Poor People

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor will not cease to be {among you} [in] the land; therefore I [am] commanding you, {saying}, 'You shall willingly open your hand to your brother, to your needy and to your poor [that are] in your land.'

Deuteronomy 15:4

Nevertheless, there shall not be among you a poor [person], because Yahweh will certainly bless you in the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [as] an inheritance, to take possession of it.

John 12:8

For you have the poor with you always, but you do not always have me."

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of the poor, [if] they hate him, how much more will his friends keep away from him. He pursues [them with] words, [and] they are gone.

Ecclesiastes 6:8

So do the wise [really] have an advantage over fools? {Can the poor [really] gain anything by knowing how to act in front of others}?

Ecclesiastes 4:14

For he came out of the prison house to reign, {since he was born poor in his kingdom}.

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I said, "[They are] just simple people, they are foolish, for they know not the way of Yahweh, the law of their God.

Leviticus 27:8

But if he [is] poorer than your proper value, then he shall present himself {before} the priest, and the priest shall set a value [on] him; the priest shall value him {according to} what the person who made a vow {can afford}.

Leviticus 25:35

" 'And if your countryman becomes poor and {if he becomes dependent on you}, then you shall support him [like] an alien and [like] a temporary resident, and he shall live with you.

Leviticus 25:39

" 'And if your countryman [who is] with you becomes poor, and he is sold to you, {you shall not treat him as a slave}.

Leviticus 25:47

" 'And if [the] alien or [the] temporary resident [who are] with you {prosper}, but your countryman [who is] with him becomes poor and he is sold to an alien, a temporary resident [who is] with you, or to a descendant of an alien's clan,

Ecclesiastes 9:16

So I concluded that wisdom [is] better than might, yet the wisdom of the poor is despised, and his words are not heard.

James 2:2

For if someone enters into your assembly in fine clothing with a gold ring on his finger, and a poor person in filthy clothing also enters,

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