Top 15 Bible Verses About Helping Others

God expects us to help our neighbors, so here are the top 15 Bible verses about helping others from Scripture.

  1. 15

    Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 19:17Tweet this quote

I believe He wants us to love others so much that we go to extremes to help them

  1. 14

    What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

James 2:14-17Tweet this quote

  1. 13

    In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

Acts 20:35Tweet this quote

  1. 12

    Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. For Christ did not please himself, but as it is written, The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.

Romans 15:2-3Tweet this quote

  1. 11

    For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.

Matthew 25:35-36Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    Do not forsake your friend and your father’s friend, and do not go to your brother’s house in the day of your calamity. Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother who is far away.

Proverbs 27:10Tweet this quote

Job 6:14

  1. 9

    If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother.

Deuteronomy 15:7Tweet this quote

  1. 8

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

Galatians 6:2Tweet this quote

  1. 7

    But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?

1 John 3:17Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 17:17Tweet this quote

Cheerfulness is the friend and helper of all good graces

  1. 5

    Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Philippians 2:4Tweet this quote

  1. 4

    Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Hebrews 13:6Tweet this quote

  1. 3

    For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.

Deuteronomy 15:11Tweet this quote

  1. 2

    We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Romans 15:1Tweet this quote

  1. 1

    Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers,[f] you did it to me.

Matthew 25:40Tweet this quote

The measure of a man’s greatness is not the number of servants he has, but the number of people he serves.



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