Strangers in israel

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Genesis 15:13

Then the LORD told Abram, "You can be certain about this: Your descendants will be foreigners in a land that isn't theirs. They will be slaves there and will be oppressed for 400 years.

Exodus 12:48

If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it.

Isaiah 14:1

However, the LORD will have compassion on Jacob and will once again choose Israel. He will settle them in their own land, and foreigners will join them, affiliating themselves with the house of Jacob.

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have for yourselves consistent procedures in deciding a case. As it is for the resident alien, so it is for the native born. I am the LORD your God."

Deuteronomy 23:7

Don't detest Edomites, since they are related to you. Don't detest Egyptians, either, because you were strangers in their land.

Leviticus 19:33

"If a resident alien lives with you in your land, you are not to mistreat him.

Leviticus 23:22

Furthermore, when you harvest the produce of your land, you are not to harvest all the way to the corners of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and resident alien. I am the LORD your God."

Ezekiel 47:22

dividing it by lottery among yourselves and among the foreigners who live among you and bear children among you. You are to treat them like native-born Israelis. Among you they, too, are to be allotted an inheritance with the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 61:5

Strangers will stand and feed your flocks, and foreigners will work your land and dress your vines.

Isaiah 1:7

"Your country lies desolate; your cities have been incinerated. Before your very eyes, foreigners are devouring your land they've brought devastation on it, while the land is overthrown by foreigners.

Deuteronomy 17:15

You will certainly set a king over you, whom the LORD your God will choose from among your relatives, but you must not place a foreign king over you who is not from your relatives.

Exodus 12:49

A single law exists for the native and the alien who resides among you."

Ezekiel 44:9

"This is what the Lord GOD says, "No foreigner who is both uncircumcised in heart and flesh, of all the foreigners who are among the Israelis is to enter my sanctuary.

Acts 7:6

"This is what God promised: His descendants would be strangers in a foreign country, and its people would enslave them and oppress them for 400 years.

2 Chronicles 6:32

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your great name, your mighty acts, and your obvious power, when they come and pray in the direction of this Temple,

Isaiah 14:2

Many nations will take them and bring them to their land and their own place. The house of Israel will put those nations to conscripted labor in the LORD's land. They will take captive those who were their captors, and will rule continually over those who oppressed them.

Leviticus 17:10

"If anyone from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you eats any form of blood, I'll oppose that person who ate the blood and eliminate him from his people,

Numbers 15:29

You are to have a single law for the one who does things inadvertently, whether for the native-born Israeli or for the resident alien who lives among you."

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you

Leviticus 17:8

Tell them that if a person from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you brings a whole burnt offering or a sacrifice

Isaiah 56:6

"Also, the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, and to bless the LORD'S name, observing the Sabbath without profaning it, and who hold fast my covenant

Acts 13:17

"Men of Israel and you who fear God, listen! The God of this people Israel chose our ancestors and made them a great people during their stay in the land of Egypt, and with a public display of power he led them out of there.

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

Deuteronomy 14:29

so the descendants of Levi who have no tribal allotment as you do foreigners, orphans, and widows who live in your cities may come, eat, and be satisfied. That way, the LORD your God shall bless you in everything you do."

Deuteronomy 16:11

Rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God with your son, daughter, male and female slaves, the descendants of Levi who is in your city, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow among you, at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

Deuteronomy 26:11

Then set it in the presence of the LORD your God and worship him. Rejoice with the descendants of Levi and the foreigner among you at all the good things that the LORD your God has given you and your family."

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

Leviticus 19:10

You are not to gather your vineyard or pick up the fallen grapes of your vineyard. Leave something for the poor and the resident alien who lives among you. I am the LORD your God."

Leviticus 23:22

Furthermore, when you harvest the produce of your land, you are not to harvest all the way to the corners of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and resident alien. I am the LORD your God."

Deuteronomy 24:19-22

"When you are reaping in the field, and you overlook a sheaf, don't return to get it. Let it remain for the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless everything you undertake. When you harvest the olives from your trees, don't go back to the branches a second time. What remains is for the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow. When you harvest the grapes in your vineyard, don't go back a second time. What remains are for the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow. read more.
Remember to do this because you were slaves in the land of Egypt. That is why I'm commanding you to do this."

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

Revelation 11:2

But don't measure the courtyard outside the Temple. Leave that out, because it is given to the nations, and they will trample the Holy City for 42 months.

1 Kings 8:41-43

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your name (for people will hear of your great name, your mighty acts, and your obvious power), when he comes and prays facing this Temple, then hear in heaven where you reside, and do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the people of the earth may know your name, fear you as do your people Israel, and so they may know that this Temple that 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

Tell them that if a person from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you brings a whole burnt offering or a sacrifice

Leviticus 22:18

"Tell Aaron, his sons, and all the Israelis that when a person from the house of Israel or from the resident aliens living in Israel brings his offering to the LORD as a whole burnt offering (whether in fulfillment of a promise or a free will offerings),

Numbers 15:14

"Now, if a resident alien lives with you, or whoever else is with you throughout your generations, let him make an offering made by fire, a pleasing aroma to the LORD. Just as you do, so is he to do.

