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Theasaurus: Almsgiving

29 Bible Verses about Almsgiving

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Deuteronomy 14:28

At the end of three years thou shalt bring forth all the tithe of thine increase the same year and shalt lay it up within thy gates.

Deuteronomy 15:8

but thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he lacks.

Job 31:16-22

If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel alone and the fatherless has not eaten thereof; (for from my youth the fatherless was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided the widow from my mother's womb)read more.
if I have seen any perish for want of clothing or any needy without a covering; if his loins have not blessed me and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate; then let my back fall from my shoulder blade, and my arm be broken from its joint.

Psalm 112:5-9

Teth A good man has mercy and lends; Jod He will govern his affairs with good judgment. Caph Surely he shall not be moved for ever; Lamed the righteous shall be in eternal remembrance. Mem He shall not be afraid of evil rumours; Nun his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.read more.
Samech His heart is established; he shall not be afraid, Ain until he sees his desire upon his enemies. Pe He has dispersed; he has given to the poor; Tzaddi his righteousness endures for ever; Koph his horn shall be exalted in glory.

Isaiah 58:10

and if thou pour out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:

Matthew 6:1-4

Take heed not to do your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father who is in the heavens. Therefore, when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doethread more.
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret, he shall reward thee openly.

Luke 10:35

And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two denarius and gave them to the host and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.

Acts 3:2-3

And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of those that entered into the temple, who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked for alms.

Acts 3:10

and they knew that it was he who sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him.

Acts 9:36

Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas; this woman was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.

Acts 10:2-4

a devout man and one that feared God with all his house, who gave many alms to the people and prayed to God always. He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him and saying unto him, Cornelius. And when he looked on him, he was afraid and said, What is it, Lord? And he said unto him, Thy prayers and thine alms are come up for a memorial before God.

1 Corinthians 16:1-3

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the congregations of Galatia, do ye likewise. Each first sabbath let each one of you set aside in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no collections when I come. And when I come, whomever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.

2 Corinthians 8:11

Now therefore finish the doing of it that as there was a readiness to will, so there may also be a performance out of that which ye have.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

But this I say, He who sows sparingly shall reap also sparingly, and he who sows in blessings shall also reap blessings. Each one according as they purpose in their heart, so let them give, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.

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Leviticus 25:35

And if thy brother becomes poor and comes unto thee, then thou shalt receive him; as a stranger, or a sojourner, he shall live with thee.

Deuteronomy 15:7

If there should be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy towns in thy land which the LORD thy God gives thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother,

Proverbs 31:20

Caph She stretched out her hand to the poor; yea, she reached forth her hands to the destitute.