29 Bible Verses about Not Helping The Poor
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An oppressor of the poor reproacheth his Maker, And whoso is honouring Him Is favouring the needy.
Whoso is mocking at the poor Hath reproached his Maker, Whoso is rejoicing at calamity is not acquitted.
He is oppressing the poor to multiply to him, He is giving to the rich -- only to want.
'Thou dost not oppress a hireling, poor and needy, of thy brethren or of thy sojourner who is in thy land within thy gates;
Therefore, because of your trampling on the poor, And the tribute of corn ye take from him, Houses of hewn work ye have built, And ye do not dwell in them, Desirable vineyards ye have planted, And ye do not drink their wine.
Rob not the poor because he is poor, And bruise not the afflicted in the gate.
Who are panting for the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, And the way of the humble they turn aside, And a man and his father go unto the damsel, So as to pollute My holy name.
For I have known -- many are your transgressions, And mighty your sins, Adversaries of the righteous, taking ransoms, And the needy in the gate ye turned aside.
And widow, and fatherless, Sojourner, and poor, ye do not oppress, And the calamity of one another ye do not devise in your heart.
and he said this, not because he was caring for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and what things were put in he was carrying.
why, have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or the assembly of God do ye despise, and shame those not having? what may I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I do not praise!
Lo, this hath been the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, Arrogancy, fulness of bread, and quiet ease, Have been to her and to her daughters, And the hand of the afflicted and needy She hath not strengthened.
They have been fat, they have shone, Yea, they have overpassed the acts of the evil, Judgment they have not judged, The judgment of the fatherless -- and they prosper, And the judgment of the needy they have not judged.
Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, Who are in the mountain of Samaria, Who are oppressing the poor, Who are bruising the needy, Who are saying to their lords: 'Bring in, and we do drink.'
and ye did dishonour the poor one; do not the rich oppress you and themselves draw you to judgment-seats;
The people of the land have used oppression, And have taken plunder violently away, And humble and needy have oppressed, And the sojourner oppressed -- without judgment.
- 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