Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Bible References

He lifted

Matthew 5:2
and, opening His mouth, He taught them, saying,
Matthew 12:49
And stretching forth His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold, My mother and My brothers!
Mark 3:34
And looking around on those who sat about Him, He saith, "Behold, My mother, and My brothers!

Blessed

Luke 6:24
"But woe to you that are rich! because ye are receiving your consolation!
Luke 4:18
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me; because He anointed Me to publish good tidings to the poor; He hath sent Me to proclaim release to captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to send away the crushed in freedom.
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that, in your lifetime, you received in full your good things, and Lazarus, likewise, evil things; but now here he is comforted, and you are in anguish.
Matthew 11:5
the blind receive sight, and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised, and the poor have the Gospel proclaimed to them.
John 7:48
Did any one of the rulers believe on Him, or of the Pharisees?
1 Corinthians 1:26
For ye behold your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are chosen;
2 Corinthians 6:10
as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 8:2
that, in much trial of tribulation, the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And ye became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with joy of the Holy Spirit;
James 1:9
But let the lowly brother glory in his high station;
James 2:5
Hearken, my beloved brethren, did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love Him?
Revelation 2:9
"I know your tribulation, and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.