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2 Corinthians 9

Introduction

Overview

2 Corinthians 9:1, He yields the reason why, though he knew their forwardness, yet he sent Titus and his brethren beforehand; 2 Corinthians 9:6, And he proceeds in stirring them up to a bountiful alms, as being but a kind of sowing of seed, 2 Corinthians 9:10. which shall return a great increase to them, 2 Corinthians 9:13. and occasion a great sacrifice of thanksgivings unto God.

Verse 1

touching: Genesis 27:42, 1 Samuel 20:23, 2 Kings 22:18, Job 37:23, Psalms 45:1, Matthew 22:31, Romans 11:28, Philippians 3:5, Philippians 3:6

the ministering: 2 Corinthians 9:12-2 Chronicles :, 2 Corinthians 8:4-Ezra :, Galatians 2:10, Galatians 6:10

it is: 1 Thessalonians 4:9, 1 Thessalonians 4:10, 1 Thessalonians 5:1, 1 John 2:27

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:35 - then Acts 2:45 - parted Acts 11:29 - to send Romans 12:13 - Distributing Romans 15:31 - and that 1 Corinthians 16:15 - to the 2 Timothy 1:18 - ministered Hebrews 6:10 - which 1 Peter 4:10 - minister

Verse 2

the forwardness: 2 Corinthians 8:8, 2 Corinthians 8:10, 2 Corinthians 8:19, 1 Thessalonians 1:7

I boast: 2 Corinthians 8:24

that: 2 Corinthians 1:1, 2 Corinthians 8:10, 1 Corinthians 16:15

provoked: 2 Corinthians 8:8, Hebrews 10:24

Reciprocal: Acts 11:29 - to send Acts 16:9 - Macedonia Acts 18:12 - Achaia Romans 16:5 - Achaia 2 Corinthians 1:14 - even 2 Corinthians 7:4 - great 2 Corinthians 7:11 - zeal 2 Corinthians 7:14 - if 2 Corinthians 9:4 - they 2 Corinthians 11:10 - the regions 2 Thessalonians 1:4 - glory

Verse 3

have: 2 Corinthians 9:4, 2 Corinthians 7:14, 2 Corinthians 8:6, 2 Corinthians 8:17-Jeremiah :

ye may: 2 Corinthians 9:5, 1 Corinthians 16:1-Numbers :, Titus 3:1

Reciprocal: Proverbs 3:28 - General 1 Corinthians 16:2 - that 2 Corinthians 12:21 - my God

Verse 4

they: 2 Corinthians 9:2, 2 Corinthians 8:1-Deuteronomy :

be ashamed: 2 Corinthians 8:24, 2 Corinthians 11:17

Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 9:3 - have 2 Corinthians 12:21 - my God Philippians 1:6 - confident 2 Thessalonians 1:4 - glory Hebrews 11:1 - substance

Verse 5

and make: 2 Corinthians 8:6, 1 Corinthians 16:2

bounty: Gr. blessing, Genesis 33:11, 1 Samuel 25:27, 1 Samuel 30:26, *marg. 2 Kings 5:15

whereof ye had notice before: or, which hath been so much spoken of before

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:22 - General Deuteronomy 15:10 - thine heart Deuteronomy 16:10 - according Joshua 15:19 - a blessing Judges 1:15 - a blessing Judges 5:9 - offered 1 Kings 3:6 - mercy Proverbs 11:24 - that scattereth Isaiah 36:16 - Make an agreement with me by a present Joel 2:14 - and leave Acts 28:10 - laded 2 Corinthians 9:3 - ye may Philemon 1:14 - thy benefit 1 John 3:17 - whoso

Verse 6

I say: 1 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Corinthians 7:29, 1 Corinthians 15:20, Galatians 3:17, Galatians 5:16, Ephesians 4:17, Colossians 2:4

