25 Bible Verses About Jesus And The Poor (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Jesus And The Poor (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Jesus And The Poor
17 Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the LORD,
and he will repay him for his deed.
31 Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker,
but he who is generous to the needy honors him.
9 Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed,
for he shares his bread with the poor.
11 For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’
27 Whoever gives to the poor will not want,
but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.
13 But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,
20 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said:
“Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
21 “Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied.
“Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.
13 Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor
will himself call out and not be answered.
12 He said also to the man who had invited him, “When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, lest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. 13 But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, 14 and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.”
7 “If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother, 8 but you shall open your hand to him and lend him sufficient for his need, whatever it may be.
7 A righteous man knows the rights of the poor;
a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.
21 Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
2 Corinthians 8:9
9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.
10 Only, they asked us to remember the poor, the very thing I was eager to do.
1 John 3:17
17 But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?
21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
21 Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner,
but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.
12 I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
and will execute justice for the needy.
22 Do not rob the poor, because he is poor,
or crush the afflicted at the gate,
23 for the LORD will plead their cause
and rob of life those who rob them.
18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives
and recovering of sight to the blind,
to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
8 Open your mouth for the mute,
for the rights of all who are destitute.
9 Open your mouth, judge righteously,
defend the rights of the poor and needy.
3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 For you always have the poor with you, but you will not always have me.
61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me,
because the LORD has anointed me
to bring good news to the poor;
he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives,
and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;
40 And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’