Proverbs 14:31
Whoever oppresses the poor taunts their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors Him.
Cross References
Matthew 25:40
And the King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.'

1 John 3:17
If anyone with earthly possessions sees his brother in need, but withholds his compassion from him, how can the love of God abide in him?

Leviticus 25:17
Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 24:14
Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether he is a brother or a foreigner residing in one of your towns.

Job 24:4
They push the needy off the road and force all the poor of the land into hiding.

Job 31:15
Did not He who made me in the womb also make them? Did not the same One form us in the womb?

Proverbs 17:5
He who mocks the poor insults their Maker; whoever gloats over calamity will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 19:17
Kindness to the poor is a loan to the LORD, and He will repay the lender.

Proverbs 22:2
The rich and the poor have this in common: The LORD is Maker of them all.

Proverbs 28:8
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury lays it up for one who is kind to the poor.

Treasury of Scripture
He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors him has mercy on the poor.

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Proverbs 17:5
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 22:2,16,22,23
The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all…

Job 31:13-16
If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me; …


Proverbs 14:21
He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth: but he that hath mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Proverbs 19:17
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

Matthew 25:40
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.


Proverbs 14:30
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