Strangers in israel

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Genesis 15:13

Then the Lord said to Abram, “Know this for certain: Your offspring will be foreigners in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.

Exodus 12:48

If a foreigner resides with you and wants to celebrate the Lord’s Passover, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may participate; he will become like a native of the land. But no uncircumcised person may eat it.

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have the same law for the foreign resident and the native, because I am Yahweh your God.”

Deuteronomy 23:7

Do not despise an Edomite, because he is your brother. Do not despise an Egyptian, because you were a foreign resident in his land.

Leviticus 19:33

“When a foreigner lives with you in your land, you must not oppress him.

Leviticus 23:22

When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap all the way to the edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.”

Ezekiel 47:22

You will allot it as an inheritance for yourselves and for the foreigners living among you, who have fathered children among you. You will treat them like native-born Israelites; along with you, they will be allotted an inheritance among the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 61:5

Strangers will stand and feed your flocks,
and foreigners will be your plowmen and vinedressers.

Isaiah 1:7

Your land is desolate,
your cities burned with fire;
foreigners devour your fields
before your very eyes—
a desolation demolished by foreigners.

Deuteronomy 17:15

you are to appoint over you the king the Lord your God chooses. Appoint a king from your brothers. You are not to set a foreigner over you, or one who is not of your people.

Exodus 12:49

The same law will apply to both the native and the foreigner who resides among you.”

Ezekiel 44:9

“This is what the Lord God says: No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and flesh, may enter My sanctuary, not even a foreigner who is among the Israelites.

Acts 7:6

God spoke in this way:His descendants would be strangers
in a foreign country,
and they would enslave
and oppress them 400 years.

2 Chronicles 6:32

Even for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel
but has come from a distant land
because of Your great name
and Your mighty hand and outstretched arm:
when he comes and prays toward this temple,

Isaiah 14:2

The nations will escort Israel and bring it to its homeland. Then the house of Israel will possess them as male and female slaves in the Lord’s land. They will make captives of their captors and will rule over their oppressors.

Leviticus 17:10

“Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who eats any blood, I will turn against that person who eats blood and cut him off from his people.

Numbers 15:29

You are to have the same law for the person who acts in error, whether he is an Israelite or a foreigner who lives among you.

Exodus 20:10

10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. You must not do any work—you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your livestock, or the foreigner who is within your gates.

Leviticus 17:8

“Say to them: Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who offers a burnt offering or a sacrifice

Isaiah 56:6

And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord
minister to Him, love the name of Yahweh
and become His servants,
all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it
and who hold firmly to My covenant—

Acts 13:17

The God of this people Israel chose our ancestors, exalted the people during their stay in the land of Egypt, and led them out of it with a mighty arm.

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

Deuteronomy 14:29

Then the Levite, who has no portion or inheritance among you, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow within your gates may come, eat, and be satisfied. And the Lord your God will bless you in all the work of your hands that you do.

Deuteronomy 16:11

Rejoice before Yahweh your God in the place where He chooses to have His name dwell—you, your son and daughter, your male and female slave, the Levite within your gates, as well as the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow among you.

Deuteronomy 26:11

You, the Levite, and the foreign resident among you will rejoice in all the good things the Lord your God has given you and your household.

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

Leviticus 19:10

You must not strip your vineyard bare or gather its fallen grapes. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.

Leviticus 23:22

When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap all the way to the edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am Yahweh your God.”

Deuteronomy 24:19-22

"When you reap the harvest in your field, and you forget a sheaf in the field, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreign resident, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands. When you knock down the fruit from your olive tree, you must not go over the branches again. What remains will be for the foreign resident, the fatherless, and the widow. When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you must not glean what is left. What remains will be for the foreign resident, the fatherless, and the widow. read more.
Remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt. Therefore I am commanding you to do this.

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

Revelation 11:2

But exclude the courtyard outside the sanctuary. Don’t measure it, because it is given to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for 42 months.

1 Kings 8:41-43

Even for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your name- for they will hear of Your great name, mighty hand, and outstretched arm, and will come and pray toward this temple- may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place, and do according to all the foreigner asks You for. Then all the people on earth will know Your name, to fear You as Your people Israel do and know that this temple I have built is called by Your name.

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

Leviticus 17:8

“Say to them: Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who offers a burnt offering or a sacrifice

Leviticus 22:18

“Speak to Aaron, his sons, and all the Israelites and tell them: Any man of the house of Israel or of the foreign residents in Israel who presents his offering—whether they present freewill gifts or payment of vows to the Lord as burnt offerings—

Numbers 15:14

When a foreigner resides with you or someone else is among you and wants to prepare a fire offering as a pleasing aroma to the Lord, he is to do exactly as you do throughout your generations.

