Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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
remembering, without ceasing, your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And, for this reason, we also give thanks to God without ceasing, that, having received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it, not as the word of men, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which also is working in you who believe.
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thanksgiving can we render again to God concerning you for all the joy wherewith we rejoice on your account before our God;
2 John 1:4
I rejoiced exceedingly, because I have found some of your children walking in truth, even as we received commandment from the Father.
3 John 1:3
For I rejoiced exceedingly, when brethren came and testified to your truth, even as you walk in truth.

The bowels

Philemon 1:20
Yea, brother, I would have joy of you in the Lord! refresh my tender affections in Christ.
2 Corinthians 7:13
For this cause, we have been consoled; but, in our consolation, we rejoice the more exceedingly for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus; because he ofttimes refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain;