Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

Bible References

Thy brother

Leviticus 25:25
If your brother becomes poor, and has to give up some of his land for money, his nearest relation may come and get back that which his brother has given up.
Deuteronomy 15:7
If in any of your towns in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, there is a poor man, one of your countrymen, do not let your heart be hard or your hand shut to him;
Proverbs 14:20
The poor man is hated even by his neighbour, but the man of wealth has numbers of friends.
Proverbs 17:5
Whoever makes sport of the poor puts shame on his Maker; and he who is glad because of trouble will not go free from punishment.
Proverbs 19:17
He who has pity on the poor gives to the Lord, and the Lord will give him his reward.
Mark 14:7
The poor you have ever with you, and whenever you have the desire you may do them good: but me you have not for ever.
John 12:8
The poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you see the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, how though he had wealth, he became poor on your account, so that through his need you might have wealth.
James 2:5
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?

Then

Psalm 37:26
All the day he is ready to have mercy and to give; his children are a blessing.
Psalm 41:1
Happy is the man who gives thought to the poor; the Lord will be his saviour in the time of trouble.
Psalm 112:5
All is well for the man who is kind and gives freely to others; he will make good his cause when he is judged.
Proverbs 14:31
He who is hard on the poor puts shame on his Maker; but he who has mercy on those who are in need gives him honour.
Luke 6:35
But be loving to those who are against you and do them good, and give them your money, not giving up hope, and your reward will be great and you will be the sons of the Most High: for he is kind to evil men, and to those who have hard hearts.
Acts 11:29
And the disciples, everyone as he was able, made a decision to send help to the brothers living in Judaea:
Romans 12:13
Giving to the needs of the saints, ready to take people into your houses.
2 Corinthians 9:1
But there is no need for me to say anything in my letter about the giving to the saints:
Galatians 2:10
Only it was their desire that we would give thought to the poor; which very thing I had much in mind to do.
1 John 3:17
But if a man has this world's goods, and sees that his brother is in need, and keeps his heart shut against his brother, how is it possible for the love of God to be in him?

A stranger

Leviticus 19:34
Let him be to you as one of your countrymen and have love for him as for yourself; for you were living in a strange land, in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.
Exodus 23:9
Do not be hard on the man from a strange country who is living among you; for you have had experience of the feelings of one who is far from the land of his birth, because you yourselves were living in Egypt, in a strange land.
Deuteronomy 10:18
Judging uprightly in the cause of the widow and of the child who has no father, and giving food and clothing in his mercy to the man from a strange country.
Matthew 25:35
For I was in need of food, and you gave it to me: I was in need of drink, and you gave it to me: I was wandering, and you took me in;
Hebrews 13:2
Take care to keep open house: because in this way some have had angels as their guests, without being conscious of it.

General references

Exodus 22:25
If you let any of the poor among my people have the use of your money, do not be a hard creditor to him, and do not take interest.
Leviticus 25:48
After he has given himself he has the right to be made free, for a price, by one of his brothers,
Deuteronomy 23:19
Do not take interest from an Israelite on anything, money or food or any other goods, which you let him have

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