already a moral failure for you. Why not rather put up with injustice? Why not rather be cheated?
1 Corinthians 8:12
Now when you sin like this against the brothers and wound their weak conscience, you are sinning against Christ.
I beg you, brothers: Become like me, for I also became like you. You have not wronged me;