Attitudes Towards Foreigners

Most Relevant Verses

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you will behave properly toward outsiders and not be in any need.

1 Timothy 3:7

And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Topics on Attitudes Towards Foreigners

Attitudes Of Faith

Matthew 8:10

Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those who were following, "Truly I say to you, I have not found such great faith with anyone in Israel.

Attitudes Of Humility

Philippians 2:5-8

Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,

Attitudes Of Pride

Deuteronomy 8:14

then your heart will become proud and you will forget the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Attitudes Of Respect

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

"Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Attitudes, to other people

John 13:34-35

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

Avoiding Foreigners

Judges 19:12

However, his master said to him, "We will not turn aside into the city of foreigners who are not of the sons of Israel; but we will go on as far as Gibeah."

Business, Attitudes

James 4:13

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."

Exiled Foreigners

Jeremiah 46:19

"Make your baggage ready for exile, O daughter dwelling in Egypt, For Memphis will become a desolation; It will even be burned down and bereft of inhabitants.

Foreigners Permitted At The Feasts

Exodus 12:48

"But if a stranger sojourns with you, and celebrates the Passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near to celebrate it; and he shall be like a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person may eat of it.

Foreigners Subdued

2 Chronicles 22:2

Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Athaliah, the granddaughter of Omri.

Laws Restricting Foreigners

Exodus 12:43

The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "This is the ordinance of the Passover: no foreigner is to eat of it;

Loving Foreigners

Ruth 2:10

Then she fell on her face, bowing to the ground and said to him, "Why have I found favor in your sight that you should take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?"

Money, Attitudes To

Deuteronomy 8:18

"But you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth, that He may confirm His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

Numbers Of Foreigners Killed

Judges 14:19

Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon him mightily, and he went down to Ashkelon and killed thirty of them and took their spoil and gave the changes of clothes to those who told the riddle. And his anger burned, and he went up to his father's house.

Persecution, Attitudes To

Psalm 119:87

They almost destroyed me on earth, But as for me, I did not forsake Your precepts.

Pharisees, Attitudes To Jesus Christ

Matthew 12:38-42

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You."

Poverty, Attitudes Towards

Deuteronomy 15:7-8

"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Reckoned As Foreigners

Genesis 23:4

"I am a stranger and a sojourner among you; give me a burial site among you that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

Relations With Foreigners

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab; and he said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and my mother come and stay with you until I know what God will do for me."

Riches, Believers Attitudes

1 Chronicles 29:16

"O LORD our God, all this abundance that we have provided to build You a house for Your holy name, it is from Your hand, and all is Yours.

Suffering From Foreigners

Ezekiel 11:9

"And I will bring you out of the midst of the city and deliver you into the hands of strangers and execute judgments against you.

What Foreigners Do

Matthew 5:47

"If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?

Worship, Acceptable Attitudes

Genesis 22:2

He said, "Take now your son, your only son, whom you love, Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I will tell you."

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