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29 Bible Verses about Not Helping The Poor

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Proverbs 28:3

A poor man that oppresses the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaves no food.

Deuteronomy 24:14

Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates.

Isaiah 3:15

What do you mean that ye beat my people to pieces and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord GOD of the hosts.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, and cut off the poor of the land,

Jeremiah 2:34

Even in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents; thou didst not find them in any trespass, but by all these things.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.

Amos 2:7

desiring that there be dust of the earth upon the head of the poor, and to twist the way of the humble: and the man and his father have gone in unto the same maid, profaning my holy name:

Amos 8:6

that we may buy the poor for money and the needy for a pair of shoes and sell the refuse of the wheat.

Habakkuk 3:14

Thou didst strike through with his staffs the heads of his villages, who as a whirlwind attempted to scatter me; their pride was as to devour the poor secretly.

1 Corinthians 11:22

What? Do ye not have houses to eat and to drink in? or do ye despise the congregation of God and shame those that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.

Ezekiel 18:12

oppresses the poor and needy, commits robbery, does not restore the pledge, or lifts up his eyes to the idols, or makes an abomination,

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the afflicted and needy.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.

Job 20:19

Because he oppressed and forsook the poor; because he has violently taken away houses which he did not build,

Job 24:4

They turn the needy out of the way; and all the poor of the earth hide themselves from them.

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, ye cows of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land have used oppression and exercised robbery and have done violence unto the poor and needy; they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.

Job 24:14

The murderer rises with the light, kills the poor and the needy, and in the night is as a thief.

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