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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.”Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.
In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything.As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
Thus says the Lord of hosts, Render true judgments, show kindness and mercy to one another, do not oppress the widow, the fatherless, the sojourner, or the poor, and let none of you devise evil against another in your heart.Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassions every man to his brother: And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
The Lord makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and he exalts.The Lord maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
And he answered them, “Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.”He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.
This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles.This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me.Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.
If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
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.The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.
What is desired in a man is steadfast love, and a poor man is better than a liar.The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, and the fatherless who had none to help him. The blessing of him who was about to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
The ransom of a man's life is his wealth, but a poor man hears no threat.The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
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.The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.

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