Not Helping The Poor
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He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.
Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.
He that oppresseth the poor, it is to enrich him; he that giveth to the rich, bringeth only to want.
Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy of thy brethren, or of thy sojourners who are in thy land within thy gates:
Forasmuch, therefore, as ye trample upon the poor, and take from him presents of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, and ye shall not drink the wine of them.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
panting after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turning aside the way of the meek; and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my holy name.
For I know how manifold are your transgressions and your sins mighty: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the right of the needy in the gate.
and oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.
Have ye not then houses for eating and drinking? or do ye despise the assembly of God, and put to shame them who have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you? In this point I do not praise.
Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fulness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did not strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, that oppress the poor, that crush the needy, that say to their lords, Bring, and let us drink:
But ye have despised the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you, and do not they drag you before the tribunals?
The people of the land use oppression and practise robbery; and they vex the poor and needy, and oppress the stranger wrongfully.
- Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against
- Giving Money To The Church
- Helping The Poor
- Oppression, God's Attitude To
- Oppression, Nature Of
- Poor, Oppression Of
- Poor, The Wicked Response To
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Poverty, Causes Of