Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing to answer.
To one he gave five talents, to another, two, and to another, one, each according to his own ability; and he went on his journey.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable
according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.
while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
‘Now if the
means of a stranger or of a sojourner with you becomes sufficient, and a countryman of yours becomes so poor with regard to him as to sell himself to a stranger who is sojourning with you, or to the descendants of a stranger’s family,
He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death.
If a man is caught kidnapping any of his countrymen of the sons of Israel, and he deals with him violently or sells him, then that thief shall die; so you shall purge the evil from among you.
For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer
walking according to love. Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.
1 Corinthians 8:11
your knowledge he who is weak is ruined, the brother for whose sake Christ died.
The voice of the nobles was hushed,
tongue stuck to their palate.
“They are dismayed, they no longer answer;
and he *said to him, ‘ Friend, how did you come in here without wedding clothes?’ And the man was speechless.
Now we know that whatever the
Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;