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
Now in those days prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
Galatians 6:6
Now the one who is taught the word must share in all good [things] with the one who teaches.

The poor

Proverbs 14:21
He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.
Proverbs 17:5
He who mocks the poor insults him who made him; he who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.
Zechariah 11:7
And I shepherded the flock [doomed] to slaughter, even the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, one I called Kindness, and the other I called Unity, and I shepherded the flock.
Matthew 25:40
And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'
Matthew 26:11
For the poor you always have with you, but you do not always have me.
Luke 6:20
And he lifted up his eyes to his disciples [and] said, "Blessed [are] the poor, because yours is the kingdom of God.
Luke 14:13
But whenever you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,
1 Corinthians 16:15
Now I urge you, brothers--you know about the household of Stephanas, that they are the first fruits of Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the ministry for the saints--
2 Corinthians 9:12
because the service of this ministry is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but also is overflowing through many [expressions of] thanksgiving to God.
Philemon 1:5
[because I] hear about your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and for all the saints.
James 2:5
Listen, my dear brothers! Did not God choose the poor of the world [to be] rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom that he has promised to those who love him?

General references

Romans 15:25
But now I am traveling to Jerusalem, serving the saints.
Philippians 1:5
because of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now,