Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

General references

Bible References

Borroweth

Deuteronomy 28:12
The Lord will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
2 Kings 4:1
Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the Lord; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.”
Nehemiah 5:1
Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.
Proverbs 22:7
The rich rules over the poor,
And the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.

Righteous

Psalm 112:5
It is well with the man who is gracious and lends;
He will maintain his cause in judgment.
Deuteronomy 15:9
Beware that there is no base thought in your heart, saying, ‘The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,’ and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the Lord against you, and it will be a sin in you.
Job 31:16
“If I have kept the poor from their desire,
Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Isaiah 32:8
But the noble man devises noble plans;
And by noble plans he stands.
Isaiah 58:7
“Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry
And bring the homeless poor into the house;
When you see the naked, to cover him;
And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?
Luke 6:30
Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.
Acts 11:29
And in the proportion that any of the disciples had means, each of them determined to send a contribution for the relief of the brethren living in Judea.
Acts 20:35
In everything I showed you that by working hard in this manner you 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 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.
2 Corinthians 9:6
Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.
Hebrews 13:16
And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

General references

Matthew 5:42
Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.