Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
If there be among you a poor man of one of your brethren within any of your gates in your land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother:
There is one that scatters, and yet increases; and there is one that withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty.
He that has a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he gives of his bread to the poor.
But the noble plans noble things; and by noble things shall he stand.
Blessed are you that sow beside all waters, that send forth freely the feet of the ox and the donkey.
In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening withhold not your hand: for you know not which shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both alike shall be good.
You shall surely give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give unto him: because for this thing the LORD your God shall bless you in all your works, and in all that you put your hand unto.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward.
He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.
And you shall be blessed; for they cannot recompense you: for you shall be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
And in the fifth year shall you eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto you its increase: I am the LORD your God.
So shall your barns be filled with plenty, and your presses shall burst out with new wine.
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.