Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he who makes inquiry for blood remembers them. He does not forget the cry of the poor.
Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, says LORD. I will set him in the safety he gasps for.
He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the sons of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.
He has regarded the prayer of the destitute, and has not despised their prayer.
For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those who judge his soul.
He filled those who are hungry with good things, and those who are rich he sent away empty.
And having lifted up his eyes on his disciples, he said, Blessed are the poor, because the kingdom of God is what belongs to you.
Listen, my beloved brothers, did not God choose the poor of the world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which he promised to those who love him?
so the knowledge of wisdom [is] to thy soul. If thou have found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy hope shall not be cut off.