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  12 Yea, he saw great inequality among the people, some lifting themselves up with their pride, despising others, turning their backs upon the aneedy and the naked and those who were bhungry, and those who were athirst, and those who were sick and afflicted.

Isa. 3: 14.
  14 The Lord will enter into ajudgment with the bancients of his people, and the cprinces thereof: for ye have deaten up the vineyard; the espoil of the fpoor is in your houses.
Ezek. 22: 12 (6-13)
  12 In thee have they taken agifts to shed blood; thou hast taken busury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord God.
Amos 3: 10.
  10 For they know not to do right, saith the Lord, who store up aviolence and robbery in their palaces.
Jacob 2: 17.
  17 Think of your abrethren like unto yourselves, and be familiar with all and free with your bsubstance, that cthey may be rich like unto you.
Mosiah 4: 26.
  26 And now, for the sake of these things which I have spoken unto you—that is, for the sake of retaining a remission of your sins from day to day, that ye may awalk guiltless before God—I would that ye should bimpart of your substance to the cpoor, every man according to that which he hath, such as dfeeding the hungry, clothing the naked, visiting the sick and administering to their relief, both spiritually and temporally, according to their wants.