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Theasaurus: Foreigners

97 Bible Verses about Foreigners

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Deuteronomy 28:43

The stranger that is among you shall rise up above you higher and higher; and you shall come down lower and lower.

Leviticus 19:33

And if a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not mistreat him.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before you, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no abiding.

Leviticus 24:22

You shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country: for I am the LORD your God.

Isaiah 60:10

And the sons of foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister unto you: for in my wrath I struck you, but in my favor have I had mercy on you.

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the foreigners shall submit themselves unto me.

Isaiah 56:6

Also the sons of the foreigner, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, everyone that keeps the sabbath from defiling it, and takes hold of my covenant;

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the foreigner who sojourns among you.

1 Kings 8:41

Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of your people Israel, but comes out of a far country for your name's sake;

Ezekiel 47:23

And it shall come to pass, that in whatever tribe the stranger sojourns, there shall you give him his inheritance, says the Lord GOD.

Proverbs 5:10

Lest strangers be filled with your wealth; and your labors go to the house of a foreigner;

Deuteronomy 17:15

You shall surely set him king over you, whom the LORD your God shall choose: one from among your brethren shall you set king over you: you may not set a stranger over you, who is not your brother.

Isaiah 61:5

And foreigners shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.

Ezekiel 47:22

And it shall come to pass, that you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, who shall bare children among you: and they shall be unto you as if born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

2 Samuel 22:46

Strangers shall fade away, and they shall be afraid coming out of their hiding places.

Jeremiah 5:19

And it shall come to pass, when you shall say, Why does the LORD our God all these things unto us? then shall you answer them, Like you have forsaken me, and served foreign gods in your land, so shall you serve strangers in a land that is not yours.

Ezekiel 44:9

Thus says the Lord GOD; No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any foreigner that is among the children of Israel.

Genesis 15:13

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that your descendants shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

Ezekiel 7:21

And I will give it into the hands of the strangers for plunder, and to the wicked of the earth for spoil; and they shall pollute it.

Isaiah 62:8

The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your wine, for which you have labored:

Leviticus 23:22

And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

2 Chronicles 6:32

Moreover concerning the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, but has come from a far country for your great name's sake, and your mighty hand, and your outstretched arm; if they come and pray in this house;

Ezekiel 28:7

Behold, therefore I will bring strangers upon you, the terrible of the nations: and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom, and they shall defile your brightness.

Ezekiel 14:7

For every one of the house of Israel, or of the stranger that sojourns in Israel, who separates himself from me, and sets up his idols in his heart, and puts the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and comes to a prophet to inquire of him concerning me; I the LORD will answer him by myself:

Exodus 12:48

And when a foreigner shall sojourn with you, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.

Psalm 18:45

The foreigners shall fade away, and be frightened out of their fortresses.

Deuteronomy 14:21

You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you shall give it unto the stranger that is in your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it unto a foreigner: for you are a holy people unto the LORD your God. you shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Psalm 105:12

When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it.

Isaiah 1:7

Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

2 Samuel 22:45

Strangers shall submit themselves unto me: as soon as they hear, they shall be obedient unto me.

Leviticus 18:26

You shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourns among you:

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses commanded, which Joshua read not before all the congregation of Israel, with the women, and the little ones, and the strangers that were living among them.

1 Chronicles 22:2

And David commanded to gather together the sojourners that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to cut hewn stones to build the house of God.

Acts 17:21

(For all the Athenians and strangers who were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.)

Leviticus 17:8

And you shall say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among you, that offers a burnt offering or sacrifice,

Nehemiah 9:2

And the descendants of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.

Deuteronomy 15:3

Of a foreigner you may exact it again: but that which you lend to your brother your hand shall release;

Jeremiah 51:2

And will send unto Babylon winnowers, that shall winnow her, and shall empty her land: for in the day of trouble they shall be against her round about.

Numbers 15:16

One law and one manner shall be for you, and for the stranger that sojourns with you.

Leviticus 25:45

Also of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall you buy, and of their families that are with you, whom they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession.

