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Theasaurus: Generosity

12 Bible Verses about Generosity

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 11:25

A generous person will be enriched,
and the one who gives a drink of water
will receive water.

Isaiah 32:8

But a noble person plans noble things;
he stands up for noble causes.

From Thematic Bible


Generosity » Liberality in the early church

Acts 11:29

So each of the disciples, according to his ability, determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea.

Acts 4:34-35

For there was not a needy person among them, because all those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the proceeds of the things that were sold, and laid them at the apostles' feet. This was then distributed to each person as anyone had a need.

2 Corinthians 8:2

During a severe testing by affliction, their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed into the wealth of their generosity.

Philippians 4:16

For even in Thessalonica you sent gifts for my need several times.

Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple

Ezra 2:69

Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.

Ezra 1:6

All their neighbors supported them with silver articles, gold, goods, livestock, and valuables, in addition to all that was given as a freewill offering.

Ezra 8:25

I weighed out to them the silver, the gold, and the articles—the contribution for the house of our God that the king, his counselors, his leaders, and all the Israelites who were present had offered.

Nehemiah 7:70

Some of the family leaders gave to the project. The governor gave 1,000 gold coins, 50 bowls, and 530 priestly garments to the treasury.

Generosity » David's gifts for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:3-4

Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I've provided for the holy house: 100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings,

Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house

2 Chronicles 24:10

All the leaders and all the people rejoiced, brought the tax, and put it in the chest until it was full.

Generosity » Gifts of israel for the tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Generosity » Offerings at the dedication

Numbers 7:3

They brought as their offering before the Lord six covered carts and 12 oxen, a cart from every two leaders and an ox from each one, and presented them in front of the tabernacle.

Generosity » The poor widow's offering

Luke 21:1-4

He looked up and saw the rich dropping their offerings into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow dropping in two tiny coins. "I tell you the truth," He said. "This poor widow has put in more than all of them. read more.
For all these people have put in gifts out of their surplus, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on."

Generosity » Over-plus of gifts

Exodus 36:5

and said to Moses, “The people are bringing more than is needed for the construction of the work the Lord commanded to be done.”

Topics on Generosity

Generosity, God's

49;1;7-9

We have redemption in Him through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace

Generosity, Human

47;8;7-9

Now as you excel in everything—faith, speech, knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love for us—excel also in this grace.

Generosity, Used Towards

2;35;21-29

Everyone whose heart was moved and whose spirit prompted him came and brought an offering to the Lord for the work on the tent of meeting, for all its services, and for the holy garments.

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