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When someone asks you for something, give it to him; when someone wants to borrow something, lend it to him.
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Give to him that asketh of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not away.
Matthew 25:35-40 For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in: . . .
Deuteronomy 15:7-14 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .
Job 31:16-20 If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait: . . .
Psalm 37:21,25,26 The sinner shall borrow, and not pay again; but the just sheweth mercy and shall give. . . .
Psalm 112:5-9 Acceptable is the man that sheweth mercy and lendeth: he shall order his words with judgment: . . .
Proverbs 3:27,28 Say not to thy friend: Go, and come again: and to morrow I will give to thee: when thou canst give at present. . . .
Proverbs 11:24,25 The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself. . . .
Proverbs 19:17 He that hath mercy on the poor, lendeth to the Lord: and he will repay him.
Ecclesiastes 11:1,2,6 Cast thy bread upon the running waters: for after a long time thou shalt find it again. . . .
Isaiah 58:6-12 Is not this rather the fast that I have chosen? loose the bands of wickedness, undo the bundles that oppress, let them that are broken go free, and break asunder every burden. . . .
Daniel 4:27 And the king answered, and said: Is not this the great Babylon, which I have built, to be the seat of the kingdom, by the strength of my power, and in the glory of my excellence?
Luke 6:30-36 Give to every one that asketh thee: and of him that taketh away thy goods, ask them not again. . . .
Luke 11:41 But yet that which remaineth, give alms: and behold, all things are clean unto you.
Luke 14:12-14 And he said to him also that had invited him: When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends nor thy brethren nor thy kinsmen nor thy neighbours who are rich; lest perhaps they also invite thee again, and a recompense be made to thee. . . .
Romans 12:20 But if the enemy be hungry, give him to eat; if he thirst, give him to drink. For, doing this, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.
2 Corinthians 9:6-15 Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings shall also reap blessings. . . .
1 Timothy 6:17-19 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy) . . .
Hebrews 6:10 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints.
Hebrews 13:16 And do not forget to do good and to impart: for by such sacrifices God's favour is obtained.
James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.
James 2:15,16 And if a brother or sister be naked and want daily food: . . .
1 John 3:16-18 In this we have known the charity of God, because he hath laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. . . .
ContextLove Your Enemies
…41And whosoever will force thee one mile, go with him other two. 42Give to him that asketh of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not away. 43You have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thy enemy.…
If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand,
But shalt open it to the poor man, thou shalt lend him, that which thou perceivest he hath need of.
He longeth and desireth all the day: but he that is just, will give, and will not cease.
Give a portion to seven, and also to eight: for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
And whosoever will force thee one mile, go with him other two.
And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thanks are to you? For sinners also lend to sinners, for to receive as much.
1 Timothy 6:18
To do good, to be rich in good work, to give easily, to communicate to others,
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