'Crime' in the Bible
Then Jacob became incensed and brought charges against Laban. “What is my crime?” he said to Laban. “What is my sin, that you have pursued me?
“If a malicious witness testifies against someone accusing him of a crime,
If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate for his crime.
so that the crime against the 70 sons of Jerubbaal might come to justice and their blood would be avenged on their brother Abimelech, who killed them, and on the lords of Shechem, who had helped him kill his brothers.
From the city, men groan;the mortally wounded cry for help,yet God pays no attention to this crime.
For that would be a disgrace;it would be a crime deserving punishment.
this would also be a crime deserving punishment,for I would have denied God above.
day and night they make the rounds on its walls.Crime and trouble are within it;
Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, the heart of people is filled with the desire to commit crime.
Although a sinner commits crime a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I also know that it will go well with God-fearing people, for they are reverent before Him.
My God sent His angel and shut the lions’ mouths. They haven’t hurt me, for I was found innocent before Him. Also, I have not committed a crime against you my king.”
But Ephraim says:“How rich I have become;I made it all myself.In all my earnings,no one can find any crime in methat I can be punished for!”