There is that scattereth
, and yet increaseth; and [there is
] that withholdeth more than is meet, but
] to poverty. ... The liberal soul
shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
He that hath
pity upon the poor lendeth
unto the LORD; and that which he hath given
will he pay him again.
Proverbs 22:9 He that hath a bountiful eye
shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I [am
] the LORD. ... And your threshing
shall reach unto the vintage, and the vintage shall reach unto the sowing time: and ye shall eat your
bread to the full, and dwell
in your land safely.
The LORD shall command
the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses
, and in all that thou settest
thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
-2 Cast thy bread
upon the waters
thou shalt find it after many days. ... Give a portion
, and also to eight; for
thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Is the seed yet in the barn? yea, as
yet the vine, and the fig tree, and the pomegranate, and the olive tree, hath not brought forth: from
this day will I bless [you
Bring ye all
the tithes into the storehouse
, that there
may be meat in mine house, and prove
me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open
you the windows of heaven, and pour you out
a blessing, that [there shall
] not [be room
] enough [to receive it
]. ... And I will rebuke
the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy
the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts.
And whosoever shall give to drink unto one
of these little ones a cup
of cold [water
] only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall
in no wise lose his reward.
2 Corinthians 9:6
But this [I say]
, He which soweth sparingly
shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. ... Being enriched
in every thing to all bountifulness
causeth through us thanksgiving to God.