Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
Blessed is he that understands regarding the poor; the LORD will deliver him in the day of evil.
Zain A light has shined in the darkness upon the upright: Cheth Gracious and merciful and righteous.
Certainly the greedy use evil measures: he devises wicked devices to ensnare the simple with lying words and to speak in judgment against the poor.
The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Is it not to share thy bread with the hungry and that thou bring the poor that are cast out into thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou not hide thyself from thy brother?
Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
For if ye set men free from their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also set you free;
Then shall the King say unto those on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down and shaken together and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye measure out it shall be measured to you again.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he who sows in blessings shall also reap blessings.
Not because I desire a gift, but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house, but he that hates gifts shall live.
Because he oppressed and forsook the poor; because he has violently taken away houses which he did not build,
It is the man who is alone, without a successor, who has neither son nor brother; yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity and sore travail.
For judgment without mercy shall be done unto the one that has shown no mercy; and mercy boasts against judgment.
Come now, Oh ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.