'Stranger' in the Bible
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.
Those who live in my house and my maidservants, too! treat me like a stranger; they think I'm a foreigner.
No stranger ever spent the night in the street, because I opened my doors to travelers."
Hear my prayer, LORD, pay attention to my cry, and do not ignore my tears. I am an alien in your presence, a stranger just like my ancestors were.
I am a stranger to my brothers, a foreigner to my mother's sons.
Since I am a stranger on the earth, do not hide your commands from me.
The LORD stands guard over the stranger; he supports both widows and orphans, but makes the path of the wicked slippery.
My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor, if you have agreed to a deal with a stranger,
Securing a loan for a stranger will bring suffering, but by refusing to do so, one remains safe.
Take the garment of anyone who puts up collateral for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for an unfamiliar woman.
Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth; a stranger, and never your own lips.
Take the coat of anyone who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he cosigns for an immoral woman.
a man to whom God gives wealth, riches, and honor, so that he lacks none of his heart's desires but God does not give him the capability to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger consumes them. This is pointless and a grievous affliction.
Hope of Israel, its deliverer in time of trouble, why are you like a stranger in the land, like a traveler who sets up his tent for a night?
who commits adultery, preferring a stranger over her husband!
because I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.
When did we see you as a stranger and welcome you, or see you naked and clothe you?
I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'
"Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or as a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn't help you?'
They'll never follow a stranger, but will run away from him because they don't recognize the voice of strangers."
By faith he made his home in the promised land like a stranger, living in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who also inherited the same promise,