Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Joppa

Almsdeeds

Bible References

Joppa

Acts 10:5
And now send men to Joppa to get Simon Peter;

Almsdeeds

Acts 10:4
As he stared at [the angel] in fright, he asked, "What is it, Lord?" [Note: The word "Lord" here could also be translated "Sir," and its correct rendering depends on whether or not Cornelius understood the angel to be from God]. And the angel replied, "Your [continual] prayers and [generous] gifts to poor people have not gone unnoticed before God.