Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was lacking to me the brethren which came from Macedonia supplied: and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself.
2 Corinthians 6:4
but in everything
commending ourselves as servants of God, in much endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 9:12
For the ministry of this service is not only fully supplying
the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing through many thanksgivings to God.
But I thought it necessary to send to you
Epaphroditus, my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger and minister to my need;
Not that I speak
from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am.
stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated
2 Corinthians 12:13
For in what respect were you treated as inferior to the rest of the churches, except that
I myself did not become a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong!
But the former governors who were before me
laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.
and because he was of the same trade, he stayed with them and
they were working, for by trade they were tent-makers.
I have coveted no one’s silver or gold or clothes.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For you recall, brethren, our
labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
nor did we
eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;
2 Corinthians 8:1
Now, brethren, we wish to make known to you the grace of God which has been
given in the churches of Macedonia,
But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at last
you have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned before, but you lacked opportunity.
2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other churches by
taking wages from them to serve you;
2 Corinthians 12:14
for this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I do not seek what is yours, but you; for children are not responsible to save up for their parents, but parents for their children.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor did we
seek glory from men, either from you or from others, even though as apostles of Christ we might have asserted our authority.