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69 Bible Verses about Giving

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Deuteronomy 15:10

"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

Luke 6:38

"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure--pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."

Proverbs 11:24

There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.

Matthew 10:42

"And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."

2 Corinthians 8:7

But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also.

Luke 6:30

"Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.

Luke 11:11

"Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he?

Mark 12:44

for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on."

1 Chronicles 16:29

Ascribe to the LORD the glory due His name; Bring an offering, and come before Him; Worship the LORD in holy array.

Isaiah 45:3

"I will give you the treasures of darkness And hidden wealth of secret places, So that you may know that it is I, The LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by your name.

Luke 3:11

And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise."

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Charity » Giving

Giving » To God, general references to

Numbers 31:50

"So we have brought as an offering to the LORD what each man found, articles of gold, armlets and bracelets, signet rings, earrings and necklaces, to make atonement for ourselves before the LORD."

2 Samuel 8:10-11

Toi sent Joram his son to King David to greet him and bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him; for Hadadezer had been at war with Toi. And Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold and of bronze. King David also dedicated these to the LORD, with the silver and gold that he had dedicated from all the nations which he had subdued:

Micah 4:13

"Arise and thresh, daughter of Zion, For your horn I will make iron And your hoofs I will make bronze, That you may pulverize many peoples, That you may devote to the LORD their unjust gain And their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

Exodus 25:2

"Tell the sons of Israel to raise a contribution for Me; from every man whose heart moves him you shall raise My contribution.

Giving » Scriptural rules for » According to ability

Leviticus 14:30

"He shall then offer one of the turtledoves or young pigeons, which are within his means.

Leviticus 27:8

'But if he is poorer than your valuation, then he shall be placed before the priest and the priest shall value him; according to the means of the one who vowed, the priest shall value him.

Deuteronomy 16:17

"Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.

Ezra 2:69

According to their ability they gave to the treasury for the work 61,000 gold drachmas and 5,000 silver minas and 100 priestly garments.

Nehemiah 5:8

I said to them, "We according to our ability have redeemed our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations; now would you even sell your brothers that they may be sold to us?" Then they were silent and could not find a word to say.

Giving » Systematic » To God, of the best

Leviticus 22:21

'When a man offers a sacrifice of peace offerings to the LORD to fulfill a special vow or for a freewill offering, of the herd or of the flock, it must be perfect to be accepted; there shall be no defect in it.

Giving » Rules for

Matthew 6:1-4

"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven. "So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. "But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, read more.
so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

2 Corinthians 8:11-12

But now finish doing it also, so that just as there was the readiness to desire it, so there may be also the completion of it by your ability. For if the readiness is present, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have.

2 Corinthians 8:14

at this present time your abundance being a supply for their need, so that their abundance also may become a supply for your need, that there may be equality;

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Freely

Luke 6:38

"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure--pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."

Giving » Systematic » Freely

Luke 6:38

"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure--pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."

Giving » Scriptural rules for » According to income

Deuteronomy 16:17

"Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.

Giving » Systematic » According to income

Deuteronomy 16:17

"Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.

Giving » Sacrificial » The widow of zarephath

1 Kings 17:13

Then Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go, do as you have said, but make me a little bread cake from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son.

1 Kings 17:15

So she went and did according to the word of Elijah, and she and he and her household ate for many days.

Giving » Sacrificial » The churches of macedonia

2 Corinthians 8:3-4

For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord, begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints,

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Regularly, every week

Giving » Systematic » Regularly, every week

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Cheerfully

Giving » Systematic » Cheerfully

Giving » Sacrificial » Mary of bethany

Matthew 26:7

a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table.

Giving » Scriptural rules for » With simplicity

Giving » Systematic » With simplicity

Giving » Scriptural rules for » Without ostentation

Giving » Sacrificial » Israel, at the erection of the tabernacle

Exodus 36:5

and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform."

Giving » Systematic » Without ostentation

Giving » Sacrificial » Members of the early church

Acts 4:34

For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of land or houses would sell them and bring the proceeds of the sales

Giving » Sacrificial » The poor widow

Luke 21:4

for they all out of their surplus put into the offering; but she out of her poverty put in all that she had to live on."

Topics on Giving

Angels Giving The Law

44;7;53

you who received the law as ordained by angels, and yet did not keep it."

Generous Giving Examples

2;36;5

and they said to Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the construction work which the LORD commanded us to perform."

Giving Back

41;12;17

And Jesus said to them, "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's." And they were amazed at Him.

Giving Food And Drink

1;3;6

When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Giving Good Things

59;1;17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

Giving In Marriage

42;20;34

Jesus said to them, "The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage,

Giving Information

1;24;33

But when food was set before him to eat, he said, "I will not eat until I have told my business." And he said, "Speak on."

Giving Money To The Church

47;9;7

Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Giving Sacrifices

15;6;9-10

"Whatever is needed, both young bulls, rams, and lambs for a burnt offering to the God of heaven, and wheat, salt, wine and anointing oil, as the priests in Jerusalem request, it is to be given to them daily without fail,

Giving Thanks

49;5;20

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Giving To God

45;11;35

Or WHO HAS FIRST GIVEN TO HIM THAT IT MIGHT BE PAID BACK TO HIM AGAIN?

Giving To Others

58;13;16

And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

Giving To The Poor

46;13;3

And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.

Giving Up

19;13;1-2

How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?

Giving Without Expecting Return

42;6;34

"If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount.

Giving, Advice On

40;6;1

"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Giving, Of Oneself

62;3;16

We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

Giving, Of Possessions

20;28;27

He who gives to the poor will never want, But he who shuts his eyes will have many curses.

Giving, Of Talents

46;4;7

For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

Giving, Of Time

18;14;5

"Since his days are determined, The number of his months is with You; And his limits You have set so that he cannot pass.

God Giving Breath

18;33;4

"The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

God Giving Freely

59;1;5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

God Giving His Son

43;4;10

Jesus answered and said to her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says to you, 'Give Me a drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water."

God Giving His Spirit

43;3;34

"For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without measure.

God Giving Life

1;2;7

Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.

God Giving Light

19;27;1

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; Whom shall I dread?

God Giving Rest

2;33;14

And He said, "My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest."

God Giving Strength

19;29;11

The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace.

God Giving To The Son

40;11;27

"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

God Giving Understanding

18;32;8

"But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Never Giving Up

46;13;7

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Not Giving

1;24;41

then you will be free from my oath, when you come to my relatives; and if they do not give her to you, you will be free from my oath.'

Not Giving Up

47;4;16-17

Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.

People Giving Clothes

1;24;53

The servant brought out articles of silver and articles of gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave precious things to her brother and to her mother.

People Giving Other Things

40;25;28

'Therefore take away the talent from him, and give it to the one who has the ten talents.'

Sacrificial Giving

44;2;45

and they began selling their property and possessions and were sharing them with all, as anyone might have need.

Staying Strong And Not Giving Up

48;6;9

Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.

The Holy Spirit Giving Joy

42;1;41-45

When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit Giving Life

1;1;2

The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.

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