Jeremiah 30:8

For it shall come to pass in that day, says the LORD of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off your neck, and will burst your bonds, and strangers shall no more enslave them:

Deuteronomy 26:12

When you have finished tithing all the tithes of your increase the third year, which is the year of tithing, and have given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that they may eat within your gates, and be filled;

1 Corinthians 14:21

In the law it is written, With men of other tongues and other lips will I speak unto this people; and yet for all that will they not hear me, says the Lord.

Deuteronomy 23:20

Unto a stranger you may lend for interest; but unto your brother you shall not lend for interest: that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you set your hand to in the land where you go to possess it.

Deuteronomy 31:12

Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and your stranger that is within your gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

Isaiah 28:11

For with stammering lips and another tongue will he speak to this people.

Psalm 144:11

Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of foreigners, whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:

Deuteronomy 29:22

So that the generation to come of your children that shall rise up after you, and the stranger that shall come from a far land, shall say, when they see the plagues of that land, and the sicknesses which the LORD has laid upon it;

Isaiah 25:5

You shall bring down the noise of aliens, as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud: the song of the terrible ones shall be brought low.

Hosea 7:9

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knows it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knows not.

Jeremiah 7:6

If you oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt:

Ezekiel 31:12

And strangers, the most terrible of the nations, have cut it off, and have left it: upon the mountains and in all the valleys its branches are fallen, and its boughs are broken by all the rivers of the land; and all the people of the earth have gone down from its shadow, and have left it.

Joel 3:17

So shall you know that I am the LORD your God dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain: then shall Jerusalem be holy, and there shall no strangers pass through her any more.

Zephaniah 1:8

And it shall come to pass in the day of the LORD'S sacrifice, that I will punish the princes, and the king's children, and all such as are clothed with foreign apparel.

1 Chronicles 16:19

When you were but few, even a few, and strangers in it.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:

Ezekiel 44:8

And you have not kept charge of my holy things: but you have set others as keepers of my charge in my sanctuary instead of yourselves.

Isaiah 25:2

For you have made of a city a heap; of a fortified city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.

Ezekiel 28:10

You shall die the deaths of the uncircumcised by the hand of strangers: for I have spoken it, says the Lord GOD.

Deuteronomy 24:19

When you reap your harvest in your field, and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go again to get it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Psalm 144:7

Send your hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of foreigners;

Topics on Foreigners

Attitudes Towards Foreigners


That you may walk honestly toward them that are outside, and that you may have lack of nothing.

Avoiding Foreigners


And his master said unto him, We will not turn aside here into the city of strangers, that is not of the children of Israel; we will pass over to Gibeah.

Exiled Foreigners


O you daughter dwelling in Egypt, prepare yourself to go into captivity: for Memphis shall become a waste and desolate without an inhabitant.

Foreigners In The Holy Places


Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

Foreigners Included Among The People


For the LORD will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land: and the strangers shall be joined with them, and they shall cling to the house of Jacob.

Foreigners Included In The Law


But the stranger that dwells with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

Foreigners Permitted At The Feasts


And when a foreigner shall sojourn with you, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.

Foreigners Saved By Faith


By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

Foreigners Subdued


Forty and two years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Athaliah the granddaughter of Omri.

Laws Restricting Foreigners


And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no foreigner eat of it:

Loving Foreigners


Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found grace in your eyes, that you should take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger?

Numbers Of Foreigners Killed


And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave changes of clothing unto them who expounded the riddle. And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.

Oppressing Foreigners


You shall neither wrong a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

Preaching Gospel To Foreigners


I the LORD have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand, and will keep you, and give you for a covenant to the people, for a light to the Gentiles;

Reckoned As Foreigners


I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a burying place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Relations With Foreigners


And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray you, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.

Suffering From Foreigners


And I will bring you out of its midst, and deliver you into the hands of foreigners, and will execute judgments among you.

What Foreigners Are Like


But the stranger that dwells with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

What Foreigners Do


And if you greet your brethren only, what do you more than others? do not even the tax collectors so?