His children shall seek the favor of the poor. His hands shall give back his wealth.
for they all gave out of their abundance, but she, out of her poverty, gave all that she had to live on."
for all these put in gifts for God from their abundance, but she, out of her poverty, put in all that she had to live on."
2 Corinthians 8:2
how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.
Listen, my beloved brothers. Didn't God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who love him?
2 Corinthians 6:10
as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might become rich.
"I know your works, oppression, and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and they are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.
Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;
Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.
He lifted up his eyes to his disciples, and said, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the Kingdom of God.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.