Never miss a post

21 Bible Verses about Poor People

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 15:11

For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, ‘You must willingly open your hand to your afflicted and poor brother in your land.’

Deuteronomy 15:4

“There will be no poor among you, however, because the Lord is certain to bless you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance—

John 12:8

For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.”

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
how much more do his friends
keep their distance from him!
He may pursue them with words,
but they are not there.

Ecclesiastes 6:8

What advantage then does the wise man have over the fool? What advantage is there for the poor person who knows how to conduct himself before others?

Ecclesiastes 4:14

For he came from prison to be king, even though he was born poor in his kingdom.

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I thought:They are just the poor;
they have played the fool.
For they don’t understand the way of the Lord,
the justice of their God.

Leviticus 27:8

But if one is too poor to pay the assessment, he must present the person before the priest and the priest will set a value for him. The priest will set a value for him according to what the one making the vow can afford.

Leviticus 25:35

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

Leviticus 25:39

“If your brother among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, you must not force him to do slave labor.

Leviticus 25:47

“If a foreigner or temporary resident living among you prospers, but your brother living near him becomes destitute and sells himself to the foreigner living among you, or to a member of the foreigner’s clan,

Ecclesiastes 9:16

And I said, “Wisdom is better than strength, but the wisdom of the poor man is despised, and his words are not heeded.”

James 2:2

For example, a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in.

Bible Theasaurus

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.