Strangers in israel

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Genesis 15:13

And he said to Abram, Know assuredly that thy seed will be a sojourner in a land that is not theirs, and they shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years.

Exodus 12:48

And when a sojourner sojourneth with thee, and would hold the passover to Jehovah, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and hold it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land; but no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.

Isaiah 14:1

For Jehovah will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in rest in their own land; and the stranger shall be united to them, and they shall be joined to the house of Jacob.

Deuteronomy 23:7

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother. Thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a sojourner in his land.

Leviticus 19:33

And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not molest him.

Leviticus 23:22

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not in thy harvest entirely reap the corners of thy field, and the gleaning of thy harvest shalt thou not gather: thou shalt leave them unto the poor and to the stranger: I am Jehovah your God.

Ezekiel 47:22

And it shall come to pass that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, who shall beget children among you; and they shall be unto you as the home-born among the children of Israel: with you shall they draw by lot inheritance among the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 61:5

And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your ploughmen and your vinedressers.

Isaiah 1:7

Your country is desolate; your cities are burned with fire; your land, strangers eat it up in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

Deuteronomy 17:15

thou shalt only set him king over thee whom Jehovah thy God will choose: from among thy brethren shalt thou set a king over thee; thou mayest not set a foreigner over thee, who is not thy brother.

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be for him that is home-born and for the sojourner that sojourneth among you.

Ezekiel 44:9

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: No stranger, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any stranger that is among the children of Israel.

Acts 7:6

And God spoke thus: His seed shall be a sojourner in a strange land, and they shall enslave them and evil entreat them four hundred years;

2 Chronicles 6:32

And as to the stranger also, who is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy great name's sake, and thy mighty hand and thy stretched-out arm; when they shall come and pray toward this house,

Isaiah 14:2

And the peoples shall take them and bring them to their place; and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of Jehovah for servants and handmaids; and they shall take them captive whose captives they were, and they shall rule over their oppressors.

Leviticus 17:10

And every one of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, that eateth any manner of blood, I will set my face against the soul that hath eaten blood, and will cut him off from among his people;

Numbers 15:29

For him that is born in the land among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them there shall be one law for you, for him who doeth anything through inadvertence.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is the sabbath of Jehovah thy God: thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy bondman, nor thy handmaid, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates.

Leviticus 17:8

And thou shalt say unto them, Every one of the house of Israel, and of the strangers who sojourn among them, that offereth up a burnt-offering or sacrifice,

Isaiah 56:6

Also the sons of the alien, that join themselves to Jehovah, to minister unto him and to love the name of Jehovah, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and holdeth fast to my covenant;

Acts 13:17

The God of this people Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people in their sojourn in the land of Egypt, and with a high arm brought them out of it,

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Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To participate in the rejoicings of the people

Deuteronomy 14:29

and the Levite for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou doest.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and thou shalt rejoice before Jehovah thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite that is in thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow that are in thy midst in the place that Jehovah thy God will choose to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 26:11

And thou shalt rejoice in all the good that Jehovah thy God hath given to thee, and to thy house, thou, and the Levite, and the stranger that is in thy midst.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To have the gleaning of the harvest

Leviticus 19:10

And thy vineyard shalt thou not glean, neither shalt thou gather what hath been left of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and the stranger: I am Jehovah your God.

Leviticus 23:22

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not in thy harvest entirely reap the corners of thy field, and the gleaning of thy harvest shalt thou not gather: thou shalt leave them unto the poor and to the stranger: I am Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 24:19-22

When thou reapest thy harvest in thy field, and forgettest a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not return to fetch it; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hands. When thou shakest thine olive-tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. When thou gatherest the grapes of thy vineyard, thou shalt not glean it afterwards; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. read more.
And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt; therefore I command thee to do this thing.

Strangers in israel » Admitted to worship in the outer court of the temple

Revelation 11:2

And the court which is without the temple cast out, and measure it not; because it has been given up to the nations, and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty-two months.

1 Kings 8:41-43

And as to the stranger also, who is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake (for they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy mighty hand, and of thy stretched-out arm); when he shall come and pray toward this house, hear thou in the heavens thy dwelling-place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for; in order that all peoples of the earth may know thy name, and that they may fear thee as do thy people Israel; and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by thy name.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Might offer their burnt-offerings on the altar of God

Leviticus 17:8

And thou shalt say unto them, Every one of the house of Israel, and of the strangers who sojourn among them, that offereth up a burnt-offering or sacrifice,

Leviticus 22:18

Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them, Whatever man of the house of Israel, or of the sojourners in Israel, that presenteth his offering for any of his vows, and for any of his voluntary offerings, which they present to Jehovah as a burnt-offering,

Numbers 15:14

And if a stranger sojourn with you, or whoever be among you throughout your generations, and will offer an offering by fire of a sweet odour to Jehovah, as ye do, so shall he do.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to work on the sabbath

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is the sabbath of Jehovah thy God: thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy bondman, nor thy handmaid, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates.

Exodus 23:12

Six days thou shalt do thy work, but on the seventh day thou shalt rest; that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger may be refreshed.

Deuteronomy 5:14

but the seventh day is the sabbath of Jehovah thy God: thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy bondman, nor thy handmaid, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy sojourner that is within thy gates; that thy bondman and thy handmaid may rest as well as thou.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to be vexed or oppressed

Leviticus 19:33

And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not molest him.

