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 Proverbs 10:15; 11:24 - 26; 13:23; 15:25; 17:5; 19:4; 19:7; 19:17; 21:13; 22:9; 22:16; 22:22 - 23; 24:11 - 12; 28:3; 28:27; 31:8 - 9
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 10
10:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The wealth of the rich is their fortified city, but poverty is the ruin of the poor.
 
   Chapter 11
11:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
 
11:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
 
11:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
People curse the man who hoards grain, but blessing crowns him who is willing to sell.
 
   Chapter 13
13:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A poor man's field may produce abundant food, but injustice sweeps it away.
 
   Chapter 15
15:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact.
 
   Chapter 17
17:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.
 
   Chapter 19
19:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wealth brings many friends, but a poor man's friend deserts him.
 
19:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A poor man is shunned by all his relatives - how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found. F34
 
19:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done.
 
   Chapter 21
21:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If a man shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and not be answered.
 
   Chapter 22
22:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.
 
22:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and he who gives gifts to the rich - both come to poverty.
 
22:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court,
 
22:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
 
   Chapter 24
24:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Rescue those being led away to death; hold back those staggering toward slaughter.
 
24:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If you say, "But we knew nothing about this," does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who guards your life know it? Will he not repay each person according to what he has done?
 
   Chapter 28
28:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A ruler F51 who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.
 
28:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses.
 
   Chapter 31
31:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.
 
31:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."
 

FOOTNOTES:
F34 The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
F51 Or A poor man

 
 

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