70 occurrences in 12 translations

'Oppress' in the Bible

And he said to Abram, "{You must surely know} that your descendants shall be [as] aliens in a land {not their own}. And they shall serve them and they shall oppress them four hundred years.

So the Egyptians assigned taskmasters over the Israelites to oppress them with forced labor. They built Pithom and Rameses as supply cities for Pharaoh.

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Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.

And if thou sell ought unto thy neighbour, or buyest ought of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another:

Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God: for I am the LORD your God.

He shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best: thou shalt not oppress him.

Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:

"You'll eat your own children the flesh of your sons and daughters, whom the LORD your God gave you on account of the siege and the distress with which your enemy will oppress you.

He will withhold from each of them the flesh of his sons that he is eating since there will be nothing left on account of the siege and distress with which your enemy will oppress you in all your cities.

She will eat her afterbirth and her newborn children secretly since there will be nothing left on account of the siege and distress with which your enemy will oppress you in your cities."

and they crush and oppress the sons of Israel in that year -- eighteen years all the sons of Israel who are beyond the Jordan, in the land of the Amorite, which is in Gilead.

The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, and the Maonites, did oppress you; and ye cried to me, and I delivered you out of their hand.

I will establish a place for my people Israel and settle them there; they will live there and not be disturbed any more. Violent men will not oppress them again, as they did in the beginning

He allowed no one to oppress them; He rebuked kings on their behalf:

I will establish a place for My people Israel and plant them, so that they may live there and not be disturbed again. Evildoers will not continue to oppress them as they formerly have

"But after they had gained relief, they returned to doing evil before you. Therefore you abandoned them to the control of their enemies, who continued to oppress them. But when they came back and cried out to you, you listened from heaven and delivered them in your compassion on many occasions.

Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

His sons do the poor oppress, And his hands give back his wealth.

The Almighty-we cannot reach Him- He is exalted in power! In His justice and righteousness, He will not oppress.

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.

From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

I will pray to God, my high ridge: "Why do you ignore me? Why must I walk around mourning because my enemies oppress me?"

For you are the God who shelters me. Why do you reject me? Why must I walk around mourning because my enemies oppress me?

Have mercy on me, God, because men have harassed me. Those who oppress me have fought against me all day long.

They said in their hearts, "Let us oppress them relentlessly." They burned down every place throughout the land where God met with us.

The enemy will not afflict him; no wicked man will oppress him.

O Lord, they crush your people; they oppress the nation that belongs to you.

And their enemies oppress them, And they are humbled under their hand.

I have done justice and righteousness; leave me not to those who would oppress me.

Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.

And in thy loving-kindness cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that oppress my soul: for I am thy servant.

Again, I observed all the acts of oppression being done under the sun. Look at the tears of those who are oppressed; they have no one to comfort them. Power is with those who oppress them; they have no one to comfort them.

The people will oppress one another, man against man, neighbor against neighbor; the youth will act arrogantly toward the elder, and the worthless toward the honorable.

I will oppress Ariel, and there will be mourning and crying, and she will be to Me like an Ariel.

The multitude of all the nations going out to battle against Ariel- all the attackers, the siege-works against her, and those who oppress her- will then be like a dream, a vision in the night.

For this reason this is what the Holy One of Israel says: "You have rejected this message; you trust instead in your ability to oppress and trick, and rely on that kind of behavior.

And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

"Why have we fasted, but You have not seen? We have denied ourselves, but You haven't noticed!" "Look, you do as you please on the day of your fast, and oppress all your workers.

Will you control yourself because of these, Yahweh? Will you be silent? And will you oppress us exceedingly?

If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt:

O royal family descended from David. The Lord says: 'See to it that people each day are judged fairly. Deliver those who have been robbed from those who oppress them. Otherwise, my wrath will blaze out against you. It will burn like a fire that cannot be put out because of the evil that you have done.

Their children also shall be as aforetime, and their congregation shall be established before me, and I will punish all that oppress them.

He doesn't oppress anyone but returns his collateral to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.

He doesn't oppress anyone, hold collateral, or commit robbery. He gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.

In the land shall be his possession in Israel: and my princes shall no more oppress my people; and the rest of the land shall they give to the house of Israel according to their tribes.

And the prince doth not take of the inheritance of the people to oppress them, out of their possession, out of his own possession he doth cause his sons to inherit, so that My people are not scattered each from his possession.'

He will speak words against the Most High and oppress the holy ones of the Most High. He will intend to change religious festivals and laws, and the holy ones will be handed over to him for a time, times, and half a time.

Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy, which say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.

But look, I am raising up a nation against you, house of Israel- [this is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord, the God of Hosts- and they will oppress you from the entrance of Hamath to the Brook of the Arabah.

"They all come to oppress hordes of them, their faces pressing onward they take prisoners as numerous as the desert sand!

I heard and my [whole inner self] trembled; my lips quivered at the sound. Rottenness enters into my bones and under me [down to my feet]; I tremble. I will wait quietly for the day of trouble and distress when there shall come up against [my] people him who is about to invade and oppress them.

And persons engaged in military service also asked him saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Oppress no one, nor accuse falsely, and be satisfied with your pay.

God spoke in this way: His descendants would be strangers in a foreign country, and they would enslave and oppress them for 400 years.

About that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to afflict and oppress and torment some who belonged to the church (assembly).

that no one oppress and defraud his brother in any matter because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּך 
Dak 
Usage: 4

דּכא 
Daka' 
Usage: 18

חמוץ 
Chamowts 
Usage: 1

חמס 
Chamac 
Usage: 60

ינה 
Yanah 
Usage: 19

לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 19

לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 12

מעשׁקּה 
Ma`ashaqqah 
Usage: 2

משׂפּח 
Mispach 
Usage: 1

נגשׂ 
Nagas 
Usage: 23

עצר 
`otser 
Usage: 3

עריץ 
`ariyts 
Usage: 20

ערץ 
`arats 
Usage: 15

עשׁוק 
`ashowq 
Usage: 1

עשׁק עשׁוּק 
`ashuwq 
Usage: 4

עשׁק 
`ashaq 
Usage: 36

עשׁק 
`osheq 
Usage: 15

עשׁקה 
`oshqah 
Usage: 1

צוּק 
Tsuwq 
Usage: 11

רמס 
Ramac 
Usage: 19

רצץ 
Ratsats 
Usage: 19

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

καταδυναστεύω 
Katadunasteuo 
Usage: 2

καταπονέω 
Kataponeo 
Usage: 2



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