So if you had sold property to a neighbor or had acquired land from your neighbor, you are not to cheat one another.
No one is to cheat his neighbor. Instead, you are to fear your God, because I am the LORD your God.
Some time later, both the senior security advisor to the king of Egypt and his head chef offended their master, Egypt's king.
"Didn't I tell you!" Reuben replied. ""Don't wrong the kid!' I said, but would you listen? No! Now it's payback time!"
1 Samuel 19:4
Jonathan spoke to his father Saul favorably about David. "The king shouldn't wrong his servant David because he has not wronged you and because what he has done has been very beneficial for you.
1 Samuel 19:5
He risked his life and struck down the Philistine, and the LORD brought about a spectacular deliverance for all Israel. You saw that and rejoiced, so why would you do wrong and shed innocent blood by killing David without cause?"
"Before he died, your father left some instructions. He told us, "Tell Joseph, "Please forgive your brothers' offenses. I beg you, forgive their sins, because they wronged you."' So please forgive the transgression of the servants of your father's God."
No straw is being given to us, yet they're saying to us, "Make bricks!' Look, we are being beaten. It's wrong how you are treating your people!"
When the report about the queen goes out to all the women, it will cause them to despise their husbands. They'll say, "King Ahasuerus ordered Queen Vashti to be brought before him, but she wouldn't come.'
Ten times you've tried to humiliate me! You're not ashamed to wrong me!
"Look! I know your thoughts, your plans are going to harm me.
LORD, you observed how I have been wronged; now make your ruling in my case.
Then Pharaoh told them, "The LORD will certainly be with you if I let you and your little ones go. I know some evil plan is in your mind.
Jeremiah said, "There is," and then he said, "You will be given into the hand of the king of Babylon." Then Jeremiah asked King Zedekiah, "What offense have I committed against you, your officials, or these people that you have put me in prison?
Because if you forgive people their offenses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
But if you do not forgive people their offenses, your Father will not forgive your offenses."
"If your brother sins against you, go and confront him while the two of you are alone. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother.
Then Peter came up and asked him, "Lord, how many times may my brother sin against me and I have to forgive him? Seven times?"
"But he told one of them, "Friend, I'm not treating you unfairly. You did agree with me for a denarius, didn't you?
Even if he sins against you seven times in a day and comes back to you seven times and says, "I repent,' you must forgive him."
The next day, he presented himself to some of them while they were fighting and tried to reconcile them. He said, "Men, you are brothers. Why should you be hurting another?'
1 Corinthians 6:7
The very fact that you have lawsuits among yourselves is already a defeat for you. Why not rather just accept the wrong? Why not rather be cheated?
1 Corinthians 6:8
Instead, you yourselves practice doing wrong and cheating others, and brothers at that!
1 Corinthians 8:12
When you sin against your brothers in this way and wound their weak consciences, you are sinning against the Messiah.
I beg you, brothers, to become like me, since I became like you. You did not do anything wrong to me.