Theft and Thieves: General Scriptures Concerning
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Exodus 20:15
You shall not steal.
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Exodus 21:16
And he that steals a man, and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
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Exodus 22:1-4,10-15
If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
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Leviticus 6:2-7
If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie to his neighbor in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or has deceived his neighbor;
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Leviticus 19:11,13
You shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
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Deuteronomy 5:19
Neither shall you steal.
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Deuteronomy 23:24,25
When you come into your neighbor's vineyard, then you may eat grapes your fill at your own pleasure; but you shall not put any in your vessel.
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Psalm 50:18
When you saw a thief, then you consented with him, and have been partaker with adulterers.
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Psalm 62:10
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart on them.
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Psalm 119:61
The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten your law.
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Proverbs 6:30,31
Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
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Proverbs 21:7
The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
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Isaiah 61:8
For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
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Jeremiah 2:26
As the thief is ashamed when he is found, so is the house of Israel ashamed; they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets.
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Jeremiah 7:9,10
Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods whom you know not;
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Ezekiel 22:29
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yes, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.
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Hosea 4:1,2
Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
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Nahum 3:1
Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departs not;
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Zechariah 5:3
Then said he to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth: for every one that steals shall be cut off as on this side according to it; and every one that swears shall be cut off as on that side according to it.
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Matthew 6:19,20
Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
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Matthew 15:19
For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
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Matthew 19:18
He said to him, Which? Jesus said, You shall do no murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness,
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Matthew 21:13
And said to them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.
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Matthew 27:38,44
Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left.
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Mark 7:21,22
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
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Mark 11:17
And he taught, saying to them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but you have made it a den of thieves.
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Mark 15:27
And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right hand, and the other on his left.
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Luke 18:20
You know the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and your mother.
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Luke 19:45,46
And he went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought;
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John 10:1
Truly, truly, I say to you, He that enters not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
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Romans 2:21
You therefore which teach another, teach you not yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal?
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Romans 13:9
For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
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1 Corinthians 6:8,10
No, you do wrong, and defraud, and that your brothers.
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Ephesians 4:28
Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needs.
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Titus 2:10
Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.
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1 Peter 4:15
But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters.
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Revelation 3:3
Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore you shall not watch, I will come on you as a thief, and you shall not know what hour I will come on you.
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Revelation 9:21
Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.
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Sovereignty and Human Responsibility
... What is implied by this general term "ability" must now be ... Here are two men guilty
of theft: the first is ... Even though the second of these thieves possessed a ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter eight sovereignty and human.htm

Paul in Corinth.
... In general, they did not stay long in a place ... abusers of themselves with mankind,
nor thieves, nor covetous ... Had Paul been accused of theft, robbery, murder, or ...
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John Chapter x. 10-Jan
... doing no murder, committing no theft, giving no ... They are rescued from the thieves,
and restored to ... in its grammatical, sometimes in its general, meaning.--Tr. ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xlv john chapter x.htm

Twenty-Seven Articles Respecting the Reformation of the Christian ...
... by the temporal authorities or by a General Council. ... that he, the most learned in
the Scriptures, and the ... in fact, should rule in matters concerning the faith ...
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Thoughts Upon Our Call and Election.
... the estate of Christendom in general, and weigh the ... of themselves with mankind, nor
thieves, nor covetous ... no Man can charge them with Theft, Perjury, Drunkenness ...
/.../beveridge/private thoughts upon a christian life/thoughts upon our call and.htm

Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.
... of my translation such an opinion concerning the Trinity ... which he alone excepts from
the general condemnation and ... by teaching out of our Scriptures, he weaves ...
/.../various/life and works of rufinus with jeromes apology against rufinus /

Dialogue iii. --The Impassible.
... they through the rest, and so the theft of the ... never have attempted to prove the
general resurrection by ... Of the same from his discourse on the two thieves:". ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/dialogue iii the impassible.htm

Paul's Departure and Crown;
... Let those that suffer for theft and murder hang down ... in this, think much on this
in general, that 'Thus ... and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/pauls departure and crown.htm

Period iii. The Critical Period: AD 140 to AD 200
... do those who are in Hatra stone thieves to death ... No general persecution of the
Christians was undertaken by the ... nor as one guilty of murder, theft, or robbery ...
/.../a source book for ancient church history/period iii the critical period .htm

part i
... In the Holy Scriptures we see God face to face, and ourselves as we are. ... "God Himself
worketh in us." [13] In general, throughout the world we see the Kingdom ...
// life in christ/part i.htm

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