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 having opened his mouth, he taught them, saying,
And having stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, he said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
And having looked round upon those sitting round about him, he says, Behold my mother and my brethren!
But woe to you rich for ye take away your consolation.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me for which he anointed me to announce good news to the poor; he has sent me to heal the broken in heart, to proclaim a remission to the captives, and a recovery of sight to the blind, to send away with remission the bruised,
But Abraham said, Child, remember that thou didst receive thy good things in thy life, and Lazarus likewise evil things: and now here is he comforted, and thou art tormented.
1 Samuel 2:8
Raising up the weak from the dust, he will raise up the needy from the dung-hill to sit with the noble, and he will cause them to inherit a throne of glory, for to Jehovah the castings of the earth, and he will put the habitable globe upon them.
A little to the just one is good more than the wealth of many unjust.
Raising up the poor from the dust, he will lift up the needy from the dunghill.
Good the cast down of spirit with the humble more than to divide the spoil with the proud.
Good the poor one going in his integrity above the perverse of lips, and he foolish.
And the humble shall add joy in Jehovah, and the poor of men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
For thus said the high and lifted up inhabiting eternity, and his name Holy; being lifted up, and I will dwell in the holy place, and with the broken and humble of spirit, to preserve alive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the broken.
And all these my hand made, and all these shall be, says Jehovah: and to this will I look, to the humble. and smitten of spirit, and trembling at my word.
And I left in the midst of thee a humble and weak people, and they trusted in the name of Jehovah.
And it shall be broken in that day: and the poor of the flock watching me knew that it was the word of Jehovah.
The blind receive sight, and the lame walk, the leprous are cleansed, and the deaf bear, the dead are roused, and the poor have good news announced.
Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him?
1 Corinthians 1:26
For ye see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many powerful, not, many well born:
2 Corinthians 6:10
As being grieved, and always rejoicing; as poor, and making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 8:2
That in much proof of pressure the abundance of their joy and their poverty according to depth abounded to the abundance of their simplicity.
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And ye were imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much pressure, with joy of the Holy Spirit:
And let the humble brother boast in his elevation:
Hear, my dearly beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the beggars of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to them loving him?
I know thy works, and pressure, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and the blasphemy of them saying themselves to be Jews, and are not, but the synagogue of the adversary.