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Psalm 35:10

My very bones will say,
Lord, who is like You,
rescuing the poor from one too strong for him,
the poor or the needy from one who robs him?”

Ecclesiastes 10:17

Blessed are you, land, when your king is a son of nobles
and your princes feast at the proper time—
for strength and not for drunkenness.

Deuteronomy 14:28-29

“At the end of every three years, bring a tenth of all your produce for that year and store it within your gates. Then the Levite, who has no portion or inheritance among you, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow within your gates may come, eat, and be satisfied. And the Lord your God will bless you in all the work of your hands that you do.

Deuteronomy 15:11

For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, ‘You must willingly open your hand to your afflicted and poor brother in your land.’

Proverbs 31:8-9

Speak up for those who have no voice,
for the justice of all who are dispossessed. Speak up, judge righteously,
and defend the cause of the oppressed and needy.

Philippians 4:6-7

Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses every thought, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. All of you, take up My yoke and learn from Me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yourselves. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

Psalm 22:26

The humble will eat and be satisfied;
those who seek the Lord will praise Him.
May your hearts live forever!

Psalm 82:3-4

Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;
uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy;
save them from the power of the wicked.”

Psalm 109:31

For He stands at the right hand of the needy
to save him from those who would condemn him.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Don’t rob a poor man because he is poor,
and don’t crush the oppressed at the gate, for the Lord will take up their case
and will plunder those who plunder them.

Luke 6:38

Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over—will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.”

Proverbs 2:20-21

So follow the way of good people,
and keep to the paths of the righteous. For the upright will inhabit the land,
and those of integrity will remain in it;

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