Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.
"Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. "Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.
1 Samuel 2:5
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.
Even young lions sometimes lack food and are hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.
Let them give thanks to the Lord for his loyal love, and for the amazing things he has done for people!
vindicates the oppressed, and gives food to the hungry. The Lord releases the imprisoned.
I will prepare for them a healthy planting. They will no longer be victims of famine in the land and will no longer bear the insults of the nations.
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.
Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed the bread to those who were seated. He then did the same with the fish, as much as they wanted.
Listen, my dear brothers and sisters! Did not God choose the poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?
They will never go hungry or be thirsty again, and the sun will not beat down on them, nor any burning heat,
"But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your comfort already.
He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,
"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
The Pharisee stood and prayed about himself like this: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people: extortionists, unrighteous people, adulterers -- or even like this tax collector.
1 Corinthians 1:26
Think about the circumstances of your call, brothers and sisters. Not many were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position.
1 Corinthians 4:8
Already you are satisfied! Already you are rich! You have become kings without us! I wish you had become kings so that we could reign with you!
But you have dishonored the poor! Are not the rich oppressing you and dragging you into the courts?
Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.
Because you say, "I am rich and have acquired great wealth, and need nothing," but do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked,
For he has satisfied those who thirst, and those who hunger he has filled with food.
It is trampled underfoot by the feet of the oppressed, by the soles of the poor."
I will fully satisfy the needs of those who are weary and fully refresh the souls of those who are faint.