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

Exodus 20:10

10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. You must not do any work—you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your livestock, or the foreigner who is within your gates.

Exodus 23:12

“Do your work for six days but rest on the seventh day so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave as well as the foreign resident may be refreshed.

Deuteronomy 5:14

14 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. You must not do any work—you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your ox or donkey, any of your livestock, or the foreigner who lives within your gates, so that your male and female slaves may rest as you do.

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

Leviticus 19:33

“When a foreigner lives with you in your land, you must not oppress him.

Strangers in israel » The jews condemned for oppressing

Strangers in israel » Were frequently employed in public works

1 Chronicles 22:2

So David gave orders to gather the foreigners that were in the land of Israel, and he appointed stonecutters to cut finished stones for building God’s house.

2 Chronicles 2:18

Solomon made 70,000 of them porters, 80,000 stonecutters in the mountains, and 3,600 supervisors to make the people work.

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

Deuteronomy 1:16

I commanded your judges at that time: Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge rightly between a man and his brother or a foreign resident.

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—men, women, children, and foreigners living within your gates—so that they may listen and learn to fear the Lord your God and be careful to follow all the words of this law.

Joshua 8:32-35

There on the stones, Joshua copied the law of Moses, which he had written in the presence of the Israelites. All Israel, foreigner and citizen alike, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark of the Lord's covenant facing the Levitical priests who carried it. As Moses the Lord's servant had commanded earlier, half of them were in front of Mount Gerizim and half in front of Mount Ebal, to bless the people of Israel. Afterwards, Joshua read aloud all the words of the law-the blessings as well as the curses-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 that Joshua did not read before the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, little children, and foreigners who were with them.

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

2 Chronicles 8:7

As for all the peoples who remained of the Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, who were not from Israel

1 Kings 9:20

As for all the peoples who remained of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, who were not Israelites—

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

With the fleet, Hiram sent his servants, experienced seamen, along with Solomon’s servants.

1 Kings 7:13

King Solomon had Hiram brought from 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

Your male and female slaves are to be from the nations around you; you may purchase male and female slaves. You may also purchase them from the foreigners staying with you, or from their families living among you-those born in your land. These may become your property.

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

Leviticus 25:47-48

"If a foreigner or temporary resident [living] among you prospers, but your brother [living] near him becomes destitute and sells himself to the foreigner living among you, or to a member of the foreigner's clan, he has the right of redemption after he has been sold. One of his brothers may redeem him.

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

Leviticus 25:44-45

Your male and female slaves are to be from the nations around you; you may purchase male and female slaves. You may also purchase them from the foreigners staying with you, or from their families living among you-those born in your land. These may become your property.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to eat blood

Leviticus 17:10-12

"Anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who live among them who eats any blood, I will turn against that person who eats blood and cut him off from his people. For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have appointed it to you to make atonement on the altar for your lives, since it is the lifeblood that makes atonement. Therefore I say to the Israelites: None of you and no foreigner who lives among you may eat blood.

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

Deuteronomy 21:10

“When you go to war against your enemies and the Lord your God hands them over to you and you take some of them prisoner, and

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

you are to appoint over you the king the Lord your God chooses. Appoint a king from your brothers. You are not to set a foreigner over you, or one who is not of your people.

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

Deuteronomy 14:21

“You are not to eat any carcass; you may give it to a temporary resident living within your gates, and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner. For you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. You must not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk.

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

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may charge a foreigner interest, but you must not charge your brother interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in everything you do in the land you are entering to possess.

Strangers in israel » Very numerous in solomon's reign

2 Chronicles 2:17

Solomon took a census of all the foreign men in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had conducted, and the total was 153,600.

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

Exodus 12:43-44

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, "This is the statute of the Passover: no foreigner may eat it. But any slave a man has purchased may eat it, after you have circumcised him.

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

Leviticus 25:35

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

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

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have the same law for the foreign resident and the native, because I am Yahweh your God.”

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to blaspheme God

Leviticus 24:16

Whoever blasphemes the name of Yahweh is to be put to death; the whole community must stone him. If he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death, whether the foreign resident or the native.

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

Leviticus 20:2

“Say to the Israelites: Any Israelite or foreigner living in Israel who gives any of his children to Molech must be put to death; the people of the country are to stone him.

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

Numbers 35:15

These six cities will serve as a refuge for the Israelites and for the foreigner or temporary resident among them, so that anyone who kills a person unintentionally may flee there.

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

1 Kings 8:41

Even for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel
but has come from a distant land
because of Your name—

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

Exodus 12:38

An ethnically diverse crowd also went up with them, along with a huge number of livestock, both flocks and herds.

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

Exodus 12:49

The same law will apply to both the native and the foreigner who resides among you.”

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