Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

General references

Bible References

Desiring

1 Corinthians 4:11
To this present hour we are both hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless;
2 Corinthians 11:27
I have been in labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.

Crumbs

Matthew 15:27
But she said, “Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.”
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.”
John 6:12
When they were filled, He *said to His disciples, “Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing will be lost.”

General references

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
Than he who is crooked though he be rich.
Luke 17:27
they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.