Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me.
2 Kings 13:14
Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness of which he died. And Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said, O my father, my father, the chariots of Israel, and the horsemen thereof!
Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation,
And Joshua, the son of Nun, was full of the Spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the sons of Israel hearkened unto him and did as the LORD commanded Moses.
1 Chronicles 29:18
O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep for ever this purpose in the thoughts of the heart of thy people and prepare their heart unto thee.
Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.
Then he opened their understanding that they might understand the scriptures
I pray for them; I do not pray for the world, but for those whom thou hast given me; for they are thine.
But ye shall receive the virtue of the Holy Spirit which shall come upon you, and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and in Samaria and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Then they laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.
And now, behold, I know that ye all, among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom of God, shall see my face no more.
And I will come down and talk with thee there, and I will take of the spirit which is in thee and will put it upon them, and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone.
1 Kings 3:9
Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?
2 Chronicles 1:9
Now, O LORD God, let thy word unto David, my father, be established, for thou hast placed me as king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believes in me, the works that I do he shall do also; and greater works than these shall he do because I go unto my Father.
Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is expedient for you that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
1 Corinthians 12:31
But earnestly pursue the best gifts, and yet I show unto you a more excellent way.
A double portion
And thou shalt put some of thy splendour upon him that all the congregation of the sons of Israel may hear him.
but he shall acknowledge the son of the hated as the firstborn by giving him a double portion of all that he has; for he is the beginning of his strength; the right of the firstborn is his.
Return to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope; even today I declare that I will render double unto thee;
In that day the LORD shall defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is weak among them in that time shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that govern well be counted worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in the word and doctrine.