He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
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.
Save when there shall be no poor among you; for the LORD shall greatly bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it:
For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.
For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.
For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.
Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour.
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
For what hath the wise more than the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?
The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
For out of prison he cometh to reign; whereas also he that is born in his kingdom becometh poor.
Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish: for they know not the way of the LORD, nor the judgment of their God.
But if he be poorer than thy estimation, then he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest shall value him; according to his ability that vowed shall the priest value him.
And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.
And if thy brother that dwelleth by thee be waxen poor, and be sold unto thee; thou shalt not compel him to serve as a bondservant:
And if a sojourner or stranger wax rich by thee, and thy brother that dwelleth by him wax poor, and sell himself unto the stranger or sojourner by thee, or to the stock of the stranger's family:
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.
For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.