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 great endurance, in afflictions, in hardships, in distresses,
2 Corinthians 9:12
For this service of giving that you perform not only makes up for lack among the saints, but abounds also through many givings of thanks to God;
But I counted it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, fellow worker, fellow soldier, and your apostle and servant of my need;
Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.
They were stoned. They were sawn apart. They were tempted. They were slain with the sword. They went around in sheep skins and in goat skins; being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated
2 Corinthians 12:13
For what is there in which you were made inferior to the rest of the assemblies, unless it is that I myself was not a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong.
But the former governors who were before me were supported by the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver; yes, even their servants ruled over the people: but I didn't do so, because of the fear of God.
and because he practiced the same trade, he lived with them and worked, for by trade they were tent makers.
I coveted no one's silver, or gold, or clothing.
1 Thessalonians 2:9
For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail; for working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached to you the Good News of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:8
neither did we eat bread from anyone's hand without paying for it, but in labor and travail worked night and day, that we might not burden any of you;
2 Corinthians 8:1
Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the assemblies of Macedonia;
But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that now at length you have revived your thought for me; in which you did indeed take thought, but you lacked opportunity.
2 Corinthians 11:8
I robbed other assemblies, taking wages from them that I might serve 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 your possessions, but you. For the children ought not to save up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.