What the Bible says about children and poverty

A list of Scripture references that reveal what the Bible says about children and poverty.

What the Bible Says About Children and Poverty
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. — Proverbs 31:8-9, NIV

There are more than 2,000 references in the Bible to children and poverty. That is a big portion of God's word. Obviously, children and poverty are very close to God's heart.

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