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'Foreigners' in the Bible

I also established My covenant with them to give them the land of Canaan, the land they lived in as foreigners.

If she is displeasing to her master, who chose her for himself, then he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners because he has acted treacherously toward her.

“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

“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.

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.

“Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.

your children, your wives, and the foreigners in your camps who cut your wood and draw your water—

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.

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, the little children, and the foreigners who were with them.

These are the cities appointed for all the Israelites and foreigners among them, so that anyone who kills a person unintentionally may flee there and not die at the hand of the avenger of blood until he stands before the assembly.

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly;as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Foreigners lose heartand come trembling from their fortifications.

So the woman got ready and did what the man of God said. She and her household lived as foreigners in the land of the Philistines for seven years.

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.

For we live before You as foreigners and temporary residents in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Then the whole assembly of Judah with the priests and Levites, the whole assembly that came from Israel, the foreigners who came from the land of Israel, and those who were living in Judah, rejoiced.

and said, “We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back.” They remained silent and could not say a word.

Those of Israelite descent separated themselves from all foreigners, and they stood and confessed their sins and the guilt of their fathers.

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly;as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Reach down from heaven;rescue me from deep water, and set me freefrom the grasp of foreigners

Take his garment,for he has put up security for a stranger;get collateral if it is for foreigners.

Take his garment,for he has put up security for a stranger;get collateral if it is for foreigners.

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

For You have abandoned Your people,the house of Jacob,because they are full of divination from the Eastand of fortune-tellers like the Philistines.They are in league with foreigners.

And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lordminister to Him, love the name of Yahwehand become His servants,all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating itand who hold firmly to My covenant—

Foreigners will build up your walls,and their kings will serve you.Although I struck you in My wrath,yet I will show mercy to you with My favor.

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

The Lord has sworn with His right handand His strong arm:I will no longer give your grainto your enemies for food,and foreigners will not drink your new wineyou have labored for.

A sword is against his horses and chariotsand against all the foreigners among them,and they will be like women.A sword is against her treasuries,and they will be plundered.

We are ashamedbecause we have heard insults.Humiliation covers our facesbecause foreigners have enteredthe holy places of the Lord’s temple.

I will hand these things overto foreigners as plunderand to the wicked of the earth as spoil,and they will profane them.

“I will bring you out of the city and hand you over to foreigners; I will execute judgments against you.

For when anyone from the house of Israel or from the foreigners who reside in Israel separates himself from Me, setting up idols in his heart and putting a sinful stumbling block before his face, and then comes to the prophet to inquire of Me, I, Yahweh, will answer him Myself.

I will make the streams dryand sell the land into the hands of evil men.I will bring desolationon the land and everything in itby the hands of foreigners.I, Yahweh, have spoken.

Foreigners, ruthless men from the nations, cut it down and left it lying. Its limbs fell on the mountains and in every valley; its boughs lay broken in all the earth’s ravines. All the peoples of the earth left its shade and abandoned it.

When you brought in foreigners, uncircumcised in both heart and flesh, to occupy My sanctuary, you defiled My temple while you offered My food—the fat and the blood. You broke My covenant by all your detestable practices.

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.

Foreigners consume his strength,but he does not notice.Even his hair is streaked with gray,but he does not notice.

Then you will knowthat I am Yahweh your God,who dwells in Zion, My holy mountain.Jerusalem will be holy,and foreigners will never overrun it again.

On the day you stood aloof,on the day strangers captured his wealth,while foreigners entered his gateand cast lots for Jerusalem,you were just like one of them.

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners residing there spent their time on nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

It is written in the law:I will speak to these peopleby people of other languagesand by the lips of foreigners,and even then, they will not listen to Me,says the Lord.

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