Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
1 Timothy 3:7
Moreover he must have a good report of them who are outside; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Therefore, brethren, pick out from among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for you to come into his house, and to hear words from you.
And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report of all the Jews who dwelt there,
3 John 1:12
Demetrius has good report of all men, and of the truth itself: yea, and we also bear witness; and you know that our witness is true.
If she have brought
2 Timothy 1:5
When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois, and your mother Eunice; and I am persuaded in you also.
2 Timothy 3:15
And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
If she have lodged
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, so that she attended unto the things which were spoken by Paul.
Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
1 Peter 4:9
Practice hospitality one to another without grudging.
Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:
And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and you shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.
And the man came into the house: and he unloaded his camels, and gave straw and fodder for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.
And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
After that he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded.
If she have relieved
And if your brother becomes poor, and falls into poverty among you; then you shall help him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.
Learn to do good; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.