Exodus 22:21-24
"You must not exploit a foreign resident or oppress him, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
"You must not mistreat any widow or fatherless child.
If you do mistreat them, they will no doubt cry to Me, and I will certainly hear their cry.
My anger will burn, and I will kill you with the sword; then your wives will be widows and your children fatherless.
Exodus 23:9
You must not oppress a foreign resident; you yourselves know how it feels to be a foreigner because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 24:14-18
"Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.
You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the LORD against you, and you will be held guilty.
"Fathers are not to be put to death for [their] children or children for [their] fathers; each person will be put to death for his own sin.
Do not deny justice to a foreign resident [or] fatherless child, and do not take a widow's garment as security.
Remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there. Therefore I am commanding you to do this.
Deuteronomy 27:19
'Cursed is the one who denies justice to a foreign resident, a fatherless child, or a widow.' And all the people will say, 'Amen!'
Psalm 72:4
May he vindicate the afflicted among the people, help the poor, and crush the oppressor.
Proverbs 22:22
Don't rob a poor man because he is poor, and don't crush the oppressed at the gate,
Proverbs 22:23
for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
Proverbs 23:10
Don't move an ancient property line, and don't encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
Proverbs 23:11
for their Redeemer is strong, and He will take up their case against you.
Isaiah 1:16
"Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from My sight. Stop doing evil.
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do what is good. Seek justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow's cause.
Isaiah 1:23
Your rulers are rebels, friends of thieves. They all love graft and chase after bribes. They do not defend the rights of the fatherless, and the widow's case never comes before them."
Jeremiah 5:28
They have become fat and sleek. They have also excelled in evil matters. They have not taken up cases, such as the case of orphans, so they might prosper, and they have not defended the rights of the needy.
Jeremiah 22:15-17
Are you a king because you excel in cedar? Your own father, did he not eat and drink? He administered justice and righteousness, then it went well with him.
He took up the case of the poor and needy, then it went well. Is this not what it means to know Me? [This is] the LORD's declaration.
But you have eyes and heart for nothing except your own unjust gain, shedding innocent blood and committing extortion and oppression.
Ezekiel 22:7
Father and mother are treated with contempt, and the foreign resident is exploited within you. The fatherless and widow are oppressed in you.
Ezekiel 22:12
People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God.
Ezekiel 22:29
The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have oppressed the poor and needy and unlawfully exploited the foreign resident.
Amos 4:1
Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan who are on the hill of Samaria, women who oppress the poor and crush the needy, who say to their husbands, "Bring us something to drink."
Amos 5:11
Therefore, because you trample on the poor and exact a grain tax from him, you will never live in the houses of cut stone you have built; you will never drink the wine from the lush vineyards you have planted.
Amos 5:12
For I know your crimes are many and your sins innumerable. They oppress the righteous, take a bribe, and deprive the poor of justice at the gates.
Micah 2:1-3
Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans] on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.
They covet fields and seize them; they also take houses. They deprive a man of his home, a person of his inheritance.
Therefore, the LORD says: I am now planning a disaster against this nation; you cannot free your necks from it. Then you will not walk so proudly because it will be an evil time.
Micah 3:1-4
Then I said: "Now listen, leaders of Jacob, you rulers of the house of Israel. Aren't you supposed to know what is just?
You hate good and love evil. You tear off the skin of people and [strip] their flesh from their bones.
You eat the flesh of my people after you strip their skin from them and break their bones. You chop them up like flesh for the cooking pot, like meat in a caldron."
Then they will cry out to the LORD, but He will not answer them. He will hide His face from them at that time because of the crimes they have committed.
Zephaniah 3:1-3
Woe to the city that is rebellious and defiled, the oppressive city!
She has not obeyed; she has not accepted discipline. She has not trusted in the LORD; she has not drawn near to her God.
The princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are wolves of the night, which leave nothing for the morning.
Malachi 3:5
"I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny [justice to] the foreigner. They do not fear Me," says the LORD of Hosts.
Matthew 23:14
[["Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]]
1 Corinthians 6:10
thieves, greedy people, drunkards, revilers, or swindlers will inherit God's kingdom.
James 5:4
Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.
Psalm 21:11
Though they intend to harm you and devise a wicked plan, they will not prevail.
Psalm 36:4
Even on his bed he makes malicious plans. He sets himself on a path that is not good and does not reject evil.
Psalm 140:2
who plan evil in their hearts. They stir up wars all day long.
Proverbs 3:29
Don't plan any harm against your neighbor, for he trusts you and lives near you.
Proverbs 6:18
a heart that plots wicked schemes, feet eager to run to evil,
Jeremiah 11:19
for I was like a docile lamb led to slaughter. I didn't know that they had devised plots against me: "Let's destroy the tree with its fruit; let's cut him off from the land of the living so that his name will no longer be remembered."
Jeremiah 11:20
But, LORD of Hosts, who judges righteously, who tests heart and mind, let me see Your vengeance on them, for I have presented my case to You.
Jeremiah 18:18
Then certain ones said, "Come, let's make plans against Jeremiah, for the law will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or an oracle from the prophet. Come, let's denounce him and pay no attention to all his words."
Micah 2:1
Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans] on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.
Mark 7:21-23
For from within, out of people's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, lewdness, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
All these evil things come from within and defile a person."
James 1:14
But each person is tempted when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desires.
James 1:15
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is fully grown, it gives birth to death.
1 John 3:15
Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.