Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

The daily

Bible References

When

Acts 6:7
So the preaching about God flourished, the number of the disciples in Jerusalem multiplied greatly, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.
Acts 2:41
So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about 3,000 people were added to them.
Acts 4:4
But many of those who heard the message believed, and the number of the men came to about 5,000.
Acts 5:14
Believers were added to the Lord in increasing numbers—crowds of both men and women.
Psalm 72:16
May there be plenty of grain in the land;
may it wave on the tops of the mountains.
May its crops be like Lebanon.
May people flourish in the cities
like the grass of the field.
Psalm 110:3
Your people will volunteer
on Your day of battle.
In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn,
the dew of Your youth belongs to You.
Isaiah 27:6
In days to come, Jacob will take root.
Israel will blossom and bloom
and fill the whole world with fruit.
Jeremiah 30:19
Thanksgiving will come out of them,
a sound of celebration.
I will multiply them, and they will not decrease;
I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.

There

1 Corinthians 10:10
Nor should we complain as some of them did, and were killed by the destroyer.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love continue.
James 4:5
Or do you think it’s without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously?
James 5:9
Brothers, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door!

Grecians

Acts 9:29
He conversed and debated with the Hellenistic Jews, but they attempted to kill him.
Acts 11:20
But there were some of them, Cypriot and Cyrenian men, who came to Antioch and began speaking to the Hellenists, proclaiming the good news about the Lord Jesus.

Hebrews

2 Corinthians 11:22
Are they Hebrews? So am I.
Are they Israelites? So am I.
Are they the seed of Abraham? So am I.
Philippians 3:5
circumcised the eighth day; of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born of Hebrews; regarding the law, a Pharisee;

Their

Acts 9:39
So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they led him to the room upstairs. And all the widows approached him, weeping and showing him the robes and clothes that Dorcas had made while she was with them.
Deuteronomy 24:19
“When you reap the harvest in your field, and you forget a sheaf in the field, do not go back to get it. It is to be left for the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
Deuteronomy 26:12
“When you have finished paying all the tenth of your produce in the third year, the year of the tenth, you are to give it to the Levite, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, so that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied.
Job 29:13
The dying man blessed me,
and I made the widow’s heart rejoice.
Job 31:16
If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do what is good.
Seek justice.
Correct the oppressor.
Defend the rights of the fatherless.
Plead the widow’s cause.
Ezekiel 22:7
Father and mother are treated with contempt, and the foreign resident is exploited within you. The fatherless and widow are oppressed in you.
Malachi 3:5
“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.
Matthew 23:14
[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
James 1:27
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

The daily

Acts 2:45
They sold their possessions and property and distributed the proceeds to all, as anyone had a need.
Acts 4:35
and laid them at the apostles’ feet. This was then distributed for each person’s basic needs.

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