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Oppression
Exodus 22:21-24 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.
  If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry;
  And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Deuteronomy 23:15-16 Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee:
  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.
Deuteronomy 24:14-15 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:
  At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
Job 27:13-23 This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.
  If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.
  Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.
  Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;
  He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
  He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.
  The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he is not.
  Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.
  The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.
  For God shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.
  Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.
Psalms 9:9 The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Psalms 10:17-18 LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
  To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
Psalms 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him.
Psalms 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
Proverbs 3:31 Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.
Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
Proverbs 28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
Proverbs 30:14 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
Ecclesiastes 5:8 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.
Isaiah 33:15-16 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;
  He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

 

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