Does the Bible say "charity begins at home"?

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The Bible doesn't specifically say charity begins at home. The verse 1 Timothy 5:8 implies it by saying that anyone that does not provide for his own at home will be considered worse than an unbeliever.
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1. There are three types of charity that stand out in the Bible. They are eros, philos and agape. The word for the first, eros, is evident and reflects the basic needs of humans.
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It doesn't; it isn't a biblical quote - probably the earliest citation is Sir Thomas Browne in 1642.
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Blessed is he who considers the poor; The LORD will deliver him in time of
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I think it means that we should be able to help family members first before extending help to other people. Like when we send help to other countries, we should be helping those who
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