Bible verses about "charity" | Wycliffe

Deuteronomy 15:7-11

7 If oon of thi britheren that dwellen with ynne the yatis of thi citee, in the lond which thi Lord God schal yyue to thee, cometh to pouert, thou schalt not make hard thin herte, nether thou schalt `drawe to gydere the hond, 8 but thou schalt opene it to the pore man, and thou schalt `yyue loone to which thou siest hym haue nede. 9 Be thou war lest perauenture wickid thouyt crepe priueli to thee, and thou seie in thin herte, The seuenthe yeer of remyssioun neiyeth; and thou turne awey the iyen fro thi pore brother, and thou nyle yyue to hym the loone that he axith; lest he crie ayens thee to the Lord, and it be maad to thee in to synne. 10 But thou schalt yyue to hym, and thou schalt `not do ony thing falsly in releuynge `hise nedis, that thi Lord God blesse thee in al tyme, and in alle thingis to whiche thou schalt sette to hond. 11 Pore men schulen not faile in the lond of `thin habitacioun; therfor Y comaunde to thee, that thou opene the hond to thi brother nedi and pore, that lyuen with thee in the lond.

Proverbs 21:13

13 He that stoppith his eere at the cry of a pore man, schal crye also, and schal not be herd.

Matthew 5:42

42 Yyue thou to hym that axith of thee, and turne not awey fro hym that wole borewe of thee.

Luke 6:38

38 Yyue ye, and it schal be youun to you. Thei schulen yyue in to youre bosum a good mesure, and wel fillid, and schakun togidir, and ouerflowynge; for bi the same mesure, bi whiche ye meeten, it schal be metun `ayen to you.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

1 If Y speke with tungis of men and of aungels, and Y haue not charite, Y am maad as bras sownynge, or a cymbal tynkynge. 2 And if Y haue prophecie, and knowe alle mysteries, and al kunnynge, and if Y haue al feith, so that Y meue hillis fro her place, and Y haue not charite, Y am nouyt. 3 And if Y departe alle my goodis in to the metis of pore men, and yf Y bitake my bodi, so that Y brenne, and if Y haue not charite, it profitith to me no thing. 4 Charite is pacient, it is benygne; charite enuyeth not, it doith not wickidli, it is not blowun, 5 it is not coueytouse, it sekith not tho thingis that ben hise owne, it is not stirid to wraththe, it thenkith not yuel, 6 it ioyeth not on wickidnesse, but it ioieth togidere to treuthe; 7 it suffrith alle thingis, it bileueth alle thingis, it hopith alle thingis, it susteyneth alle thingis. 8 Charite fallith neuere doun, whether prophecies schulen be voidid, ethir langagis schulen ceesse, ethir science schal be distried. 9 For a parti we knowun, and a parti we prophecien; 10 but whanne that schal come that is parfit, that thing that is of parti schal be auoidid. 11 Whanne Y was a litil child, Y spak as a litil child, Y vndurstood as a litil child, Y thouyte as a litil child; but whanne Y was maad a man, Y auoidide tho thingis that weren of a litil child. 12 And we seen now bi a myrour in derknesse, but thanne face to face; now Y knowe of parti, but thanne Y schal knowe, as Y am knowun. 13 And now dwellen feith, hope, and charite, these thre; but the most of these is charite.

Hebrews 13:2

2 for bi this summen plesiden to aungels, that weren resseyued to herborewe.

Luke 12:33

33 Selle ye tho thingis that ye han in possessioun, and yyue ye almes. And make to you sachels that wexen not oolde, tresoure that failith not in heuenes, whidir a theef neiyith not, nether mouyt destruyeth.

Proverbs 19:17

17 He that hath mercy on a pore man, leeneth to the Lord; and he schal yelde his while to hym.

Luke 21:1-4

1 And he biheeld, and saye tho riche men, that casten her yiftis in to the treserie; 2 but he saye also a litil pore widewe castynge twei ferthingis. 3 And he seide, Treuli Y seie to you, that this pore widewe keste more than alle men. 4 For whi alle these of thing that was plenteuouse to hem casten in to the yiftis of God; but this widewe of that thing that failide to hir, caste al hir liflode, that sche hadde.

2 Corinthians 9:7

7 Ech man as he castide in his herte, not of heuynesse, or of nede; for God loueth a glad yyuere.

1 John 3:17

17 He that hath the catel of this world, and seeth that his brothir hath nede, and closith his entrailis fro hym, hou dwellith the charite of God in hym?

Matthew 6:1-4

1 Takith hede, that ye do not youre riytwisnesse bifor men, to be seyn of hem, ellis ye schulen haue no meede at youre fadir that is in heuenes. 2 Therfore whanne thou doist almes, nyle thou trumpe tofore thee, as ypocritis doon in synagogis and stretis, that thei be worschipid of men; sotheli Y seie to you, they han resseyued her meede. 3 But whanne thou doist almes, knowe not thi left hond what thi riyt hond doith, that thin almes be in hidils, 4 and thi fadir that seeth in hiddils, schal quyte thee.

Hebrews 13:16

16 And nyle ye foryete wel doynge, and comynyng; for bi siche sacrifices God is disserued.

Acts 20:35

35 Alle these thingis Y schewide to you, for so it bihoueth men trauelinge to resseyue sike men, and to haue mynde of the `word of the Lord Jhesu; for he seide, It is more blesful to yyue, than to resseyue.

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