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
The liberal soul shall be made fat. He who waters shall be watered also himself.
He who has pity on the poor lends to Yahweh; he will reward him.
Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.
If a poor man, one of your brothers, is with you within any of your gates in your land which Yahweh your God gives you, you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother;
The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,
"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.
He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.
Cast your bread on the waters; for you shall find it after many days.
But the noble devises noble things; and he will continue in noble things.
Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?
Isn't it lawful for me to do what I want to with what I own? Or is your eye evil, because I am good?'
Then the King will tell those on his right hand, 'Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
covetings, wickedness, deceit, lustful desires, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.
In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
2 Corinthians 8:1
Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the assemblies of Macedonia;
2 Corinthians 9:6
Remember this: he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
1 Timothy 6:18
that they do good, that they be rich in good works, that they be ready to distribute, willing to communicate;
For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them.
But don't forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
1 Peter 4:9
Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.
so your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.