Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
He that hath a bountiful eye
- Proverbs 11:25
- Proverbs 19:17
- Proverbs 21:13
- Deuteronomy 15:7
- Deuteronomy 28:56
- Job 31:16
- Psalm 41:1
- Psalm 112:9
- Ecclesiastes 11:1
- Isaiah 32:8
- Isaiah 58:7
- Matthew 20:15
- Matthew 25:34
- Mark 7:22
- Luke 6:35
- Acts 20:35
He that hath a bountiful eye
A generous person will be enriched, and the one who provides water for others will himself be satisfied.
The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.
The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and will not be answered.
If a fellow Israelite from one of your villages in the land that the Lord your God is giving you should be poor, you must not harden your heart or be insensitive to his impoverished condition.
Likewise, the most tender and delicate of your women, who would never think of putting even the sole of her foot on the ground because of her daintiness, will turn against her beloved husband, her sons and daughters,
If I have refused to give the poor what they desired, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.
He generously gives to the needy; his integrity endures. He will be vindicated and honored.
Send your grain overseas, for after many days you will get a return.
An honorable man makes honorable plans; his honorable character gives him security.
I want you to share your food with the hungry and to provide shelter for homeless, oppressed people. When you see someone naked, clothe him! Don't turn your back on your own flesh and blood!
Am I not permitted to do what I want with what belongs to me? Or are you envious because I am generous?'
Then the king will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
adultery, greed, evil, deceit, debauchery, envy, slander, pride, and folly.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.
By all these things, I have shown you that by working in this way we must help the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
2 Corinthians 8:1
Now we make known to you, brothers and sisters, the grace of God given to the churches of Macedonia,
2 Corinthians 9:6
My point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.
1 Timothy 6:18
Tell them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, to be generous givers, sharing with others.
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.
And do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.
1 Peter 4:9
Show hospitality to one another without complaining.
then your barns will be filled completely, and your vats will overflow with new wine.