Being Poor

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 19:22

What is desirable in a man is his fidelity;
better to be a poor man than a liar.

Proverbs 22:27

If you have no money to pay,
even your bed will be taken from under you.

Leviticus 5:7

“But if he cannot afford an animal from the flock, then he may bring to the Lord two turtledoves or two young pigeons as restitution for his sin—one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering.

Leviticus 12:8

But if she doesn’t have sufficient means for a sheep, she may take two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering. Then the priest will make atonement on her behalf, and she will be clean.”

Leviticus 5:11

“But if he cannot afford two turtledoves or two young pigeons, he may bring two quarts of fine flour as an offering for his sin. He must not put olive oil or frankincense on it, for it is a sin offering.

Leviticus 14:21

“But if he is poor and cannot afford these, he is to take one male lamb for a restitution offering to be waved in order to make atonement for him, along with two quarts of fine flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, one-third of a quart of olive oil,

Exodus 30:15

The wealthy may not give more and the poor may not give less than half a shekel when giving the contribution to the Lord to atone for your lives.

Leviticus 14:32

This is the law for someone who has a skin disease and cannot afford the cost of his cleansing.”

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