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Theasaurus: Generosity

12 Bible Verses about Generosity

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 11:25

The soul who is a blessing unto others shall be made fat, and he that fills shall be filled also himself.

Isaiah 32:8

But the liberal devises liberal things; and by liberal things shall he rise.

From Thematic Bible

Generosity » Liberality in the early church

Acts 11:29

Then the disciples, each one according to what he had, determined to send relief unto the brethren who dwelt in Judea,

Acts 4:34-35

Neither was there any among them that lacked, for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them and brought the prices of the things that were sold and laid them down at the apostles' feet; and distribution was made unto each one according to their need.

2 Corinthians 8:2

how that in a great trial of tribulation the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

Philippians 4:16

For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity.

Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple

Ezra 2:69

They gave after their ability unto the treasure of the work sixty-one thousand drams of gold and five thousand pounds of silver and one hundred priests' garments.

Ezra 1:6

And all those that were about them strengthened their hands with vessels of silver and of gold, with goods and with beasts and with precious things, besides all that was willingly offered.

Ezra 8:25

and weighed unto them the silver and the gold and the vessels, the offering for the house of our God, which the king and his counsellors and his princes and all those that were of Israel had offered.

Nehemiah 7:70

And some of the princes of the families gave unto the work. The Tirshatha gave for the treasure one thousand drams of gold, fifty basins, and five hundred and thirty priests' garments.

Generosity » David's gifts for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:3-4

Moreover, because I have my delight in the house of my God, I have in my own treasury, gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary: three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses;

Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house

2 Chronicles 24:10

And all the princes and all the people rejoiced and brought in and cast into the ark until they had fulfilled their duty.

Generosity » Gifts of israel for the tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought chains and earrings, rings and bracelets, and all jewels of gold; and anyone that offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.

Generosity » Offerings at the dedication

Numbers 7:3

and they brought their offerings before the LORD, six covered wagons and twelve oxen: a wagon for each two of the princes and for each one an ox, which they offered before the tabernacle.

Generosity » The poor widow's offering

Luke 21:1-4

And he looked up and saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury. And he saw also a certain poor widow casting two mites in there. And he said, Of a truth I say unto you that this poor widow has cast in more than they all; read more.
for all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God, but she out of her poverty has cast in all the living that she had.

Generosity » Over-plus of gifts

Exodus 36:5

and they spoke with Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the work of the ministry which the LORD commanded to make.

Topics on Generosity

Generosity, God's


in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of his grace,

Generosity, Human


Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith and in word and in knowledge and in all diligence and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also.

Generosity, Used Towards


And they came, every man whose heart stirred him up, and every one whose spirit made them willing, and they brought the LORD's offering for the work of the tabernacle of the testimony and for all his service and for the holy garments.