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97 Bible Verses about Foreigners

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Deuteronomy 28:43

The foreign resident among you will rise higher and higher above you, while you sink lower and lower.

Leviticus 19:33

"When a foreigner lives with you in your land, you must not oppress him.

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have the same law for the foreign resident and the native, because I am the Lord your God."

Isaiah 60:10

Foreigners will build up your walls, and their kings will serve you. Although I struck you in My wrath, yet I will show mercy to you with My favor.

Psalm 18:44

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly; as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Isaiah 56:6

And the foreigners who convert to the Lord, minister to Him, love the Lord's name, and are His servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it, and who hold firmly to My covenant-

Exodus 12:49

The same law will apply to both the native and the foreigner who resides among you."

1 Kings 8:41

Even for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your name-

Ezekiel 47:23

In whatever tribe the foreigner lives, you will assign his inheritance there." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Proverbs 5:10

strangers will drain your resources, and your earnings will end up in a foreigner's house.

Lamentations 5:2

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

you are to appoint over you the king the Lord your God chooses. Appoint a king from your brothers. You are not to set a foreigner over you, or one who is not of your people.

Isaiah 61:5

Strangers will stand and feed your flocks, and foreigners will be your plowmen and vinedressers.

Ezekiel 47:22

You will allot it as an inheritance for yourselves and for the foreigners living among you, who have fathered children among you. You will treat them like native-born Israelites; along with you, they will be allotted an inheritance among the tribes of Israel.

2 Samuel 22:46

Foreigners lose heart and come trembling from their fortifications.

Jeremiah 5:19

When people ask: For what offense has the Lord our God done all these things to us? You will respond to them: Just as you abandoned Me and served foreign gods in your land, so will you serve strangers in a land that is not yours.

Ezekiel 44:9

"This is what the Lord God says: No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and flesh, may enter My sanctuary, not even a foreigner who is among the Israelites.

Genesis 15:13

Then the Lord said to Abram, "Know this for certain: Your offspring will be strangers in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.

Ezekiel 7:21

I will hand these things over to foreigners as plunder and to the wicked of the earth as spoil, and they will profane them.

Matthew 27:7

So they conferred together and bought the potter's field with it as a burial place for foreigners.

Isaiah 62:8

The Lord has sworn with His right hand and His strong arm: I will no longer give your grain to your enemies for food, and foreigners will not drink your new wine you have labored for.

Leviticus 23:22

When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap all the way to the edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am the Lord your God."

2 Chronicles 6:32

Even for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your great name and Your mighty hand and outstretched arm: when he comes and prays toward this temple,

Ezekiel 28:7

I am about to bring strangers against you, ruthless men from the nations. They will draw their swords against your magnificent wisdom and will defile your splendor.

Ezekiel 14:7

For when anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who reside in Israel separates himself from Me, setting up idols in his heart and putting a sinful stumbling block before his face, and then comes to the prophet to inquire of Me, I, the Lord, will answer him Myself.

Exodus 12:48

If a foreigner resides with you and wants to celebrate the Lord's Passover, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may participate; he will become like a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person may eat it.

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You are not to eat any carcass; you may give it to a resident alien within your gates, and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner. For you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. You must not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Psalm 105:12

When they were few in number, very few indeed, and temporary residents in Canaan,

Isaiah 1:7

Your land is desolate, your cities burned with fire; before your very eyes foreigners devour your fields- a desolation overthrown by foreigners.

2 Samuel 22:45

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly; as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Leviticus 18:26

But you are to keep My statutes and ordinances. You must not commit any of these abominations-not the native or the foreigner who lives among you.

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read before the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, little children, and foreigners who were with them.

1 Chronicles 22:2

So David gave orders to gather the foreigners that were in the land of Israel, and he appointed stonemasons to cut finished stones for building God's house.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

Leviticus 17:8

"Say to them: Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who offers a burnt offering or a sacrifice

Nehemiah 9:2

Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the guilt of their fathers.

Deuteronomy 15:3

You may collect [something] from a foreigner, but you must forgive whatever your brother owes you.

Jeremiah 51:2

I will send strangers to Babylon who will scatter her and strip her land bare, for they will come against her from every side in the day of disaster.

Numbers 15:16

The same law and the same ordinance will apply to both you and the foreigner who resides with you."

Leviticus 25:45

You may also purchase them from the foreigners staying with you, or from their families living among you-those born in your land. These may become your property.

Jeremiah 30:8

"On that day"-[this is] the declaration of the Lord of Hosts-"I will break his yoke from your neck and snap your fetters so strangers will never again enslave him.

Deuteronomy 26:12

"When you have finished paying all the tenth of your produce in the third year, the year of the tenth, you are to give [it] to the Levite, the foreign resident, the fatherless, and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.

1 Corinthians 14:21

It is written in the law: By people of other languages and by the lips of foreigners, I will speak to this people; and even then, they will not listen to Me, says the Lord.

