232 verses

Gen 19:31

(NIV)
One day the elder daughter said to the younger, ‘Our father is old, and there is no man round here to give us children – as is the custom all over the earth.
(ESV)
And the firstborn said to the younger, “Our father is old, and there is not a man on earth to come in to us after the manner of all the earth.

Gen 19:34

(NIV)
The next day the elder daughter said to the younger, ‘Last night I slept with my father. Let’s get him to drink wine again tonight, and you go in and sleep with him so we can preserve our family line through our father.’
(ESV)
The next day, the firstborn said to the younger, “Behold, I lay last night with my father. Let us make him drink wine tonight also. Then you go in and lie with him, that we may preserve offspring from our father.”

Gen 19:35

(NIV)
So they got their father to drink wine that night also, and the younger daughter went in and slept with him. Again he was not aware of it when she lay down or when she got up.

(ESV)
So they made their father drink wine that night also. And the younger arose and lay with him, and he did not know when she lay down or when she arose.

Gen 19:38

(NIV)
The younger daughter also had a son, and she named him Ben-Ammi; he is the father of the Ammonites of today.

(ESV)
The younger also bore a son and called his name Ben-ammi. He is the father of the Ammonites to this day.

Gen 25:23

(NIV)
The Lord said to her,

‘Two nations are in your womb,
and two peoples from within you will be separated;
one people will be stronger than the other,
and the elder will serve the younger.’
(ESV)
And the Lord said to her,

Two nations are in your womb,
and two peoples from within you shall be divided;
the one shall be stronger than the other,
the older shall serve the younger.”

Gen 29:26

(NIV)
Laban replied, ‘It is not our custom here to give the younger daughter in marriage before the elder one.
(ESV)
Laban said, “It is not so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.

Gen 43:33

(NIV)
The men had been seated before him in the order of their ages, from the firstborn to the youngest; and they looked at each other in astonishment.
(ESV)
And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright and the youngest according to his youth. And the men looked at one another in amazement.

Gen 48:14

(NIV)
But Israel reached out his right hand and put it on Ephraim’s head, though he was the younger, and crossing his arms, he put his left hand on Manasseh’s head, even though Manasseh was the firstborn.

(ESV)
And Israel stretched out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on the head of Manasseh, crossing his hands (for Manasseh was the firstborn).

Exod 22:25

(NIV)
‘If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not treat it like a business deal; charge no interest.
(ESV)
If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.

Exod 23:3

(NIV)
and do not show favouritism to a poor person in a lawsuit.

(ESV)
nor shall you be partial to a poor man in his lawsuit.

Exod 30:15

(NIV)
The rich are not to give more than a half shekel and the poor are not to give less when you make the offering to the Lord to atone for your lives.
(ESV)
The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less, than the half shekel, when you give the Lord’s offering to make atonement for your lives.

Lev 13:20

(NIV)
The priest is to examine it, and if it appears to be more than skin deep and the hair in it has turned white, the priest shall pronounce that person unclean. It is a defiling skin disease that has broken out where the boil was.
(ESV)
And the priest shall look, and if it appears deeper than the skin and its hair has turned white, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is a case of leprous disease that has broken out in the boil.

Lev 13:21

(NIV)
But if, when the priest examines it, there is no white hair in it and it is not more than skin deep and has faded, then the priest is to isolate them for seven days.
(ESV)
But if the priest examines it and there is no white hair in it and it is not deeper than the skin, but has faded, then the priest shall shut him up seven days.

Lev 13:26

(NIV)
But if the priest examines it and there is no white hair in the spot and if it is not more than skin deep and has faded, then the priest is to isolate them for seven days.
(ESV)
But if the priest examines it and there is no white hair in the spot and it is no deeper than the skin, but has faded, the priest shall shut him up seven days,

Lev 14:21

(NIV)
‘If, however, they are poor and cannot afford these, they must take one male lamb as a guilt offering to be waved to make atonement for them, together with a tenth of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil for a grain offering, a log of oil,
(ESV)
“But if he is poor and cannot afford so much, then he shall take one male lamb for a guilt offering to be waved, to make atonement for him, and a tenth of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering, and a log of oil;

Lev 14:37

(NIV)
He is to examine the mould on the walls, and if it has greenish or reddish depressions that appear to be deeper than the surface of the wall,
(ESV)
And he shall examine the disease. And if the disease is in the walls of the house with greenish or reddish spots, and if it appears to be deeper than the surface,

Lev 19:10

(NIV)
Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and the foreigner. I am the Lord your God.

(ESV)
And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God.

