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Theasaurus: Foreigners

97 Bible Verses about Foreigners

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Deuteronomy 28:43

The foreigner in your midst will be elevated higher and higher over you, while you are brought low little by little.

Leviticus 19:33

"If a resident alien lives with you in your land, you are not to mistreat him.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope.

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have for yourselves consistent procedures in deciding a case. As it is for the resident alien, so it is for the native born. I am the LORD your God."

Isaiah 60:10

"Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in my anger I struck you down, in my favor I have shown you mercy.

Psalm 18:44

When they hear of me, they will obey me; foreigners will submit to me.

Isaiah 56:6

"Also, the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, and to bless the LORD'S name, observing the Sabbath without profaning it, and who hold fast my covenant

Exodus 12:49

A single law exists for the native and the alien who resides among you."

1 Kings 8:41

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your name

Ezekiel 47:23

Furthermore, you are to provide the foreigner's inheritance there in the tribe within which he remains," declares the Lord GOD.

Proverbs 5:10

so that strangers don't enrich themselves at your expense, and your work won't end up the possession of foreigners.

Lamentations 5:2

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

You will certainly set a king over you, whom the LORD your God will choose from among your relatives, but you must not place a foreign king over you who is not from your relatives.

Isaiah 61:5

Strangers will stand and feed your flocks, and foreigners will work your land and dress your vines.

Isaiah 14:1

However, the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will once again choose Israel. He will settle them in their own land, and foreigners will join them, affiliating themselves with the house of Jacob.

Ezekiel 47:22

dividing it by lottery among yourselves and among the foreigners who live among you and bear children among you. You are to treat them like native-born Israelis. Among you they, too, are to be allotted an inheritance with the tribes of Israel.

2 Samuel 22:46

Foreigners lost their courage, coming trembling from their strongholds.

Jeremiah 5:19

When the people ask, "Why has the LORD our God done all this to us?' you are to say to them, "Just as you have forsaken me and served foreign gods in your land, so you will serve strangers in a land that is not yours.'"

Ezekiel 44:9

"This is what the Lord GOD says, "No foreigner who is both uncircumcised in heart and flesh, of all the foreigners who are among the Israelis is to enter my sanctuary.

Genesis 15:13

Then the LORD told Abram, "You can be certain about this: Your descendants will be foreigners in a land that isn't theirs. They will be slaves there and will be oppressed for 400 years.

Ezekiel 7:21

I'll give it as plunder into the control of strangers and as the spoils of war to the wicked who will invade the land to profane it.

Matthew 27:7

So they decided to use the money to buy the Potter's Field as a burial ground for foreigners.

Isaiah 62:8

"The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; never again will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have toiled;

Leviticus 23:22

Furthermore, when you harvest the produce of your land, you are not to harvest all the way to the corners of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and resident alien. I am the LORD your God."

2 Chronicles 6:32

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your great name, your mighty acts, and your obvious power, when they come and pray in the direction of this Temple,

Ezekiel 28:7

Therefore, look! I'm bringing foreigners in your direction, the most terrifying of nations! They will direct their violence against the grandeur that you've created by your wisdom.

Ezekiel 14:7

For when a native Israeli or a resident alien abandons me to set up idols in his heart behind my back, and then places the stumbling block of his iniquity right in front of his own face, then approaches a prophet to inquire of me on behalf of his own self-interest, I, the LORD will answer him myself.

Exodus 12:48

If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it.

Psalm 18:45

Foreigners will wilt away; they will come trembling out of their stronghold.

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You must not eat any carcass. But you may give it to the alien in your cities so he may eat it or sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. "You must not cook a young goat in its mother's milk."

Psalm 105:12

When the Hebrews were few in number so very few and were sojourners in it,

Isaiah 1:7

"Your country lies desolate; your cities have been incinerated. Before your very eyes, foreigners are devouring your land they've brought devastation on it, while the land is overthrown by foreigners.

2 Samuel 22:45

Foreigners came cringing to me; they obeyed as soon as they heard me.

Leviticus 18:26

"Therefore, keep my statutes and ordinances. You are not to do any of these detestable things this applies to the native born and the resident alien who lives among you

Joshua 8:35

There wasn't one word of everything Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read in front of the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, their little ones, and the foreigners who lived among them.

1 Chronicles 22:2

David subsequently issued orders to conscript the resident aliens who lived in the land of Israel and appointed stonecutters to prepare stones for building a temple for God.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners living there used to spend their time doing nothing else other than listening to the latest ideas or repeating them.

Leviticus 17:8

Tell them that if a person from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you brings a whole burnt offering or a sacrifice

Nehemiah 9:2

The remnant of Israel separated themselves from all foreigners. Then they stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their ancestors.

Deuteronomy 15:3

You may exact payment from a foreigner, but cancel whatever your brother owes you.

Jeremiah 51:2

I'll send foreigners to Babylon, and they'll winnow her, and devastate her land. They'll come against her from every side on the day of her disaster.

Numbers 15:16

There is to be one law and one ordinance for you and for the resident alien who lives with you."

Leviticus 25:45

You may also buy from resident aliens who live among you and their families who are with you, whom they fathered in your land. They may become your property.

Jeremiah 30:8

On that day,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "I'll break the yoke from your neck and will tear off your restraints. Foreigners will no longer make you serve them.

