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Learn to do well. Seek justice. Relieve the oppressed. Judge the fatherless. Plead for the widow."
A second likewise is this, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
"The King will answer them, 'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'
"Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother. Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'
Thus says Yahweh: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep. Be of the same mind one toward another. Don't set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don't be wise in your own conceits. Repay no one evil for evil. Respect what is honorable in the sight of all men.read more.
If it is possible, as much as it is up to you, be at peace with all men.
He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does Yahweh require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.
You shall not wrest the justice [due] to the foreigner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's clothing to pledge;
'Cursed is he who wrests the justice [due] to the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the law and the prophets.
Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty.
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.
One who gives to the poor has no lack; but one who closes his eyes will have many curses.
Jesus answered, "A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead. By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way a Levite also, when he came to the place, and saw him, passed by on the other side.read more.
But a certain Samaritan, as he traveled, came where he was. When he saw him, he was moved with compassion, came to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. He set him on his own animal, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. On the next day, when he departed, he took out two denarii, and gave them to the host, and said to him, 'Take care of him. Whatever you spend beyond that, I will repay you when I return.' Now which of these three do you think seemed to be a neighbor to him who fell among the robbers?" He said, "He who showed mercy on him." Then Jesus said to him, "Go and do likewise."
- Bad Leadership
- Bereaved, Care For
- Caring For Others
- God Caring For Orphans
- Helping The Poor
- Oppressing Foreigners
- Oppression, Nature Of
- People Helping Orphans
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Poverty, Remedies For