Lev 19:15

(NIV)
‘“Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favouritism to the great, but judge your neighbour fairly.

(ESV)
“You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Lev 23:22

(NIV)
‘“When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you. I am the Lord your God.”’

(ESV)
“And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, nor shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God.”

Num 12:3

(NIV)
(Now Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth.)

(ESV)
Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on the face of the earth.

Deut 15:11

(NIV)
There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be open-handed towards your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land.

(ESV)
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.’

Deut 24:12

(NIV)
If the neighbour is poor, do not go to sleep with their pledge in your possession.
(ESV)
And if he is a poor man, you shall not sleep in his pledge.

Deut 24:14

(NIV)
Do not take advantage of a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether that worker is a fellow Israelite or a foreigner residing in one of your towns.
(ESV)
“You shall not oppress a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your brothers or one of the sojourners who are in your land within your towns.

Deut 24:15

(NIV)
Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty of sin.

(ESV)
You shall give him his wages on the same day, before the sun sets (for he is poor and counts on it), lest he cry against you to the Lord, and you be guilty of sin.

Deut 25:3

(NIV)
but the judge must not impose more than forty lashes. If the guilty party is flogged more than that, your fellow Israelite will be degraded in your eyes.

(ESV)
Forty stripes may be given him, but not more, lest, if one should go on to beat him with more stripes than these, your brother be degraded in your sight.

Deut 27:16

(NIV)
‘Cursed is anyone who dishonours their father or mother.’
Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’
(ESV)
“‘Cursed be anyone who dishonors his father or his mother.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Josh 6:26

(NIV)
At that time Joshua pronounced this solemn oath: ‘Cursed before the Lord is the one who undertakes to rebuild this city, Jericho:

‘At the cost of his firstborn son
he will lay its foundations;
at the cost of his youngest
he will set up its gates.’
(ESV)
Joshua laid an oath on them at that time, saying, Cursed before the Lord be the man who rises up and rebuilds this city, Jericho.

“At the cost of his firstborn shall he
lay its foundation,
and at the cost of his youngest son
shall he set up its gates.”

Judg 6:15

(NIV)
‘Pardon me, my lord,’ Gideon replied, ‘but how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.’

(ESV)
And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.”

Ruth 3:10

(NIV)
‘The Lord bless you, my daughter,’ he replied. ‘This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: you have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.
(ESV)
And he said, “May you be blessed by the Lord, my daughter. You have made this last kindness greater than the first in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich.

1Sam 2:7

(NIV)
The Lord sends poverty and wealth;
he humbles and he exalts.
(ESV)
The Lord makes poor and makes rich;
he brings low and he exalts.

1Sam 2:8

(NIV)
He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
he seats them with princes
and makes them inherit a throne of honour.
‘For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;
on them he has set the world.
(ESV)
He raises up the poor from the dust;
he lifts the needy from the ash heap
to make them sit with princes
and inherit a seat of honor.
For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s,
and on them he has set the world.

1Sam 9:21

(NIV)
Saul answered, ‘But am I not a Benjaminite, from the smallest tribe of Israel, and is not my clan the least of all the clans of the tribe of Benjamin? Why do you say such a thing to me?’

(ESV)
Saul answered, “Am I not a Benjaminite, from the least of the tribes of Israel? And is not my clan the humblest of all the clans of the tribe of Benjamin? Why then have you spoken to me in this way?”

1Sam 18:23

(NIV)
They repeated these words to David. But David said, ‘Do you think it is a small matter to become the king’s son-in-law? I’m only a poor man and little known.’

(ESV)
And Saul’s servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David said, “Does it seem to you a little thing to become the king’s son-in-law, since I am a poor man and have no reputation?”

2Sam 3:1

(NIV)
The war between the house of Saul and the house of David lasted a long time. David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

(ESV)
There was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. And David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul became weaker and weaker.

2Sam 6:22

(NIV)
I will become even more undignified than this, and I will be humiliated in my own eyes. But by these slave girls you spoke of, I will be held in honour.’

(ESV)
I will make myself yet more contemptible than this, and I will be abased in your eyes. But by the female servants of whom you have spoken, by them I shall be held in honor.”

2Sam 13:4

(NIV)
He asked Amnon, ‘Why do you, the king’s son, look so haggard morning after morning? Won’t you tell me?’

Amnon said to him, ‘I’m in love with Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.’

(ESV)
And he said to him, “O son of the king, why are you so haggard morning after morning? Will you not tell me?” Amnon said to him, “I love Tamar, my brother Absalom’s sister.”

2Sam 22:28

(NIV)
You save the humble,
but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them low.
(ESV)
You save a humble people,
but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them down.

