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.

Almsdeeds

Bible References

Joppa

Acts 10:5
Now send men to Joppa and call for Simon, who is also named Peter.
2 Chronicles 2:16
We will cut logs from Lebanon, as many as you need, and bring them to you as rafts by sea to Joppa. You can then take them up to Jerusalem.
Ezra 3:7
They gave money to the stonecutters and artisans, and gave food, drink, and oil to the people of Sidon and Tyre, so they could bring cedar wood from Lebanon to Joppa by sea, according to the authorization given them by King Cyrus of Persia.
Jonah 1:3
However, Jonah got up to flee to Tarshish from the Lord’s presence. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. He paid the fare and went down into it to go with them to Tarshish, from the Lord’s presence.

Dorcas

Proverbs 5:19
A loving doe, a graceful fawn—
let her breasts always satisfy you;
be lost in her love forever.
Song of Songs 2:9
My love is like a gazelle
or a young stag.
Look, he is standing behind our wall,
gazing through the windows,
peering through the lattice.
Song of Songs 3:5
Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you
by the gazelles and the wild does of the field:
do not stir up or awaken love
until the appropriate time.
Song of Songs 8:14
W Hurry to me, my love,
and be like a gazelle
or a young stag
on the mountains of spices.

Almsdeeds

Acts 10:4
Looking intently at him, he became afraid and said, “What is it, lord?”

The angel told him, “Your prayers and your acts of charity have come up as a memorial offering before God.

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