Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And all the silver and gold that thou canst find in all the province of Babylon, with the freewill offering of the people, and of the priests, offering willingly for the house of their God which is in Jerusalem:

All the silver

Bible References

All the silver

Ezra 8:25
I weighed out to them the silver, the gold, and the articles—the contribution for the house of our God that the king, his counselors, his leaders, and all the Israelites who were present had offered.

Offering

Ezra 1:4
Let every survivor, wherever he lives, be assisted by the men of that region with silver, gold, goods, and livestock, along with a freewill offering for the house of God in Jerusalem.”
1 Chronicles 29:6
Then the leaders of the households, the leaders of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king’s work gave willingly.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the eagerness is there, it is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Each person should do as he has decided in his heart—not reluctantly or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

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