Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
And it came to pass, as he was drawing near unto Jericho, a certain blind man, was sitting beside the road, begging.
1 Samuel 2:8
Raiseth, from the dust, the poor, From the dunghill, uplifteth the needy, To give them a dwelling with nobles, And, a throne of glory, to make them inherit. For, to Yahweh, belong the pillars of the earth, And he setteth thereon the habitable world.
But boasting be the lowly brother in his uplifting;
Hearken! my brethren beloved: - Hath not, God, chosen the destitute in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, of the village of Mary and Martha her sister.
And, a certain man, who had been, lame from his mother's womb, was being carried, - whom they used to lay daily at the door of the temple - the door called Beautiful, that he might ask alms of them who were entering into the temple:
and to long to be fed from the crumbs that fell from the table of the rich man: nay! even, the dogs, used to come and lick his sores.
So the accuser went forth from the presence of Yahweh, - and smote Job with a sore boil, from the sole of his foot, unto his crown.
Many are the misfortunes of the righteous, But, out of them all, doth Yahweh rescue him.
And yet been smitten all the day, And been rebuked morning by morning!
From the sole of the foot even unto the head, there is in it no soundness, Bruise and stripe and newly-made wound, - They have not been pressed out, nor bound up, nor soothed with oil.
Balsam, is there none, in Gilead? Is there no physician, there? Why hath not appeared the healing of the daughter of my people?
Better a poor man walking in his integrity, than one who is crooked - turning two ways, though, he, be rich.
They were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, - until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.