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95 Bible Verses About Strangers

Here are 95 Bible verses about strangers from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Hebrews 13:2 KJV

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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Matthew 25:35 KJV

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

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Leviticus 24:22 KJV

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

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Deuteronomy 10:19 KJV

Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country: for I am the LORD your God.

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Romans 12:13 KJV

Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

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Jeremiah 22:3 KJV

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

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Matthew 25:40 KJV

Thus saith the LORD; Execute ye judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

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Leviticus 19:34 KJV

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.

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Exodus 12:49 KJV

But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

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Exodus 23:9 KJV

One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.

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Malachi 3:5 KJV

Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

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Leviticus 19:33-34 KJV

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.

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Exodus 22:21 KJV

And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

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Galatians 5:14 KJV

Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

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Deuteronomy 10:18-19 KJV

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Leviticus 25:45 KJV

He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment. Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

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Galatians 3:28 KJV

Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession.

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Leviticus 25:35 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Ezekiel 22:29 KJV

And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

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Hebrews 13:1-2 KJV

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.

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Romans 13:10 KJV

Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

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Psalms 146:9 KJV

Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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3 John 1:5 KJV

The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

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1 Peter 4:9 KJV

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;

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Ephesians 2:19 KJV

Use hospitality one to another without grudging.

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Deuteronomy 27:19 KJV

Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

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Deuteronomy 24:14 KJV

Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

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1 Timothy 3:2 KJV

Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:

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1 Peter 2:11 KJV

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

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Matthew 5:16 KJV

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

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Luke 1:37 KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Leviticus 23:22 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Exodus 20:10 KJV

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

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Hebrews 13:1 KJV

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:

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Ezekiel 47:22 KJV

Let brotherly love continue.

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Leviticus 17:8 KJV

And it shall come to pass, that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, which shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

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Proverbs 19:17 KJV

And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering of sacrifice,

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Luke 10:27 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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Leviticus 22:18 KJV

And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.

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Leviticus 17:10 KJV

Speak unto Aaron, and to his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them, Whatsoever he be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, that will offer his oblation for all his vows, and for all his freewill offerings, which they will offer unto the LORD for a burnt offering;

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Romans 13:8 KJV

And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

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Acts 10:34 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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Leviticus 24:16 KJV

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

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Matthew 5:43-44 KJV

And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

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Proverbs 5:10 KJV

Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

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Leviticus 20:2 KJV

Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger;

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Leviticus 19:10 KJV

Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

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Revelation 21:3 KJV

And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.

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Deuteronomy 14:21 KJV

And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.

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John 15:12 KJV

Ye shall not eat of any thing that dieth of itself: thou shalt give it unto the stranger that is in thy gates, that he may eat it; or thou mayest sell it unto an alien: for thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother’s milk.

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Numbers 1:51 KJV

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

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Exodus 29:33 KJV

And when the tabernacle setteth forward, the Levites shall take it down: and when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.

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Leviticus 22:25 KJV

And they shall eat those things wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat thereof, because they are holy.

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Deuteronomy 1:16 KJV

Neither from a stranger’s hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be accepted for you.

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Matthew 22:39 KJV

And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him.

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Hebrews 13:16 KJV

And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

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

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Job 31:32 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Ephesians 2:10 KJV

The stranger did not lodge in the street: but I opened my doors to the traveller.

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Jeremiah 7:5-7 KJV

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

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1 Timothy 5:10 KJV

For if ye throughly amend your ways and your doings; if ye throughly execute judgment between a man and his neighbour; If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt: Then will I cause you to dwell in this place, in the land that I gave to your fathers, for ever and ever.

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Deuteronomy 23:20 KJV

Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints’ feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.

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Deuteronomy 23:7 KJV

Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

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Exodus 12:48 KJV

Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; because thou wast a stranger in his land.

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James 1:27 KJV

And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.

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Romans 15:7 KJV

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

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Deuteronomy 25:5 KJV

Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God.

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Isaiah 58:7 KJV

If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband’s brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband’s brother unto her.

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Deuteronomy 17:15 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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Matthew 27:7 KJV

Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy God shall choose: one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother.

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1 Chronicles 29:15 KJV

And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter’s field, to bury strangers in.

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Micah 6:8 KJV

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.

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John 3:16 KJV

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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Galatians 6:2 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Numbers 9:14 KJV

Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

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Exodus 23:12 KJV

And if a stranger shall sojourn among you, and will keep the passover unto the LORD; according to the ordinance of the passover, and according to the manner thereof, so shall he do: ye shall have one ordinance, both for the stranger, and for him that was born in the land.

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Leviticus 22:10 KJV

Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.

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Colossians 3:11 KJV

There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

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Proverbs 3:5 KJV

Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.

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Luke 3:11 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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Leviticus 25:23 KJV

He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.

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James 2:14-17 KJV

The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

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3 John 1:5-8 KJV

What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

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Ezekiel 47:22-23 KJV

Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers; Which have borne witness of thy charity before the church: whom if thou bring forward on their journey after a godly sort, thou shalt do well: Because that for his name’s sake they went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the truth.

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Titus 1:8 KJV

And it shall come to pass, that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, which shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel. And it shall come to pass, that in what tribe the stranger sojourneth, there shall ye give him his inheritance, saith the Lord GOD.

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Deuteronomy 15:11 KJV

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;

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Isaiah 1:17 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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Numbers 19:10 KJV

Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

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Zechariah 7:10 KJV

And he that gathereth the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: and it shall be unto the children of Israel, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among them, for a statute for ever.

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Deuteronomy 5:14 KJV

And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

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Numbers 3:10 KJV

But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates; that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest as well as thou.

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Leviticus 18:26 KJV

And thou shalt appoint Aaron and his sons, and they shall wait on their priest’s office: and the stranger that cometh nigh shall be put to death.

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Leviticus 16:29 KJV

Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you:

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Numbers 35:15 KJV

And this shall be a statute for ever unto you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, ye shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger that sojourneth among you:

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Leviticus 25:6 KJV

These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee thither.

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