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21 Bible Verses about Poor People

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Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor shall never cease out of the land; therefore, I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.

Deuteronomy 15:4

so that thus there shall be no poor among you, for the LORD shall greatly bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance to possess it;

John 12:8

for the poor ye always have with you, but ye shall not always have me.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of the poor hate him; how much more shall his friends separate themselves from him? He shall seek their friendship and not find it.

Ecclesiastes 6:8

For what has the wise more than the fool? what more has the poor that knows how to walk among the living?

Ecclesiastes 4:14

For he came out of prison to reign, even though he was born poor into his kingdom.

Jeremiah 5:4

Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they have become foolish; for they do not know the way of the LORD nor the judgment of their God.

Leviticus 27:8

But if he is poorer than thy estimation, then he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest shall value him; according to the ability of the one that vowed shall the priest value him.

Leviticus 25:35

And if thy brother becomes poor and comes unto thee, then thou shalt receive him; as a stranger, or a sojourner, he shall live with thee.

Leviticus 25:39

And when thy brother becomes poor, being with thee, and if he should sell himself unto thee, thou shalt not compel him to serve as a slave.

Leviticus 25:47

And if a sojourner or stranger who is with thee becomes rich and thy brother who is with him becomes poor and sells himself unto the stranger or sojourner who is with thee or to the race of the lineage of the stranger,

Ecclesiastes 9:16

Then I said, Wisdom is better than strength: even though the poor man's knowledge is despised, and his words are not heard.

James 2:2

For if a man with a gold ring and in precious apparel comes into your synagogue and a poor person in vile raiment also comes in,

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