Pe He has dispersed; he has given to the poor; Tzaddi his righteousness endures for ever; Koph his horn shall be exalted in glory.
And I will cut off all the horns of the wicked, but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
But my horn shalt thou exalt like the horn of a unicorn; I shall be anointed with fresh oil.
For the poor shall never cease out of the land; therefore, I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.
Without fail thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down that he may sleep in his own clothing and bless thee, and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.
And Hannah prayed and said, My heart rejoices in the LORD, my horn is exalted in the LORD; my mouth is enlarged over my enemies because I have rejoiced in thy saving health.
Therefore, the LORD God of Israel said, I had said indeed that thy house and the house of thy father should walk before me for ever, but now the LORD said, It shall never be; for those that honor me I will honor, and those that lightly esteem me shall be vile.
There are those who scatter, and more is added unto them; and there are those who withhold more than is just, but come to poverty.
Cast thy bread upon the waters, for thou shalt find it after many days.
In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand; for thou knowest not which shall prosper, either this or that or whether they both shall be equally good.
Is it not to share thy bread with the hungry and that thou bring the poor that are cast out into thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou not hide thyself from thy brother?
and if thou pour out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret, he shall reward thee openly.
For ye have the poor with you always, and whenever ye will, ye may do them good; but me ye have not always.
But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.
Sell what ye have and give alms; ; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not, where no thief approaches neither moth corrupts.
Then said he also to him that invited him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen nor thy rich neighbours, lest they also invite thee again, and a recompense be made thee.
And I say unto you, Make friends unto yourselves with the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when these fail, you may be received into eternal dwellings.
Now when Jesus heard this, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.
For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy those things that we need for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor.
and laid them down at the apostles' feet; and distribution was made unto each one according to their need.
I have showed you in all things how that so labouring, ye ought to support the weak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor that ye through his poverty might be enriched.
As it is written, He has dispersed abroad; he has given to the poor; his righteousness remains for ever.
but charge them to do good, that they be rich in good works, liberal to distribute, willing to communicate,
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them.
Do not forget to do good and to fellowship; for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food,
In this we have known the charity of God because he laid down his life for us; we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
He that is unjust, let him be unjust still; and he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; and he that is righteous, let him be justified still; and let the saint be sanctified still.