32 Bible Verses about

The poor

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Mark 14:7

"For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.

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Blessings Of The Poor

Job 20:10

"His sons favor the poor, And his hands give back his wealth.

God And The Poor

Job 34:19

Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

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Deuteronomy 15:11

"For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.'

John 12:8

"For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me."

Mark 12:44

for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on."

Psalm 82:4

Rescue the weak and needy; Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."

Proverbs 30:9

That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

1 Samuel 2:8

"He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them.

John 12:6

Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.

Leviticus 23:22

'When you reap the harvest of your land, moreover, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field nor gather the gleaning of your harvest; you are to leave them for the needy and the alien. I am the LORD your God.'"

Matthew 25:35

'For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in;

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Compassion and sympathy » Exercise towards » The poor

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » The poor

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

Ecclesiastes 9:16

So I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.

Contempt » Forbidden towards » The poor

James 2:1-3

My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes, and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"

The gospel » Preached to » The poor

Injustice » Specially to be avoided towards » The poor

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate; For the LORD will plead their case And take the life of those who rob them.

Exodus 23:6

"You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute.

The poor » Divine care for

1 Samuel 2:8

"He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them.

Psalm 10:14

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the sight; for one official watches over another official, and there are higher officials over them.

Job 36:6

"He does not keep the wicked alive, But gives justice to the afflicted.

The poor » Promises to » Divine protection

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."

More verses: Psalm 69:33 Psalm 109:31

The poor » Despised

Ecclesiastes 9:16

So I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.

Proverbs 14:20

The poor is hated even by his neighbor, But those who love the rich are many.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man hate him; How much more do his friends abandon him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.

The poor » Justice to, encouraged

Proverbs 29:14

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

Jeremiah 22:16

"He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; Then it was well Is not that what it means to know Me?" Declares the LORD.

The poor » They who in faith believe » Are blessed

Proverbs 22:9

He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:10

"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

Psalm 41:1

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

The poor » Give to » Liberally

Deuteronomy 15:8

but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks.

Deuteronomy 14:29

"The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

Deuteronomy 15:11

"For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.'

The poor » Offerings of, acceptable to God

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

2 Corinthians 8:2

that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality.

Mark 12:42-44

A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, "Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury; for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on."

The poor » Shall never cease out of the land

Deuteronomy 15:11

"For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.'

Zephaniah 3:12

"But I will leave among you A humble and lowly people, And they will take refuge in the name of the LORD.

The poor » General references to

Deuteronomy 15:11

"For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.'

Zephaniah 3:12

"But I will leave among you A humble and lowly people, And they will take refuge in the name of the LORD.

The poor » Care for » Is characteristic of saints

The poor » Punishment for » Oppressing

Ezekiel 22:29

"The people of the land have practiced oppression and committed robbery, and they have wronged the poor and needy and have oppressed the sojourner without justice.

Ezekiel 22:31

"Thus I have poured out My indignation on them; I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath; their way I have brought upon their heads," declares the Lord GOD.

The poor » Do justice to

Jeremiah 22:3

'Thus says the LORD, "Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor Also do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Jeremiah 22:16

"He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; Then it was well Is not that what it means to know Me?" Declares the LORD.

The poor » Give to » Cheerfully

2 Corinthians 8:12

For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

The poor » Give to » Not grudgingly

Deuteronomy 15:10

"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

The poor » Regard for--exemplified

Romans 15:26

For Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 8:1-5

Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the churches of Macedonia, that in a great ordeal of affliction their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed in the wealth of their liberality. For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord, read more.
begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints, and this, not as we had expected, but they first gave themselves to the Lord and to us by the will of God.

The poor » Oppress not

Deuteronomy 24:14

"You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your aliens who is in your land in your towns.

The poor » Rule not, with rigor

Leviticus 25:39

'If a countryman of yours becomes so poor with regard to you that he sells himself to you, you shall not subject him to a slave's service.

The poor » Should » Provided for under the law

Exodus 23:11

but on the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie fallow, so that the needy of your people may eat; and whatever they leave the beast of the field may eat. You are to do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.

Leviticus 19:9-10

'Now when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field, nor shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest. 'Nor shall you glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather the fallen fruit of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the needy and for the stranger. I am the LORD your God.

The poor » Punishment for » Acting unjustly towards

Job 22:6

"For you have taken pledges of your brothers without cause, And stripped men naked.

Job 22:10

"Therefore snares surround you, And sudden dread terrifies you,

The poor » May be » Liberal

2 Corinthians 9:12

For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.

The poor » Relieve

Leviticus 25:35

'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

The poor » They who in faith believe » Have promises

Luke 14:13-14

"But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

The poor » Punishment for » Spoiling

Ezekiel 18:13

he lends money on interest and takes increase; will he live? He will not live! He has committed all these abominations, he will surely be put to death; his blood will be on his own head.

