Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 21:6
The gaining of treasures with a tongue of falsehood, is a vapour driven away, they who seek them seek death,
Proverbs 22:8
He that soweth perversity, shall reap trouble, and, the rod of his wrath, shall be ready.
Proverbs 23:5
Wilt thou let thine eye fly thereupon, when it is nothing? for it will, surely make, itself wings, Like an eagle, will it wing its way across the heavens.
Psalm 62:9
Surely, vanity, are men of low degree, Deception, men of high degree, - In the balances, they go up, They, are made of vanity, altogether.
Psalm 119:29
The way of falsehood, take thou from me, and, with thy law, O favour me.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities! saith the Proclaimer, vanity of vanities! all, is vanity.
Isaiah 5:18
Alas! for them Who draw on themselves punishment with cords of falsehood, - And as with waggon-bands, penalty:
Isaiah 59:4
None, sueth in righteousness, and None, pleadeth in faithfulness, - Men are trusting in confusion, And speaking vanity, Conceiving wickedness And bringing forth iniquity:
John 2:8
And he saith unto them - Draw out now, and be bearing unto the master of the feast. And they bare.
Acts 14:15
and saying - Men! Why, these things, are ye doing? We also, of like nature with you, are men, bringing you the good news, that from these vain things, ye should be turning unto a living God: - Who made heaven and the earth and the sea and all things therein;


Genesis 28:20
And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, - If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way whereon, I, am going, and give me bread to eat and raiment to put on;
Genesis 48:15
Thus blessed he Joseph, and said, - God himself - before whom walked my fathers. Abraham and Isaac, God himself - who hath been my shepherd, since I came into being until this day; -
Exodus 16:15
And when the sons of Israel saw it they said one to another - What is that? For they knew not what "that" was. Then said Moses unto them, "That" is the bread which Yahweh hath given you to eat.
Matthew 6:11
Our needful bread, give us, this day;
Luke 11:3
Our needful bread, be giving us, day by day;
1 Timothy 6:6
Now it is a great means of gain - godliness, with a sufficiency of ones own;

Convenient for me

2 Kings 25:30
And, as his allowance, a continual portion, was given him, from the king, the provision of a day upon its own day, - all the days of his life.
Jeremiah 37:21
Then King Zedekiah gave command and they committed Jeremiah into the guard-court, and said that there should be given him a cake of bread daily, out of the bakers street, until all the bread out of the city should be spent, So Jeremiah remained in the guard-court.
Jeremiah 52:34
And his allowance, was a continual allowance given him from the king of Babylon the portion of the day upon its own day, until the day of his death, - all the days of his life.

General references

Matthew 6:11
Our needful bread, give us, this day;
1 Timothy 6:8
And, having sustenance and covering, we shall be content;