Thematic Bible: To the poor


Thematic Bible



Thou hast seen it, for thou thyself beholdest trouble and vexation, to requite by thy hand. The wretched committeth himself unto thee; thou hast been the helper of the fatherless.


Fear Jehovah, ye his saints; for there is no want to them that fear him. The young lions are in need and suffer hunger; but they that seek Jehovah shall not want any good.


And he saveth the needy from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty.



but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah was his refuge.




For he standeth at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those that judge his soul.


The afflicted and the needy seek water, and there is none; their tongue faileth for thirst: I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.


For thou hast been a fortress to the poor, a fortress for the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat: for the blast of the terrible ones has been as the storm against a wall.




And he saveth the needy from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty.


A king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and minister justice to the afflicted and needy.


Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.



And he saveth the needy from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty.