Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
The LORD shall open unto you his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand: and you shall lend unto many nations, and you shall not borrow.
2 Kings 4:1
Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Your servant my husband is dead; and you know that your servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor has come to take unto him my two sons to be slaves.
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
A good man shows favor, and lends: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cries unto the LORD against you, and it be sin in you.
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
But the noble plans noble things; and by noble things shall he stand.
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?
Give to every man that asks of you; and of him that takes away your goods ask them not again.
Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea:
I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how 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, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be rich.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he who sows bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
But to do good and to share forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Give to him that asks you, and from him that would borrow of you turn not away.