14 Bible Verses about Oppressing Foreigners
Most Relevant Verses
Thou shalt neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger, for ye know the state of the soul of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Thou shalt not twist the rights of the stranger nor of the fatherless nor take a widow's clothing for a pledge,
Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.
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.
and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
But when I saw that they did not walk uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, dost live after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why dost thou compel the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
- Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against
- Aliens, Believers Duty
- Aliens, God's Attitude
- Cruelty, God's attitude to
- Gentiles, In Ot
- Not Helping Widows
- Oppression, God's Attitude To
- Oppression, Nature Of
- Social Justice