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Leviticus 19:15 “Do not twist justice in legal matters by favoring the poor or being partial to the rich and powerful. Always judge people fairly.” (NLT)
James 5:4 “[But] look! [Here are] the wages that you have withheld by fraud from the laborers who have reaped your fields, crying out [for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.” (Amplified)
Psalm 12:5 ” For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, Now I will arise, says the LORD; I will set him in the safety for which he yearns.” (NKJV)
God Hates and Does Not Approve Of Injustice, Cheating and Oppression. Do not cheat and oppress others or participate in injustice even when it seems like everyone is doing it. It brings a curse. Children of God should hate oppression, unfairness and injustice. We should speak out against such and not remain quiet. God punishes injustice (See below for all supporting Bible Verses).
“Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” (ESV)
Lamentations 3:35-36 “To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High, To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.”
Proverbs 20:10 “The Lord hates both these things: dishonest weights and dishonest measures.” (NCV)
Psalms 58:1-2 “Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men? Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.”
Proverbs 17:15 “He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.”
Proverbs 29:27 “An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.”
Luke 16:10 “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.”
Leviticus 19:15 “Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Leviticus 19:35 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.”
Exodus 23:6 “Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.”
Proverbs 22:22-23 “Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate: For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.”
Exodus 22:21-22 “Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.”
Exodus 23:2 “Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment.”
Psalms 82:2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked?
Jeremiah 6:15 “Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them they shall be cast down, saith the LORD.”
Ezekiel 22:12 “In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.”
Proverbs 22:16 “He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.”
Deuteronomy 27:17-19 “Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour’s landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen. Cursed be he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen. Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.”
1 Thessalonians 4:6 That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.
Isaiah 1:17 “Learn to do right! Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless, plead the case of the widow.”
Proverbs 11:7 “When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.”
Proverbs 28:8 “He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.”
Amos 5:11 “Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.”
Proverbs 22:16, NLT
“A person who gets ahead by oppressing the poor or by showering gifts on the rich will end in poverty.”
Zechariah 7:9, NIV
“This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another.”
Exodus 23:2, NIV
“Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a lawsuit, do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd,
Micah 6:8, NIV
“He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
Unless otherwise indicated, scripture quotations on this page are taken from The Holy Bible, King James Version.