Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Nephews

Judges 12:14
And he had forty sons and thirty grandsons, that rode on threescore and ten donkey colts: and he judged Israel eight years.
Isaiah 14:22
For I will rise up against them, says the LORD of hosts, and cut off from Babylon the name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, says the LORD.

Learn

1 Samuel 22:3
And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray you, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.
Proverbs 31:28
Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.
Luke 2:51
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
John 19:26
When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said unto his mother, Woman, behold your son!

Piety

Matthew 15:4
For God commanded, saying, Honor your father and mother: and, He that curses father or mother, let him die the death.
Mark 7:11
But you say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift devoted to God, whatsoever you might have received from me; he shall be free.

To requite

Genesis 45:10
And you shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you shall be near unto me, you, and your children, and your children's children, and your flocks, and your herds, and all that you have:
Genesis 47:12
And Joseph nourished his father, and his brothers, and all his father's household, with food, according to their families.
Ruth 2:2
And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter.
Ephesians 6:1
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Good

1 Timothy 2:3
For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;

General references

Genesis 45:11
And there will I nourish you; for yet there are five years of famine; lest you, and your household, and all that you have, come to poverty.