'Wrong' in the Bible
Sarai said to Abram, "This wrong is your fault. I gave my handmaid into your bosom, and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes. Yahweh judge between me and you."
He went out the second day, and behold, two men of the Hebrews were fighting with each other. He said to him who did the wrong, "Why do you strike your fellow?"
"You shall not wrong an alien, neither shall you oppress him, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
He shall make restitution for that which he has done wrong in the holy thing, and shall add a fifth part to it, and give it to the priest; and the priest shall make atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering, and he will be forgiven.
"'If a stranger lives as a foreigner with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.
"'If you sell anything to your neighbor, or buy from your neighbor, you shall not wrong one another.
You shall not wrong one another; but you shall fear your God: for I am Yahweh your God.
I therefore have not sinned against you, but you do me wrong to war against me. Yahweh, the Judge, be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon."
She said to him, "Not so, because this great wrong in sending me away is worse than the other that you did to me!" But he would not listen to her.
It may be that Yahweh will look on the wrong done to me, and that Yahweh will repay me good for the cursing of me today."
David went out to meet them, and answered them, "If you have come peaceably to me to help me, my heart shall be knit to you; but if you have come to betray me to my adversaries, since there is no wrong in my hands, may the God of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it."
He allowed no man to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,
Memucan answered before the king and the princes, "Vashti the queen has not done wrong to just the king, but also to all the princes, and to all the people who are in all the provinces of the King Ahasuerus.
"Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.
"Behold, I know your thoughts, the devices with which you would wrong me.
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!
He allowed no one to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,
Yes, they do nothing wrong. They walk in his ways.
It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, for the throne is established by righteousness.
To show partiality is not good; yet a man will do wrong for a piece of bread.
Whoever robs his father or his mother, and says, "It's not wrong." He is a partner with a destroyer.
"So is the way of an adulterous woman: she eats and wipes her mouth, and says, 'I have done nothing wrong.'
Thus says Yahweh: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Yahweh, you have seen my wrong. Judge my cause.
Yahweh, in the midst of her, is righteous. He will do no wrong. Every morning he brings his justice to light. He doesn't fail, but the unjust know no shame.
"But he answered one of them, 'Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Didn't you agree with me for a denarius?
And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward for our deeds, but this man has done nothing wrong."
Seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him who was oppressed, striking the Egyptian.
"The day following, he appeared to them as they fought, and urged them to be at peace again, saying, 'Sirs, you are brothers. Why do you wrong one another?'
But he who did his neighbor wrong pushed him away, saying, 'Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?
But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If indeed it were a matter of wrong or of wicked crime, you Jews, it would be reasonable that I should bear with you;
"Let them therefore," said he, "that are in power among you go down with me, and if there is anything wrong in the man, let them accuse him."
But Paul said, "I am standing before Caesar's judgment seat, where I ought to be tried. I have done no wrong to the Jews, as you also know very well.
For if I have done wrong, and have committed anything worthy of death, I don't refuse to die; but if none of those things is true that they accuse me of, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar!"
No, but you yourselves do wrong, and defraud, and that against your brothers.
and last of all, as to the child born at the wrong time, he appeared to me also.
So although I wrote to you, I wrote not for his cause that did the wrong, nor for his cause that suffered the wrong, but that your earnest care for us might be revealed in you in the sight of God.
For what is there in which you were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, unless it is that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong.
I beg you, brothers, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You did me no wrong,
But he who does wrong will receive again for the wrong that he has done, and there is no partiality.
that no one should take advantage of and wrong a brother or sister in this matter; because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as also we forewarned you and testified.
You ask, and don't receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it for your pleasures.