24 occurrences

'Oppression' in the Bible

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 when we cried unto the LORD God of our fathers, the LORD heard our voice, and looked on our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression:

And Jehoahaz besought the LORD, and the LORD hearkened unto him: for he saw the oppression of Israel, because the king of Syria oppressed them.

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.

They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.

Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.

For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.

Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:

In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee.

In transgressing and lying against the LORD, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.

For thus hath the LORD of hosts said, Hew ye down trees, and cast a mount against Jerusalem: this is the city to be visited; she is wholly oppression in the midst of her.

Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession; but he shall give his sons inheritance out of his own possession: that my people be not scattered every man from his possession.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׁק 
`osheq 
Usage: 15

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

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