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12 Bible Verses about

Social Selfishness

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Proverbs 11:26

He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

Proverbs 24:11

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Ezekiel 34:18

'Is it too slight a thing for you that you should feed in the good pasture, that you must tread down with your feet the rest of your pastures? Or that you should drink of the clear waters, that you must foul the rest with your feet?

Hosea 10:1

Israel is a luxuriant vine; He produces fruit for himself The more his fruit, The more altars he made; The richer his land, The better he made the sacred pillars.

Habakkuk 2:6

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

Zechariah 7:6

'When you eat and drink, do you not eat for yourselves and do you not drink for yourselves?

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.'

Matthew 27:3

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"

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Social selfishness » Different forms of » Total disregard of the rights of others

Ezekiel 34:18

'Is it too slight a thing for you that you should feed in the good pasture, that you must tread down with your feet the rest of your pastures? Or that you should drink of the clear waters, that you must foul the rest with your feet?

Hosea 10:1

Israel is a luxuriant vine; He produces fruit for himself The more his fruit, The more altars he made; The richer his land, The better he made the sacred pillars.

Habakkuk 2:6

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

Zechariah 7:6

'When you eat and drink, do you not eat for yourselves and do you not drink for yourselves?

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Heartless indifference toward sinners

Matthew 27:3-4

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Hoarding foodstuff

Proverbs 11:26

He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

Proverbs 24:11

Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Neglect of the needy and suffering

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.'

Social selfishness » Different forms of » Greed for real estate

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