'Unjust' in the Bible
He went out the next day and saw two Hebrew men fighting with each other; and he said to the aggressor, “Why are you striking your friend?”
Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."
Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he.
Reconsider; don’t be unjust.Reconsider; my righteousness is still the issue.
Have I said anything that's unjust? I can discern evil, can't I?"
“Will you speak what is unjust for God,And speak what is deceitful for Him?
“Will you show partiality for Him [and be unjust to me so that you may gain favor with Him]?Will you contend and plead for God?
God hands me over to unjust men;He throws me into the hands of the wicked.
May my enemy be like the wickedand my opponent like the unjust.
I shattered the fangs of the unjustand snatched the prey from his teeth.
if not calamity that is due the unjust, and misfortune that is due those who practice iniquity?
O Lord my God, if I have done what they say, or am guilty of unjust actions,
Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
No! You plan how to do what is unjust; you deal out violence in the earth.
They devise unjust schemes; they disguise a well-conceived plot. Man's inner thoughts cannot be discovered.
Deliver me, my God, from the power of the wicked,from the grasp of the unjust and oppressive.
He says, "How long will you make unjust legal decisions and show favoritism to the wicked? (Selah)
You have set our unjust ways before You,our secret sins in the light of Your presence.
Turn my heart to your decrees and away from unjust gain.
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
Be assured that the evil person will certainly be punished, but the descendants of the righteous will not suffer unjust judgment.
Those who are greedy for unjust gain bring trouble into their homes, but the person who hates bribes will live.
An inheritance hastily gained [by greedy, unjust means] at the beginningWill not be blessed in the end.
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
A leader who lacks understandingis very oppressive,but one who hates dishonest profitprolongs his life.
An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Unjust gain makes the wise foolish, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
"How terrible it will be for the one who enacts unjust decrees, for those who write oppressive laws that they have prescribed
He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity,He who rejects unjust gainAnd shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe;He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshedAnd shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;
He was led away after an unjust trial -- but who even cared? Indeed, he was cut off from the land of the living; because of the rebellion of his own people he was wounded.
And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied.And they are shepherds who have no understanding;They have all turned to their own way,Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.
“Because of the iniquity of his unjust gain I was angry and struck him;I hid My face and was angry,And he went on turning away, in the way of his heart.
Then shalt thou call, and Jehovah will answer; thou shalt cry, and he will say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger and the unjust speech,
They are unfamiliar with peace; their deeds are unjust. They use deceitful methods, and whoever deals with them is unfamiliar with peace.
“For from the least of them even to the greatest of them,Everyone is greedy for [unfair] gain;And from the prophet even to the priestEveryone deals deceitfully.
“Therefore I will give their wives to othersAnd their fields to new owners;Because from the least even to the greatestEveryone is greedy for [unjust] gain;From the prophet even to the priestEveryone practices deceit and deals in corruption.
The person who gathers wealth by unjust means is like the partridge that broods over eggs but does not hatch them. Before his life is half over he will lose his ill-gotten gains. At the end of his life it will be clear he was a fool."
But you have eyes and a heart for nothingexcept your own dishonest profit,shedding innocent bloodand committing extortion and oppression.
if he doesn't lend with usury or exact interest, but instead refuses to participate in what is unjust, if he administers true justice between people,
"Yet you say, 'The Lord's conduct is unjust!' Hear, O house of Israel: Is my conduct unjust? Is it not your conduct that is unjust?
Yet the house of Israel says, 'The Lord's conduct is unjust!' Is my conduct unjust, O house of Israel? Is it not your conduct that is unjust?
“Now look, I clap My hands together against the dishonest profit you have made and against the blood shed among you.
“Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives in order to make profit dishonestly.
So My people come to you in crowds, sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don’t obey them. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue dishonest profit.
Israel, you have sinnedsince the days of Gibeah;they have taken their stand there.Will not war against the unjustovertake them in Gibeah?
You build Zion through bloody crimes, Jerusalem through unjust violence.
“Arise and thresh, daughter of Zion,For your horn I will make ironAnd your hoofs I will make bronze,That you may pulverize many peoples,That you may devote to the Lord their unjust gainAnd their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.
Shall I be pure with the unjust balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
"Woe to the one who amasses profit upon unjust profit in order to establish his household, so he can establish a secure place on the heights and escape from the power of evil.
The one who builds a city by bloodshed is as good as dead -- he who starts a town by unjust deeds.
The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light, he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.
That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge saith.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
(Now this man Judas acquired a field with the reward of his unjust deed, and falling headfirst he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.
And Peter solemnly testified and continued to admonish and urge them with many more words, saying, “Be saved from this crooked and unjust generation!”
And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? God is not wrong to inflict His wrath [on us], is He? (I am speaking in purely human terms.)
Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints?
Don’t you know that the unrighteous will not inherit God’s kingdom? Do not be deceived: No sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, or anyone practicing homosexuality,
For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.
You household servants must submit yourselves to your masters out of respect, not only to those who are kind and fair, but also to those who are unjust.
For this finds favor, if a person endures the sorrow of suffering unjustly because of an awareness of [the will of] God.
For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:
The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.