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If any Israelites living near you become poor and cannot support themselves, you must provide for them as you would for a hired worker, so that they can continue to live near you.
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If thy brother be impoverished, and weak of hand, and thou receive him as a stranger and sojourner, and he live with thee:
Leviticus 25:25 If thy brother being impoverished sell his little possession, and his kinsman will: he may redeem what he had sold.
Deuteronomy 15:7,8 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .
Proverbs 14:20,21 The poor man shall be hateful even to his own neighbour: but the friends of the rich are many. . . .
Proverbs 17:5 He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.
Proverbs 19:17 He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.
Mark 14:7 For the poor you have always with you: and whensoever you will, you may do them good: but me you have not always.
John 12:8 For the poor you have always with you: but me you have not always.
2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that being rich he became poor for your sakes: that through his poverty you might be rich.
James 2:5,6 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him? . . .
Psalm 37:26 He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.
Psalm 41:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself.  Blessed is he that understandeth concerning the needy and the poor: the Lord will deliver him in the evil day.
Psalm 112:5,9 Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment: . . .
Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.
Luke 6:35 But love ye your enemies: do good, and lend, hoping for nothing thereby: and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the sons of the Highest. For he is kind to the unthankful and to the evil.
Acts 11:29 And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.
Romans 12:13,18,20 Communicating to the necessities of the saints. Pursuing hospitality. . . .
2 Corinthians 9:1,12-15 For concerning the ministry that is done towards the saints, it is superfluous for me to write unto you. . . .
Galatians 2:10 Only that we should be mindful of the poor: which same thing also I was careful to do.
1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?
relieve [heb] strengthen
Leviticus 19:34 But let him be among you as one of the same country. And you shall love him as yourselves: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.
Exodus 23:9 Thou shalt not molest a stranger, for you know the hearts of strangers: for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 10:18,19 He doth judgment to the fatherless and the widow, loveth the stranger, and giveth him food and raiment. . . .
Matthew 25:35 For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in:
Hebrews 13:2 And hospitality do not forget: for by this some, being not aware of it, have entertained angels.
ContextRedemption of the Poor
35If thy brother be impoverished, and weak of hand, and thou receive him as a stranger and sojourner, and he live with thee:36Take not usury of him nor more than thou gavest. Fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.…
Thou shalt not molest a stranger, nor afflict him: for yourselves also were strangers in the land of Egypt.
If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries.
If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand,
Thou shalt not lend to thy brother money to usury, nor corn, nor any other thing:
Thou shalt not refuse the hire of the needy, and the poor, whether he be thy brother, or a stranger that dwelleth with thee in the land, and is within thy gates:
But thou shalt pay him the price of his labour the same day, before the going down of the sun, because he is poor, and with it maintaineth his life: lest he cry against thee to the Lord, and it be reputed to thee for a sin.
Now there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.
Additional TranslationsNow if your countryman becomes destitute and cannot support himself among you, you are to help him like a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.And if your brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with you; then you shall relieve him: yes, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.
And if thy brother be waxed poor, and his hand fail with thee; then thou shalt uphold him: as a stranger and a sojourner shall he live with thee.
And if thy brother who is with thee become poor, and he fail in resources with thee, thou shalt help him as a stranger and a sojourner, and thy brother shall live with thee.
And if thy brother grow poor, and he be fallen into decay beside thee, then thou shalt relieve him, [be he] stranger or sojourner, that he may live beside thee.
And if thy brother be waxen poor, and his hand fail with thee; then thou shalt uphold him: as a stranger and a sojourner shall he live with thee.
And if thy brother shall have become poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he may be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.
"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. He shall live with you like an alien and a temporary resident.
'And when thy brother is become poor, and his hand hath failed with thee, then thou hast kept hold on him, sojourner and settler, and he hath lived with thee;
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