Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
2 Corinthians 9:9
according as it is written, He has scattered abroad, he has given to the poor, his righteousness remains for ever.
For the needy shall never cease from within the land; therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thy hand bountifully unto thy brother, to thy poor and to thy needy, in thy land.
There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is right, but it tendeth only to want.
He that is gracious to the poor lendeth unto Jehovah; and what he hath bestowed will he repay unto him.
Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.
But the noble deviseth noble things; and to noble things doth he stand.
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring to thy house the needy wanderers; when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
for ye have the poor always with you, and whenever ye would ye can do them good; but me ye have not always.
But rather give alms of what ye have, and behold, all things are clean to you.
Sell what ye possess and give alms; make to yourselves purses which do not grow old, a treasure which does not fail in the heavens, where thief does not draw near nor moth destroy.
And when Jesus had heard this, he said to him, One thing is lacking to thee yet: Sell all that thou hast and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens, and come, follow me.
for some supposed, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus was saying to him, Buy the things of which we have need for the feast; or that he should give something to the poor.
and laid it at the feet of the apostles; and distribution was made to each according as any one might have need.
I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sakes he, being rich, became poor, in order that ye by his poverty might be enriched.
2 Corinthians 9:10
Now he that supplies seed to the sower and bread for eating shall supply and make abundant your sowing, and increase the fruits of your righteousness:
1 Timothy 6:18
to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,
But of doing good and communicating of your substance be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Now if a brother or a sister is naked and destitute of daily food,
1 John 3:16
Hereby we have known love, because he has laid down his life for us; and we ought for the brethren to lay down our lives.
Wealth and riches shall be in his house; and his righteousness abideth for ever.
in any case thou shalt return him the pledge at the going down of the sun, that he may sleep in his own upper garment and bless thee; and it shall be righteousness unto thee before Jehovah thy God.
so that thine alms may be in secret, and thy Father who sees in secret will render it to thee.
And he said also to him that had invited him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, nor thy kinsfolk, nor rich neighbours, lest it may be they also should invite thee in return, and a recompense be made thee.
And I say to you, Make to yourselves friends with the mammon of unrighteousness, that when it fails ye may be received into the eternal tabernacles.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.
Let him that does unrighteously do unrighteously still; and let the filthy make himself filthy still; and let him that is righteous practise righteousness still; and he that is holy, let him be sanctified still.
And all the horns of the wicked will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
But my horn shalt thou exalt like a buffalo's: I shall be anointed with fresh oil.
1 Samuel 2:1
And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart exulteth in Jehovah, my horn is lifted up in Jehovah; my mouth is opened wide over mine enemies; for I rejoice in thy salvation.
And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not in thy harvest entirely reap the corners of thy field, and the gleaning of thy harvest shalt thou not gather: thou shalt leave them unto the poor and to the stranger: I am Jehovah your God.
And ye shall also sometimes draw out for her some ears out of the handfuls, and leave them that she may glean, and rebuke her not.
To him that asks of thee give, and from him that desires to borrow of thee turn not away.