He which soweth sparingly: 2 Corinthians 9:10, Psalms 41:1-Leviticus :, Proverbs 11:18, Proverbs 11:24, Proverbs 19:17, Proverbs 22:9, Ecclesiastes 11:1, Ecclesiastes 11:6, Luke 6:38, Luke 19:16-Ezekiel :, Galatians 6:7-1 Samuel :, Hebrews 6:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 33:11 - my blessing Deuteronomy 14:29 - that the Lord Deuteronomy 16:17 - as he is able Deuteronomy 24:19 - may bless Job 4:8 - they that plow Psalms 37:21 - righteous Proverbs 3:10 - General Proverbs 11:17 - merciful Proverbs 28:27 - that giveth Isaiah 32:8 - the liberal Isaiah 58:7 - to deal Ezekiel 18:7 - hath given Malachi 3:10 - and prove Matthew 5:42 - General Matthew 6:2 - when Matthew 7:2 - General Matthew 10:42 - he shall Mark 4:24 - with Mark 12:43 - That Luke 6:30 - Give Luke 11:41 - rather Luke 12:17 - shall Luke 19:19 - Be Luke 21:3 - more Acts 2:44 - had Acts 20:35 - It is 1 Corinthians 15:50 - this 2 Corinthians 8:3 - to 1 Timothy 6:18 - ready

Verse 7

not: Deuteronomy 15:7-1 Kings :, Deuteronomy 15:14, Proverbs 23:6-Ruth :, Isaiah 32:5, Isaiah 32:8, James 5:9, 1 Peter 4:9

God: 2 Corinthians 8:12, Exodus 25:2, Exodus 35:5, 1 Chronicles 29:17, Proverbs 11:25, Proverbs 22:9, Acts 20:35, Romans 12:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:21 - General Exodus 35:29 - whose heart Leviticus 1:3 - his own Deuteronomy 16:17 - as he is able Judges 5:2 - when 1 Samuel 13:12 - I forced 1 Chronicles 28:9 - a willing mind 1 Chronicles 29:6 - the rulers 1 Chronicles 29:9 - they offered 2 Chronicles 24:10 - rejoiced 2 Chronicles 35:8 - willingly Ezra 1:6 - willingly offered Ezra 2:68 - offered freely Ezra 7:16 - offering Psalms 119:17 - Deal Daniel 1:8 - purposed Matthew 14:16 - they Matthew 25:35 - I was an Luke 21:3 - more 2 Corinthians 8:3 - to 2 Corinthians 8:8 - speak Philemon 1:14 - thy benefit

Verse 8

God: 2 Chronicles 25:9, Psalms 84:11, Proverbs 3:9, Proverbs 10:22, Proverbs 11:24, Proverbs 28:27, Haggai 2:8, Malachi 3:10, Philippians 4:18

all grace: 2 Corinthians 8:19, 1 Peter 4:10

always: 2 Corinthians 9:11, 1 Chronicles 29:12-2 Chronicles :

may: 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 8:7, Acts 9:36, 1 Corinthians 15:58, Ephesians 2:10, Colossians 1:10, 2 Thessalonians 2:17, 2 Timothy 3:17, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:8, Titus 3:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:10 - because 1 Chronicles 29:9 - they offered 2 Chronicles 31:10 - the Lord Psalms 41:1 - Blessed Matthew 7:11 - good Matthew 14:16 - they Matthew 14:21 - about Matthew 26:10 - a good Mark 10:30 - an hundredfold Mark 14:6 - a good John 6:13 - and filled Acts 10:2 - which Romans 4:21 - he was able Romans 15:13 - abound Philippians 4:19 - supply Hebrews 13:21 - every

Verse 9

He hath dispersed: Psalms 112:9

his: Psalms 112:3, Proverbs 8:18, Proverbs 21:21, Isaiah 51:8, 1 Corinthians 13:13, Galatians 5:5, Galatians 5:6

Reciprocal: Numbers 30:2 - swear Job 30:25 - was Proverbs 21:26 - the righteous Isaiah 55:10 - give Matthew 6:1 - alms John 6:13 - and filled Acts 2:45 - parted Philippians 4:17 - fruit

Verse 10

he: Genesis 1:11, Genesis 1:12, Genesis 47:19, Genesis 47:23, Genesis 47:24, Isaiah 55:10

multiply: 2 Corinthians 9:6, Proverbs 11:18, Ecclesiastes 11:6, Philippians 4:17

increase: Hosea 10:12, Matthew 6:1, Ephesians 5:9, Philippians 1:11, 1 Thessalonians 3:12, 1 Thessalonians 4:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:12 - an hundredfold Leviticus 25:21 - I will Psalms 107:37 - which may Psalms 112:9 - dispersed Psalms 132:15 - bless her provision Song of Solomon 4:16 - the spices Matthew 13:23 - some an John 15:5 - same John 15:8 - is James 3:17 - full

