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 said unto me, "My grace is sufficient for thee: for my power is manifested in thy weakness." With the greatest pleasure therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Corinthians 1:6
And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is wrought out by the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or if we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.
2 Corinthians 2:3
And I wrote this to you, that when I come I may not have grief from those of whom I ought to receive joy, being persuaded concerning all of you, that my joy is the joy of you all.
2 Corinthians 7:3
I speak not this to condemn you: for I said before that ye are so much in our hearts that we could live and die with you.
John 10:10
The thief cometh only to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they may have life, and may have it in perfection.
Galatians 4:10
Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years:
Philippians 2:17
But if I be even poured forth as a libation on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and congratulate with you all.
Colossians 1:24
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up what is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh, for the sake of his body, which is the church.
1 Thessalonians 2:8
so we, being affectionately desirous of you, were willing to impart to you, not only the gospel of God, but even our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I submit to every thing for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is by Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.


2 Corinthians 12:14
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not your substance, but your selves. For children are not expected to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
Hebrews 13:17
Be ruled by those that are your guides, and submit to them: for they watch for your souls; (as those that must give an account) that they may do it with joy and not with uneasiness: for this were unprofitable for you.