Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

Bible References

Him that

Exodus 20:15
Thou shall not steal.
Exodus 21:16
And he who steals a man, and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Proverbs 30:9
lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who is LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and use the name of my God profanely.
Jeremiah 7:9
Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods that ye have not known,
Hosea 4:2
There is nothing but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery. They break out, and blood touches blood.
Zechariah 5:3
Then he said to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cut off on the one side according to it, and everyone who swears shall be cut off on the other side according t
John 12:6
Now he said this, not because it was a concern to him about the poor, but because he was a thief, and he had the purse and removed things that were put in.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor greedy men, nor thieves, nor drunkards, nor the slanderous, nor the predatory will inherit the kingdom of God.

Steal no more

Job 34:32
Teach thou me that which I do not see. If I have done iniquity, I will do it no more?
Proverbs 28:13
He who covers his transgressions shall not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them shall obtain mercy.
Luke 3:8
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to say within yourselves, We have a father, Abraham. For I say to you, that God is able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
Luke 19:8
And having stood, Zacchaeus said to the Lord, Behold, half of the things possessed by me, Lord, I give to the poor. And if I defrauded any man of anything, I repay fourfold.


Proverbs 13:11
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished, but he who gathers by labor shall have increase.
Proverbs 14:23
In all labor there is profit, but the talk of the lips [tends] only to poverty.
Acts 20:34
Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to aspire to live quietly, and to do your own things, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you,
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, for you to withdraw from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition, which they received from us.

That he

Luke 3:11
And having answered, he says to them, He who has two coats, let him share with him not having, and he who has food, let him do likewise.
Luke 21:1
And having looked up, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury.
John 13:29
For some thought, since Judas had the purse, that Jesus said to him, Buy what things we have need of for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor.
2 Corinthians 8:2
that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy, even from the depth of their poverty, abounded for the wealth of their generosity,

General references

Exodus 20:15
Thou shall not steal.
Deuteronomy 5:19
Neither shall thou steal.
Psalm 104:23
Man goes forth to his work and to his labor until the evening.