1Kgs 16:34

(NIV)
In Ahab’s time, Hiel of Bethel rebuilt Jericho. He laid its foundations at the cost of his firstborn son Abiram, and he set up its gates at the cost of his youngest son Segub, in accordance with the word of the Lord spoken by Joshua son of Nun.

(ESV)
In his days Hiel of Bethel built Jericho. He laid its foundation at the cost of Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates at the cost of his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the Lord, which he spoke by Joshua the son of Nun.

Job 5:11

(NIV)
The lowly he sets on high,
and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
(ESV)
he sets on high those who are lowly,
and those who mourn are lifted to safety.

Job 5:16

(NIV)
So the poor have hope,
and injustice shuts its mouth.
(ESV)
So the poor have hope,
and injustice shuts her mouth.

Job 9:13

(NIV)
God does not restrain his anger;
even the cohorts of Rahab cowered at his feet.
(ESV)
God will not turn back his anger;
beneath him bowed the helpers of Rahab.

Job 20:10

(NIV)
His children must make amends to the poor;
his own hands must give back his wealth.
(ESV)
His children will seek the favor of the poor,
and his hands will give back his wealth.

Job 20:19

(NIV)
For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute;
he has seized houses he did not build.
(ESV)
For he has crushed and abandoned the poor;
he has seized a house that he did not build.

Job 22:29

(NIV)
When people are brought low and you say, “Lift them up!”
then he will save the downcast.
(ESV)
For when they are humbled you say, ‘It is because of pride’;
but he saves the lowly.

Job 24:4

(NIV)
They thrust the needy from the path
and force all the poor of the land into hiding.
(ESV)
They thrust the poor off the road;
the poor of the earth all hide themselves.

Job 24:9

(NIV)
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast;
the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.
(ESV)
(There are those who snatch the fatherless child from the breast,
and they take a pledge against the poor.)

Job 24:14

(NIV)
When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up,
kills the poor and needy,
and in the night steals forth like a thief.
(ESV)
The murderer rises before it is light,
that he may kill the poor and needy,
and in the night he is like a thief.

Job 29:12

(NIV)
because I rescued the poor who cried for help,
and the fatherless who had none to assist them.
(ESV)
because I delivered the poor who cried for help,
and the fatherless who had none to help him.

Job 30:1

(NIV)
‘But now they mock me,
men younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
to put with my sheep dogs.
(ESV)
“But now they laugh at me,
men who are younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
to set with the dogs of my flock.

Job 31:16

(NIV)
‘If I have denied the desires of the poor
or let the eyes of the widow grow weary,
(ESV)
If I have withheld anything that the poor desired,
or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Job 32:6

(NIV)
So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite said:

‘I am young in years,
and you are old;
that is why I was fearful,
not daring to tell you what I know.
(ESV)
And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said:

“I am young in years,
and you are aged;
therefore I was timid and afraid
to declare my opinion to you.

Job 34:19

(NIV)
who shows no partiality to princes
and does not favour the rich over the poor,
for they are all the work of his hands?
(ESV)
who shows no partiality to princes,
nor regards the rich more than the poor,
for they are all the work of his hands?

Job 34:28

(NIV)
They caused the cry of the poor to come before him,
so that he heard the cry of the needy.
(ESV)
so that they caused the cry of the poor to come to him,
and he heard the cry of the afflicted

Job 36:6

(NIV)
He does not keep the wicked alive
but gives the afflicted their rights.
(ESV)
He does not keep the wicked alive,
but gives the afflicted their right.

Job 36:15

(NIV)
But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering;
he speaks to them in their affliction.
(ESV)
He delivers the afflicted by their affliction
and opens their ear by adversity.

Job 38:40

(NIV)
when they crouch in their dens
or lie in wait in a thicket?
(ESV)
when they crouch in their dens
or lie in wait in their thicket?

Job 40:11

(NIV)
Unleash the fury of your wrath,
look at all who are proud and bring them low,
(ESV)
Pour out the overflowings of your anger,
and look on everyone who is proud and abase him.

Ps 9:12

(NIV)
For he who avenges blood remembers;
he does not ignore the cries of the afflicted.
(ESV)
For he who avenges blood is mindful of them;
he does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Ps 9:18

(NIV)
But God will never forget the needy;
the hope of the afflicted will never perish.
(ESV)
For the needy shall not always be forgotten,
and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

Ps 10:2

(NIV)
In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak,
who are caught in the schemes he devises.
(ESV)
In arrogance the wicked hotly pursue the poor;
let them be caught in the schemes that they have devised.
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