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 until this present hour, we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwelling place;
2 Corinthians 11:27
in toil and hardship, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.

Crumbs

Matthew 15:27
But she said, "Yes, Lord; for even the little dogs eat of the crumbs falling from the master's table."
Mark 7:28
But she answered, and says to Him, "Yes, Lord; even the little dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs."
John 6:12
And, when they were filled, He saith to His disciples, "Gather up the pieces that remain over, that nothing be lost."

General references

Luke 17:27
they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were given in marriage, until the day on which Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.