Isaiah 3:13-15

The LORD arises to contend, And stands to judge the people. The LORD enters into judgment with the elders and princes of His people, "It is you who have devoured the vineyard; The plunder of the poor is in your houses. "What do you mean by crushing My people And grinding the face of the poor?" Declares the Lord GOD of hosts.

The poor » Give to » Specially if saints

The poor » Despise not

James 2:2-4

For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes, and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool," have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

The poor » The wicked » Oppress

Job 24:4-10

"They push the needy aside from the road; The poor of the land are made to hide themselves altogether. "Behold, as wild donkeys in the wilderness They go forth seeking food in their activity, As bread for their children in the desert. "They harvest their fodder in the field And glean the vineyard of the wicked. read more.
"They spend the night naked, without clothing, And have no covering against the cold. "They are wet with the mountain rains And hug the rock for want of a shelter. "Others snatch the orphan from the breast, And against the poor they take a pledge. "They cause the poor to go about naked without clothing, And they take away the sheaves from the hungry.

Ezekiel 18:12

oppresses the poor and needy, commits robbery, does not restore a pledge, but lifts up his eyes to the idols and commits abomination,

The poor » God » Exalts

1 Samuel 2:8

"He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap To make them sit with nobles, And inherit a seat of honor; For the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, And He set the world on them.

Psalm 107:41

But He sets the needy securely on high away from affliction, And makes his families like a flock.

The poor » God » Hears

Isaiah 41:17

"The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

The poor » Give to » Pray for

Psalm 74:19

Do not deliver the soul of Your turtledove to the wild beast; Do not forget the life of Your afflicted forever.

Psalm 74:21

Let not the oppressed return dishonored; Let the afflicted and needy praise Your name.

The poor » God » Protects

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."

Psalm 109:31

For He stands at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who judge his soul.

The poor » God » Provides for

Psalm 146:7

Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry The LORD sets the prisoners free.

The poor » Made by God

Job 34:19

Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

The poor » God » Delivers

Psalm 35:10

All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like You, Who delivers the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, And the afflicted and the needy from him who robs him?"

Job 36:15

"He delivers the afflicted in their affliction, And opens their ear in time of oppression.

The poor » Are such by God's appointment

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:36

Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.

Acts 9:39

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

The poor » Punishment for » Refusing to assist

Job 22:10

"Therefore snares surround you, And sudden dread terrifies you,

Job 22:7

"To the weary you have given no water to drink, And from the hungry you have withheld bread.

The poor » Care for » Should be urged

2 Corinthians 8:7-8

But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also. I am not speaking this as a command, but as proving through the earnestness of others the sincerity of your love also.

The poor » Neglect towards, is » A neglect of Christ

Matthew 25:42-45

for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.' "Then they themselves also will answer, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?' read more.
"Then He will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.'

The poor » Harden not the heart against

Deuteronomy 15:7

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

The poor » Shut not the hand against

Deuteronomy 15:7

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

The poor » Oppression of--illustrated

2 Samuel 12:1-6

Then the LORD sent Nathan to David And he came to him and said, "There were two men in one city, the one rich and the other poor. "The rich man had a great many flocks and herds. "But the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb Which he bought and nourished; And it grew up together with him and his children. It would eat of his bread and drink of his cup and lie in his bosom, And was like a daughter to him. read more.
"Now a traveler came to the rich man, And he was unwilling to take from his own flock or his own herd, To prepare for the wayfarer who had come to him; Rather he took the poor man's ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him." Then David's anger burned greatly against the man, and he said to Nathan, "As the LORD lives, surely the man who has done this deserves to die. "He must make restitution for the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing and had no compassion."

The poor » Take no usury from

Leviticus 25:36

'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you.

The poor » Condition of, often results from » Bad company

The poor » Condition of, often results from » Sloth

The poor » Condition of, often results from » Drunkenness and gluttony

The poor » They who in faith believe » Are happy

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor.

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Nebuzaradan

Jeremiah 39:10

But some of the poorest people who had nothing, Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard left behind in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at that time.

The poor » May be » Wise

The poor » By oppressing, God is reproached

The poor » Rob not

The poor » They who in faith believe » Have the favor of God

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Church at antioch

Acts 11:29-30

And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the relief of the brethren living in Judea. And this they did, sending it in charge of Barnabas and Saul to the elders.

The poor » Neglect towards, is » A proof of unbelief

James 2:15-17

If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, be warmed and be filled," and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that? Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.

The poor » Exemplified » Widow of zarephath

1 Kings 17:12

But she said, "As the LORD your God lives, I have no bread, only a handful of flour in the bowl and a little oil in the jar; and behold, I am gathering a few sticks that I may go in and prepare for me and my son, that we may eat it and die."

The poor » Exemplified » Saints of old

Hebrews 11:37

They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated

The poor » The wicked » Regard not the cause of

The poor » The wicked » Devour

Habakkuk 3:14

You pierced with his own spears The head of his throngs They stormed in to scatter us; Their exultation was like those Who devour the oppressed in secret.

