Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

General references

Matthew 25:35
for I was hungry, and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink. I was a stranger, and you took me in.
Deuteronomy 15:7
If a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you within any of your gates in your land which Yahweh your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother;
Job 31:16
"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Psalm 37:21
The wicked borrow, and don't pay back, but the righteous give generously.
Psalm 112:5
It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.
Proverbs 3:27
Don't withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it.
Proverbs 11:24
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
Proverbs 19:17
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
Ecclesiastes 11:1
Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.
Isaiah 58:6
"Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
Daniel 4:27
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.
Luke 6:30
Give to everyone who asks you, and don't ask him who takes away your goods to give them back again.
Luke 11:41
But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and behold, all things will be clean to you.
Luke 14:12
He also said to the one who had invited him, "When you make a dinner or a supper, don't call your friends, nor your brothers, nor your kinsmen, nor rich neighbors, or perhaps they might also return the favor, and pay you back.
Romans 12:20
Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge those who are rich in this present world that they not be haughty, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on the living God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy;
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them.
Hebrews 13:16
But don't forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
James 1:27
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
James 2:15
And if a brother or sister is naked and in lack of daily food,
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because he laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.