Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.

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Luke 1:53
He filled those who are hungry with good things, and those who are rich he sent away empty.
Proverbs 14:20
The poor man is hated even by his own neighbor, but the rich man has many friends.
Proverbs 22:16
He who oppresses a poor man to his increase, [and] he who gives to a rich man, [comes] only to want.
James 2:1
My brothers, ye should not have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, in favoritism.

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Luke 6:32
And if ye love those who love you, what credit is for you? For even sinners love those who love them.
Zechariah 7:5
Speak to all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and in the seventh [month], even these seventy years, did ye at all fast to me, even to me?
Matthew 5:46
For if ye love those who love you, what reward have ye? Do not even the tax collectors the same?
Matthew 6:1
Be careful not to do your charity before men in order to be seen by them, otherwise ye have no reward from your Father in the heavens.

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Matthew 5:42
Give to him who asks thee, and turn thou not away from him who wants to borrow from thee.
Luke 6:34
And if ye lend to whom ye hope to receive, what credit is for you? For even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much again.