Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

Bible References


Luke 3:11
And he answering said to them, He that hath two coats, let him give to him that hath none; and he that hath provisions, let him do in like manner.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sake he became poor though he was rich, that ye by his poverty should be made rich.
2 Corinthians 9:5
have thought it necessary therefore to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and prepare before your promised bounty, that it may be ready as a matter of bounty, and not as [extorted] of covetousness.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich in this world not to be lifted up with pride, nor to trust on the stability of wealth, but on the living God, who giveth us richly all things for our enjoyment;
Hebrews 13:16
But of beneficence, and liberal distribution, be not unmindful: for such sacrifices God accepts with delight.


1 John 4:20
If any person say, I love God, yet hateth his brother, he is a liar; for he who loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love the God whom he hath not seen?
1 John 5:1
EVERY one who believeth that Jesus is the Messiah, is born of God; and every one who loveth him that begat, loveth him also who is begotten by him.

General references

Matthew 5:42
Give to him that asketh thee; and from him who wants to borrow of thee, turn not away.
Matthew 25:42
for I was hungry, and ye gave me nothing to eat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me nothing to drink:
John 15:17
These things I command you, that ye love one another.
1 John 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.