Why is it better to be humble and oppressed than to share with the proud in plunder?


Proverbs 16:19

ESV - 19 It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud.

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Emilio 1992 Emo Tenorio Shomer
Great question in our current age of instant gratification via various unimagined technological wonders. I submit three of the ten commandments the eighth, ninth and tenth, that through the use of coercion or force upon the weak you break them and maybe even the sixth. Exodus 20:15; Exodus 20:16; Exodus 20:17; Matthew 5:21

"PLUNDER" (goods or money obtained illegally).
I submit that plunder is executed in the pride and sin of Lucifer in direct rebellion to the explicit instructions of the Creator not to partake in such things against the peaceful, weak, widowed, orphaned and old among you.
Proverbs 6:16; Proverbs 16:5; 2 Corinthians 6:14; Galatians 6:5

God is the Father to the humble that trust in Him, following His instructions as written for their benefit thus placing their life through faith in His son Lord Jesus.
Job 5:11; Isaiah 57:15; Isaiah 32:17; Ezekiel 21:26

Consider today the abhorrent caterwauling secular intelligentsia driven special interest groups demanding this right or that right, no matter what harm may befall society. 
Much like spoiled children they must have their way now and pridefully use any means in achieving it, including burning down the very house they live in.
Habakkuk 1:4; 1 Corinthians 6:9; 2 Corinthians 4:2; Galatians 4:16; Ephesians 5:6-7

In the Lord's freedom standing humbly always................warrior on

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