Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
When wickedness comes, contempt also comes, and with shame comes disgrace.
"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;
Look to the heavens, and see. See the skies, which are higher than you.
For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted, Neither has he hidden his face from him; but when he cried to him, he heard.
He spoke also this parable to certain people who were convinced of their own righteousness, and who despised all others.
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?
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He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.
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.
Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.
Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.
Then the King will tell those on his right hand, 'Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
Give to everyone who asks you, and don't ask him who takes away your goods to give them back again.
In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.
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?