Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

Bible References

Though i bestow

Matthew 6:1
"Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen by them, otherwise at least ye have no reward with your Father Who is in Heaven.
Matthew 23:5
But all their works they do with the view to be seen by men; for they make broad their phylacteries and enlarge their fringes;
Luke 18:22
And Jesus, hearing it said to him, "Yet one thing is lacking to you; sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor, and you shall have treasure in Heaven, and come, follow Me."
Luke 19:8
And, standing, Zacchaeus said to the Lord, "Behold, the half of my goods, Lord, I give to the poor; and, if I wrongfully exacted anything from any one, I restore four-fold."
Luke 21:3
And He said, "Truly I say to you, this poor widow cast in more than they all;
John 12:43
for they loved the glory of men, rather than the glory of God.
Galatians 5:26
Let us not become vain-glorious, provoking one another, envying one another.
Philippians 1:15
Some, indeed, preach Christ even because of envy and strife; and some also of good-will;

Though i give

Matthew 7:22
Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy by Thy name? and by Thy name cast out demons, and by Thy name do many mighty works,'"
John 13:37
Peter says to Him, "Why can I not follow Thee even now? I will lay down my soul for Thee."
John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his soul for his friends.
Acts 21:13
Then Paul answered, "What are ye doing, weeping and crushing my heart? For I am ready, not only to be bound, but to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus."
Philippians 1:20
according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I shall in nothing be put to shame, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether through life, or through death.
Philippians 2:3
doing nothing through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind, each esteeming others better than himself;


John 6:63
It is the Spirit That giveth life; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.
1 Timothy 4:8
for bodily exercise is profitable for a little; but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life which is present and that to come.
Hebrews 13:9
Be not carried away by manifold and strange teachings; for it is good that the heart be established with grace, not with foods, in which those who occupied themselves were not profited.
James 2:14
What profit is it, my brethren, if anyone says he has faith, but has not works; can such faith save him?