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 good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Therefore select from among you, brothers, seven men of good report, full of the Holy Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous man and one who fears God, and well spoken of by all the nation of the Jews, was directed by a holy angel to invite you to his house, and to listen to what you say."
One Ananias, a devout man according to the law, well reported of by all the Jews who lived in Damascus,
3 John 1:12
Demetrius has the testimony of all, and of the truth itself; yes, we also testify, and you know that our testimony is true.
If she have brought
2 Timothy 1:5
having been reminded of the sincere faith that is in you; which lived first in your grandmother Lois, and your mother Eunice, and, I am persuaded, in you also.
2 Timothy 3:15
From infancy, you have known the holy Scriptures which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith, which is in Christ Jesus.
If she have lodged
A certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one who worshiped God, heard us; whose heart the Lord opened to listen to the things which were spoken by Paul.
contributing to the needs of the saints; given to hospitality.
Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.
1 Peter 4:9
Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.
Now let a little water be fetched, wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree.
and he said, "See now, my lords, please turn aside into your servant's house, stay all night, wash your feet, and you can rise up early, and go on your way." They said, "No, but we will stay in the street all night."
The man came into the house, and he unloaded the camels. He gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet and the feet of the men who were with him.
Standing behind at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears, and she wiped them with the hair of her head, kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
Then he poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him.
If she have relieved
"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. He shall live with you like an alien and a temporary resident.
Learn to do well. Seek justice. Relieve the oppressed. Judge the fatherless. Plead for the widow."
Peter got up and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper room. All the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.