Proverbs regarding alms, charity, donations, gift giving, money giving, philanthropy
Honor the LORD from your wealth and from the first fruits of all your crops;
then your barns will be filled completely, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
Prov. 3:9-10 (read whole chapter)
Do not withhold good from those who need it, when you have the ability to help.
Do not say to your neighbor, "Go! Return tomorrow and I will give it, " when you have it with you at the time.
Prov. 3:27-28 (read whole chapter)
Prov. 11:24 (read whole chapter)
The one who is greedy for gain troubles his household, but whoever hates bribes will live.
Prov. 15:27 (read whole chapter)
A person's gift makes room for him, and leads him before important people.
Prov. 18:16 (read whole chapter)
A gift given in secret subdues anger, and a bribe given secretly subdues strong wrath.
Prov. 21:14 (read whole chapter)
The one who gives to the poor will not lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to them will receive many curses.
Prov. 28:27 (read whole chapter)
A king brings stability to a land by justice, but one who exacts tribute tears it down.
Prov. 29:4 (read whole chapter)