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Theasaurus: Aliens

52 Bible Verses about Aliens

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Leviticus 19:33

" 'And when an alien dwells with you in your land, you shall not oppress him.

Deuteronomy 28:43

The alien that [is] in your midst shall ascend over you, higher [and] higher, but you shall go down lower [and] lower.

Leviticus 18:26

But you ([neither] the native nor the alien who is dwelling in your midst) shall keep my statutes and my regulations, and you shall not {practice} any of these detestable things

Leviticus 23:22

And when you reap the harvest of your land, you must not finish the edge of your field at your reaping, and you must not glean the remnants of your harvest--you shall leave them behind for the needy and for the alien; I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

Ezekiel 47:22

And then you shall allocate it as an inheritance for yourselves and for the aliens dwelling as aliens in the midst of you who have children in the midst of you, and [so] they shall be to you [just] like full citizens among the {Israelites}. With you they shall be allotted with an inheritance in the midst of the tribes of Israel.

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners devour his strength, and he does not know [it]; {mold} is also sprinkled upon him, and he does not know [it].

Isaiah 60:10

And {foreigners} shall build your walls, and their kings shall serve you, for in my anger I struck you, but in my favor I have taken pity on you.

Leviticus 24:22

{You must have} one norm; as [for] the alien, so it must be [for] the native, because I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

Isaiah 1:7

Your country [is] desolate, your cities [are] burned [with] fire; [As for] your land, aliens are devouring it in your presence, and [it is] desolate, like devastation [by] foreigners.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we [are] strangers before you and sojourners like all our ancestors. Our days [are] like the shadow upon earth, and there is no hope [of abiding].

Isaiah 56:6

And the {foreigners} [who] join themselves to Yahweh to serve him and to love the name of Yahweh, to become his servants, every one who keeps [the] Sabbath, {so as not to profane} it, and those who keep hold of my covenant,

Hebrews 11:34

extinguished the effectiveness of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong from weakness, became mighty in battle, put to flight enemy battle lines.

Isaiah 14:1

But Yahweh will have compassion on Jacob, and he will again choose Israel and set them on their land, and the immigrant will join himself to them, and they will attach themselves to the house of Jacob.

Exodus 12:49

One law will be for the native and for the alien who is dwelling in your midst."

Deuteronomy 24:19

"When you reap your harvest in your field and you forget a sheaf in the field, you shall not return to get it, for it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow, so that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Lamentations 5:2

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

Deuteronomy 24:14

"You shall not exploit a hired worker, [who is] needy and poor, from among your fellow men or from [among] your aliens who are in your land [and] in your {towns}.

Deuteronomy 31:12

Assemble the people, the men and the women and the little children and your aliens that are in your {towns}, so that they may hear and so that they may learn and they may revere Yahweh your God, and {they shall diligently observe} all the words of this law.

Proverbs 5:10

lest strangers take [their] fill of your strength, and your labors [go] to the house of a foreigner,

Numbers 35:15

To the {Israelites}, to the alien, and to the temporary resident in their midst there will be these six cities as a refuge to which anyone who unintentionally kills a person may flee.

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me from [the] hand of foreigners, whose mouth speaks falsely, and whose right hand [is] a false right hand,

Luke 17:18

Was no one found to turn back [and] give praise to God except this foreigner?"

Deuteronomy 29:11

your little children, your women and your aliens who [are] in the midst of your camp, from the choppers of your wood to the drawers of your water,

Isaiah 25:5

[the] noise of foreigners like heat in a dry land. You subdued [the] heat with [the] shade of a cloud; [the] song of [the] ruthless was silenced.

Jeremiah 51:51

We are ashamed, for we have heard taunts, disgrace covers our faces, for strangers have come to the holy places of the house of Yahweh.

Leviticus 19:10

And you must not glean your vineyard, and you must not gather your vineyard's fallen grapes; you must leave them behind for the needy and for the alien; I [am] Yahweh your God.

Leviticus 25:45

And you may buy also from the children of the temporary residents who are dwelling with you as aliens and from their clan who are with you, who have children in your land; indeed, they may be as property for you.

Psalm 105:12

When they were {few in number}-- a trifle--and [were] sojourners in it,

Isaiah 62:8

Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by {his mighty arm}, "Surely I will never again give your grain [as] food to {your enemies}, and surely {foreigners} shall not drink your new wine at which you have labored."

Isaiah 2:6

For you have forsaken your people, house of Jacob, because they are full from [the] east, and [of] soothsayers like the Philistines, and {they make alliances} with the offspring of foreigners.

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen who are residing temporarily in the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Exodus 6:4

And I not only established my covenant with them to give to them the land of Canaan, the land of their sojournings, in which they dwelt as aliens,

Deuteronomy 26:12

"When you are finished {giving a tithe}, all of the tithe of your produce in the third year, the year of the tithe, then you shall give to the Levite, to the alien, to the orphan, and to the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and they may be satisfied.

1 Chronicles 22:2

And David commanded to assemble the resident aliens who [were] in the land of Israel and appointed stone craftsmen to cut dressed stones to build the house of God.

Isaiah 61:5

And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and {foreigners} [shall be] your farmers and vinedressers.

2 Chronicles 6:32

"And also, with respect to the foreigner, he who [is] not of your people Israel, but comes from a distant land, for the sake of your great name and your powerful hand and outstretched arm, when he comes and prays to this house,

Exodus 12:48

And when an alien dwells with you and he wants to prepare [the] Passover for Yahweh, every male belonging to him must be circumcised, and then he may come near to prepare it, and he will be as the native of the land, but any uncircumcised [man] may not eat it.

