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Theasaurus: Generosity

12 Bible Verses about Generosity

Most Relevant Verses

2 Corinthians 9:11

In every way you will grow richer and become even more generous, and this will cause others to give thanks to God because of us,

Proverbs 11:25

A generous person will prosper, and anyone who gives water will receive a flood in return.

Isaiah 32:8

But those who are decent plan noble things, and by noble deeds they stand."

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Generosity » Liberality in the early church

Acts 11:29

So all of the disciples decided they would send a contribution to the brothers living in Judea, as they were able,

Acts 4:34-35

since none of them needed anything, because everyone who had land or houses would sell them and bring the money received for the things sold and lay it at the apostles' feet. Then it was distributed to anyone who needed it.

2 Corinthians 8:2

In spite of their terrible ordeal of suffering, their abundant joy and deep poverty have led them to be abundantly generous.

Philippians 4:16

Even while I was in Thessalonica, you provided for my needs not once, but twice.

Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple

Ezra 2:69

They contributed to the treasury for this work in accordance with their ability: 61,000 golden drachma, 5,000 units of silver, and 100 priestly robes.

Ezra 1:6

So all of their neighbors equipped the travelers with silver, gold, equipment, pack animals, and valuable goods, in addition to voluntary offerings.

Ezra 8:25

and divided between them the silver, the gold, the vessels, and the offering for the Temple of our God which the king had offered, along with his advisors, his senior officials, and all of Israel assembled there.

Nehemiah 7:70

Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor contributed 1,000 gold drachmas to the treasury, along with 50 basins, and 530 priestly garments.

Generosity » David's gifts for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:3-4

"In addition to everything that I have supplied for the Temple, it pleases me to provide my own treasure of gold and silver, so because of my love for the Temple of my God I hereby give to the Temple of my God the following: 3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple

Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house

2 Chronicles 24:10

So all the princes and all the people gladly brought their tax and placed it into the chest until they had completed paying the tax.

Generosity » Gifts of israel for the tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

Both the men and women came all whose hearts prompted them and brought brooches, earrings, rings, pendants, and all kinds of gold jewelry. Every person presented a wave offering of gold to the LORD.

Generosity » Offerings at the dedication

Numbers 7:3

They brought their offering into the LORD's presence, consisting of six covered carts and twelve oxen one cart each from two leaders and an ox from each one. After they presented them in front of the tent,

Generosity » The poor widow's offering

Luke 21:1-4

Now Jesus looked up and saw rich people dropping their gifts into the offering box. Then he saw a destitute widow drop in two small copper coins. He said, "I tell you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than all of them, read more.
because all the others contributed to the offering out of their surplus, but she, in her poverty, dropped in everything she had to live on."

Generosity » Over-plus of gifts

Topics on Generosity

Generosity, God's

Ephesians 1:7-9

In union with him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our offenses, according to the riches of God's grace

Generosity, Human

2 Corinthians 8:7-9

Indeed, the more your faith, speech, knowledge, enthusiasm, and love for us increase, the more we want you to be rich in this work of kindness.

Generosity, Used Towards

Exodus 35:21-29

and every person whose heart moved him and all whose spirits prompted them, brought an offering to the LORD for constructing the Tent of Meeting, for all its service, and for the holy garments.

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