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47 Bible Verses About Helping Others in Need

Here are 47 Bible verses about helping others in need from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Job 31:16 KJV

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

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Matthew 6:3 KJV

But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:

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Hebrews 2:18 KJV

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.

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Matthew 6:2 KJV

Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

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Proverbs 3:27 KJV

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

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Acts 9:36 KJV

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

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Proverbs 19:17 KJV

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

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Hebrews 13:16 KJV

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

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Philippians 2:3 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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1 Timothy 6:18 KJV

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

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2 Corinthians 9:12 KJV

For the administration of this service not only supplieth the want of the saints, but is abundant also by many thanksgivings unto God;

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Luke 6:31 KJV

And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

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Deuteronomy 15:11 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 21:13 KJV

Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

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2 Corinthians 8:13 KJV

For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:

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Jeremiah 22:16 KJV

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.

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Isaiah 58:7 KJV

Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?

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Ezekiel 16:49 KJV

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

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2 Corinthians 8:14 KJV

But by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want, that their abundance also may be a supply for your want: that there may be equality:

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1 Peter 4:10 KJV

As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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Psalms 41:1 KJV

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

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Psalms 9:18 KJV

For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.

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Matthew 6:4 KJV

That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

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Matthew 5:3 KJV

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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Psalms 72:12 KJV

For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.

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Romans 12:13 KJV

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

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Proverbs 22:2 KJV

The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.

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Matthew 6:1 KJV

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.

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2 Corinthians 1:4 KJV

Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

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Jude 1:23 KJV

And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

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Ephesians 4:28 KJV

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

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Acts 2:45 KJV

And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.

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Job 29:12 KJV

Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

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1 Corinthians 12:28 KJV

And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

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Romans 12:8 KJV

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

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2 Corinthians 1:11 KJV

Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.

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1 John 3:17 KJV

But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

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Philippians 2:4 KJV

Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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1 Peter 4:11 KJV

If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

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Proverbs 11:25 KJV

The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

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Romans 12:7 KJV

Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;

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Mark 14:7 KJV

For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always.

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Romans 15:2 KJV

Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

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Titus 3:14 KJV

And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

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Galatians 6:10 KJV

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

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Proverbs 31:8 KJV

Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction.

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Psalms 140:12 KJV

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

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