Strangers in israel

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Genesis 15:13

And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that your descendants shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;

Exodus 12:48

And when a foreigner shall sojourn with you, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.

Isaiah 14:1

For the LORD will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land: and the strangers shall be joined with them, and they shall cling to the house of Jacob.

Leviticus 24:22

You shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country: for I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 23:7

You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian; because you were a stranger in his land.

Leviticus 19:33

And if a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not mistreat him.

Leviticus 23:22

And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

Ezekiel 47:22

And it shall come to pass, that you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, who shall bare children among you: and they shall be unto you as if born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 61:5

And foreigners shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.

Isaiah 1:7

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

You shall surely set him king over you, whom the LORD your God shall choose: one from among your brethren shall you set king over you: you may not set a stranger over you, who is not your brother.

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the foreigner who sojourns among you.

Ezekiel 44:9

Thus says the Lord GOD; No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any foreigner that is among the children of Israel.

Acts 7:6

And God spoke in this way, That his descendants should live in a strange land; and that they should bring them into bondage, and ill-treat them for four hundred years.

2 Chronicles 6:32

Moreover concerning the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, but has come from a far country for your great name's sake, and your mighty hand, and your outstretched arm; if they come and pray in this house;

Isaiah 14:2

And the people shall take them, and bring them to their place: and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of the LORD 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 whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eats any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

Numbers 15:29

You shall have one law for him that sins through ignorance, both for him that is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourns among them.

Exodus 20:10

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates:

Leviticus 17:8

And you shall say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among you, that offers a burnt offering or sacrifice,

Isaiah 56:6

Also the sons of the foreigner, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, everyone that keeps the sabbath from defiling it, and takes hold of my covenant;

Acts 13:17

The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as sojourners in the land of Egypt, and with uplifted arm he 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, (because he has no part nor inheritance with you,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

Deuteronomy 16:11

And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your manservant, and your maidservant, and the Levite that is within your gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD your God has chosen to place his name there.

Deuteronomy 26:11

And you shall rejoice in every good thing which the LORD your God has given unto you, and unto your house, you, and the Levite, and the stranger that is among you.

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

Leviticus 19:10

And you shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather every grape of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 23:22

And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not completely reap the corners of your field when you reap, neither shall you gather any gleaning of your harvest: you shall leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 24:19-22

When you reap your harvest in your field, and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go again to get it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands. When you beat your olive tree, you shall not go over the boughs again: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you shall not glean it afterward: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. read more.
And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt: therefore I command you to do this thing.

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

Revelation 11:2

But the court which is outside the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.

1 Kings 8:41-43

Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of your people Israel, but comes out of a far country for your name's sake; (For they shall hear of your great name, and of your strong hand, and of your outstretched arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house; Hear you in heaven your dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calls to you for: that all people of the earth may know your name, to fear you, as do your people Israel; and that they may know that this house, which 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

And you shall say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who sojourn among you, that offers 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, Whosoever he be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that will offer his offering for all his vows, and for all his freewill offerings, which they will offer unto the LORD for a burnt offering;

Numbers 15:14

And if a stranger sojourns with you, or whosoever is among you in your generations, and will offer an offering made by fire, of a sweet aroma unto the LORD; as you do, so he shall do.

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

Exodus 20:10

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates:

Exodus 23:12

Six days you shall do your work, and on the seventh day you shall rest: that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.

Deuteronomy 5:14

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD your God: in it you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your manservant, nor your maidservant, nor your ox, nor your donkey, nor any of your cattle, nor your stranger that is within your gates; that your manservant and your maidservant may rest as well as you.

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

Leviticus 19:33

And if a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not mistreat him.

Strangers in israel » The jews condemned for oppressing

Ezekiel 22:7

In you have they made light of father and mother: in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger: in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Strangers in israel » Were frequently employed in public works

1 Chronicles 22:2

And David commanded to gather together the sojourners that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to cut hewn stones to build the house of God.

2 Chronicles 2:18

And he set threescore and ten thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and fourscore thousand to quarry in the mountains, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to make the people work.

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

Deuteronomy 1:16

And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is 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, men, and women, and children, and your stranger that is within your gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

Joshua 8:32-35

And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel. And all Israel, and their elders, and officers, and their judges, stood on this side of the ark and on that side before the priests the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD, as well the stranger, as he that was born among them; half of them in front of mount Gerizim, and half of them in front of mount Ebal; as Moses the servant of the LORD had commanded before, that they should bless the people of Israel. And afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessings and cursings, according to all that is written in the book of the law. read more.
There was not a word of all that Moses commanded, which Joshua read not before all the congregation of Israel, with the women, and the little ones, and the strangers that were living among them.

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

2 Chronicles 8:7

As for 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

And all the people that were left of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and 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 navy his servants, seaman that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.

1 Kings 7:13

And king Solomon sent and brought 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

Both your male and female slaves, whom you shall have, shall be of the nations that are round about you; of them shall you buy male and female slaves. Also of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall you buy, and of their families that are with you, whom they begat 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 sojourner or stranger becomes rich near you, and your brother that dwells near him becomes poor, and sells himself unto the stranger or sojourner near you, or to a member of the stranger's family: After he is sold he may be redeemed again; 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

Both your male and female slaves, whom you shall have, shall be of the nations that are round about you; of them shall you buy male and female slaves. Also of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall you buy, and of their families that are with you, whom they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to eat blood

Leviticus 17:10-12

And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eats any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people. For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that makes an atonement for the soul. Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourns among you eat blood.

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

Deuteronomy 21:10

When you go forth to war against your enemies, and the LORD your God has delivered them into your hands, and you have taken them captive,

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

You shall surely set him king over you, whom the LORD your God shall choose: one from among your brethren shall you set king over you: you may not set a stranger over you, who is not your brother.

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

Deuteronomy 14:21

You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you shall give it unto the stranger that is in your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it unto a foreigner: for you are a holy people unto the LORD your God. you shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

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

Deuteronomy 23:20

Unto a stranger you may lend for interest; but unto your brother you shall not lend for interest: that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you set your hand to in the land where you go to possess it.

Strangers in israel » Very numerous in solomon's reign

2 Chronicles 2:17

And Solomon numbered all the sojourners that were in the land of Israel, according to the census by which David his father had numbered them; and there were found a hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

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

Exodus 12:43-44

And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: There shall no foreigner eat of it: But every man's servant that is bought for money, when you have circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof.

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

Leviticus 25:35

And if your brother becomes poor, and falls into poverty among you; then you shall help him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.

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

Leviticus 24:22

You shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country: for I am the LORD your God.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to blaspheme God

Leviticus 24:16

And he that blasphemes the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemes the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

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

Leviticus 20:2

Again, you shall say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that gives any of his children unto Molech; he shall surely 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

These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that kills any 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

Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of your people Israel, but comes out of a far country for your 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, even very many cattle.

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

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the foreigner who sojourns among you.