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Theasaurus: Generosity

12 Bible Verses about Generosity

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Isaiah 32:8

But the noble devises noble things; and he will continue in noble things.

From Thematic Bible


Generosity » Liberality in the early church

Acts 11:29

As any of the disciples had plenty, each determined to send relief to the brothers who lived in Judea;

Acts 4:34-35

For neither was there among them any who lacked, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them, and brought the proceeds of the things that were sold, and laid them at the apostles' feet, and distribution was made to each, according as anyone had need.

2 Corinthians 8:2

how that in much proof of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded to the riches of their liberality.

Philippians 4:16

For even in Thessalonica you sent once and again to my need.

Generosity » Offerings for the rebuilding of the temple

Ezra 2:69

they gave after their ability into the treasury of the work sixty-one thousand darics of gold, and five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priests' garments.

Ezra 1:6

All those who were around them strengthened their hands with vessels of silver, with gold, with goods, and with animals, and with precious things, besides all that was willingly offered.

Ezra 8:25

and weighed to them the silver, and the gold, and the vessels, even the offering for the house of our God, which the king, and his counselors, and his princes, and all Israel there present, had offered:

Nehemiah 7:70

Some from among the heads of fathers' [houses] gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury one thousand darics of gold, fifty basins, and five hundred thirty priests' garments.

Generosity » David's gifts for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:3-4

In addition, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, since I have a treasure of my own of gold and silver, I give it 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, with which to overlay the walls of the houses;

Generosity » Gifts for the repairing of God's house

2 Chronicles 24:10

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

They came, both men and women, as many as were willing-hearted, and brought brooches, earrings, signet rings, and armlets, all jewels of gold; even every man who offered an offering of gold to Yahweh.

Generosity » Offerings at the dedication

Numbers 7:3

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

Generosity » The poor widow's offering

Luke 21:1-4

He looked up, and saw the rich people who were putting their gifts into the treasury. He saw a certain poor widow casting in two small brass coins. He said, "Truly I tell you, this poor widow put in more than all of them, read more.
for all these put in gifts for God from their abundance, but she, out of her poverty, put in all that she had to live on."

Generosity » Over-plus of gifts

Exodus 36:5

They spoke to Moses, saying, "The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work which Yahweh commanded to make."

Topics on Generosity

Generosity, God's

49;1;7-9

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

Generosity, Human

47;8;7-9

But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this grace.

Generosity, Used Towards

2;35;21-29

They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing, and brought Yahweh's offering, for the work of the Tent of Meeting, and for all of its service, and for the holy garments.