From Thematic Bible


Aliens » To be treated with justice

Leviticus 19:33-34

" 'And when an alien dwells with you in your land, you shall not oppress him. The alien who is dwelling with you shall be like a native among you, and you shall love him like yourself, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I [am] Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 1:16

And at that time I instructed your judges, saying, '{hear out your fellow men}, and [then] judge fairly between a man and between his brother and between {his opponent who is a resident alien}.

Aliens » Rights of

Numbers 35:15

To the {Israelites}, to the alien, and to the temporary resident in their midst there will be these six cities as a refuge to which anyone who unintentionally kills a person may flee.

Joshua 20:9

These were the cities designated for all the {Israelites}, and for the foreigners dwelling among them, for anyone that kills a person unintentionally to flee there, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, {until there is a trial} before the congregation.

Ezekiel 47:22-23

And then you shall allocate it as an inheritance for yourselves and for the aliens dwelling as aliens in the midst of you who have children in the midst of you, and [so] they shall be to you [just] like full citizens among the {Israelites}. With you they shall be allotted with an inheritance in the midst of the tribes of Israel. And then in the tribe [in] which an alien who is with you dwells, there you shall give his inheritance," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Aliens » Religious privileges of

Exodus 12:48-49

And when an alien dwells with you and he wants to prepare [the] Passover for Yahweh, every male belonging to him must be circumcised, and then he may come near to prepare it, and he will be as the native of the land, but any uncircumcised [man] may not eat it. One law will be for the native and for the alien who is dwelling in your midst."

Numbers 9:14

If an alien dwells with you he will observe the Passover of Yahweh according [to] the decree of the Passover and according [to] its stipulation; thus you will have one decree for you, for the alien and for the native of the land.'"

Numbers 15:14-15

If an alien dwells among you, or whoever [is] in your midst throughout your generations, and prepares an offering made by fire, a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh, he should do as you do. [For] the assembly, there will be one decree for you and for the alien who dwells [among you]; [it is] an eternal decree for [all] your generations. {You as well as the alien} will be {before Yahweh}.

Aliens » Numerous in times of david and solomon

2 Samuel 22:45-46

Children of a foreign land came cringing to me; {when they heard of me}, they became obedient to me. Children of a foreign land lost heart and came trembling from their strongholds.

2 Chronicles 2:17

Then Solomon counted all the resident alien men who [were] in the land of Israel after the census that David his father had taken of them. And there were found one hundred and fifty-three thousand.

2 Chronicles 15:9

And he gathered all Judah and Benjamin and those sojourning with them, from Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon, for many had deserted to him from Israel when they saw that Yahweh his God [was] with him.

Aliens » Jews authorized to take usury from

Deuteronomy 15:3

[With respect to] the foreigner you may exact payment, but {you must remit} what shall be [owed] to you [with respect to] your brother.

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may lend on interest to the foreigner, but to your countryman you may not lend on interest, so that Yahweh your God may bless you {in all your undertakings} in {the land where you are going}, {in order to take possession of it}.

Aliens » Hospitality to, required by jesus

Matthew 25:38

And when did we see you a stranger and welcome [you] as a guest, or naked and clothe [you]?

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger and you did not welcome me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not care for me.'

Aliens » David's kindness to

2 Samuel 15:19-20

The king said to Ittai the Gittite, "Why [are] you also coming with us? Return and stay with the king, for you [are] a foreigner; moreover, you [are] an exile. {You [are] far from your place}. Yesterday when you came and {today}, I have caused you to wander by going with us. Now I [am] going to where I [am] going; return and let your brothers return. [May] loyal love and faithfulness [be] with you."

Aliens » Jews authorized to purchase, as slaves

Leviticus 25:44-45

" 'As for your slave and your slave woman who are yours, from the nations that [are] all around you, from them you may buy a slave or a slave woman. And you may buy also from the children of the temporary residents who are dwelling with you as aliens and from their clan who are with you, who have children in your land; indeed, they may be as property for you.

Aliens » Oppressed

Ezekiel 22:29

They severely oppress the people of the land, and {they committed robbery}, and they mistreated [the] needy and [the] poor, and they oppressed the alien {without} justice.

Aliens » Jews not permitted to make kings of

Deuteronomy 17:15

indeed, you may set a king over you whom Yahweh your God will choose, from the midst of your countrymen you must set a king over you; you are not allowed to appoint over you a man, a foreigner, who [is] not your countryman.

Aliens » Partially exempt from jewish law

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You shall not eat any carcass; you may give it to the alien who [is] in your {towns}, and he may eat it, or you may sell [it] to a foreigner, for you [are] a holy people for Yahweh your God; you may not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Aliens » Forbidden to eat the passover

Exodus 12:45

A temporary resident and a hired worker may not eat it.

Aliens » Kindness to edomites, encouraged

Deuteronomy 23:7

"You shall not abhor an Edomite, because he [is] your brother; you shall not abhor an Egyptian because you were an alien in his land.

Topics on Aliens

Aliens, Believers Duty

26;47;21-23

You shall divide this land for yourselves according to the tribes of Israel.

Aliens, God's Attitude

24;7;2-7

"Stand in the gate of the house of Yahweh and proclaim there this word, and say, 'Hear the word of Yahweh, all of Judah, [those who] enter through these gates to bow in worship to Yahweh.