29 Bible Verses about Not Helping The Poor
Most Relevant Verses
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty.
You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he be of your brothers, or of your foreigners who are in your land within your gates:
Forasmuch therefore as you trample on the poor, and take taxes from him of wheat: You have built houses of cut stone, but you will not dwell in them. You have planted pleasant vineyards, but you shall not drink their wine.
Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
They trample on the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and deny justice to the oppressed; and a man and his father use the same maiden, to profane my holy name;
For I know how many your offenses, and how great are your sins -- you who afflict the just, who take a bribe, and who turn aside the needy in the courts.
Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'
Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the money box, used to steal what was put into it.
What, don't you have houses to eat and to drink in? Or do you despise God's assembly, and put them to shame who don't have? What shall I tell you? Shall I praise you? In this I don't praise you.
Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Listen to this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who tell their husbands, "Bring us drinks!"
But you have dishonored the poor man. Don't the rich oppress you, and personally drag you before the courts?
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner 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