Bible Verses about Taking Advantage of Others

A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling – Psalm 68:5

At the end of every three years, bring all the tithes of that year’s produce and store it in your towns, so that the Levites (who have no allotment or inheritance of their own) and the aliens, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns may come and eat and be satisfied, and so that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hands – Deuteronomy 14:28-29

Because of the oppression of the weak and the groaning of the needy, I will now arise, says the LORD, I will protect them from those who malign them – Psalm 12:5

Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the LORD delivers him in times of trouble. The LORD will protect him and preserve his life; he will bless him in the land and not surrender him to the desire of his foes – Psalm 41:1-2

Do not take advantage of a hired man who is poor and needy, whether he is a brother Israelite or an alien living in one of your towns – Deuteronomy 24:14

Do not take advantage of a widow or an orphan – Exodus 22:22

I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed – Psalm 37:25-26

If there is a poor man among your brothers in any of the towns of the land that the LORD your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother. There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land – Deuteronomy 15:7, 11

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 the alien. I am the LORD your God – Leviticus 23:22

 

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  1. I was serching for bible verses that warn against taking advantage of the poor and this was very helpful.I gave the answers to the one who hard asked and i thank God for the resources you have placed on the net for us to grow in Christ.May the good Lord bless you

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