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 shalt not steal.
Exodus 21:16
And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall certainly be put to death.
Proverbs 30:9
lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is Jehovah? or lest I be poor and steal, and outrage the name of my God.
Jeremiah 7:9
What? steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not ...
Hosea 4:2
Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood.
Zechariah 5:3
And he said unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole land: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off according to it on this side; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off according to it on that side.
John 12:6
But he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the bag, and carried what was put into it.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Steal no more

Job 34:32
What I see not, teach thou me; if I have done wrong, I will do so no more?
Proverbs 28:13
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.
Luke 3:8
Produce therefore fruits worthy of repentance; and begin not to say in yourselves, We have Abraham for our father, for I say unto you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
Luke 19:8
But Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor, and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I return him fourfold.


Proverbs 13:11
Wealth gotten by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase it.
Proverbs 14:23
In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips tendeth only to want.
Acts 20:34
Yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my wants, and to those who were with me.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you,
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we enjoin you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the instruction which he received from us.

That he

Luke 3:11
And he answering says to them, He that has two body-coats, let him give to him that has none; and he that has food, let him do likewise.
Luke 21:1
And he looked up and saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury;
John 13:29
for some supposed, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus was saying to him, Buy the things of which we have need 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 and their deep poverty has abounded to the riches of their free-hearted liberality.

General references

Exodus 20:15
Thou shalt not steal.
Deuteronomy 5:19
Neither shalt thou steal.
Psalm 104:23
Man goeth forth unto his work, and to his labour until the evening.