Not Helping The Poor
Most Relevant Verses
The one who oppresses the poor insults their Maker, but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.
The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker, and one who rejoices over disaster will not go unpunished.
Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich-both lead only to poverty.
"Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.
Therefore, because you trample on the poor and exact a grain tax from him, you will never live in the houses of cut stone you have built; you will never drink the wine from the lush vineyards you have planted.
Don't rob a poor man because he is poor, and don't crush the oppressed at the gate,
They trample the heads of the poor on the dust of the ground and block the path of the needy. A man and his father have sexual relations with the same girl, profaning My holy name.
For I know your crimes are many and your sins innumerable. They oppress the righteous, take a bribe, and deprive the poor of justice at the gates.
Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the stranger or the poor, and do not plot evil in your hearts against one another.
He didn't say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.
Don't you have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you look down on the church of God and embarrass those who have nothing? What should I say to you? Should I praise you? I do not praise you for this!
Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, plenty of food, and comfortable security, but didn't support the poor and needy.
Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan who are on the hill of Samaria, women who oppress the poor and crush the needy, who say to their husbands, "Bring us something to drink."
The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have oppressed the poor and needy and unlawfully exploited the foreign resident.
- 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