Strangers in israel » The jews condemned for oppressing

Ezekiel 22:7

In thee have they made light of father and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee have they vexed the fatherless and the widow.

Strangers in israel » Were frequently employed in public works

1 Chronicles 22:2

And David commanded to collect the strangers that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.

2 Chronicles 2:18

And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and eighty thousand to be stone-masons in the mountains, and three thousand six hundred overseers to set the people to work.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To have justice done to them in all disputes

Deuteronomy 1:16

And I commanded your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and him also that sojourneth with him.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To be loved

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To have the law read to them

Deuteronomy 31:12

Gather the people together, the men, and the women, and the children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear Jehovah your God, and take heed to do all the words of this law;

Joshua 8:32-35

And he wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he had written before the children of Israel. And all Israel, and their elders, and their officers and judges, stood on this side and on that side of the ark before the priests the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, as well the stranger as the home-born Israelite; half of them toward mount Gerizim, and the other half of them toward mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of Jehovah had commanded, that they should bless the people of Israel, in the beginning. And afterwards he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written in the book of the law. read more.
There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded which Joshua read not before the whole congregation of Israel, and the women, and the children, and the strangers that lived among them.

Strangers in israel » Chiefly consisted of » The remnant of the nations of the land

2 Chronicles 8:7

All the people that were left of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, who were not of Israel,

1 Kings 9:20

All the people that were left of the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, who were not of the children of Israel,

Strangers in israel » Under the care and protection of God

Strangers in israel » Chiefly consisted of » Persons who sought employment among the jews

1 Kings 9:27

And Hiram sent in the fleet his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon;

1 Kings 7:13

And king Solomon sent and fetched Hiram out of Tyre.

Strangers in israel » Motives urged on the jews for being kind to

Strangers in israel » Chiefly consisted of » Foreign servants

Leviticus 25:44-45

And as for thy bondman and thy handmaid whom thou shalt have of the nations that are round about you, of them shall ye buy bondmen and handmaids. Moreover of the children of them that dwell as sojourners with you, of them may ye buy, and of their family that is with you, which they beget in your land, and they shall be your possession.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Might purchase hebrew servants subject to release

Leviticus 25:47-48

And if a stranger or sojourner become wealthy beside thee, and thy brother beside him grow poor, and sell himself unto the stranger, who is settled by thee, or to a scion of the stranger's family, after that he is sold there shall be right of redemption for him; one of his brethren may redeem him.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » The jews might purchase and have them as slaves

Leviticus 25:44-45

And as for thy bondman and thy handmaid whom thou shalt have of the nations that are round about you, of them shall ye buy bondmen and handmaids. Moreover of the children of them that dwell as sojourners with you, of them may ye buy, and of their family that is with you, which they beget in your land, and they shall be your possession.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to eat blood

Leviticus 17:10-12

And every one of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among them, that eateth any manner of blood, I will set my face against the soul that hath eaten blood, and will cut him off from among his people; for the soul of the flesh is in the blood; and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that maketh atonement for the soul. Therefore have I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall the stranger who sojourneth among you eat blood.

Strangers in israel » Chiefly consisted of » Captives taken in war

Deuteronomy 21:10

When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and Jehovah thy God delivereth them into thy hands, and thou hast taken captives of them,

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to be chosen as kings in israel

Deuteronomy 17:15

thou shalt only set him king over thee whom Jehovah thy God will choose: from among thy brethren shalt thou set a king over thee; thou mayest not set a foreigner over thee, who is not thy brother.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Allowed to eat what died of itself

Deuteronomy 14:21

Ye shall eat of no carcase; thou shalt give it unto the stranger that is within thy gates, that he may eat it, or sell it unto a foreigner; for thou art a holy people to Jehovah thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » The jews might take usury from

Deuteronomy 23:20

of a foreigner thou mayest take interest, but of thy brother thou shalt not take interest; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the business of thy hand in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

Strangers in israel » Very numerous in solomon's reign

2 Chronicles 2:17

And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the account that David his father had taken of them, and there were found a hundred and fifty-three thousand six hundred.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to eat the passover while uncircumcised

Exodus 12:43-44

And Jehovah said to Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: No stranger shall eat of it; but every man's bondman that is bought for money let him be circumcised: then shall he eat it.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To be relieved in distress

Leviticus 25:35

And if thy brother grow poor, and he be fallen into decay beside thee, then thou shalt relieve him, be he stranger or sojourner, that he may live beside thee.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Subject to the civil law

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to blaspheme God

Leviticus 24:16

And he that blasphemeth the name of Jehovah shall certainly be put to death; all the assembly shall certainly stone him; as well the stranger as he that is home-born, when he blasphemeth the Name, shall be put to death.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to practice idolatrous rites

Leviticus 20:2

Thou shalt say also to the children of Israel, Every one of the children of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn in Israel, that giveth of his seed unto Molech, shall certainly be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To enjoy the benefit of the cities of refuge

Numbers 35:15

For the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them shall these six cities be a refuge, that one who smiteth a person mortally without intent may flee thither.

Strangers in israel » Chiefly consisted of » Persons who came into israel for the sake of religious privileges

1 Kings 8:41

And as to the stranger also, who is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake

Strangers in israel » Chiefly consisted of » The remnant of the mixed multitude who came out of egypt

Exodus 12:38

And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks and herds very much cattle.

Strangers in israel » All foreigners sojourning in israel were counted as

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be for him that is home-born and for the sojourner that sojourneth among you.