Strangers in israel

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Leviticus 19:34

The stranger who lives as a foreigner with you shall be to you as the native-born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you lived as foreigners in the land of Egypt. I am Yahweh your God.

Genesis 15:13

He said to Abram, "Know for sure that your seed will live as foreigners in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them. They will afflict them four hundred years.

Exodus 12:48

When a stranger shall live as a foreigner with you, and will keep the Passover to Yahweh, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one who is born in the land: but no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.

Isaiah 14:1

For Yahweh will have compassion on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land. The foreigner will join himself with them, and they will unite with the house of Jacob.

Leviticus 24:22

You shall have one kind of law, for the foreigner as well as the native-born: for I am Yahweh your God.'"

Deuteronomy 23:7

You shall not abhor an Edomite; for he is your brother: you shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you lived as a foreigner in his land.

Leviticus 19:33

"'If a stranger lives as a foreigner with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.

Leviticus 23:22

"'When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap into the corners of your field, neither shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest: you shall leave them for the poor, and for the foreigner. I am Yahweh your God.'"

Ezekiel 47:22

It shall happen, that you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance to you and to the aliens who live among you, who shall father children among you; and they shall be to you as the native-born among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 61:5

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

Isaiah 1:7

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

you shall surely set him king over yourselves, whom Yahweh your God shall choose: one from among your brothers you shall set king over you; you may not put a foreigner over you, who is not your brother.

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be to him who is born at home, and to the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you."

Ezekiel 44:9

Thus says the Lord Yahweh, No foreigner, uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary, of any foreigners who are among the children of Israel.

Acts 7:6

God spoke in this way: that his seed would live as aliens in a strange land, and that they would be enslaved and mistreated for four hundred years.

2 Chronicles 6:32

"Moreover concerning the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, when he shall come from a far country for your great name's sake, and your mighty hand, and your outstretched arm; when they shall come and pray toward this house:

Isaiah 14:2

The peoples will take them, and bring them to their place. The house of Israel will possess them in Yahweh's land for servants and for handmaids. They will take as captives those whose captives they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.

Leviticus 17:10

"'Any man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who eats any kind of blood, I will set my face against that soul who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

Numbers 15:29

You shall have one law for him who does anything unwittingly, for him who is native-born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger who lives as a foreigner among them.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to Yahweh your God. You shall not do any work in it, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your livestock, nor your stranger who is within your gates;

Leviticus 17:8

"You shall say to them, 'Any man there is of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice,

Isaiah 56:6

Also the foreigners who join themselves to Yahweh, to minister to him, and to love the name of Yahweh, to be his servants, everyone who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and holds fast my covenant;

Acts 13:17

The God of this people chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they stayed as aliens in the land of Egypt, and with an uplifted arm, he led 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 portion nor inheritance with you, and the foreigner living among you, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your gates, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in the midst of you, in the place which Yahweh your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there.

Deuteronomy 26:11

You shall rejoice in all the good which Yahweh your God has given to you, and to your house, you, and the Levite, and the foreigner who is in the midst of you.

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

Leviticus 19:10

You shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and for the foreigner. I am Yahweh your God.

Leviticus 23:22

"'When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap into the corners of your field, neither shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest: you shall leave them for the poor, and for the foreigner. I am Yahweh your God.'"

Deuteronomy 24:19-22

When you reap your harvest in your field, and have forgot a sheaf in the field, you shall not go again to get it: it shall be for the foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow; that Yahweh 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 foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow. When you gather [the grapes of] your vineyard, you shall not glean it after yourselves: it shall be for the foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow. read more.
You shall remember that you were a bondservant 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

Leave out the court which is outside of the temple, and don't measure it, for it has been given to the nations. They will tread the holy city under foot for forty-two months.

1 Kings 8:41-43

"Moreover concerning the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, when he shall come out of a far country for your name's sake (for they shall hear of your great name, and of your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm); when he shall come and pray toward this house; hear in heaven, your dwelling place, and do according to all that the foreigner calls to you for; that all the peoples 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

"You shall say to them, 'Any man there is of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who offers a burnt offering or sacrifice,

Leviticus 22:18

"Speak to Aaron, and to his sons, and to all the children of Israel, and say to them, 'Whoever is of the house of Israel, or of the foreigners in Israel, who offers his offering, whether it be any of their vows, or any of their freewill offerings, which they offer to Yahweh for a burnt offering;

Numbers 15:14

If a stranger lives as a foreigner with you, or whoever may be among you throughout your generations, and will offer an offering made by fire, of a pleasant aroma to Yahweh; 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 a Sabbath to Yahweh your God. You shall not do any work in it, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your livestock, nor your stranger who 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 have rest, and the son of your handmaid, and the alien may be refreshed.

