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Proverbs 19 [Full Chapter]
Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse. Desire without knowledge is not good— how much more will hasty feet miss the way! A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the Lord. ...

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but during the seventh year let the land lie unplowed and unused. Then the poor among your people may get food from it, and the wild animals may eat what is left. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.
“If, however, they are poor and cannot afford these, they must take one male lamb as a guilt offering to be waved to make atonement for them, together with a tenth of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, a log of oil,
“‘When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you. I am the Lord your God.’”
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes and has them inherit a throne of honor. “For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s; on them he has set the world.
but the poor man had nothing except one little ewe lamb he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It shared his food, drank from his cup and even slept in his arms. It was like a daughter to him.
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26 topical index results for “poor”

AFFLICTIONS AND ADVERSITIES » UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO » See POOR
ALMS » COMMANDMENTS AND PRACTICES CONCERNING » See POOR
BEGGARS » INSTANCES OF » See POOR
CHURCH » MISCELLANY OF MINOR SUB-TOPICS » CONGREGATION OF THE LORD'S POOR (Psalms 74:19)
COLLECTION » (Of money, for the poor people)
DISHONESTY » INSTANCES OF » Judas' hypocritical sympathy for the poor ( John 12:6)
INCONSISTENCY » INSTANCES OF » The Jews, in oppressing the poor (Nehemiah 5:9)
LAND » To rest every seventh year for the benefit of the poor people (Exodus 23:11)
LIBERALITY » INSTANCES OF » The poor widow (Luke 21:2-4)
PHILANTHROPY » See POOR
POTTERY » Place for manufacture of, outside the wall of Jerusalem, bought as a burying ground for poor people (Matthew 27:7-10)
SELFISHNESS » See POOR
ISRAEL, PROPHECIES CONCERNING » (For the history of the above kings see under each » The poorest of the people were left to occupy the country, and were joined by fragments of the army of Judah, the dispersed Israelites in other lands, and the king's daughters (2 Kings 25:12,22,23; Jeremiah 39:10;40:7-12;52:16)

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