127 occurrences in 13 translations

'Lack' in the Bible

Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it.

So the sons of Israel came to buy grain among those who came, for there was hunger and general lack of food in the land of Canaan.

And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating.

I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate [for lack of attention] and the wild beasts multiply against you.

If she is unable to bring a lamb [for lack of means] then she shall bring two turtledoves or young pigeons, one for a burnt offering, the other for a sin offering; the priest shall make atonement for her, and she shall be clean.

As for those who are left of you, I will send dejection (lack of courage, a faintness) into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; the sound of a driven leaf shall put them to hasty and tumultuous flight, and they shall flee as if from the sword, and fall when no one pursues them.

Indeed, the LORD your God blessed all the works of your hands. He knows about your travels through this vast desert. The LORD your God was with you these past 40 years, so that you didn't lack anything.

A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.

for thou dost certainly open thy hand to him, and dost certainly lend him sufficient for his lack which he lacketh.

you will serve your enemies the Lord will send against you, in famine, thirst, nakedness, and a lack of everything. He will place an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.

the afterbirth that comes out from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything [else] during the siege and hardship your enemy imposes on you within your gates.

When ye go, ye come in unto a people confident, and the land is large on both hands, for God hath given it into your hand, a place where there is no lack of anything which is in the land.'

although we have both straw and feed for our donkeys, and bread and wine for me, your female servant, and the young man with your servant. There is nothing we lack."

And the old man saith, 'Peace to thee; only, all thy lack is on me, only in the broad place lodge not.'

Those who are well-fed hire themselves out to earn food, but the hungry no longer lack. Even the barren woman gives birth to seven, but the one with many children withers away.

This made Saul very angry. The statement displeased him and he thought, "They have attributed to David tens of thousands, but to me they have attributed only thousands. What does he lack, except the kingdom?"

A lack of madmen have I, that ye have brought in this one to act as a madman by me! doth this one come in unto my house?'

May [the blood] come down on the head of Joab and all the house of his father. {May the house of Joab never lack} [one with] a bodily discharge or [one with] leprosy or [one who] grasps the distaff or [one who] falls by the sword or [one who is] lacking food."

and so that the LORD may fulfill his promise that he spoke about me when he said, "If your sons pay attention to how they live by walking truthfully in my presence with all their heart and with all their soul, you will never lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

"Now therefore, LORD God of Israel, keep your promise that you made to my father, your servant David, when you said, "You will not lack a man to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants will watch their lives, to live in my presence just as you have lived in my presence.'

then I'll make your royal throne secure forever, just as I agreed to do so for your father David when I said, "You are to not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

But Pharaoh asked him, "What do you lack here with me for you to want to go back to your own country?" "Nothing," he replied, "but please let me leave."

the pitcher of meal was not consumed, and the dish of oil did not lack, according to the word of Jehovah that He spake by the hand of Elijah.

"Now therefore, LORD God of Israel, keep your promise that you made to my father, your servant David, when you said, "You are to not lack a man to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants will watch their lives, to live according to my Law, just as you have lived in my presence.'

then I will make your royal throne secure, just as I agreed to do for your father David when I said, "You are to not lack a man to rule over Israel.'

because the LORD was humiliating Judah because of King Ahaz of Israel, since Ahaz had brought about a lack of restraint within Judah and had remained unfaithful to the LORD.

The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad.

Am I not doing all that I can, and even with all this I lack the power to do anything?

They spend the night naked because they lack clothing; they have no covering against the cold.

They are soaked by mountain rains and huddle in the rocks because they lack shelter.

So that the needy go about naked for lack of clothing, and though hungry, they must carry [but not eat from] the sheaves.

They are gaunt from lack and famine. They gnaw the dry ground, in the gloom of waste and desolation.

if I have seen anyone dying for lack of clothing or a needy person without a cloak,

And causest him to lack a little of Godhead, And with honour and majesty compassest him.

Be not like the horse or the mule, which lack understanding, which must have their mouths held firm with bit and bridle, or else they will not come with you.

It is not concerning [a lack of] your sacrifices [that] I rebuke you, and your burnt offerings [are] before me continually.

He will die for lack of discipline, and he goes astray because of his great folly.

like a {robber} shall your poverty come, and what you lack like an armed man.

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," she says to those who lack understanding.

"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here," she says to those who lack understanding.

It's better to be unimportant, yet have a servant, than to pretend to be important, but lack food.

In the fallow ground of the poor there is much bread, but it is lost for lack of judgment.

The righteous eats until his soul is satisfied, but the belly of the wicked shall lack.

In the multitude of a people is the honour of a king, And in lack of people the ruin of a prince.

and your poverty will come running, and your lack like an armed warrior.

For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.

I am the least intelligent of men, and I lack man's ability to understand.

A man to whom God giveth wealth, and riches, and honour, and there is no lack to his soul of all that he desireth, and God giveth him not power to eat of it, but a stranger eateth it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

A wise person's good sense protects him, but a fool's lack of sense leaves him vulnerable.

