Luke 14:12
Then Jesus said to the man who had invited Him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or brothers or relatives or rich neighbors. Otherwise, they may invite you in return, and you will be repaid.
Cross References
Luke 1:58
Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they rejoiced with her.

Luke 14:11
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Luke 14:13
But when you host a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind,

2 Corinthians 6:13
As a fair exchange, I ask you as my children: Open wide your hearts also.

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Luke 1:53
He has filled the hungry with good things, but has sent the rich away empty.

Proverbs 14:20
The poor man is hated even by his neighbor, but many are those who love the rich.

Proverbs 22:16
Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself, or giving gifts to the rich, will surely lead to poverty.

James 2:1-6
My brothers, as you hold out your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, do not show favoritism. . . .

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Luke 6:32-36
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them. . . .

Zechariah 7:5-7
"Ask all the people of the land and the priests, 'When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months for these seventy years, was it really for Me that you fasted? . . .

Matthew 5:46
If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Do not even tax collectors do the same?

Matthew 6:1-4, 16-18
Be careful not to perform your righteous acts before men to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. . . .

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