Verse 11

enriched: 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 8:3, 1 Chronicles 29:12-2 Chronicles :, 2 Chronicles 31:10, Proverbs 3:9, Proverbs 3:10, Malachi 3:10, Malachi 3:11, 1 Timothy 6:17, 1 Timothy 6:18

bountifulness: or, liberality, Gr. simplicity, 2 Corinthians 8:2,*Gr: Romans 12:8

which: 2 Corinthians 9:12, 2 Corinthians 1:11, 2 Corinthians 4:15, 2 Corinthians 8:16, 2 Corinthians 8:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:12 - an hundredfold Leviticus 7:12 - a thanksgiving 1 Kings 3:6 - mercy Psalms 132:15 - bless her provision Psalms 145:7 - abundantly Ecclesiastes 11:6 - thou knowest Song of Solomon 5:1 - eat Matthew 25:17 - he also 1 Corinthians 1:5 - in every 2 Corinthians 9:8 - always 2 Corinthians 9:15 - Thanks Colossians 3:15 - and be Hebrews 6:10 - which Revelation 7:12 - thanksgiving

Verse 12

the administration: 2 Corinthians 9:1, 2 Corinthians 8:4

only: 2 Corinthians 8:14, 2 Corinthians 8:15, Philippians 2:25, Philippians 4:18, Philippians 4:19, Philemon 1:4-Judges :, James 2:14-Nehemiah :, 1 John 3:17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:35 - then 2 Chronicles 9:8 - Blessed Job 29:13 - The blessing Psalms 145:7 - abundantly Luke 16:9 - Make Romans 12:13 - Distributing Romans 15:26 - the poor 1 Corinthians 16:1 - the saints 1 Corinthians 16:15 - to the 2 Corinthians 1:11 - that 2 Corinthians 4:15 - the abundant 2 Corinthians 8:19 - to the 2 Corinthians 9:11 - which 2 Corinthians 11:9 - wanted Ephesians 4:28 - give 2 Timothy 1:16 - Lord Titus 3:8 - good Philemon 1:6 - the communication Hebrews 1:14 - ministering Hebrews 13:16 - communicate Revelation 7:12 - thanksgiving

Verse 13

they: Psalms 50:23, Matthew 5:16, John 15:8, Acts 4:21, Acts 11:18, Acts 21:19, Acts 21:20, Galatians 1:24, 1 Peter 2:9, 1 Peter 4:11

professed: 2 Corinthians 10:5, Luke 6:46, Romans 10:16, Romans 16:26, Hebrews 5:9

and for: Hebrews 13:16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 24:13 - the sun Ruth 2:19 - blessed Mark 14:7 - ye have Romans 1:16 - the gospel 2 Corinthians 8:2 - the riches Philippians 1:27 - the gospel

Verse 14

by: 2 Corinthians 1:11, Ezra 6:8-2 Samuel :, Psalms 41:1, Psalms 41:2, Proverbs 11:26, Luke 16:9, Philippians 4:18, Philippians 4:19, 2 Timothy 1:16-Job :

long: 2 Samuel 13:29, Romans 1:11, Philippians 1:8, Philippians 2:26, Philippians 4:1

the exceeding: 2 Corinthians 8:1, 2 Corinthians 8:6, 2 Corinthians 8:7, 1 Corinthians 1:4, 1 Corinthians 1:5, 1 Timothy 1:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:20 - I will Deuteronomy 24:13 - the sun Mark 14:7 - ye have 2 Peter 1:8 - in you

Verse 15

Thanks: 2 Corinthians 9:11, 2 Corinthians 2:14, 1 Chronicles 16:8, 1 Chronicles 16:35, Psalms 30:4, Psalms 30:12, Psalms 92:1, Luke 2:14, Luke 2:38, 1 Corinthians 15:57, Ephesians 5:20, James 1:17, Revelation 4:9

his: Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 49:6, John 1:16, John 3:16, Romans 6:23, Romans 8:32, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10, 1 John 5:11, 1 John 5:12

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:13 - we thank John 4:10 - If Romans 5:15 - and the gift Romans 7:25 - thank God Romans 15:26 - it 1 Corinthians 16:1 - concerning Galatians 2:10 - that Ephesians 5:4 - but 1 Thessalonians 3:9 - what 1 Peter 1:8 - unspeakable Revelation 11:17 - We give

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Corinthians 9". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-corinthians-9.html.