Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

Bible References

Great joy

1 Thessalonians 1:3
never forgetting the effects of your faith, your charitable offices, and the constancy of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ; of which God is our witness.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
nor do we fail of giving thanks to God continually, that, when you received the word of God, which we preach, you did not receive it as the doctrine of men, but as a doctrine that appears to be truly divine, by the influences it displays in you, who believe.
1 Thessalonians 3:9
how can I be sufficiently thankful to God upon your account, for all the joy, which by your means we have been affected with,
2 John 1:4
It was a great satisfaction to me, to see the conduct of your children, was so agreeable to the directions, we received from the father.
3 John 1:3
For I was greatly pleased when the brethren came and assured me of your fidelity and religious conduct.

The bowels

Philemon 1:20
for the Lord's sake, brother, let me have this satisfaction: refresh my heart for his sake.
2 Corinthians 7:13
so that your comfort was no small satisfaction to me: yea, and I was the more exceedingly pleased for that cheerful tranquillity of mind which Titus received from the behaviour of you all.
2 Timothy 1:16
the Lord be favourable to the family of Onesiphorus; for he often reliev'd me, and was not asham'd of my chains: