Justice


Proverbs 11:1

11:1 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord,
but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 13:23

23 The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food,
but it is swept away through injustice.

Proverbs 14:21

21 Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Proverbs 14:31

31 Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
but he who is generous to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 15:25

25 The Lord tears down the house of the proud
but maintains the widow's boundaries.

Proverbs 21:3

To do righteousness and justice
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

Proverbs 21:13

13 Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor
will himself call out and not be answered.

Proverbs 22:16

16 Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,
or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Proverbs 23:10-11

10 Do not move an ancient landmark
or enter the fields of the fatherless,
11 for their Redeemer is strong;
he will plead their cause against you.

Proverbs 29:7

A righteous man knows the rights of the poor;
a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

Proverbs 29:27

27 An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous,
but one whose way is straight is an abomination to the wicked.