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may charge a foreigner interest, but you must not charge your brother interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in everything you do in the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 31:12

Gather the people-men, women, children, and foreigners living within your gates-so that they may listen and learn to fear the Lord your God and be careful to follow all the words of this law.

Isaiah 28:11

So He will speak to this people with stammering speech and in a foreign language.

Psalm 144:11

Set me free and rescue me from the grasp of foreigners whose mouths speak lies, whose right hands are deceptive.

Deuteronomy 29:22

"Future generations of your children who follow you and the foreigner who comes from a distant country will see the plagues of the land and the sicknesses the Lord has inflicted on it.

Isaiah 25:5

like heat in a dry land, You subdue the uproar of barbarians. As the shade of a cloud [cools] the heat of the day, [so] He stills the song of the violent.

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners consume his strength, but he does not notice. Even his hair is streaked with gray, but he does not notice.

Jeremiah 7:6

if you no longer oppress the alien, the fatherless, and the widow and no longer shed innocent blood in this place or follow other gods, bringing harm on yourselves,

Ezekiel 31:12

Foreigners, ruthless men from the nations, cut it down and left it lying. Its limbs fell on the mountains and in every valley; its boughs lay broken in all the earth's ravines. All the peoples of the earth left its shade and abandoned it.

Joel 3:17

Then you will know that I am the Lord your God, who dwells in Zion, My holy mountain. Jerusalem will be holy, and foreigners will never overrun it again.

Zephaniah 1:8

On the day of the Lord's sacrifice I will punish the officials, the king's sons, and all who are dressed in foreign clothing.

1 Chronicles 16:19

When they were few in number, very few indeed, and temporary residents in Canaan

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, co-heirs of the same promise.

Ezekiel 44:8

You have not kept charge of My holy things but have appointed [others] to keep charge of My sanctuary for you.

Isaiah 25:2

For You have turned the city into a pile of rubble, a fortified city, into a ruin; the fortress of barbarians is no longer a city; it will never be rebuilt.

Ezekiel 28:10

You will die the death of the uncircumcised at the hands of strangers. For I have spoken. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord God .

Deuteronomy 24:19

"When you reap the harvest in your field, and you forget a sheaf in the field, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreign resident, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Psalm 144:7

Reach down from on high; rescue me from deep water, and set me free from the grasp of foreigners

Topics on Foreigners

Attitudes Towards Foreigners

52;4;12

so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.

Avoiding Foreigners

7;19;12

But his master replied to him, "We will not stop at a foreign city where there are no Israelites. Let's move on to Gibeah."

Exiled Foreigners

24;46;19

Pack your bags for exile, inhabitant of Daughter Egypt! For Memphis will become a desolation, uninhabited ruins.

Foreigners In The Holy Places

25;5;2

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

Foreigners Included Among The People

23;14;1

For the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will choose Israel again. He will settle them on their own land. The foreigner will join them and be united with the house of Jacob.

Foreigners Included In The Law

3;19;34

You must regard the foreigner who lives with you as the native-born among you. You are to love him as yourself, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.

Foreigners Permitted At The Feasts

2;12;48

If a foreigner resides with you and wants to celebrate the Lord's Passover, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may participate; he will become like a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person may eat it.

Foreigners Saved By Faith

45;1;5

We have received grace and apostleship through Him to bring about the obedience of faith among all the nations, on behalf of His name,

Foreigners Subdued

14;22;2

Ahaziah was 22 years old when he became king; he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Athaliah, granddaughter of Omri.

Laws Restricting Foreigners

2;12;43

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, "This is the statute of the Passover: no foreigner may eat it.

Loving Foreigners

8;2;10

She bowed with her face to the ground and said to him, "Why are you so kind to notice me, although I am a foreigner?"

Numbers Of Foreigners Killed

7;14;19

The Spirit of the Lord took control of him, and he went down to Ashkelon and killed 30 of their men. He stripped them and gave their clothes to those who had explained the riddle. In a rage, Samson returned to his father's house,

Oppressing Foreigners

2;22;21

"You must not exploit a foreign resident or oppress him, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Preaching Gospel To Foreigners

23;42;6

"I, the Lord, have called you for a righteous [purpose], and I will hold you by your hand. I will keep you, and I make you a covenant for the people [and] a light to the nations,

Reckoned As Foreigners

1;23;4

"I am a resident alien among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead."

Relations With Foreigners

9;22;3

From there David went to Mizpeh of Moab where he said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and mother stay with you until I know what God will do for me."

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

"I will bring you out of the city and hand you over to foreigners; I will execute judgments against you.

What Foreigners Are Like

3;19;34

You must regard the foreigner who lives with you as the native-born among you. You are to love him as yourself, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt; I am the Lord your God.

What Foreigners Do

40;5;47

And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary? Don't even the Gentiles do the same?

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