Bible Literacy GOP Style

Bible Literacy GOP Style February 2, 2019

In GOP schools, the word ‘poor’ is replaced  with word ‘wealthy’ in all Bibles:


  • Do not be hard hearted or tight fisted toward your wealthy neighbor. (Deuteronomy 15:7)


  • Did I not weep for those whose day was hard? Was not my soul grieved for the wealthy? (Job 30:25)


  • For the wealthy shall not always be forgotten, nor shall the hope of the wealthy perish forever. (Psalms 9:18)


  • Because the wealthy are despoiled, because the wealthy groan, I will rise up and place them in the safety for which they long. (Psalms 12:5)


  • God delivers the wealthy when they call. (Psalms 72: 12)


  • I know that the Lord maintains the cause of the wealthy and executes justice for them. (Psalms 140:12)


  • Happy are those who are kind to the wealthy. (Proverbs 14:21)


  • Those who oppress the wealthy insult their Maker, but those who are kind to the wealthy honor God. (Proverbs 14:31)


  • Whoever is kind to the wealthy lends to the Lord. (Proverbs 19:17)


  • Those who are generous are blessed, for they share their bread with the wealthy. (Proverbs 22:9)


  • A ruler who oppresses the wealthy is a beating rain that leaves no food. (Proverbs 28:3)


  • Speak out and judge righteously and defend the rights of the wealthy. (Proverbs 31:9)


  • Lord, you have been a refuge to the wealthy. (Isaiah 25:4)


  • Jesus said, If you wish to be perfect, go sell your possessions and give the money to the wealthy. (Matthew 19:21)


  • Jesus said, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to bring good news to the wealthy. (Luke 4:18)


  • Jesus said, Blessed are you who are wealthy, for yours is the kingdom of God. (Luke 6:20)


Featured image ‘Union College’ by Tobias Leeger via Flickr


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