Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
And the word of God increased, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a large company of the priests were obedient to the faith.
Indeed therefore those who received his word gladly, were immersed. And there were added in that day about three thousand souls.
But many of those who heard the word believed, and the number of the men became about five thousand.
And more who believe were added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women,
There shall be abundance of grain in the earth upon the top of the mountains. The fruit of it shall shake like Lebanon. And they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
Thy people offer themselves willingly in the day of thy power, in holy array. Out of the womb of the morning thou have the dew of thy youth.
In days to come Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud. And they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.
And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of those who make merry. And I will multiply them, and they shall not be few. I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.
1 Corinthians 10:10
And ye should not grumble as some of them grumbled, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
Let brotherly love abide.
Or think ye that the scripture says vainly, The spirit that he caused to dwell in us yearns with jealousy?
Do not grumble, brothers, against each other, so that ye not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors.
And he spoke and disputed against the Hellenists, but they attempted to destroy him.
And some of them were men, Cyprians and Cyrenians, who, having come to Antioch, spoke to the Hellenists, preaching good-news, the Lord Jesus.
2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? I too. Are they Israelites? I too. Are they a seed of Abraham? I too.
in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; regarding law, a Pharisee;
And after rising, Peter went with them, whom, after coming, they brought into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood by him weeping, and exhibiting the coats and garments, as many things as Dorcas made being with them.
When thou reap thy harvest in thy field, and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, thou shall not go again to fetch it. It shall be for the sojourner, for the fatherless, and for the widow, that LORD thy God may bless thee in all th
When thou have made an end of tithing all the tithe of thine increase in the third year, which is the year of tithing, then thou shall give it to the Levite, to the sojourner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, that they may eat
The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Learn to do good. Seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.
And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to be devoted to their own house, and to give back recompense to their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
Pure religion and undefiled from God and the Father is this, to go help the orphaned and the widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.