Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

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Bible References


Psalm 34:10
The young lions suffered want and were hungry: and they seeking Jehovah shall not want any good.
Psalm 37:3
Trust in Jehovah and do good; dwell in the land and be fed with faithfulness.
1 Timothy 4:8
For bodily exercise is profitable, to little: but devotion is profitable to all things, having promise of life now, and that about to be.
Hebrews 13:5
The disposition exempt from avarice; being contented with present circumstances: for he has said, I will not send thee back, nor forsake thee.

The belly

Proverbs 6:11
And thy poverty came as he going, and thy want as a man of the shield.
Proverbs 24:34
And thy poverty came going about, and thy want as a man of shield.
Deuteronomy 28:48
And thou servedst thine enemies which Jehovah shall send forth against thee in hunger and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things and he gave a yoke of iron upon thy neck till his destroying thee.
Deuteronomy 32:24
Exhausted with hunger, consumed with burning, And bitter destruction: And I will send upon them the tooth of beasts, With the wrath of those crawlers of the dust
Isaiah 65:13
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah, Behold, my servants shall eat and ye shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink and ye shall thirst: behold, my servants shall rejoice, and ye shall be ashamed.
2 Thessalonians 3:10
For also when we were with you, this we proclaimed to you, that if any will not work, neither should he eat.

General references

Psalm 37:16
A little to the just one is good more than the wealth of many unjust.