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Proverbs 19

On Life and Conduct

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity Than a person who is perverse in speech and is a fool. Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And one who hurries his footsteps errs. The foolishness of a person ruins his way, And his heart rages against the Lord. ...

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  1. Then behold, seven other cows came up after them, poor and very ugly and thin, such as I had never seen for ugliness in all the land of Egypt;
  2. “If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.
  3. nor shall you show favor to a poor person in his dispute.
  4. The rich shall not pay more, and the poor shall not pay less, than the half shekel, when you give the contribution to the Lord to make atonement for yourselves.
  5. “But if he is poor and his means are insufficient, then he is to take one male lamb for a guilt offering as a wave offering to make atonement for him, and a tenth of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil as a grain offering, and a log of oil,
  6. ‘You shall not do injustice in judgment; you shall not show partiality to the poor nor give preference to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
  7. ‘If a fellow countryman of yours becomes so poor that he sells part of his property, then his closest redeemer is to come and buy back what his relative has sold.
  8. Of Poor Countrymen

    ‘Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means among you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a resident, so that he may live with you.
  9. ‘Now if a countryman of yours becomes so poor with regard to you that he sells himself to you, you shall not subject him to a slave’s service.
  10. Of Redeeming a Person Who Is Poor

    ‘Now if the means of a stranger or of a foreign resident with you becomes sufficient, and a countryman of yours becomes poor in relation to him and sells himself to a stranger who is residing with you, or to the descendants of a stranger’s family,
  11. But if he is poorer than your assessment, then he shall be presented before the priest, and the priest shall assess him; according to the means of the one who vowed, the priest shall assess him.
  12. However, there will be no poor among you, since the Lord will certainly bless you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess,
  13. “If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;
  14. Be careful that there is no mean-spirited thought in your heart, such as, ‘The seventh year, the year of release of debts, is near,’ and your eye is malicious toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry out to the Lord against you, and it will be a sin in you.
  15. For the poor will not cease to exist in the land; therefore I am commanding you, saying, ‘You shall fully open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.’
  16. And if he is a poor man, you shall not sleep with his pledge.
  17. “You shall not exploit a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your strangers who are in your land in your towns.
  18. You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets—for he is poor and sets his heart on it—so that he does not cry out against you to the Lord, and it becomes a sin in you.
  19. Then he said, “May you be blessed of the Lord, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first, by not going after young men, whether poor or rich.
  20. The Lord makes poor and rich; He humbles, He also exalts.
  21. He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the garbage heap To seat them with nobles, And He gives them a seat of honor as an inheritance; For the pillars of the earth are the Lords, And He set the world on them.
  22. But it happened at that time as Eli was lying down in his place (now his eyesight had begun to be poor and he could not see well),
  23. So Saul’s servants spoke these words to David. But David said, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am only a poor man and insignificant?”
  24. Nathan Rebukes David

    Then the Lord sent Nathan to David. And he came to him and said, “There were two men in a city, the one wealthy and the other poor.
  25. But the poor man had nothing at all except one little ewe lamb Which he bought and nurtured; And it grew up together with him and his children. It would eat scraps from him and drink from his cup and lie in his lap, And was like a daughter to him.
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26 topical index results for “poor”

COLLECTION : (Of money, for the poor people)
LAND : To rest every seventh year for the benefit of the poor people (Exodus 23:11)
POTTERY : Place for manufacture of, outside the wall of Jerusalem, bought as a burying ground for poor people (Matthew 27:7-10)
DISHONESTY » INSTANCES OF » Judas' hypocritical sympathy for the poor ( John 12:6)
INCONSISTENCY » INSTANCES OF » The Jews, in oppressing the poor (Nehemiah 5:9)
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)
LIBERALITY » INSTANCES OF » The poor widow (Luke 21:2-4)