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Proverbs 19 [Full Chapter]
[ 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. ...

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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.
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.
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.
When you harvest your grain, always leave some of it standing around the edges of your fields and don’t pick up what falls on the ground. Leave it for the poor and for those foreigners who live among you. I am the Lord your God!
The Levites have no land of their own, so you must give them food from the storehouse. You must also give food to the poor who live in your town, including orphans, widows, and foreigners. If they have enough to eat, then the Lord your God will be pleased and make you successful in everything you do.
No one in Israel should ever be poor. The Lord your God is giving you this land, and he has promised to make you very successful, if you obey his laws and teachings that I’m giving you today. You will lend money to many nations, but you won’t have to borrow. You will rule many nations, but they won’t rule you.
Be careful! Don’t say to yourself, “Soon it will be the seventh year, and then I won’t be able to get my money back.” It would be horrible for you to think that way and to be so selfish that you refuse to help the poor. They are your relatives, and if you don’t help them, they may ask the Lord to decide whether you have done wrong. And he will say that you are guilty.
go to the place where the Lord chooses to be worshiped and celebrate the Harvest Festival in honor of the Lord your God. Bring him an offering as large as you can afford, depending on how big a harvest he has given you. Be sure to take along your sons and daughters and all your servants. Also invite the poor, including Levites, foreigners, orphans, and widows.
[ The Festival of Shelters ] Moses said to Israel: After you have finished the grain harvest and the grape harvest, take your sons and daughters and all your servants to the place where the Lord chooses to be worshiped. Celebrate the Festival of Shelters for seven days. Also invite the poor, including Levites, foreigners, orphans, and widows. The Lord will give you big harvests and make you successful in everything you do. You will be completely happy, so celebrate this festival in honor of the Lord your God.

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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