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Theasaurus: Aliens

52 Bible Verses about Aliens

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Leviticus 19:33

"If a resident alien lives with you in your land, you are not to mistreat him.

Deuteronomy 28:43

The foreigner in your midst will be elevated higher and higher over you, while you are brought low little by little.

Leviticus 18:26

"Therefore, keep my statutes and ordinances. You are not to do any of these detestable things this applies to the native born and the resident alien who lives among you

Leviticus 23:22

Furthermore, when you harvest the produce of your land, you are not to harvest all the way to the corners of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and resident alien. I am the LORD your God."

Ezekiel 47:22

dividing it by lottery among yourselves and among the foreigners who live among you and bear children among you. You are to treat them like native-born Israelis. Among you they, too, are to be allotted an inheritance with the tribes of Israel.

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners have consumed his strength, and he hasn't noticed. Furthermore, his head is sprinkled with gray hair, but he doesn't realize it.

Isaiah 60:10

"Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in my anger I struck you down, in my favor I have shown you mercy.

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have for yourselves consistent procedures in deciding a case. As it is for the resident alien, so it is for the native born. I am the LORD your God."

Isaiah 1:7

"Your country lies desolate; your cities have been incinerated. Before your very eyes, foreigners are devouring your land they've brought devastation on it, while the land is overthrown by foreigners.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope.

Isaiah 56:6

"Also, the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, and to bless the LORD'S name, observing the Sabbath without profaning it, and who hold fast my covenant

Isaiah 14:1

However, the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will once again choose Israel. He will settle them in their own land, and foreigners will join them, affiliating themselves with the house of Jacob.

Exodus 12:49

A single law exists for the native and the alien who resides among you."

Deuteronomy 24:19

"When you are reaping in the field, and you overlook a sheaf, don't return to get it. Let it remain for the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless everything you undertake.

Lamentations 5:2

Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, and our homes to foreigners.

Deuteronomy 24:14

Don't take advantage of a hired person who is poor and needy, whether he's your fellow citizen or a foreigner who lives in your city.

Deuteronomy 31:12

Gather the people the men, women, children, and the foreigners that live in your cities so they may hear and fear the LORD your God, and so they may be careful to obey the words contained in this Law.

Proverbs 5:10

so that strangers don't enrich themselves at your expense, and your work won't end up the possession of foreigners.

Numbers 35:15

that is, places of refuge for the Israelis, the resident alien, and any travelers among them. Anyone who kills a person inadvertently may flee there."

Luke 17:18

Except for this foreigner, were any of them found to return and give praise to God?"

Deuteronomy 29:11

along with your children, your wives, even the foreigner in your camp, including the woodchopper and the water drawer

Isaiah 25:5

and the noise of foreigners is like the heat of the desert. Just as you subdue heat by the shade of clouds, so the victory songs of violent men will be stilled.

Jeremiah 51:51

We have been put to shame because we have heard insults. Disgrace has covered our faces because foreigners have come into the Holy Places of the LORD's house.

Leviticus 19:10

You are not to gather your vineyard or pick up the fallen grapes of your vineyard. Leave something for the poor and the resident alien who lives among you. I am the LORD your God."

Leviticus 25:45

You may also buy from resident aliens who live among you and their families who are with you, whom they fathered in your land. They may become your property.

Psalm 105:12

When the Hebrews were few in number so very few and were sojourners in it,

Isaiah 62:8

"The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; never again will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

Isaiah 2:6

For you have rejected your people, the house of Jacob, because they are filled with practices learned from the East and they are fortune-tellers like the Philistines. They cut deals with foreigners.

Exodus 6:4

I also established my covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, the land where they lived as resident aliens for a time.

Deuteronomy 26:12

"When you have finished your harvest, reserve the tithe in the third year (the year of the tithe), and give the entire tithe to the descendants of Levi, to the foreigners, to the orphans, and to the widows, so they may eat and be satisfied in your cities.

1 Chronicles 22:2

David subsequently issued orders to conscript the resident aliens who lived in the land of Israel and appointed stonecutters to prepare stones for building a temple for God.

Isaiah 61:5

Strangers will stand and feed your flocks, and foreigners will work your land and dress your vines.

2 Chronicles 6:32

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your great name, your mighty acts, and your obvious power, when they come and pray in the direction of this Temple,

Exodus 12:48

If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it.

