Proverbs 13:23; Proverbs 14:31; Proverbs 15:15; Proverbs 16:8; Proverbs 22:16; Proverbs 22:22–23; Proverbs 29:7; Proverbs 28:3; Proverbs 29:13

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Proverbs 13:23

23  The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food,

but it is swept away through binjustice.

Proverbs 14:31

31  Whoever oppresses a poor man winsults his xMaker,

ybut he who is generous to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 15:15

15  All the days of the afflicted are evil,

but athe cheerful of heart has a continual feast.

Proverbs 16:8

xBetter is a little with righteousness

than great revenues with injustice.

Proverbs 22:16

16  Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth,

or gives to the rich, owill only come to poverty.

Proverbs 22:22–23

22  uDo not rob the poor, because he is poor,

or vcrush the afflicted at wthe gate,

23  for xthe Lord will plead their cause

and rob of life those who rob them.

Proverbs 29:7

A righteous man mknows the rights of the poor;

a wicked man does not nunderstand such knowledge.

Proverbs 28:3

fA poor man who oppresses the poor

is a beating rain that leaves no food.

Proverbs 29:13

13  The poor man and the oppressor rmeet together;

the Lord sgives light to the eyes of both.