He that oppresseth
the poor reproacheth his Maker: but
he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
And Melchizedek king
of Salem brought forth bread
and wine: and he [was
] the priest
of the most
high God. ... And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons
, and take the goods to thyself.
And this stone, which I have set [for
] a pillar, shall be God's
house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will
surely give the tenth unto thee.
Thou shalt not delay
] the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me.
The first of the
firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring into the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid
in his mother's milk.
of the firstfruits of thy land thou shalt bring unto the house of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt not seethe
a kid in his mother's milk.
And all the congregation of the children of Israel departed from the presence of Moses. ... The children of Israel brought a willing offering unto the LORD, every man and woman, whose heart
made them willing to bring for all manner of work, which the LORD had commanded to be made by the hand of Moses.
That the princes
of Israel, heads of the house of their fathers, who [were
] the princes of the tribes, and were over them that were numbered, offered: ... And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak
, then he heard the voice of one speaking unto him from off the mercy seat that [was
] upon the ark of testimony, from between the two cherubims
: and he spake unto him.
We have therefore brought an oblation
for the LORD, what every man hath gotten
, of jewels of gold, chains, and bracelets, rings, earrings, and tablets, to make an atonement for our souls before the LORD. ... And Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold of the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and brought it into the tabernacle of the congregation, [for
] a memorial
for the children of Israel before the LORD.
-15 That thou shalt
take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that the LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt put [it
] in a basket, and shalt go unto
the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to place his name there. ... Look down
from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy
people Israel, and the land which thou hast given us, as thou
swarest unto our fathers, a land that floweth with milk and honey.
] time for you, O ye, to
dwell in your cieled houses, and
this house [lie
] waste? ... Ye looked
for much, and, lo, [it came
] to little; and when ye brought [it
] home, I did blow upon it
? saith the LORD of hosts. Because
of mine house that [is
] waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.
Will a man
rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In
tithes and offerings. ... Ye [are
] cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, [even
] this whole nation.
For ye have
the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but
me ye have not always. ... She hath done
what she could: she is
come aforehand to anoint my body to the burying.
of the twelve, went unto the chief priests, to betray
him unto them. ... The Son of man indeed goeth
, as it is written of him: but
woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good
were it for that man if he had never been born.
But when thou makest a feast, call
the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: ... And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou
shalt be recompensed at the resurrection
of the just.
1 Corinthians 16:2
Upon the first
] of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as [God]
hath prospered him, that
there be no gatherings when I come.
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
. ... For to
] power, I bear
record, yea, and beyond
] power [they were
] willing of themselves;
2 Corinthians 8:8
not by commandment, but by occasion
of the forwardness of others, and to prove
the sincerity of your love. ... For ye know the grace
of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though
he was rich, yet for
your sakes he became
poor, that ye
through his poverty might be rich.
I desire a gift: but I desire fruit
that may abound to
your account. ... But I have all
, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus
the things [which were sent
] from you, an
odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable
, wellpleasing to God.
1 John 3:17
hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth
up his bowels [of compassion
] from him, how
dwelleth the love of God in him? ... My
little children, let
us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.