“ ‘Do not steal.’ “
“ ‘Do not lie.’ “
“ ‘Do not deceive one another.’ “
- Leviticus 19:11
Am I still to forget your ill-gotten treasures, you wicked house, and the short ephah, which is accursed? Shall I acquit someone with dishonest scales, with a bag of false weights? Your rich people are violent; your inhabitants are liars and their tongues speak deceitfully.
- Micah 6:10-12
“ ‘Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity. ‘ “
- Leviticus 19:35
The Lord detests dishonest scales, but accurate weights find favor with him.
- Proverbs 11:1
You must have accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. For the Lord your God detests anyone who does these things, anyone who deals dishonestly.
- Deuteronomy 25:15-16
The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously.
- Psalm 37:21
And that in this matter no one should wrong his brother or take advantage of him. The Lord will punish all those who commit such sins, as we told you and warned you before. For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.
- 1 Thessalonians 4:6-7
Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
- Colossians 3:9-10
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.
- Proverbs 3:27
“ ‘If you sell land to any of your own people or buy land from them, do not take advantage of each other. ‘ “
- Leviticus 25:14
Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God. I am the Lord your God.
- Leviticus 25:17
Those who walk righteously and speak what is right, who reject gain from extortion and keep their hands from accepting bribes, who stop their ears against plots of murder and shut their eyes against contemplating evil—they are the ones who will dwell on the heights, whose refuge will be the mountain fortress. Their bread will be supplied, and water will not fail them.
- Isaiah 33:15-16
Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.
- Proverbs 16:8