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

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you

Exodus 23:12

You are to do your work for six days, but on the seventh day you are to refrain from work so that your ox and donkey may rest, and so the son of your maidservant and the alien may be refreshed.

Deuteronomy 5:14

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, your son, nor your daughter, your male and female servants, your oxen and donkeys, nor any of your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you, so that your male and female servants may rest as you do.

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

Leviticus 19:33

"If a resident alien lives with you in your land, you are not to mistreat him.

Strangers in israel » The jews condemned for oppressing

Ezekiel 22:29

The people of the land were vigorously oppressive and took possession of plunder by violence. They've afflicted the poor and the needy and unjustly treated the foreigner.

Strangers in israel » Were frequently employed in public works

1 Chronicles 22:2

David subsequently issued orders to conscript the resident aliens who lived in the land of Israel and appointed stonecutters to prepare stones for building a temple for God.

2 Chronicles 2:18

He conscripted 70,000 of them to do heavy work, 80,000 to quarry in the hill country, and 3,600 men to supervise the people.

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

Deuteronomy 1:16

I charged your judges at that time, "When you hold a hearing between brothers, judge fairly between a man and his brother or between foreigners.

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 the men, women, children, and the foreigners that live in your cities so they may hear and fear the LORD your God, and so they may be careful to obey the words contained in this Law.

Joshua 8:32-35

There Joshua inscribed on stones a copy of the Law of Moses that Moses had presented to the Israelis. All Israel, both foreigners and citizens, together with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on opposite sides of the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD. Half stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half stood in front of Mount Ebal, just as Moses, the LORD's servant had commanded at the first, so that they could bless the people of Israel. Afterwards, Joshua read all the words of the Law both the blessings and the curses according to everything written in the Book of the Law. read more.
There wasn't one word of everything Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read in front of the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, their little ones, and the foreigners who lived among them.

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

2 Chronicles 8:7

All of the survivors who remained living in the land but who were not Israelis (including Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites)

1 Kings 9:20

The people who survived from the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, who were not related to the Israelis,

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

Hiram sent his servants to sail with the fleet, since they were expert seamen, and so they accompanied Solomon's servants.

1 Kings 7:13

King Solomon sent for Hiram 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

"As for your male and maid slaves who will be with you, you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations. You may also buy from resident aliens who live among you and their families who are with you, whom they fathered in your land. They may become your property.

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

Leviticus 25:47-48

"If a resident alien or traveler becomes rich, but your relative who lives next to him is so poor that he sells himself to that resident alien or traveler among you or to a member of the resident alien's family, he has the right to be redeemed after he sells himself. 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

"As for your male and maid slaves who will be with you, you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations. You may also buy from resident aliens who live among you and their families who are with you, whom they fathered in your land. They may become your property.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to eat blood

Leviticus 17:10-12

"If anyone from the house of Israel or a resident alien who lives among you eats any form of blood, I'll oppose that person who ate the blood and eliminate him from his people, because the life of the flesh is in the blood itself, and I myself have given it to you all so that atonement may be made for your souls on the altar, since the blood itself makes atonement through the life that is in it. This is why I've told the Israelis that no person among you is to eat blood. Even the resident alien who lives among you is not to eat blood.

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

Deuteronomy 21:10

"If you go to battle against your enemies, and the LORD your God delivers them into your control, you may take some prisoners captive.

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

You will certainly set a king over you, whom the LORD your God will choose from among your relatives, but you must not place a foreign king over you who is not from your relatives.

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

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You must not eat any carcass. But you may give it to the alien in your cities so he may eat it or sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God. "You must not cook 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 interest to a foreigner, but don't charge interest to your relatives, so the LORD your God may bless you in everything you undertake in the land that you are about to enter and possess.

Strangers in israel » Very numerous in solomon's reign

2 Chronicles 2:17

Solomon took a census of all the non-Israeli men who lived in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had taken, and 153,600 were counted.

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

Exodus 12:43-44

The LORD told Moses and Aaron, "These are the regulations for the Passover: No foreigner is to eat it, though any slave purchased with money may eat it after you have circumcised him.

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

Leviticus 25:35

"If your relative becomes so poor that he is indebted to you, then you are to support him. You are to let him live with you just like the resident alien and the traveler.

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

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have for yourselves consistent procedures in deciding a case. As it is for the resident alien, so it is for the native born. I am the LORD your God."

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to blaspheme God

Leviticus 24:16

because the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD is certainly to be put to death. The entire congregation is to stone him to death. As it is for the resident alien, so it is to be with the native born: when he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death.

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

Leviticus 20:2

"Tell the Israelis that when an Israeli or a resident alien who lives in Israel offers his child to Molech, he is certainly to be put to death. The people who live in the land are to stone him with stones.

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

Numbers 35:15

that is, places of refuge for the Israelis, the resident alien, and any travelers among them. Anyone who kills a person inadvertently may flee there."

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

1 Kings 8:41

"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your name

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

Exodus 12:38

A mixed multitude also went up with them, along with a very large number of livestock, including sheep and cattle.

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

Exodus 12:49

A single law exists for the native and the alien who resides among you."

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