THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Exodus (Author Moses)

21:20And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.

21:21Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

21:26And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

21:27And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.

Leviticus (Author Moses)

19:13Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

25:43Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear thy God.

Deuteronomy (Author Moses)

5:14But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates; that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest as well as thou.

24:14Thou 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:

24:15At 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 (Author Job and/or Moses)

31:13If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

31:14What then shall I do when God riseth up? and when he visiteth, what shall I answer him?

31:15Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?

Proverbs (Author Solomon)

22:16He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

29:12If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.

29:21He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.

Jeremiah (Author Jeremiah)

22:13Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work;

Malachi (Author Malachi)

3:5And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.

Romans (Author Paul)

4:4Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.

Ephesians (Author Paul)

6:9And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

Colossians (Author Paul)

4:1Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.

1 Timothy (Author Paul)

5:18For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.

James (Author James)

5:4Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.



Original from The Bible Foundation - bf.org. They claim public domain status for their original text.