For he shall deliver the destitute when he cries and the poor that has no helper.
He shall judge the poor of the people; he shall save the children of the destitute and shall break in pieces the violent.
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart; thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
Do right concerning the poor and fatherless; do justice to the poor and destitute.
He shall have regarded the prayer of those who are alone and destitute and not despised their prayer.
to hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death,
So I returned and considered all the violence that is done under the sun and behold the tears of such as are oppressed, and they have no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but the oppressed had no comforter.
The poor and needy seek the waters that are not; their tongue fails for thirst; I the LORD will hear them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those that are broken,
Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go and tell John the things ye have seen and heard: how the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached;
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.
Therefore he is able also to save to the uttermost those that come unto God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.
Because thou sayest, I am rich and increased with goods and have need of nothing and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,
For the day of vengeance is in my heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.