Not Helping The Poor

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Proverbs 28:3

A man [who is] poor and oppresses the impoverished [is] a beating rain {that leaves} no food.

Deuteronomy 24:14

"You shall not exploit a hired worker, [who is] needy and poor, from among your fellow men or from [among] your aliens who are in your land [and] in your {towns}.

Isaiah 3:15

{Why} do you crush my people and grind [the] face of [the] poor?" {declares} the Lord Yahweh of hosts.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, those who trample on [the] poor and who annihilate the afflicted of [the] land,

Jeremiah 2:34

Also on your skirts is found [the] blood of [the] life of [the] innocent, [the] poor. You did not find them in the act of breaking into a house. But in spite of all these [things],

Ecclesiastes 5:8

Do not be surprised if you see the poor being oppressed with violence or [do not see] justice and righteousness in the province. For one official is watched by a higher official, and [there are] even higher officials over them!

Amos 2:7

Those who trample the heads of the powerless into the dust of the ground and turn aside the way of the destitute, a man and his father {have sexual relations with} the same girl, so that [they] profane my holy name.

Amos 5:12

For I know your transgressions [are] many and your sins [are] numerous, [you] foes of [the] righteous, those who take a bribe, and {those who} push aside [the] poor [ones] in the gate!

Amos 8:6

{That we can} buy [the] powerless with silver and [the] poor for the sake of a pair of sandals, and we can sell the waste of the grain?"

Habakkuk 3:14

You pierced the head of his warriors with his own arrows; they came like a whirlwind to scatter me, their exultation like [one who] devours the afflicted in ambush.

John 12:6

(Now he said this not because {he was concerned} about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, he used to steal what was put into [it].)

1 Corinthians 11:22

For do you not have houses for eating and drinking? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who do not have [anything]? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you? In this I will not praise [you]!

Job 31:16

"If I have withheld [the] desire of [the] poor from [them], or I have caused [the] widow's eyes to fail,

Ezekiel 18:12

He oppresses [the] needy and [the] poor, [and] {he commits robbery}, [and] he [does] not return pledge for a loan, [and] he lifts his eyes to the idols [so] he does a detestable thing.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they have grown sleek, also, {their evil deeds have no limit}. They do not judge [with] justice, [the] legal cause of [the] orphan, or allow it to succeed, and [the] legal case of [the] poor, they do not defend.

Job 20:19

for he has oppressed; he has abandoned [the] poor; he has seized a house but did not build it.

Job 24:4

They thrust [the] poor off the road; [the] needy of [the] earth hide themselves together.

Job 24:9

"They snatch [the] orphan from [the] breast, and they take a pledge against [the] needy.

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, [you] cows of Bashan who [live] on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the powerless, who crush the poor, who say to their husbands, "Bring [something] so that we may drink!"

Ezekiel 22:29

They severely oppress the people of the land, and {they committed robbery}, and they mistreated [the] needy and [the] poor, and they oppressed the alien {without} justice.

Job 24:14

{At dusk} the murderer rises; he kills [the] needy and [the] poor, and in the night he is like a thief.

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