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John 6:12

When they were filled, He said to His disciples, "Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing will be lost."

Genesis 41:35

"Then let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming, and store up the grain for food in the cities under Pharaoh's authority, and let them guard it.

Genesis 41:36

"Let the food become as a reserve for the land for the seven years of famine which will occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land will not perish during the famine."

Proverbs 21:20

There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.

1 Kings 17:5

So he went and did according to the word of the LORD, for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.

1 Kings 17:6

The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he would drink from the brook.

1 Kings 17:10-13

So he arose and went to Zarephath, and when he came to the gate of the city, behold, a widow was there gathering sticks; and he called to her and said, "Please get me a little water in a jar, that I may drink." As she was going to get it, he called to her and said, "Please bring me a piece of bread in your hand." But she said, "As the LORD your God lives, I have no bread, only a handful of flour in the bowl and a little oil in the jar; and behold, I am gathering a few sticks that I may go in and prepare for me and my son, that we may eat it and die." read more.
Then Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go, do as you have said, but make me a little bread cake from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son.

Proverbs 12:27

A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 22:3

The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.

Matthew 14:20

and they all ate and were satisfied. They picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve full baskets.

Matthew 15:37

And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven large baskets full.

Mark 7:28

But she answered and said to Him, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs under the table feed on the children's crumbs."

Mark 14:4

But some were indignantly remarking to one another, "Why has this perfume been wasted?

Mark 14:5

"For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor." And they were scolding her.

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Frugality » Instances of » The provisions made by the egyptians against famine

Genesis 41:48-49

So he gathered all the food of these seven years which occurred in the land of Egypt and placed the food in the cities; he placed in every city the food from its own surrounding fields. Thus Joseph stored up grain in great abundance like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it, for it was beyond measure.

Genesis 41:53-54

When the seven years of plenty which had been in the land of Egypt came to an end, and the seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said, then there was famine in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Frugality » Instances of » The gathering of manna

Exodus 16:17-18

The sons of Israel did so, and some gathered much and some little. When they measured it with an omer, he who had gathered much had no excess, and he who had gathered little had no lack; every man gathered as much as he should eat.

Exodus 16:22-24

Now on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one When all the leaders of the congregation came and told Moses, then he said to them, "This is what the LORD meant: Tomorrow is a sabbath observance, a holy sabbath to the LORD Bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over put aside to be kept until morning." So they put it aside until morning, as Moses had ordered, and it did not become foul nor was there any worm in it.



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