Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
"'If your brother becomes poor, and sells some of his possessions, then his kinsman who is next to him shall come, and redeem that which his brother has sold.
If a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you within any of your gates in your land which Yahweh your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother;
The poor person is shunned even by his own neighbor, but the rich person has many friends.
Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you want to, you can do them good; but you will not always have me.
For you always have the poor with you, but you don't always have me."
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.
Listen, my beloved brothers. Didn't God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who love him?
All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed.
Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.
It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.
As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;
contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.
2 Corinthians 9:1
It is indeed unnecessary for me to write to you concerning the service to the saints,
They only asked us to remember the poor -- which very thing I was also zealous to do.
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?
The stranger who lives as a foreigner with you shall be to you as the native-born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you lived as foreigners in the land of Egypt. I am Yahweh your God.
"You shall not oppress an alien, for you know the heart of an alien, since you were aliens in the land of Egypt.
He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.
for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you took me in.
Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.
"If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor; neither shall you charge him interest.
after he is sold he may be redeemed. One of his brothers may redeem him;
You shall not lend on interest to your brother; interest of money, interest of food, interest of anything that is lent on interest: