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29 Bible Verses about Not Helping The Poor

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Proverbs 28:3

A needy man who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain which leaves no crops.

Deuteronomy 24:14

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:

Isaiah 3:15

What do you mean that you crush my people, and grind the face of the poor?" says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, you who desire to swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Jeremiah 2:34

Also the blood of the souls of the innocent poor is found in your skirts. You did not find them breaking in; but it is because of all these things.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.

Amos 2:7

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;

Amos 8:6

that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes, and sell the sweepings with the wheat?'"

Habakkuk 3:14

You pierced the heads of his warriors with their own spears. They came as a whirlwind to scatter me, gloating as if to devour the wretched in secret.

1 Corinthians 11:22

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.

Ezekiel 18:12

has wronged the poor and needy, has taken by robbery, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,

Ezekiel 16:49

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.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat. They shine; yes, they excell in deeds of wickedness. They don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and they don't judge the right of the needy.

Job 20:19

For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

Job 24:4

They turn the needy out of the way. The poor of the earth all hide themselves.

Job 24:9

There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,

Amos 4:1

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!"

Ezekiel 22:29

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.

Job 24:14

The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. In the night he is like a thief.

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