- Exodus 6:30
But Moses answered, “You know I am a very poor speaker, and the king will never listen to me.”
- Exodus 22:27
because that is the only cover the poor have when they sleep at night. I am a merciful God, and when they call out to me, I will come to help them.
- Exodus 23:3
And don’t favor the poor, simply because they are poor.
- Exodus 23:6
Make sure that the poor are given equal justice in court.
- Exodus 23:11
but let the land rest during the seventh year. The poor are to eat what they want from your fields, vineyards, and olive trees during that year, and when they have all they want from your fields, leave the rest for wild animals.
- Exodus 23:29
But I won’t do all this in the first year, because the land would become poor, and wild animals would be everywhere.
- Exodus 30:13-15
Each man over nineteen, whether rich or poor, must pay me the same amount of money, weighed according to the official standards.
- Leviticus 5:7
If you are poor and cannot afford to bring an animal, you may bring two doves or two pigeons. One of these will be a sacrifice to ask my forgiveness, and the other will be a sacrifice to please me.
- Leviticus 5:11
If you are so poor that you cannot afford doves or pigeons, you may bring two pounds of your finest flour. This is a sacrifice to ask my forgiveness, so don’t sprinkle olive oil or sweet-smelling incense on it.
- Leviticus 14:21
If you are poor and cannot afford to offer this much, you may offer a ram as a sacrifice to make things right, together with a half pint of olive oil and two pounds of flour mixed with oil as a grain sacrifice. The priest will then lift these up to dedicate them to me.
[ It’s Wise To Be Patient
] It’s better to be poor
and live right than to be a stupid liar. Willingness and stupidity don’t go well together. If you are too eager, you will miss the road. We are ruined by our own stupidity, though we blame the Lord