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Want to know what the Bible says about Homelessness? Here are 320 Bible verses about Homelessness 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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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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Matthew 8:20 NIV
Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”
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Proverbs 14:31 NIV
Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,
    but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.
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Matthew 25:35 NIV
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,
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Isaiah 58:7 NIV
Is it not to share your food with the hungry
    and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter
when you see the naked, to clothe them,
    and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?
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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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Proverbs 22:9 NIV
The generous will themselves be blessed,
    for they share their food with the poor.
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Proverbs 21:13 NIV
Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the poor
    will also cry out and not be answered.
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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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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 14:13-14 NIV
13 But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, 14 and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”
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Ezekiel 16:49 NIV
“‘Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy.
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Leviticus 25:35 NIV
“‘If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and are unable to support themselves among you, help them as you would a foreigner and stranger, so they can continue to live among you.
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Luke 14:13 NIV
But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,
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Luke 6:20-21 NIV
20 Looking at his disciples, he said:
“Blessed are you who are poor,
    for yours is the kingdom of God.
21 Blessed are you who hunger now,
    for you will be satisfied.
Blessed are you who weep now,
    for you will laugh.
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1 Timothy 6:17-19 NIV
17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. 18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. 19 In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.
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Isaiah 58:10 NIV
and if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry
    and satisfy the needs of the oppressed,
then your light will rise in the darkness,
    and your night will become like the noonday.
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Deuteronomy 15:7 NIV
If anyone is poor among your fellow Israelites in any of the towns of the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward them.
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Matthew 25:40 NIV
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
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1 Corinthians 4:11 NIV
To this very hour we go hungry and thirsty, we are in rags, we are brutally treated, we are homeless.
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