Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
has wronged the poor and needy, has taken by robbery, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,
The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yes, they have troubled the poor and needy, and have oppressed the foreigner wrongfully.
That which they have need of, both young bulls, and rams, and lambs, for burnt offerings to the God of heaven; [also] wheat, salt, wine, and oil, according to the word of the priests who are at Jerusalem, let it be given them day by day without fail;
Whatever more shall be needful for the house of your God, which you shall have occasion to bestow, bestow it out of the king's treasure house.
Let us therefore draw near with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace for help in time of need.
For although by this time you should be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food.
Now if there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people have received the law), what further need was there for another priest to arise after the order of Melchizedek, and not be called after the order of Aaron?
who doesn't need, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices daily, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. For he did this once for all, when he offered up himself.
For you need endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.
to deprive the needy from justice, and to rob the poor among my people of their rights, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!
The firstborn of the poor will eat, and the needy will lie down in safety; and I will kill your root with famine, and your remnant will be killed.
For you have been a stronghold to the poor, a stronghold to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the blast of the dreaded ones is like a storm against the wall.
The foot shall tread it down; Even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy."
The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.
The poor and needy seek water, and there is none. Their tongue fails for thirst. I, the LORD, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
and one of you tells them, "Go in peace, be warmed and filled;" and yet you didn't give them the things the body needs, what good is it?
They have grown fat. They shine; yes, they excell in deeds of wickedness. They don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and they don't judge the right of the needy.
Sing to the LORD, praise the LORD; for he has delivered the soul of the needy from the hand of evildoers.
He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Wasn't this to know me? says the LORD.
But he saves from the sword of their mouth, even the needy from the hand of the mighty.
They turn the needy out of the way. The poor of the earth all hide themselves.
The murderer rises with the light. He kills the poor and needy. In the night he is like a thief.
I was a father to the needy. The cause of him who I didn't know, I searched out.
Didn't I weep for him who was in trouble? Wasn't my soul grieved for the needy?
if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or that the needy had no covering;
For he doesn't need to consider a man further, that he should go before God in judgment.
As for you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you don't need for anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, you will remain in him.
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?
and because he didn't need for anyone to testify concerning man; for he himself knew what was in man.
He needed to pass through Samaria.
Jesus said to him, "Someone who has bathed only needs to have his feet washed, but is completely clean. You are clean, but not all of you."
For some thought, because Judas had the money box, that Jesus said to him, "Buy what things we need for the feast," or that he should give something to the poor.
Now we know that you know all things, and don't need for anyone to question you. By this we believe that you came forth from God."
Jesus answered them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick do.
But the multitudes, perceiving it, followed him. He welcomed them, and spoke to them of the Kingdom of God, and he cured those who needed healing.
but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."
I tell you, although he will not rise and give it to him because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence, he will get up and give him as many as he needs.
But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and behold, all things will be clean to you.
For the nations of the world seek after all of these things, but your Father knows that you need these things.
Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.
I tell you that even so there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents, than over ninety-nine righteous people who need no repentance.
When he had spent all of it, there arose a severe famine in that country, and he began to be in need.
For it is easier for a camel to enter in through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."
If anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying it?' say to him: 'The Lord needs it.'"
They said, "The Lord needs it."
They said, "Why do we need any more witness? For we ourselves have heard from his own mouth!"
When Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
He said to them, "Did you never read what David did, when he had need, and was hungry--he, and those who were with him?
It is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."
If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord needs him;' and immediately he will send him back here."
The high priest tore his clothes, and said, "What further need have we of witnesses?
But John would have hindered him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and you come to me?"
Therefore don't be like them, for your Father knows what things you need, before you ask him.
For the Gentiles seek after all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
When Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick do.
But Jesus said to them, "They don't need to go away. You give them something to eat."
Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."
If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord needs them,' and immediately he will send them."
Then the high priest tore his clothing, saying, "He has spoken blasphemy! Why do we need any more witnesses? Behold, now you have heard his blasphemy.
Yet, to remain in the flesh is more needful for your sake.
But I counted it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker, fellow soldier, and your apostle and servant of my need;
I know how to be humbled, and I know also how to abound. In everything and in all things I have learned the secret both to be filled and to be hungry, both to abound and to be in need.
For even in Thessalonica you sent once and again to my need.
My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.
Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?
A needy man who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain which leaves no crops.
Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me;
There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, and their jaws like knives, to devour the poor from the earth, and the needy from among men.
Open your mouth, judge righteously, and serve justice to the poor and needy."
She opens her arms to the poor; yes, she extends her hands to the needy.
For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever.
"Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in safety from those who malign him."
All my bones shall say, "the LORD, who is like you, who delivers the poor from him who is too strong for him; yes, the poor and the needy from him who robs him?"
The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, to kill those who are upright in the way.
But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Don't delay, my God. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
I have no need for a bull from your stall, nor male goats from your pens.
For the LORD hears the needy, and doesn't despise his captive people.
But I am poor and needy. Come to me quickly, God. You are my help and my deliverer. the LORD, don't delay.
He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.
For he will deliver the needy when he cries; the poor, who has no helper.
He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy.
Don't let the oppressed return ashamed. Let the poor and needy praise your name.
Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.
Rescue the weak and needy. Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked."
Hear, the LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
Yet he lifts the needy out of their affliction, and increases their families like a flock.
because he didn't remember to show kindness, but persecuted the poor and needy man, the broken in heart, to kill them.
for I am poor and needy. My heart is wounded within me.
For he will stand at the right hand of the needy, to save him from those who judge his soul. A Psalm by David.
He raises up the poor out of the dust. Lifts up the needy from the ash heap;
I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and justice for the needy.
Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need. deliver me from my persecutors, For they are stronger than me.
Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;
The city has no need for the sun, neither of the moon, to shine, for the very glory of God illuminated it, and its lamp is the Lamb.
There will be no night, and they need no lamp light; for the Lord God will illuminate them. They will reign forever and ever.