11 There will always be poor people(A) in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land.(B)

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14 Do not take advantage of a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether that worker is a fellow Israelite or a foreigner residing in one of your towns.(A)

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They thrust the needy(A) from the path
    and force all the poor(B) of the land into hiding.(C)

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14 When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up,
    kills(A) the poor and needy,(B)
    and in the night steals forth like a thief.(C)

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“People cry out(A) under a load of oppression;(B)
    they plead for relief from the arm of the powerful.(C)

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31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,(A)
    but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.(B)

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28 When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding;(A)
    but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive.

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Hear this, you who trample the needy
    and do away with the poor(A) of the land,(B)

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