Loving Foreigners

Most Relevant Verses

Ruth 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?”

Job 31:32

No stranger had to spend the night on the street,
for I opened my door to the traveler.

Matthew 25:38

When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or without clothes and clothe You?

Matthew 25:44

“Then they too will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or without clothes, or sick, or in prison, and not help You?’

Ephesians 3:1

For this reason, I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles—

1 Timothy 5:10

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

3 John 1:5

Dear friend, you are showing faithfulness by whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

Leviticus 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 Yahweh your God.

Leviticus 25:35

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

Deuteronomy 14:29

Then the Levite, who has no portion or inheritance among you, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow within your gates may come, eat, and be satisfied. And the Lord your God will bless you in all the work of your hands that you do.

Deuteronomy 26:11

You, the Levite, and the foreign resident among you will rejoice in all the good things the Lord your God has given you and your household.

Leviticus 19:10

You must not strip your vineyard bare or gather its fallen grapes. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.

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 Yahweh your God.”

Deuteronomy 24:19-21

“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 foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands. When you knock down the fruit from your olive tree, you must not go over the branches again. What remains will be for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow. When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you must not glean what is left. What remains will be for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow.

Deuteronomy 26:12-13

“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 foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied. Then you will say in the presence of the Lord your God:I have taken the consecrated portion out of my house; I have also given it to the Levite, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, according to all the commands You gave me. I have not violated or forgotten Your commands.

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