Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

General references

Bible References


Judges 12:14
And so it was, he had forty sons and thirty grandsons, who rode on seventy ass colts, - and he judged Israel eight years.
Isaiah 14:22
I will rise. Then. against them, Declareth Yahweh of hosts, - And will cut off from Babylon Record and remnant And scion and seed, Declareth Yahweh.


1 Samuel 22:3
And David departed thence, to Mizpah of Moab, - and said unto the king of Moab, I pray thee, let my father and my mother dwell with you, until that I know what God will do for me.
Proverbs 31:28
Her children rise up, and call her happy! her husband, and he praiseth her: -
Luke 2:51
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was submitting himself unto them. And, his mother, was closely observing all these things in her heart.
John 19:26
Jesus, therefore, seeing his mother and the disciple whom he loved, saith unto his mother - O woman, see! thy son!


Matthew 15:4
For, God, said - Honour thy father and thy mother, and - He that revileth father or mother, let him, surely die!
Mark 7:11
But, ye, say - If a man shall say to his father or his mother, Korban! that is, A gift, whatsoever, out of me, thou mightest be profited,

To requite

Genesis 45:10
so shalt thou dwell in the land of Goshen, and shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy sons, and thy son's sons, - and thy flocks and thy herds and all that is thine;
Genesis 47:12
And Joseph nourished his father and his brethren, and all his father's house, - with bread, according to the need of their little ones.
Ruth 2:2
And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi - Let me go, I pray thee, to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose eyes I may find favour. And she said to her - Go, my daughter.
Ephesians 6:1
Ye children, be obedient unto your parents in the Lord, for this is right:


1 Timothy 2:3
This, is comely and acceptable before our Saviour God,

General references

Genesis 45:11
so will I sustain thee, there, for there are yet five years of famine, - lest thou come to poverty - thou and thy house and all who are thine.