|Overview - Deuteronomy 15|
|1||The seventh year a year of release for the poor.|
|7||It must be no let of lending or giving.|
|12||An Hebrew servant, except he will not depart, must in the seventh year go forth free and well furnished.|
|19||All firstling males of the cattle are to be sanctified unto the Lord.|
Deuteronomy 15:11 (King James Version)
For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.
- the poor
- Although Moses, by the statutes relative to the division of the land, and inheritance, and the inalienable nature of it, had studied to prevent any Israelite from being born poor, yet he exhorts them to the exercise of the tenderest compassion and most benevolent actions; and not to refuse assistance to the decayed Israelite, though the sabbatical year drew nigh.
- Proverbs 22:2 ; Matthew 26:11 ; Mark 14:7 ; John 12:8
- Thou shalt
- 8 ; Matthew 5:42 ; Luke 12:33 ; Acts 2:45 ; 4:32-35 11:28-30 2 Corinthians 8:2-9
- 1 John 3:16-18