Scriptures on "Poverty"

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Better a poor man whose walk is blameless, than a rich man whose ways are perverse. (Proverbs 28:6)

Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. (Proverbs 15:16)

Yet I am poor and needy; come quickly to me, 0 God. You are my help and my deliverer; 0 LORD, do not delay. (Psalm 70:5)

You have been a refuge for the poor, a refuge for the needy m his distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat (Isaiah 25:4)

You rescue the poor from those too strong for them, the poor and needy from those who rob them. (Psalm 35:10)

The needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish. (Psalm 9:18)

I know that the LORD secures justice for the poor and upholds the cause of the needy. (Psalm 140:12)

He will take pity on the weak and the needy and save the needy from death. (Psalm 72:13)

He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes, with the princes of their people. (Psalm 113:7-8)

A rich man may be wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him. (Proverbs 28:11)

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives sight to the eyes of both. (Proverbs 29:13)

He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker. (Proverbs 17:5)

The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern. (Proverbs 29:7)

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. (Proverbs 31:8)

Defend the rights of the poor and needy. (Proverbs 31:9)

Give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, "Who is the LORD?" OR I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.
(Proverbs 30:8-9)

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? (Matthew 6:25)

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. (Psalm 23:1)

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. (Psalm 23:5)

**Copyright, 2002, Brian Campbell (Permission is granted to copy for personal use only.)






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