Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Meek

Isaiah 61:1
The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;
Psalm 25:9
He will be an upright guide to the poor in spirit: he will make his way clear to them.
Psalm 37:11
But the gentle will have the earth for their heritage; they will take their delight in peace without measure.
Psalm 149:4
For the Lord has pleasure in his people: he gives the poor in spirit a crown of salvation.
Zephaniah 2:3
Make search for the Lord, all you quiet ones of the earth, who have done what is right in his eyes; make search for righteousness and a quiet heart: it may be that you will be safely covered in the day of the Lord's wrath.
Matthew 5:5
Happy are the gentle: for the earth will be their heritage.
Matthew 11:29
Take my yoke on you and become like me, for I am gentle and without pride, and you will have rest for your souls;
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,
Ephesians 4:2
With all gentle and quiet behaviour, taking whatever comes, putting up with one another in love;
Philippians 2:1
If then there is any comfort in Christ, any help given by love, any uniting of hearts in the Spirit, any loving mercies and pity,
James 1:21
For this reason, putting away all dirty behaviour and the overweight of evil, take into your souls without pride the word which, being planted there, is able to give you salvation.
James 2:5
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?
James 3:13
Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.
1 Peter 2:1
So putting away all wrongdoing, and all tricks and deceits and envies and evil talk,

The poor

Isaiah 41:17
The poor and crushed are looking for water where no water is, and their tongue is dry for need of it: I the Lord will give ear to their prayer, I the God of Israel will not give them up.
Isaiah 57:15
For this is the word of him who is high and lifted up, whose resting-place is eternal, whose name is Holy: my resting-place is in the high and holy place, and with him who is crushed and poor in spirit, to give life to the spirit of the poor, and to make strong the heart of the crushed.
Isaiah 66:2
For all these things my hand has made, and they are mine, says the Lord; but to this man only will I give attention, to him who is poor and broken in spirit, fearing my word.
Psalm 9:18
For the poor will not be without help; the hopes of those in need will not be crushed for ever.
Psalm 12:5
Because of the crushing of the poor and the weeping of those in need, now will I come to his help, says the Lord; I will give him the salvation which he is desiring.
Zephaniah 3:12
But I will still have among you a quiet and poor people, and they will put their faith in the name of the Lord.
Matthew 5:3
Happy are the poor in spirit: for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
Matthew 11:5
The blind see; those who were not able to, are walking; lepers are made clean; those who were without hearing, now have their ears open; the dead come to life again, and the poor have the good news given to them.
1 Corinthians 1:26
For you see God's design for you, my brothers, that he has not taken a great number of the wise after the flesh, not the strong, not the noble:
James 1:9
But let the brother of low position be glad that he is lifted up;
James 2:5
Give ear, my dear brothers; are not those who are poor in the things of this world marked out by God to have faith as their wealth, and for their heritage the kingdom which he has said he will give to those who have love for him?

Rejoice

Isaiah 41:16
You will send the wind over them, and it will take them away; they will go in all directions before the storm-wind: you will have joy in the Lord, and be glad in the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 61:10
I will be full of joy in the Lord, my soul will be glad in my God; for he has put on me the clothing of salvation, covering me with the robe of righteousness, as the husband puts on a fair head-dress, and the bride makes herself beautiful with jewels.
Habakkuk 3:18
Still, I will be glad in the Lord, my joy will be in the God of my salvation.
Philippians 3:1
For the rest, my brothers, be glad in the Lord. Writing the same things to you is no trouble to me, and for you it is safe.
Philippians 4:4
Be glad in the Lord at all times: again I say, Be glad.

General references

Isaiah 17:7
In that day a man's heart will be turned to his Maker, and his eyes to the Holy One of Israel.
Luke 2:20
Then the keepers of the sheep went back, giving glory and praise to God for all the things which had come to their ears and which they had seen, as it had been said to them.
Luke 24:45
Then he made the holy Writings clear to their minds.
John 7:49
But these people who have no knowledge of the law are cursed.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God made selection of the foolish things of this world so that he might put the wise to shame; and the feeble things that he might put to shame the strong;

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