Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Did not I weep for him that was in trouble? was not my soul grieved for the poor?
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But as for me, when they were sick my clothing was sackcloth. I afflicted my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into my own bosom.
But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for [your] pride. And my eye shall weep greatly, and run down with tears, because LORD's flock is taken captive.
Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.
And when he came near, having seen the city, he wept over it,
Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep,
If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Help, LORD, for the holy man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the sons of men.
He who despises his neighbor sins, but he who has pity on the poor, happy is he.
He who mocks a poor man reproaches his maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
He who has pity upon a poor man lends to LORD, and he will repay him his good deed.
He who augments his substance by interest and increase, gathers it for him who has pity on the poor.
Is it not to deal thy bread to a hungry man, and that thou bring the poor who are cast out to thy house, when thou see a naked man, that thou cover him, and that thou not hide thyself from thine own flesh?
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, if there may be a lengthening of thy tranquility.
2 Corinthians 9:9
as it is written, He has scattered abroad. He has given to the poor. His righteousness endures into the age.