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Proverbs 13:23 English Standard Version (ESV)

23 The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food,
    but it is swept away through injustice.

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Proverbs 13:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 An unplowed field produces food for the poor,
    but injustice sweeps it away.

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Proverbs 14:31 English Standard Version (ESV)

31 Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
    but he who is generous to the needy honors him.

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Proverbs 14:31 New International Version (NIV)

31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,
    but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.

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Proverbs 15:15 English Standard Version (ESV)

15 All the days of the afflicted are evil,
    but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast.

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Proverbs 15:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched,
    but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.

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Proverbs 16:8 English Standard Version (ESV)

Better is a little with righteousness
    than great revenues with injustice.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 16:8 New International Version (NIV)

Better a little with righteousness
    than much gain with injustice.

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Proverbs 22:16 English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,
    or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 22:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 One who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth
    and one who gives gifts to the rich—both come to poverty.

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Proverbs 22:22-23 English Standard Version (ESV)

22 Do not rob the poor, because he is poor,
    or crush the afflicted at the gate,
23 for the Lord will plead their cause
    and rob of life those who rob them.

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Proverbs 22:22-23 New International Version (NIV)

Saying 2

22 Do not exploit the poor because they are poor
    and do not crush the needy in court,
23 for the Lord will take up their case
    and will exact life for life.

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Proverbs 29:7 English Standard Version (ESV)

A righteous man knows the rights of the poor;
    a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

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Proverbs 29:7 New International Version (NIV)

The righteous care about justice for the poor,
    but the wicked have no such concern.

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Proverbs 28:3 English Standard Version (ESV)

A poor man who oppresses the poor
    is a beating rain that leaves no food.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 28:3 New International Version (NIV)

A ruler[a] who oppresses the poor
    is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 28:3 Or A poor person
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Proverbs 29:13 English Standard Version (ESV)

13 The poor man and the oppressor meet together;
    the Lord gives light to the eyes of both.

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Proverbs 29:13 New International Version (NIV)

13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common:
    The Lord gives sight to the eyes of both.

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