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Giving
To make a present of something or to behave generously and unselfishly.
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Key passages
Mal 3:8–10

Will a human dare to rob God? Yet you are robbing me! And you say, ‘How have we robbed you?’ In the tithes and the contributions! You are being cursed with a curse, for you are robbing me, the whole nation of you! Bring the whole tithe to the storehouse, so that there will be food in my …

Mt 6:1–4

“And take care not to practice your righteousness before people to be seen by them; otherwise you have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. Therefore whenever you practice charitable giving, do not sound a trumpet in front of you, as the hypocrites …

Mt 19:21

Jesus said to him, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give the proceeds to the poor—and you will have treasure in heaven—and come, follow me.”

Lk 21:1–4

And he looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the contribution box, and he saw a certain poor widow putting in there two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow put in more than all of them. For these all put gifts into …

2 Co 9:6–7

Now the point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one should give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or from compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 Jn 3:17

But whoever has the world’s material possessions and observes his brother in need and shuts his heart against him, how does the love of God reside in him?

See also
Ge 4:1–15; Ge 13:1–18; Ge 14:18–24; Ge 20:1–18; Ge 23:1–20; Ge 24:50–25:6; Ge 28:10–22; Ge 32:1–21; Ge 33:1–17; Ge 42:25–43:34; Ge 44:18–45:28; Ge 46:28–47:12; Ex 22:16–31; Ex 23:14–19; Ex 25:1–9; Ex 29:22–37; Ex 30:11–16; Ex 34:10–28; Ex 35:4–9; Ex 35:20–29; Ex 36:2–7; Le 1:1–3:17; Le 6:14–23; Le 7:28–38; Le 23:4–8; Le 23:23–24:4; Le 27:1–34; Nu 5:5–10; Nu 6:1–21; Nu 7:1–89; Nu 15:1–21; Nu 18:8–32; Nu 31:25–54; Nu 35:1–8; Dt 12:1–28; Dt 14:22–29; Dt 15:7–18; Dt 16:9–17; Dt 18:1–8; Dt 21:15–17; Dt 26:1–15; Jdg 1:1–26; Ru 2:1–23; 2 Sa 5:6–16; 2 Sa 6:1–23; 2 Sa 8:1–14; 2 Sa 9:1–13; 2 Sa 11:1–27; 2 Sa 16:1–4; 2 Sa 17:15–29; 2 Sa 19:24–39; 2 Sa 23:8–39; 2 Sa 24:18–25; 1 Ki 8:62–66; 1 Ki 9:10–10:29; 1 Ki 15:9–24; 1 Ki 17:8–16; 1 Ki 19:19–21; 2 Ki 4:8–37; 2 Ki 4:42–5:19; 2 Ki 7:3–20; 2 Ki 8:7–15; 2 Ki 12:1–18; 2 Ki 15:17–22; 2 Ki 16:1–20; 2 Ki 18:1–16; 2 Ki 22:3–20; 2 Ki 23:31–37; 1 Ch 12:23–40; 1 Ch 16:1–6; 1 Ch 18:1–13; 1 Ch 21:1–22:19; 1 Ch 26:20–32; 1 Ch 29:1–20; 2 Ch 5:2–6:2; 2 Ch 9:1–28; 2 Ch 15:1–19; 2 Ch 17:1–18:27; 2 Ch 21:1–20; 2 Ch 24:1–14; 2 Ch 25:5–16; 2 Ch 27:1–9; 2 Ch 28:9–15; 2 Ch 29:20–31:21; 2 Ch 32:20–23; 2 Ch 35:1–19; 2 Ch 36:1–4; Ezr 1:1–11; Ezr 2:55–3:7; Ezr 7:11–28; Ezr 8:24–36; Ne 5:14–19; Ne 7:66–8:12; Ne 10:28–39; Ne 12:44–47; Ne 13:4–31; Es 2:1–18; Es 9:18–32; Job 29:1–25; Job 31:1–40; Job 42:1–17; Ps 37:20–40; Ps 41:1–13; Ps 76:1–12; Ps 96:1–13; Ps 112:1–10; Pr 3:1–12; Pr 11:24–25; Pr 14:21; Pr 14:31; Pr 17:8; Pr 18:16; Pr 19:6; Pr 19:17; Pr 21:14; Pr 21:25–26; Pr 22:9; Pr 25:21–22; Pr 28:8; Pr 28:27; Pr 31:10–31; Ec 11:1–8; Is 18:1–7; Is 21:13–17; Is 58:1–14; Is 60:1–18; Je 40:1–16; Eze 18:1–18; Eze 20:33–44; Eze 44:10–31; Eze 45:9–17; Eze 46:16–18; Da 2:46–49; Da 5:13–29; Da 11:29–39; Am 3:9–4:5; Hag 1:1–11; Mal 1:6–14; Mal 3:8–12; Mt 2:1–12; Mt 5:21–26; Mt 5:38–42; Mt 6:1–4; Mt 10:5–15; Mt 19:16–26; Mt 20:1–16; Mt 23:13–36; Mt 25:31–46; Mt 26:6–13; Mk 8:34–38; Mk 10:17–22; Mk 12:38–44; Mk 14:3–9; Lk 3:1–20; Lk 6:27–38; Lk 8:1–3; Lk 10:29–37; Lk 11:11–13; Lk 11:37–44; Lk 12:13–34; Lk 18:9–14; Lk 18:18–27; Lk 19:1–10; Lk 20:19–26; Lk 21:1–4; Jn 12:1–11; Jn 13:21–30; Ac 2:40–47; Ac 4:32–37; Ac 9:36–10:8; Ac 10:24–33; Ac 11:27–30; Ac 20:17–38; Ac 24:10–21; Ro 12:3–21; Ro 15:22–33; 1 Co 10:23–11:1; 1 Co 13:1–13; 1 Co 16:1–4; 2 Co 8:1–9:15; Ga 2:1–10; Ga 6:6–10; Eph 4:25–32; Php 4:10–20; 1 Ti 5:3–25; 1 Ti 6:17–19; Heb 7:1–10; Heb 13:7–17; Jas 2:14–26; 1 Jn 3:16–23; 3 Jn 5–8;