Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
And he took her hand, lifting her up; and, sending for the saints and widows, he gave her to them, living.
And God-fearing men put Stephen's body in its last resting-place, making great weeping over him.
2 Samuel 1:24
O daughters of Israel, have sorrow for Saul, by whom you were delicately clothed in robes of red, with ornaments of gold on your dresses.
The memory of the upright is a blessing, but the name of the evil-doer will be turned to dust.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But it is our desire, brothers, that you may be certain about those who are sleeping; so that you may have no need for sorrow, as others have who are without hope.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, that is, Dorcas: this woman was given to good works and acts of mercy at all times.
In all things I was an example to you of how, in your lives, you are to give help to the feeble, and keep in memory the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, There is a greater blessing in giving than in getting.
If I saw one near to death for need of clothing, and that the poor had nothing covering him;
Fair looks are a deceit, and a beautiful form is of no value; but a woman who has the fear of the Lord is to be praised.
I had no clothing, and you gave it to me: when I was ill, or in prison, you came to me.
For the poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.
She has done what she was able: she has put oil on my body to make it ready for its last resting-place.
The poor you have ever with you, but me you have not for ever.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if there is a ready mind, a man will have God's approval in the measure of what he has, and not of what he has not.
Let him who was a thief be so no longer, but let him do good work with his hands, so that he may have something to give to him who is in need.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
Having ever in mind your work of faith and acts of love and the strength of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;
If a brother or a sister is without clothing and in need of the day's food,
1 John 3:18
My little children, do not let our love be in word and in tongue, but let it be in act and in good faith.
Whatever comes to your hand to do with all your power, do it because there is no work, or thought, or knowledge, or wisdom in the place of the dead to which you are going.
And Jesus, answering, said, O false and foolish generation, how long will I be with you? how long will I put up with you? let him come here to me.
And he said to them, These are the words which I said to you when I was still with you, how it was necessary for all the things which are in the writings of Moses and the prophets and in the Psalms about me, to be put into effect.
While I was with them I kept them safe in your name which you have given to me: I took care of them and not one of them has come to destruction, but only the son of destruction, so that the Writings might come true.