Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
1 Corinthians 4:11
Until this present hour we also hunger, and thirst, and we are naked, and are cuffed, and are unsteady.
2 Corinthians 6:10
As being grieved, and always rejoicing; as poor, and making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for you he was in a state of beggary, being rich; that ye in his poverty might be rich.
2 Corinthians 11:27
In fatigue and toil, in watchfulnesses often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
But surely, I also think all things to be loss for the superiority of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have been made to lose all things, and I think to be offscourings, that I shall gain Christ,
And Jacob will vow a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will preserve me in this way which I went, and gave to me bread to eat, and covering to put on,
And Moses will be contented to dwell with the man, and he will give Zipporah his daughter to Moses.
Therefore be ye not anxious, saying: What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, What shall we put round us?
And they making war asked him, saying, And what shall do? And he said to them, Shake none violently, neither make slanderous accusation; and be content with your pay.
1 Timothy 6:6
But devotion with contentment is great gain.
For ye also suffered together with me in bonds, and received the pillage of your possessions with joy, knowing to have in yourselves a better and abiding substance in the heavens.
The disposition exempt from avarice; being contented with present circumstances: for he has said, I will not send thee back, nor forsake thee.