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
Even to this present hour we hunger, thirst, are naked, are beaten, and have no certain dwelling place.
2 Corinthians 11:27
in labor and travail, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, and in cold and nakedness.

Crumbs

Matthew 15:27
But she said, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."
Mark 7:28
But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."
John 6:12
When they were filled, he said to his disciples, "Gather up the broken pieces which are left over, that nothing be lost."

General references

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.
Luke 17:27
They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ship, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.