The poor » The wicked » Vex

Ezekiel 22:20

'As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the furnace to blow fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in My anger and in My wrath and I will lay you there and melt you.

The poor » May be » Upright

The poor » By mocking, God is reproached

The poor » Care for--illustrated

Luke 10:33-35

"But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion, and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn and took care of him. "On the next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper and said, 'Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I return I will repay you.'

The poor » Promises to » Answer to prayer

Isaiah 41:17

"The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Paul

Romans 15:25

but now, I am going to Jerusalem serving the saints.

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Job

Job 29:12-16

Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper. "The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy. "I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; My justice was like a robe and a turban. read more.
"I was eyes to the blind And feet to the lame. "I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.

The poor » Should » Rejoice in God

Isaiah 29:19

The afflicted also will increase their gladness in the LORD, And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

The poor » God » Despises not the prayer of

Psalm 102:17

He has regarded the prayer of the destitute And has not despised their prayer.

The poor » God » Maintains the right of

The poor » Christ lived as one of

The poor » Defend

Psalm 82:3-4

Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute. Rescue the weak and needy; Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.

The poor » Promises to » An overshadowing providence

Isaiah 25:4

For You have been a defense for the helpless, A defense for the needy in his distress, A refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat; For the breath of the ruthless Is like a rain storm against a wall.

The poor » Neglect towards, is » Inconsistent with » Love of God

The poor » Exemplified » Prophet's widow

2 Kings 4:2

Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?" And she said, "Your maidservant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil."

The poor » Exemplified » gideon

Judges 6:15

He said to Him, "O Lord, how shall I deliver Israel? Behold, my family is the least in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father's house."

The poor » The wicked » Grind the faces of

Isaiah 3:15

"What do you mean by crushing My people And grinding the face of the poor?" Declares the Lord GOD of hosts.

The poor » Should » Commit themselves to God

Psalm 10:14

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.

The poor » Give to » Without ostentation

The poor » Wrong not, in judgment

Exodus 23:6

"You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute.

The poor » Christ delivers

Psalm 72:12

For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper.

The poor » The wicked » Despise the counsel of

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

The poor » The wicked » Persecute

The poor » The wicked » Defraud

Amos 8:5-6

saying, "When will the new moon be over, So that we may sell grain, And the sabbath, that we may open the wheat market, To make the bushel smaller and the shekel bigger, And to cheat with dishonest scales, So as to buy the helpless for money And the needy for a pair of sandals, And that we may sell the refuse of the wheat?"

The poor » God » Is the refuge of

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

The poor » God » Forgets not

Psalm 9:18

For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.

The poor » Promises to » Heavenly inheritance

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Boaz

Ruth 2:14

At mealtime Boaz said to her, "Come here, that you may eat of the bread and dip your piece of bread in the vinegar." So she sat beside the reapers; and he served her roasted grain, and she ate and was satisfied and had some left.

The poor » The wicked » Care not for

John 12:6

Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.

The poor » The wicked » Tread down

The poor » Care for » Is a fruit of repentance

Luke 3:11

And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise."

The poor » Should » When converted, rejoice in their exaltation

James 1:9

But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

The poor » May be » Rich in faith

The poor » God » Regards, equally with the rich

Job 34:19

Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

The poor » Guilt of defrauding

The poor » Christ preached to

The poor » Regard for--exemplified » Peter and john

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, "I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene--walk!"

The poor » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:2

And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, "Please let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after one in whose sight I may find favor." And she said to her, "Go, my daughter."

The poor » Promises to » To the poor

Job 5:15

"But He saves from the sword of their mouth, And the poor from the hand of the mighty.

The poor » The wicked » Crush

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria, Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, Who say to your husbands, "Bring now, that we may drink!"

The poor » The wicked » Sell

Amos 2:6

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.

The poor » Should » Hope in God

Job 5:16

"So the helpless has hope, And unrighteousness must shut its mouth.

Protection » Is afforded to » The poor

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he will deliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper. He will have compassion on the poor and needy, And the lives of the needy he will save. He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight;

Social duties » Fidelity in business » Justice » The poor » Encouraged

Proverbs 29:14

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

Jeremiah 22:16

"He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; Then it was well Is not that what it means to know Me?" Declares the LORD.

Trespass offering » Consisted of » The poor » Meat offering

Leviticus 5:11-13

'But if his means are insufficient for two turtledoves or two young pigeons, then for his offering for that which he has sinned, he shall bring the tenth of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall not put oil on it or place incense on it, for it is a sin offering. 'He shall bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it as its memorial portion and offer it up in smoke on the altar, with the offerings of the LORD by fire: it is a sin offering. 'So the priest shall make atonement for him concerning his sin which he has committed from one of these, and it will be forgiven him; then the rest shall become the priest's, like the grain offering.'"



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