21 Bible Verses about Poor People
Most Relevant Verses
One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the Lord,
And He will repay him for his good deed.
For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, ‘You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.’
For you always have the poor with you, and whenever you wish you can do good to them; but you do not always have Me.
All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
How much more do his friends abandon him!
He pursues them with words, but they are gone.
‘Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.
‘Now if the means of a stranger or of a sojourner with you becomes sufficient, and a countryman of yours becomes so poor with regard to him as to sell himself to a stranger who is sojourning with you, or to the descendants of a stranger’s family,
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.