What The Bible Says About Poverty


For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper. He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.
Psalm 72:12,13

Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and meketh him families like a flock.
Psalm 107:41

For the Lord heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners.
Psalm 69:33

Sing unto the Lord, praise ye the Lord: for he hath delivered the soul of the poor from the hand of evildoers.
Jeremiah 20:13

He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.
Psalm 102:17

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;
Psalm 113:7

I will abundantly bless her provision: I will satisfy her poor with bread.
Psalm 132:15

…thou, O God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor.
Psalm 68:10