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Theasaurus: Generosity

12 Bible Verses about Generosity

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 32:8

But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

From Thematic Bible


Generosity » Liberality in the early church

Acts 11:29

Then the disciples, every man according to his ability, determined to send relief unto the brethren which dwelt in Judaea:

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 every man according as he had need.

2 Corinthians 8:2

How that in a great trial of affliction 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 threescore and one thousand drams of gold, and five thousand pound of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.

Ezra 1:6

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

Ezra 8:25

And weighed unto them the silver, and the gold, and the vessels, even the offering of the house of our God, which the king, and his counsellers, and his lords, and all Israel there present, had offered:

Nehemiah 7:70

And some of the chief of the fathers gave unto the work. The Tirshatha gave to the treasure a thousand drams of gold, fifty basons, five hundred and thirty priests' garments.

Generosity » David's gifts for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:3-4

Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house, Even three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses withal:

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 chest, until they had made an end.

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 bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.

Generosity » Offerings at the dedication

Numbers 7:3

And they brought their offering before the LORD, six covered wagons, and twelve oxen; a wagon for two of the princes, and for each one an ox: and they brought them before the tabernacle.

Generosity » The poor widow's offering

Luke 21:1-4

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

Generosity » Over-plus of gifts

Exodus 36:5

And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make.

Topics on Generosity

Generosity, God's

49;1;7-9

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

Generosity, Human

47;8;7-9

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

Generosity, Used Towards

2;35;21-29

And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of the congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy garments.