Your navel is a round mixing bowl -- may it never lack mixed wine! Your belly is a mound of wheat, encircled by lilies.

Therefore My people go into exile because they lack knowledge; the dignitaries are starving, and the masses are parched with thirst.

When its branches get brittle, they break; women come and use them for kindling. For these people lack understanding, therefore the one who made them has no compassion on them; the one who formed them has no mercy on them.

For a fool speaketh folly, And his heart doth iniquity, to do profanity, And to speak concerning Jehovah error, To empty the soul of the hungry, Yea, drink of the thirsty he causeth to lack.

Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.

He gives strength to those who are tired; to the ones who lack power, he gives renewed energy.

Look, all of them are nothing, their accomplishments are nonexistent; their metal images lack any real substance.

Why was no one there when I came? Why was there no one to answer when I called? Is My hand too short to redeem? Or do I have no power to deliver? Look, I dry up the sea by My rebuke; I turn the rivers into a wilderness; their fish rot because of lack of water and die of thirst.

Distress will quickly be set free. He won't die in the Pit, nor will he lack food."

Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.

They have sown wheat but have reaped thorns; they have worn themselves out but without profit. And they shall be ashamed of your [lack of] harvests and revenues because of the fierce and glowing anger of the Lord.

"For thus says the LORD, 'David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel;

and the Levitical priests shall never lack a man before Me to offer burnt offerings, to burn grain offerings and to prepare sacrifices continually.'"

therefore, this is what the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel says: "Rechab's son Jonadab won't lack a descendant who serves me always.'"

You must not say, 'No, we will not stay. Instead we will go and live in the land of Egypt where we will not face war, or hear the enemy's trumpet calls, or starve for lack of food.'

Those slain by the sword are better off than those slain by hunger, who waste away, pierced [with pain] because the fields lack produce.

So they will lack bread and water; everyone will be devastated and waste away because of their iniquity.

They were scattered for lack of a shepherd; they became food for all the wild animals when they were scattered.

As I live"-the declaration of the Lord God -"because My flock has become [prey and] food for every wild animal since [they] lack a shepherd, for My shepherds do not search for My flock, and [because] the shepherds feed themselves rather than My flock,

And the host [the chosen people] was given [to the wicked horn] together with the continual burnt offering because of the transgression [of God's people -- "their abounding irreverence, ungodliness, and lack of piety]. And righteousness and truth were cast down to the ground, and it [the wicked horn] accomplished this [by divine permission] and prospered.

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

The labor pains of a woman will overtake him, but the baby will lack wisdom; when the time arrives, he will not come out of the womb!

"I also have scheduled food shortages for you in all of your cities, and lack of bread in all of your settlements, but you haven't returned to me," declares the LORD.

And He did not do many works of power there, because of their unbelief (their lack of faith in the divine mission of Jesus).

He told them, "Because of your lack of faith. I tell all of you with certainty, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, "Move from here to there,' and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.

The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

And He marveled because of their unbelief (their lack of faith in Him). And He went about among the surrounding villages and continued teaching.

Coveting (a greedy desire to have more wealth), dangerous and destructive wickedness, deceit; unrestrained (indecent) conduct; an evil eye (envy), slander (evil speaking, malicious misrepresentation, abusiveness), pride ( the sin of an uplifted heart against God and man), foolishness (folly, lack of sense, recklessness, thoughtlessness).

Afterward He appeared to the Eleven [apostles themselves] as they reclined at table; and He reproved and reproached them for their unbelief (their lack of faith) and their hardness of heart, because they had refused to believe those who had seen Him and looked at Him attentively after He had risen [ from death].

But they were filled with lack of understanding and senseless rage and discussed (consulted) with one another what they might do to Jesus.

For they all gave out of their abundance (their surplus); but she has contributed out of her lack and her want, putting in all that she had on which to live.

He also said to them, "When I sent you out without money-bag, traveling bag, or sandals, did you lack anything?" "Not a thing," they said.

for there was not any one among them who did lack, for as many as were possessors of fields, or houses, selling them, were bringing the prices of the thing sold,

And [because] many were experiencing lack of appetite, at that time Paul stood up in their midst [and] said, "Men, [you] ought to have followed my [advice] not to put out to sea from Crete, and [thus] avoided this damage and loss!

In the same way if an uncircumcised man pays attention to the just requirements of the Law, shall not his lack of circumcision be overlooked, and,

What if some did not believe and were without faith? Does their lack of faith and their faithlessness nullify and make ineffective and void the faithfulness of God and His fidelity [to His Word]?

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלי 
B@liy 
not, without, un..., lack of, so that no, corruption
Usage: 56

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

עדר 
`adar 
Usage: 11

פּקד 
Paqad 
Usage: 303

קלט 
Qalat 
Usage: 1

רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

ἐλαττονέω 
Elattoneo 
Usage: 1

ἐνδεής 
Endees 
Usage: 1

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

πάρειμι 
Pareimi 
Usage: 22

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

ὑστέρημα 
Husterema 
Usage: 8

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36



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