Deuteronomy 5:14

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to Yahweh your God, in which you shall not do any work, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your ox, nor your donkey, nor any of your livestock, nor your stranger who is within your gates; that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.

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

Leviticus 19:33

"'If a stranger lives as a foreigner with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.

Strangers in israel » The jews condemned for oppressing

Ezekiel 22:7

In you have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the foreigner; in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.

Strangers in israel » Were frequently employed in public works

1 Chronicles 22:2

David gave orders to gather together the foreigners who were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to cut worked stones to build the house of God.

2 Chronicles 2:18

He set seventy thousand of them to bear burdens, and eighty thousand who were stone cutters in the mountains, and three thousand six hundred overseers to set the people at 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, saying, Hear [the causes] between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and the foreigner who is living with him.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » To be loved

Leviticus 19:34

The stranger who lives as a foreigner with you shall be to you as the native-born among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you lived as foreigners in the land of Egypt. I am Yahweh your God.

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

Deuteronomy 31:12

Assemble the people, the men and the women and the little ones, and your foreigner who is within your gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear Yahweh your God, and observe to do all the words of this law;

Joshua 8:32-35

He wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel. 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 carried the ark of Yahweh's covenant, the foreigner as well as the native; half of them in front of Mount Gerizim, and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of Yahweh had commanded at the first, that they should bless the people of Israel. Afterward 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 commanded, which Joshua didn't read before all the assembly of Israel, with the women, the little ones, and the foreigners who were 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 who 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

As for all the people who 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

Hiram sent in the navy his servants, sailors who had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.

1 Kings 7:13

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

"'As for your male and your female slaves, whom you may have; of the nations that are around you, from them you may buy male and female slaves. Moreover of the children of the aliens who live among you, of them you may buy, and of their families who are with you, which they have conceived in your land; and they will be your property.

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

Leviticus 25:47-48

"'If an alien or temporary resident with you becomes rich, and your brother beside him has grown poor, and sells himself to the stranger or foreigner living among you, or to a member of the stranger's family; after he is sold he may be redeemed. 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 your female slaves, whom you may have; of the nations that are around you, from them you may buy male and female slaves. Moreover of the children of the aliens who live among you, of them you may buy, and of their families who are with you, which they have conceived in your land; and they will be your property.

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to eat blood

Leviticus 17:10-12

"'Any man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners among them, who eats any kind of blood, I will set my face against that soul who 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 on the altar to make atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that makes atonement by reason of the life. Therefore I have said to the children of Israel, "No person among you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger who lives as a foreigner among you eat blood."

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

Deuteronomy 21:10

When you go forth to battle against your enemies, and Yahweh your God delivers them into your hands, and you carry them away captive,

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

Deuteronomy 17:15

you shall surely set him king over yourselves, whom Yahweh your God shall choose: one from among your brothers you shall set king over you; you may not put a foreigner 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 may give it to the foreigner living among you who is within your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it to a foreigner: for you are a holy people to Yahweh your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

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

Deuteronomy 23:20

to a foreigner you may lend on interest; but to your brother you shall not lend on interest, that Yahweh your God may bless you in all that you put your hand to, in the land where you go in to possess it.

Strangers in israel » Very numerous in solomon's reign

2 Chronicles 2:17

Solomon numbered all the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found one hundred fifty-three thousand six hundred.

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

Exodus 12:43-44

Yahweh said to Moses and Aaron, "This is the ordinance of the Passover. No foreigner shall eat of it, but every man's servant who is bought for money, when you have circumcised him, then shall he eat of it.

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

Leviticus 25:35

"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. He shall live with you like an alien and a temporary resident.

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

Leviticus 24:22

You shall have one kind of law, for the foreigner as well as the native-born: for I am Yahweh your God.'"

Strangers in israel » Laws respecting » Not to blaspheme God

Leviticus 24:16

He who blasphemes the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: the foreigner as well as the native-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

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

Leviticus 20:2

"Moreover, you shall tell the children of Israel, 'Anyone of the children of Israel, or of the strangers who live as foreigners in Israel, who gives any of his seed to 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

For the children of Israel, and for the stranger and for the foreigner living among them, shall these six cities be for refuge; that everyone who kills any person unwittingly 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 the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, when he shall come 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

A mixed multitude went up also with them, with flocks, herds, and even very much livestock.

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

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be to him who is born at home, and to the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you."