Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
LORD will open to thee his good treasure the heavens, to give the rain of thy land in its season, and to bless all the work of thy hand. And thou shall lend to many nations, and thou shall not borrow.
2 Kings 4:1
Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, Thy servant my husband is dead, and thou know that thy servant feared LORD, and the creditor has come to take my two children to him to be bo
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.
The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He shall maintain his cause in judgment,
Beware that there not be a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nothing, and he cry to LORD against thee, and it be
If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
But a noble man devises noble things, and in noble things he shall continue.
Is it not to deal thy bread to a hungry man, and that thou bring the poor who are cast out to thy house, when thou see a naked man, that thou cover him, and that thou not hide thyself from thine own flesh?
Give to every man who asks thee, and from him who takes away thy personal things do not demand them back.
And the disciples, as any man prospered, determined, each of them regarding aid, to send to the brothers who dwell in Judea,
I gave you a glimpse of all things, that so laboring ye ought to aid 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 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that although he was rich he became poor for your sakes, so that by that man's poverty ye might become rich.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows in blessings will also reap in blessings.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the labor of love that ye showed toward his name, having served the sanctified, and who are serving.
But do not forget benevolence and fellowship, for God is well pleased with such sacrifices.
Give to him who asks thee, and turn thou not away from him who wants to borrow from thee.