78 occurrences in 13 translations

'Destitute' in the Bible

And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.

There I will sustain you, for there will be five more years of famine. Otherwise, you, your household, and everything you have will become destitute." '

If your brother becomes destitute and sells part of his property, his nearest relative may come and redeem what his brother has sold.

"If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

"If your brother among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, you must not force him to do slave labor.

"If a foreigner or temporary resident [living] among you prospers, but your brother [living] near him becomes destitute and sells himself to the foreigner living among you, or to a member of the foreigner's clan,

Blessed is the one who is considerate of the destitute; the LORD will deliver him when the times are evil.

For the LORD hears the destitute and does not despise his prisoners.

But I am poor and destitute; make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no tarrying.

He shall judge the poor of the people; he shall save the children of the destitute and shall break in pieces the violent.

For he shall deliver the destitute when he cries and the poor that has no helper.

He shall have mercy on the poor and destitute and shall save the souls of the poor in spirit.

O let not the oppressed return ashamed; the poor and destitute shall praise thy name.

Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.

Deliver the poor and destitute; deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.

I am afflicted and destitute; from my youth up I have feared thee and been in awe of thee.

He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.

For he satisfies the soul that is destitute and fills the hungry soul with goodness.

Because he did not remember to show mercy but persecuted the man who is poor in spirit and destitute and broken in heart, that he might slay him.

He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts the destitute out of the dunghill;

I know that the LORD will effect the judgment of the poor and the judgment of the destitute.

But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

He that has a merciful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the destitute.

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither destroy the destitute in judgment:

A destitute leader who oppresses the poor is like a driving rain that leaves no food.

There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their molars as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the destitute from among men.

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and destitute.

Caph She stretched out her hand to the poor; yea, she reached forth her hands to the destitute.

They will pass through the land destitute and starving. Their hunger will make them angry, and they will curse their king and their God as they look upward.

For he shall be like a shrub or a person naked and destitute in the desert; and he shall not see any good come, but shall dwell in the parched places in the wilderness, in an uninhabited salt land.

Flee! Save your lives! But they shall be like a destitute and forsaken person in the wilderness.

Those who used to eat delicacies are destitute in the streets; those who were reared in purple [garments] huddle in garbage heaps.

When I shall make the land of Egypt desolate, and the country shall be destitute of that whereof it was full, when I shall smite all them that dwell therein, then shall they know that I am the LORD.

They trample on the dirt-covered heads of the poor; they push the destitute away. A man and his father go to the same girl; in this way they show disrespect for my moral purity.

Listen to this, you who trample the needy, and do away with the destitute in the land.

"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.

Behold, your house is forsaken and desolate (abandoned and left destitute of God's help).

Surely this perfume could've been sold for a high price and the money given to the destitute."

You'll always have the destitute with you, but you'll not always have me.

Jesus looked at him and loved him. Then he told him, "You're missing one thing. Go and sell everything you own, give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."

Then a destitute widow came and dropped in two small copper coins, worth about a cent.

He called his disciples and told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than everyone who is contributing to the offering box,

This perfume could have been sold for more than 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute." So they got extremely angry with her.

because you'll always have the destitute with you and can help them whenever you want, but you won't always have me.

Then Jesus looked at his disciples and said, "How blessed are you who are destitute, because the kingdom of God is yours!

So he answered them, "Go and tell John what you have observed and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear again, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.

Behold, your house is forsaken (abandoned, left to you destitute of God's help)! And I tell you, you will not see Me again until the time comes when you shall say, Blessed (to be celebrated with praises) is He Who comes in the name of the Lord!

And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus, [reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ ulcerated] sores.

When Jesus heard this, he told him, "You still need to do one thing. Sell everything you have and give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."

Later, Zacchaeus stood up and announced to the Lord, "Look! I'm giving half of my possessions to the destitute, and if I have accused anyone falsely, I'm repaying four times as much as I owe."

Then he saw a destitute widow drop in two small copper coins.

He said, "I tell you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than all of them,

"Why wasn't this perfume sold for 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute?"

He said this, not because he cared about the destitute, but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the moneybag and would steal what was put into it.

because you will always have the destitute with you, but you won't always have me."

Some thought that, since Judas had the moneybag, Jesus was telling him to buy what they needed for the festival or to give something to the destitute.

Nor was there a destitute or needy person among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses proceeded to sell them, and one by one they brought (gave back) the amount received from the sales

They were secret backbiters, open slanderers; hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful; inventors of new forms of sin, disobedient to parents, destitute of common sense,

But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;

If I can speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but am destitute of Love, I have but become a loud-sounding trumpet or a clanging cymbal.

If I possess the gift of prophecy and am versed in all mysteries and all knowledge, and have such absolute faith that I can remove mountains, but am destitute of Love, I am nothing.

And if I distribute all my possessions to the poor, and give up my body to be burned, but am destitute of Love, it profits me nothing.

There are, I suppose, all these many [to us unknown] tongues in the world [somewhere], and none is destitute of [its own power of] expression and meaning.

If any one is destitute of love to the Lord, let him be accursed. OUR LORD IS COMING.

Many times on journeys, [exposed to] perils from rivers, perils from bandits, perils from [my own] nation, perils from the Gentiles, perils in the city, perils in the desert places, perils in the sea, perils from those posing as believers [but destitute of Christian knowledge and piety];

The only thing they asked us to do was to remember the destitute, the very thing I was eager to do.

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

destitute of natural affection, unforgiving, slanderers. They will have no self-control, but will be brutal, opposed to goodness,

They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;

If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,

So also faith, if it does not have works (deeds and actions of obedience to back it up), by itself is destitute of power (inoperative, dead).

As for us, we know that we have already passed out of death into Life--because we love our brother men. He who is destitute of love continues dead.

He who is destitute of love has never had any knowledge of God; because God is love.

It is these who are [agitators] setting up distinctions and causing divisions -- "merely sensual [creatures, carnal, worldly-minded people], devoid of the [Holy] Spirit and destitute of any higher spiritual life.

Bible Theasaurus

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

עזב 
`azab 
Usage: 28

ערה 
`arah 
Usage: 15

ערער 
`ar`ar 
Usage: 1

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

λείπω 
Leipo 
lack , be wanting , want , be destitute
Usage: 5

ὑστερέω 
Hustereo 
lack , be behind , want , come short , be in want , fail , come behind , be destitute ,
Usage: 13



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