Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

Bible References


2 Corinthians 12:9
And He hath said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you; for My power is made perfect in weakness." Most gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Corinthians 1:6
But, whether we be in tribulation, it is for your consolation and salvation; or, whether we are consoled, it is for your consolation, which is effective in the endurance of the same sufferings which we also suffer;
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this very thing, that I might not, when I came, have sorrow from those of whom I ought to have joy; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.
2 Corinthians 7:3
I say it not with the view to your condemnation; for I have said before that ye are in our hearts to die together and to live together.
John 10:10
The thief comes not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came, that they may have life, and that they may have it abundantly.
Galatians 4:10
Ye are scrupulously observing days, and months, and seasons, and years!
Philippians 2:17
But even if I am offered as a libation upon the sacrifice and ministry of your faith, I rejoice, and I rejoice with you all;
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings in your behalf, and fill up in turn the deficiencies of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh for the sake of His body, which is the assembly;
1 Thessalonians 2:8
so, being affectionately desirous of you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not only the Gospel of God, but also our own souls, because ye became dear to us.
2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore, I suffer all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.


2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be burdensome 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.
Hebrews 13:17
Obey those who are your leaders, and submit to them; for they watch in behalf of your souls, as those who are to give an account; that they may do this with joy, and not with sighing; for this would be unprofitable for you.