Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
And with these words he gave them teaching, saying,
And he put out his hand to his disciples and said, See, my mother and my brothers!
And looking round at those who were seated about him, he said, See, my mother and my brothers!
But unhappy are you who have wealth: for you have been comforted now.
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 well those who are broken-hearted; to say that the prisoners will be let go, and the blind will see, and to make the wounded free from their chains,
But Abraham said, Keep in mind, my son, that when you were living, you had your good things, while Lazarus had evil things: but now, he is comforted and you are in pain.
1 Samuel 2:8
Lifting the poor out of the dust, and him who is in need out of the lowest place, to give them their place among rulers, and for their heritage the seat of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's and he has made them the base of the world.
The little which the good man has is better than the wealth of evil-doers.
He takes the poor man out of the dust, lifting him up from his low position;
Better it is to have a gentle spirit with the poor, than to take part in the rewards of war with men of pride.
Better is the poor man whose ways are upright, than the man of wealth whose ways are twisted.
And the poor will have their joy in the Lord increased, and those in need will be glad in the Holy One of Israel.
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.
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.
But I will still have among you a quiet and poor people, and they will put their faith in the name of the Lord.
And it was broken on that day: and the sheep-traders, who were watching me, were certain that it was the word of the Lord.
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.
Have any of the rulers belief in him, or any one of the Pharisees?
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:
2 Corinthians 6:10
As full of sorrow, but ever glad; as poor, but giving wealth to others; as having nothing, but still having all things.
2 Corinthians 8:2
How while they were undergoing every sort of trouble, and were in the greatest need, they took all the greater joy in being able to give freely to the needs of others.
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And you took us and the Lord as your example, after the word had come to you in much trouble, with joy in the Holy Spirit;
But let the brother of low position be glad that he is lifted up;
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?
I have knowledge of your troubles and how poor you are (but you have true wealth), and the evil words of those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are a Synagogue of Satan.