63 Bible Verses about

Poverty, Remedies For

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John 12:8

For the poor always you have with you; but me you have not always.

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command you, saying, you shall open your hand wide unto your brother, to your poor, and to your needy, in your land.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like unto you, who delivers the poor from him that is too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that plunders him?

Psalm 68:10

Your congregation has dwelt therein: you, O God, have provided of your goodness for the poor.

Deuteronomy 15:4-5

Except when there shall be no poor among you; for the LORD shall greatly bless you in the land which the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance to possess it:

Job 5:16

So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.

Psalm 14:6

You have shamed the counsel of the poor, but the LORD is his refuge.

Psalm 113:7

He raises up the poor out of the dust, and lifts the needy out of the ash heap;

Psalm 140:12

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, for the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.

Leviticus 5:7

And if he is not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he has committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto the LORD; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.

Leviticus 12:8

And if she be not able to bring a lamb, then she shall bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons; the one for the burnt offering, and the other for a sin offering: and the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean.

Leviticus 14:21-22

And if he be poor, and cannot get so much; then he shall take one lamb for a trespass offering to be waved, to make an atonement for him, and one tenth of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and a log of oil;

Leviticus 27:8

But if he is too poor to pay your valuation, 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.

Ezekiel 18:12-13

Has oppressed the poor and needy, has robbed by violence, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,

Amos 4:1-2

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.

Exodus 23:11

But the seventh year you shall let it rest and lie still; that the poor of your people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner you shall deal with your vineyard, and with your oliveyard.

Leviticus 19:10

And you shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 23:22

And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 25:25

If your brother becomes poor, and has sold away some of his possession, and if any of his kin come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold.

Deuteronomy 23:25

When you come into the standing grain of your neighbor, then you may pluck the heads with your hand; but you shall not move a sickle unto your neighbor's standing grain.

Acts 20:34

Yea, you yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

Neither did we eat any man's bread for nothing; but worked with labor and travail night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you:

Genesis 45:9-11

Haste you, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:

Acts 10:4

And when he looked on him, he was afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Your prayers and your alms are come up for a memorial before God.

Deuteronomy 15:7-8

If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:

Proverbs 31:20

She stretches out her hand to the poor; yea, she reaches forth her hands to the needy.

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

Matthew 25:34-40

Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

1 Timothy 5:9-10

Let not a widow be put on the list under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,

Deuteronomy 24:12-15

And if the man be poor, you shall not sleep with his pledge:

Proverbs 31:9

Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

Isaiah 10:1-2

Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write misfortune which they have prescribed;

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? says the LORD.

Acts 24:17

Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.

Romans 15:26

For it has pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints who are at Jerusalem.

1 Timothy 5:16

If any man or woman that believes has widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

Luke 7:22

Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things you have seen and heard; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.

Luke 14:21

So that servant came, and showed his lord these things. Then the Master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in here the poor, and the maimed, and the lame, and the blind.

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