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Scripture References
  • "...the cry of the children of Israel has come to Me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them." (Exodus 3:9 NKJV)
  • The people of the land have used oppressions, committed robbery, and mistreated the poor and needy; and they wrongfully oppress the stranger. (Ezekiel 22:29 NKJV)
  • ...he has oppressed and forsaken the poor, he has violently seized a house which he did not build. (Job 20:19 NKJV)
  • His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and oppression; under his tongue is trouble and iniquity. (Psalm 10:7 NKJV)
  • ...I have seen violence and strife in the city. Day and night they go around it on its walls; iniquity and trouble are also in the midst of it. Destruction is in its midst; oppression and deceit do not depart from its streets. (Psalm 55:9-11 NKJV)
  • Woe to those who devise iniquity, and work out evil on their beds! At morning light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand. They covet fields and take them by violence, also houses, and seize them. So they oppress a man and his house, a man and his inheritance. (Micah 2:1-2 NKJV)
  • "Yet your eyes and your heart are for nothing but your covetousness, for shedding innocent blood, and practicing oppression and violence." (Jeremiah 22:17 NKJV)
  • Do not trust in oppression, nor vainly hope in robbery; if riches increase, do not set your heart on them. (Psalm 62:10 NKJV)
  • ...the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and drowsiness will clothe a man with rags. (Proverbs 23:21 NKJV)
  • "Here is the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness." (Psalm 52:7 NKJV)
  • Now he who received seed among the thorns is he who hears the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.” (Matthew 13:22 NKJV)
  • For he sees wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless person perish, and leave their wealth to others. Their inner thought is that their houses will last forever, their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names. Nevertheless man, though in honor, does not remain; he is like the beasts that perish. This is the way of those who are foolish, and of their posterity who approve their sayings. (Psalm 49:10-13 NKJV)
  • For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame--who set their mind on earthly things. (Philippians 3:18-19 NKJV)
  • For when they speak great swelling words of emptiness, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through lewdness, the ones who have actually escaped from those who live in error. (2 Peter 2:18 NKJV)
  • The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders, and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie, that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness. (2 Thessalonians 2:9-12 NKJV)
  • ...always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. (2 Timothy 3:7 NKJV)

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