Proverbs 14:31
Good News Translation
If you oppress poor people, you insult the God who made them; but kindness shown to the poor is an act of worship.

Contemporary English Version
If you mistreat the poor, you insult your Creator; if you are kind to them, you show him respect.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

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He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

that oppresseth

Proverbs 17:5 He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 22:2,16,22,23 The rich and poor have met one another: the Lord is the maker of them both. . . .

Job 31:13-16 If I have despised to abide judgment with my manservant, or my maidservant, when they had any controversy against me: . . .

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:

Matthew 25:40-46 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me. . . .

but

Proverbs 14:21 He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.

Proverbs 19:17 He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Matthew 25:40 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

John 12:8 For the poor you have always with you: but me you have not always.

2 Corinthians 8:7-9 That as in all things you abound in faith and word and knowledge and all carefulness, moreover also in your charity towards us: so in this grace also you may abound. . . .

1 John 3:17-21 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him? . . .

1 John 4:21 And this commandment we have from God, that he who loveth God love also his brother.

Context
The Wise Woman
30Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones. 31He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.32The wicked man shall be driven out in his wickedness: but the just hath hope in his death.…
Cross References
Matthew 25:40
And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

1 John 3:17
He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

Leviticus 25:17
Do not afflict your countrymen: but let every one fear his God. Because I am the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 24:14
Thou shalt not refuse the hire of the needy, and the poor, whether he be thy brother, or a stranger that dwelleth with thee in the land, and is within thy gates:

Job 24:4
They have overturned the way of the poor, and have oppressed together the meek of the earth.

Job 31:15
Did not he that made me in the womb make him also: and did not one and the same form me in the womb?

Proverbs 17:5
He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 19:17
He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.

Proverbs 22:2
The rich and poor have met one another: the Lord is the maker of them both.

Proverbs 28:8
He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.

Additional Translations
He who oppresses the poor taunts their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors Him.He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors him has mercy on the poor.

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; But he that hath mercy on the needy honoreth him.

He that oppresses the needy provokes his Maker: but he that honours him has pity upon the poor.

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker; but he that honoureth Him is gracious to the needy.

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that hath mercy on the needy honoureth him.

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoreth him hath mercy on the poor.

He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him.

An oppressor of the poor reproacheth his Maker, And whoso is honouring Him Is favouring the needy.
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