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
Making a fortune by a lying tongue is like a vapor driven back and forth; they seek death.
Proverbs 22:8
The one who sows iniquity will reap trouble, and the rod of his fury will end.
Proverbs 23:5
When you gaze upon riches, they are gone, for they surely make wings for themselves, and fly off into the sky like an eagle!
Psalm 62:9
Men are nothing but a mere breath; human beings are unreliable. When they are weighed in the scales, all of them together are lighter than air.
Psalm 119:29
Remove me from the path of deceit! Graciously give me your law!
Ecclesiastes 1:2
"Futile! Futile!" laments the Teacher, "Absolutely futile! Everything is futile!"
Isaiah 5:18
Those who pull evil along using cords of emptiness are as good as dead, who pull sin as with cart ropes.
Isaiah 59:4
No one is concerned about justice; no one sets forth his case truthfully. They depend on false words and tell lies; they conceive of oppression and give birth to sin.
John 2:8
Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the head steward," and they did.
Acts 14:15
"Men, why are you doing these things? We too are men, with human natures just like you! We are proclaiming the good news to you, so that you should turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and everything that is in them.


Genesis 28:20
Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God is with me and protects me on this journey I am taking and gives me food to eat and clothing to wear,
Genesis 48:15
Then he blessed Joseph and said, "May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked -- the God who has been my shepherd all my life long to this day,
Exodus 16:15
When the Israelites saw it, they said to one another, "What is it?" because they did not know what it was. Moses said to them, "It is the bread that the Lord has given you for food.
Matthew 6:11
Give us today our daily bread,
Luke 11:3
Give us each day our daily bread,
1 Timothy 6:6
Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit.

Convenient for me

2 Kings 25:30
He was given daily provisions by the king for the rest of his life until the day he died.
Jeremiah 37:21
Then King Zedekiah ordered that Jeremiah be committed to the courtyard of the guardhouse. He also ordered that a loaf of bread be given to him every day from the baker's street until all the bread in the city was gone. So Jeremiah was kept in the courtyard of the guardhouse.
Jeremiah 52:34
He was given daily provisions by the king of Babylon for the rest of his life until the day he died.

General references

Matthew 6:11
Give us today our daily bread,
1 Timothy 6:8
But if we have food and shelter, we will be satisfied with that.

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