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 abundant storehouse, the sky, to give your land rain in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow.
2 Kings 4:1
One of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, “Your servant, my husband, has died. You know that your servant feared the Lord. Now the creditor is coming to take my two children as his slaves.”
Nehemiah 5:1
There was a widespread outcry from the people and their wives against their Jewish countrymen.
Proverbs 22:7
The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.

Righteous

Psalm 112:5
Good will come to a man who lends generously
and conducts his business fairly.
Deuteronomy 15:9
Be careful that there isn’t this wicked thought in your heart, ‘The seventh year, the year of canceling debts, is near,’ and you are stingy toward your poor brother and give him nothing. He will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty.
Job 31:16
If I have refused the wishes of the poor
or let the widow’s eyes go blind,
Isaiah 32:8
But a noble person plans noble things;
he stands up for noble causes.
Isaiah 58:7
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,
to bring the poor and homeless into your house,
to clothe the naked when you see him,
and not to ignore your own flesh and blood?
Luke 6:30
Give to everyone who asks you, and from one who takes your things, don’t ask for them back.
Acts 11:29
So each of the disciples, according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea.
Acts 20:35
In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.
2 Corinthians 9:6
Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.
Hebrews 13:16
Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

General references

Matthew 5:42
Give to the one who asks you, and don’t turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

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