From Thematic Bible


Aliens » To be treated with justice

Leviticus 19:33-34

"If a resident alien lives with you in your land, you are not to mistreat him. You are to treat the resident alien the same way you treat the native born among you love him like yourself, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 1:16

I charged your judges at that time, "When you hold a hearing between brothers, judge fairly between a man and his brother or between foreigners.

Aliens » Rights of

Numbers 35:15

that is, places of refuge for the Israelis, the resident alien, and any travelers among them. Anyone who kills a person inadvertently may flee there."

Joshua 20:9

These were appointed to be cities for all the Israelis and for the foreigner who lives among them, so that whoever kills anyone unintentionally may run there and not die at the hands of a closely related avenger until he stands for trial before the community.

Ezekiel 47:22-23

dividing it by lottery among yourselves and among the foreigners who live among you and bear children among you. You are to treat them like native-born Israelis. Among you they, too, are to be allotted an inheritance with the tribes of Israel. Furthermore, you are to provide the foreigner's inheritance there in the tribe within which he remains," declares the Lord GOD.

Aliens » Religious privileges of

Exodus 12:48-49

If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it. A single law exists for the native and the alien who resides among you."

Numbers 9:14

If a resident alien lives with you and wants to observe the LORD's Passover, let him observe it according to the statutes and laws of the Passover. You are to maintain the same statute for the resident alien as you do for the native of the land."

Numbers 15:14-15

"Now, if a resident alien lives with you, or whoever else is with you throughout your generations, let him make an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma to the LORD. Just as you do, so is he to do. There is to be a single standard for your community, one statute for you and the resident alien who lives with you, a long lasting statute throughout your generations. Just as you do, so is the resident alien to do in the presence of the LORD.

Aliens » Numerous in times of david and solomon

2 Samuel 22:45-46

Foreigners came cringing to me; they obeyed as soon as they heard me. Foreigners lost their courage, coming trembling from their strongholds.

2 Chronicles 2:17

Solomon took a census of all the non-Israeli men who lived in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had taken, and 153,600 were counted.

2 Chronicles 15:9

Then he gathered together all of Judah, Benjamin, and people from Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon who were living among them, since many people had defected to him from Israel when they learned that the LORD his God was with him.

Aliens » Jews authorized to take usury from

Deuteronomy 15:3

You may exact payment from a foreigner, but cancel whatever your brother owes you.

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may charge interest to a foreigner, but don't charge interest to your relatives, so the LORD your God may bless you in everything you undertake in the land that you are about to enter and possess.

Aliens » Hospitality to, required by jesus

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'

Aliens » David's kindness to

2 Samuel 15:19-20

Then the king suggested to Ittai the Gittite, "Why should you have to go with us? Return and stay with the new king, since you're a foreigner and exile. Stay where you want to stay. It seems only yesterday that you arrived, so should I make you wander around with us while I go wherever I can? Go back, and take your brothers with you. May gracious love and truth accompany you!"

Aliens » Jews authorized to purchase, as slaves

Leviticus 25:44-45

"As for your male and maid slaves who will be with you, you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations. You may also buy from resident aliens who live among you and their families who are with you, whom they fathered in your land. They may become your property.

Aliens » Oppressed

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land were vigorously oppressive and took possession of plunder by violence. They've afflicted the poor and the needy and unjustly treated the foreigner.

Aliens » Jews not permitted to make kings of

Deuteronomy 17:15

You will certainly set a king over you, whom the LORD your God will choose from among your relatives, but you must not place a foreign king over you who is not from your relatives.

Aliens » Partially exempt from jewish law

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You must not eat any carcass. But you may give it to the alien in your cities so he may eat it or sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. "You must not cook a young goat in its mother's milk."

Aliens » Forbidden to eat the passover

Exodus 12:45

But no temporary resident or a hired servant is to eat it.

Aliens » Kindness to edomites, encouraged

Deuteronomy 23:7

Don't detest Edomites, since they are related to you. Don't detest Egyptians, either, because you were strangers in their land.

Topics on Aliens

Aliens, Believers Duty

26;47;21-23

"You are to apportion this land among yourselves according to the tribes of Israel,

Aliens, God's Attitude

24;7;2-7

"Stand at the gate of the LORD's Temple and proclaim this message there. Say, "Listen to this message from the LORD, all you people of Judah who come through these gates to worship the LORD.'"

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