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Want to know what the Bible says about Helping? Here are 35 Bible verses about Helping from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Matthew 25:35-36 NIV
35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’
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Deuteronomy 22:4 NIV
If you see your fellow Israelite’s donkey or ox fallen on the road, do not ignore it. Help the owner get it to its feet.
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Philippians 2:4 NIV
not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.
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James 1:27 NIV
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
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Proverbs 22:9 NIV
The generous will themselves be blessed,
    for they share their food with the poor.
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Galatians 6:2 NIV
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.
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Acts 20:35 NIV
In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
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Luke 12:33 NIV
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
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Proverbs 19:17 NIV
Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord,
    and he will reward them for what they have done.
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Deuteronomy 15:11 NIV
There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land.
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1 John 3:17 NIV
If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?
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Matthew 5:42 NIV
Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.
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James 2:14-17 NIV
14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? 17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.
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John 15:12 NIV
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
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Hebrews 13:16 NIV
And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
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Luke 3:10-11 NIV
10 “What should we do then?” the crowd asked.
11 John answered, “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.”
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Luke 6:38 NIV
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
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Proverbs 28:27 NIV
Those who give to the poor will lack nothing,
    but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.
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John 3:16-17 NIV
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
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Luke 12:33-34 NIV
33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
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