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 ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 9:12
For the ministration of this service not only filleth up the measure of the wants of the saints, but aboundeth also through many thanksgivings unto God;
But I counted it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother and fellow-worker and fellow-soldier, and your messenger and minister to my need;
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.
they were stoned, they were sawn asunder, they were tempted, they were slain with the sword: they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there wherein ye were made inferior to the rest of the churches, except it be that I myself was not a burden to you? forgive me this wrong.
But the former governors that were before me were chargeable unto the people, and took of them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.
and because he was of the same trade, he abode with them, and they wrought, for by their trade they were tentmakers.
I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For ye remember, brethren, our labor and travail: working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
neither did we eat bread for nought at any man's hand, but in labor and travail, working night and day, that we might not burden any of you:
2 Corinthians 8:1
Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God which hath been given in the churches of Macedonia;
But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that now at length ye have revived your thought for me; wherein ye did indeed take thought, but ye lacked opportunity.
2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other churches, taking wages of them that I might minister unto you;
2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, this is the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be a burden to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory of men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.