Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.

General references

Bible References

Poor

Ruth 2:7
and she has said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves; so she came and has continued from the morning until now except a short while that she was in the house.
1 Samuel 2:36
And it shall come to pass that every one that is left in thy house shall come and crouch to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into some aspect of the priesthood that I may eat a piece of bread.
2 Kings 4:1
Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried unto Elisha, saying, Thy slave, my husband, is dead; and thou knowest that thy slave feared the LORD; and the creditor is come to take my two sons to be his slaves.
Isaiah 66:2
For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word.
Matthew 5:3
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
James 1:9
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in his high status;

General references

Judges 8:6
And the principals of Succoth said, Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna now in thy hand that we should give bread unto thy army?
Job 41:3
Will he make many supplications unto thee? Will he speak soft words unto thee?