Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

General references

Bible References


Acts 11:27
And in those days prophets came down from Jerusalem unto Antioch.
Galatians 6:6
Let the one that is taught in the word communicate unto the one that teaches in all good things.

The poor

Proverbs 14:21
The sinner despises his neighbour, but he that has mercy on the poor is blessed.
Proverbs 17:5
Whosoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker, and he that is glad regarding the calamity of someone else shall not go unpunished.
Zechariah 11:7
And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. For I took unto me two staves: the one I named Beauty, and the other Bands; and I fed the flock.
Matthew 25:40
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brothers, ye have done it unto me.
Matthew 26:11
For ye have the poor always with you, but me ye have not always.
Luke 6:20
And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said, Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 14:13
But when thou makest a banquet, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind,
1 Corinthians 16:15
I beseech you, brethren (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia and that they have dedicated themselves to the ministry of the saints),
2 Corinthians 9:12
For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also abounds in much thanksgiving unto God;
Philemon 1:5
hearing of thy charity and faith, which thou hast in the Lord Jesus and toward all saints;
James 2:5
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world that they might be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those that love him?

General references

Romans 15:25
But now I go unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.
Philippians 1:5
for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now,