Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Bible References

The blessing

Deuteronomy 24:13
Without fail thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down that he may sleep in his own clothing and bless thee, and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.
Acts 9:39
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made them while she was with them.
2 Corinthians 9:12
For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also abounds in much thanksgiving unto God;
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;

Ready

Job 31:19
if I have seen any perish for want of clothing or any needy without a covering;
Deuteronomy 26:5
Then thou shalt speak and say before the LORD thy God, My father, the Syrian, perishing of hunger went down into Egypt and sojourned there with a few and became there a nation, great, mighty, and many;
Proverbs 31:6
Give beer unto him that is ready to perish and wine unto those that have heavy hearts.
Isaiah 27:13
And it shall come to pass in that day that the great shofar shall be blown, and those who were ready to perish in the land of Assyria and the outcasts in the land of Egypt shall come and worship the LORD in the holy mount at Jerusalem.

I caused

Deuteronomy 16:11
And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite that is within thy gates and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God has chosen to place his name there.
Nehemiah 8:10
Then he said unto them, Go, eat the fat, and drink sweet wine, and send portions unto those who have nothing prepared; for this day is holy unto our Lord, and not sad; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Philemon 1:7
For we have great joy and consolation in thy charity because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.

Sing

Psalm 67:4
O let the Gentiles be glad and sing for joy, for thou shalt judge the people righteously and shepherd the Gentiles upon the earth. Selah.
Isaiah 65:14
Behold, my slaves shall rejoice by the joy of their heart, but ye shall cry for the sorrow of your heart and shall howl for the destruction of spirit.