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16 Bible Verses about The Needy

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Amos 4:1

Hear ye this word, ye heifers of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, - who say to their lords, Bring in, and let us drink!

Isaiah 10:2

Turning aside from judgment, the poor, And robbing, of justice, the oppressed of my people, - So that, widows, become, their spoil, And of the fatherless, they make prey.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones, shall say - O Yahweh, who is like unto thee? Rescuing the oppressed from one stronger than he, Yea the oppressed and the needy, from their spoiler.

Psalm 72:4-13

May he, Vindicate the oppressed of the people, Bring deliverance to the children of the needy, and, Crush the oppressor. Let men revere thee, With the sun, And in presence of the moon, Unto the remotest generation. Let him come down, Like rain on fields to be mown, Like myriad drops on land to be reaped.read more.
May righteousness, in his days, blossom forth, And abundance of peace, till there be no moon. So let him have dominion, From sea to sea, And from the River unto the ends of the earth; Before him, let the men of the desert kneel, But, as for his foes, the dust, let them lick; The kings of Tarshish and of the Coastlands, A gift, let them render, The kings of Sheba and Seba, A present, let them bring; Yea let all kings, bow down unto him, Let, all nations, serve him; Because he Rescueth, The needy from the rich, The oppressed, who hath no helper; He Pitieth the weak and the needy, And, the lives of the needy, he Saveth:

Psalm 113:7

That raiseth, out of the dust, the poor, From the dunghill, uplifteth the needy;

Isaiah 25:4

For thou didst become A refuge to the weak. A refuge to the needy, when distress was upon him, - A shelter from the storm. A shade from the heat, When the blast of tyrants was like a storm against a wall.

Deuteronomy 24:14

Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, - of thy brethren or of thy sojourners that are in thy land, within thy gates;

Jeremiah 22:16

Did he not plead the cause of the oppressed and the needy, And, then, it was well? Was not, that, to know, me? Demandeth Yahweh.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then, will the king say to those on his right hand: Come ye, the blessed of my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; For I hungered, and ye gave me to eat, I thirsted, and ye gave me drink, a stranger, was I, and ye took me home, Naked, and ye clothed me, sick, and ye visited me, in prison, was I, and ye came unto me.read more.
Then, will the righteous answer him, saying: Lord! when, saw we thee - hungry, and fed thee, or thirsty, and gave thee drink? And, when, saw we thee - a stranger, and took thee home, or naked, and clothed thee? And, when, saw we thee - sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? And, answering, the king will say unto them: Verily, I say unto you - Inasmuch as ye did it unto one of these my least brethren, unto me, ye did it.

Psalm 72:12-14

Because he Rescueth, The needy from the rich, The oppressed, who hath no helper; He Pitieth the weak and the needy, And, the lives of the needy, he Saveth: From extortion, and, violence, he Redeemeth their life, And precious is their flood in his sight.

Isaiah 41:17

As for the oppressed and the needy. Seeking water when there is none, Their tongue with thirst being parched I - Yahweh, will answer them, The God of Israel, I will not forsake them:

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the Needy » Divine care for

1 Samuel 2:8

Raiseth, from the dust, the poor, From the dunghill, uplifteth the needy, To give them a dwelling with nobles, And, a throne of glory, to make them inherit. For, to Yahweh, belong the pillars of the earth, And he setteth thereon the habitable world.

Psalm 10:14

Thou hast seen! For, thou, mischief and misery, dost discern, to requite with thine own hand, Unto thee, doth, the unfortunate one, give himself up, To the fatherless, thou thyself, hast become a helper.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If, the oppression of the poor, and the wresting of justice and righteousness, thou see in the province, do not be astonished over the matter, - for, one high above the highest, is watching, yea, the Most High, is over them.

Job 36:6

He will not keep alive one who is lawless, but, the right of oppressed ones, will he grant;

the Needy » Despised

Ecclesiastes 9:16

Then said, I, Better is wisdom than strength, - although, the wisdom of the poor man, be despised, and, his words, not heard.

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of a poor man, hate him, how much more have, his friends, gone far from him, he may hunt up promises - there are none.

the Needy » Justice to, encouraged

Proverbs 29:14

When a king judgeth faithfully the poor, his throne, to futurity, shall be established.

Jeremiah 22:16

Did he not plead the cause of the oppressed and the needy, And, then, it was well? Was not, that, to know, me? Demandeth Yahweh.

the Needy » General references to

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the needy will not cease out of the midst of the land - for this cause, am I commanding thee, saying, Thou shalt open, thy hand unto thy brother to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.

Zephaniah 3:12

So will I leave remaining in thy midst, a people oppressed and poor, - who will seek refuge in the name of Yahweh:

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God Remembering The Needy

Hebrews 2:6

But one somewhere hath borne witness, saying - What is man, that thou shouldst make mention of him? Or the son of man, that thou shouldst put him in charge?

God Saves The Needy

2 Kings 19:34

Thus will I throw a covering over this city, to save it, - for mine own sake, and for the sake of David my servant.