Deuteronomy 26:12

"When you have finished your harvest, reserve the tithe in the third year (the year of the tithe), and give the entire tithe to the descendants of Levi, to the foreigners, to the orphans, and to the widows, so they may eat and be satisfied in your cities.

1 Corinthians 14:21

In the Law it is written, "By means of foreign languages and through the mouths of foreigners I will speak to this people, but even then they will not listen to me," declares the Lord.

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may charge interest to a foreigner, but don't charge interest to your relatives, so the LORD your God may bless you in everything you undertake in the land that you are about to enter and possess.

Deuteronomy 31:12

Gather the people the men, women, children, and the foreigners that live in your cities so they may hear and fear the LORD your God, and so they may be careful to obey the words contained in this Law.

Deuteronomy 27:19

""Cursed is the one who perverts justice due the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

Isaiah 28:11

Very well, then, through the mouths of foreigners and foreign languages the LORD will speak to this people

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me from the control of foreigners, whose mouths speak lies, and whose right hand deceives.

Deuteronomy 29:22

"Then the generation to come your descendants after you and the foreigners who come from afar will see plagues and illnesses infecting the land that the LORD will inflict on it.

Isaiah 25:5

and the noise of foreigners is like the heat of the desert. Just as you subdue heat by the shade of clouds, so the victory songs of violent men will be stilled.

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners have consumed his strength, and he hasn't noticed. Furthermore, his head is sprinkled with gray hair, but he doesn't realize it.

Jeremiah 7:6

and if you don't oppress the alien, the orphan, and the widow, and don't shed an innocent person's blood in this place, and if you don't follow other gods to your own harm,

Ezekiel 31:12

Foreign dictators have trimmed it down to size and abandoned it. Its branches have fallen off on mountains and in all the valleys. Its boughs have broken off in all the ravines of the land. All the nations of the earth have moved out of its shade and abandoned it.

Joel 3:17

"And truly you will know that I am the LORD your God, dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain. Then Jerusalem will be holy, and no foreigners will invade her again.

Zephaniah 1:8

"It will come about during the LORD's sacrifice that I'll punish the officials, the royal descendants, and all who wear foreign clothing.

1 Chronicles 16:19

When you were few in number very few, and strangers at that

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger, living in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who also inherited the same promise,

Ezekiel 44:8

Furthermore, you haven't paid attention to the requirements for my holy things. Instead, you placed foreigners in charge of my sanctuary."'

Isaiah 25:2

For you have made the city a heap of rubble, the fortified city into a ruin; the foreigners' citadel is no longer a city it will never be rebuilt!

Ezekiel 28:10

You will die a death fit for the uncircumcised at the hand of foreigners." "for I have said it will be so,' declares the LORD."

Deuteronomy 24:19

"When you are reaping in the field, and you overlook a sheaf, don't return to get it. Let it remain for the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless everything you undertake.

Psalm 144:7

Reach down your hand from your high place; rescue me and deliver me from mighty waters, from the control of foreigners.

Topics on Foreigners

Attitudes Towards Foreigners

52;4;12

so that you may win the respect of outsiders, and have need of nothing.

Avoiding Foreigners

7;19;12

But his master replied, "We're not going to turn aside into a city of foreigners who are not part of the Israelis. Instead, we'll go on to Gibeah."

Exiled Foreigners

24;46;19

Prepare your baggage for exile, daughter living in Egypt, for Memphis will become a desolate place. It will become a ruin without inhabitant.

Foreigners In The Holy Places

25;5;2

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

Foreigners Included Among The People

23;14;1

However, the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will once again choose Israel. He will settle them in their own land, and foreigners will join them, affiliating themselves with the house of Jacob.

Foreigners Included In The Law

3;19;34

You are to treat the resident alien the same way you treat the native born among you love him like yourself, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Foreigners Permitted At The Feasts

2;12;48

If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it.

Foreigners Saved By Faith

45;1;5

Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.

Foreigners Subdued

14;22;2

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

Laws Restricting Foreigners

2;12;43

The LORD told Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover: No foreigner is to eat it,

Loving Foreigners

8;2;10

At this she fell prostrate, bowing low to the ground, and asked him, "Why is it that you're showing me kindness by noticing me, since I'm a foreigner?"

Numbers Of Foreigners Killed

7;14;19

Then the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, killed 30 men, took their belongings, and gave the garments to those who had told him the solution to the riddle. He remained furious, left for his father's house,

Oppressing Foreigners

2;22;21

"You are not to wrong or oppress an alien, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

Preaching Gospel To Foreigners

23;42;6

"I've called you in righteousness. I'll take hold of your hand. I'll preserve you and appoint you as a covenant to the people, as a light for the nations,

Reckoned As Foreigners

1;23;4

"I am an alien and an outsider among you. Give me a cemetery among you where I can bury my dead away from my presence."

Relations With Foreigners

9;22;3

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

Suffering From Foreigners

26;11;9

"I'm bringing you out from the middle of it and I'm going to deliver you into the hands of strangers, because I'm going to carry out my sentence against you.

What Foreigners Are Like

3;19;34

You are to treat the resident alien the same way you treat the native born among you love him like yourself, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

What Foreigners Do

40;5;47

And if you greet only your relatives, that's no great thing you're doing, is it? Even the unbelievers do the same, don't they?

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