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 having given her his hand, he raised her up, and having called the saints and the widows, presented her living.
And pious men buried Stephen and made great lamentation over him.
2 Samuel 1:24
Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet with splendour, Who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel.
The memory of the righteous man shall be blessed; but the name of the wicked shall rot.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them that are fallen asleep, to the end that ye be not grieved even as also the rest who have no hope.
And in Joppa there was a certain female disciple, by name Tabitha, which being interpreted means Dorcas. She was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.
I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
If I have seen any perishing for want of clothing, or any needy without covering;
Gracefulness is deceitful and beauty is vain; a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.
naked, and ye clothed me; I was ill, and ye visited me; I was in prison, and ye came to me.
For ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
What she could she has done. She has beforehand anointed my body for the burial.
for ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness be there, a man is accepted according to what he may have, not according to what he has not.
Let the stealer steal no more, but rather let him toil, working what is honest with his hands, that he may have to distribute to him that has need.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
remembering unceasingly your work of faith, and labour of love, and enduring constancy of hope, of our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;
Now if a brother or a sister is naked and destitute of daily food,
1 John 3:18
Children, let us not love with word, nor with tongue, but in deed and in truth.
Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.
And Jesus answering said, O unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to me.
And he said to them, These are the words which I spoke to you while I was yet with you, that all that is written concerning me in the law of Moses and prophets and psalms must be fulfilled.
When I was with them I kept them in thy name; those thou hast given me I have guarded, and not one of them has perished, but the son of perdition, that the scripture might be fulfilled.