Poor, treatment of
Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.
Proverbs 14:21Cross Reference: Psalms 41:1, Prov 19:17, 28:8
He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.
He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate: For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.
Proverbs 28:3Matt 18:28
A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
Proverbs 28:8Cross Reference: Exodus 22:25, Leviticus 25:36 Prov 13:22. Ill-gotten gain doesn't last.
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Proverbs 28:15Case in point: The pharaohs (Exodus 1:14) and Herod (Matt 2:16).
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Proverbs 28:27Psalms 41:1-3
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.
Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless: For their redeemer is mighty; he shall plead their cause with thee.
Total Verses: 23
Total Passages: 20