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 all things I approve myself as the minister of God, by great constancy in afflictions, in torments, in distresses, from stripes,
2 Corinthians 9:12
for the execution of this charitable office, does not only supply the necessities of the converts, but by the thanksgivings of many redounds also to the glory of God.
however I thought it necessary to send you Epaphroditus my brother, my collegue in the ministry, and my fellow-soldier, whom you had sent to supply my wants:
it is not my indigence that makes me say this: for I have learn'd, in whatevever state I am, therewith to be content: I know how to be in want,
they were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandred about in sheepskins, and goat-skins, being destitute, afflicted, tormented:
2 Corinthians 12:13
for in what were ye inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? an injury I hope you will easily forgive.
and being of the same trade, he liv'd with them, and follow'd the business of tent-making. every sabbath he disputed in the synagogue,
I have not desir'd to get from any one either silver, or gold, or apparel.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
for you remember, my brethren, our labour and toil: how we worked day and night, that in preaching the gospel of God, we might not be chargeable to any of you.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
that we did not eat any man's bread for nothing: but with toil and fatigue work'd night and day to avoid being chargeable to any of you:
2 Corinthians 8:1
I must acquaint you, brethren, with the contribution which the churches of Macedonia have religiously made,
Now I joyfully thank the Lord, that your concern for me has at length reviv'd. not that you wanted the disposition, but only the opportunity.
2 Corinthians 11:8
by taking wages of other churches, I may have injured them, to do you service.
2 Corinthians 12:14
This is the third time I purposed to come to you; but I will not be burdensome to you; for I seek not yours, but you: since it is not expected children should lay up for their parents, but parents for their children: on the contrary,
1 Thessalonians 2:6
we never courted you nor any others, from an affectation of human applause. instead of making our apostolical character any ways expensive to you, as we might;