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Theasaurus: Beggars

64 Bible Verses about Beggars

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2 Kings 6:26

As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman cried to him, saying, "Help, my lord, O king!"

Luke 16:3

"The manager said within himself, 'What will I do, seeing that my lord is taking away the management position from me? I don't have strength to dig. I am ashamed to beg.

2 Kings 8:3-5

It happened at the seven years' end, that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines. Then she went forth to cry to the king for her house and for her land. Now the king was talking with Gehazi the servant of the man of God, saying, "Please tell me all the great things that Elisha has done." It happened, as he was telling the king how he had restored to life him who was dead, that behold, the woman, whose son he had restored to life, cried to the king for her house and for her land. Gehazi said, "My lord, O king, this is the woman, and this is her son, whom Elisha restored to life."

Job 19:16

I call to my servant, and he gives me no answer. I beg him with my mouth.

Job 24:4-5

They turn the needy out of the way. The poor of the earth all hide themselves. Behold, as wild donkeys in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food. The wilderness yields them bread for their children.

Job 29:11-12

For when the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it commended me: Because I delivered the poor who cried, and the fatherless also, who had none to help him,

Psalm 109:10

Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the nursing child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaks it to them.

1 Samuel 15:25

Now therefore, please pardon my sin, and turn again with me, that I may worship Yahweh."

2 Samuel 14:4

When the woman of Tekoa spoke to the king, she fell on her face to the ground, and did obeisance, and said, "Help, O king!"

2 Kings 1:13

Again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. The third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and begged him, and said to him, "Man of God, please let my life, and the life of these fifty your servants, be precious in your sight.

Job 30:28

I go mourning without the sun. I stand up in the assembly, and cry for help.

Matthew 18:26-32

The servant therefore fell down and kneeled before him, saying, 'Lord, have patience with me, and I will repay you all!' The lord of that servant, being moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt. "But that servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants, who owed him one hundred denarii, and he grabbed him, and took him by the throat, saying, 'Pay me what you owe!'read more.
"So his fellow servant fell down at his feet and begged him, saying, 'Have patience with me, and I will repay you!' He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due. So when his fellow servants saw what was done, they were exceedingly sorry, and came and told to their lord all that was done. Then his lord called him in, and said to him, 'You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt, because you begged me.

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. As he went out from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

Luke 18:35

It happened, as he came near Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the road, begging.

Luke 16:20-21

A certain beggar, named Lazarus, was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.

John 9:8

The neighbors therefore, and those who saw that he was blind before, said, "Isn't this he who sat and begged?"

Acts 3:2-3

A certain man who was lame from his mother's womb was being carried, whom they laid daily at the door of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask gifts for the needy of those who entered into the temple. Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive gifts for the needy.

Isaiah 58:6-7

"Isn't this the fast that I have chosen: to release the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke? Isn't it to distribute your bread to the hungry, and that you bring the poor who are cast out to your house? When you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you not hide yourself from your own flesh?

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor will never cease out of the land: therefore I command you, saying, You shall surely open your hand to your brother, to your needy, and to your poor, in your land.

Proverbs 31:9

Open your mouth, judge righteously, and serve justice to the poor and needy."

Luke 6:30

Give to everyone who asks you, and don't ask him who takes away your goods to give them back again.

Exodus 2:23

It happened in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage.

Joshua 24:7

When they cried out to Yahweh, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea on them, and covered them; and your eyes saw what I did in Egypt: and you lived in the wilderness many days.

Judges 4:3

The children of Israel cried to Yahweh: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.

Judges 6:6

Israel was brought very low because of Midian; and the children of Israel cried to Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa cried to Yahweh his God, and said, "Yahweh, there is none besides you to help, between the mighty and him who has no strength. Help us, Yahweh our God; for we rely on you, and in your name are we come against this multitude. Yahweh, you are our God. Don't let man prevail against you."

Amos 7:5

Then I said, "Lord Yahweh, stop, I beg you! How could Jacob stand? For he is small."

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I called on Yahweh, and cried to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple. My cry before him came into his ears.

2 Samuel 24:10

David's heart struck him after that he had numbered the people. David said to Yahweh, "I have sinned greatly in that which I have done. But now, Yahweh, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."

1 Chronicles 21:8

David said to God, "I have sinned greatly, in that I have done this thing. But now, put away, I beg you, the iniquity of your servant; for I have done very foolishly."

Psalm 28:2

Hear the voice of my petitions, when I cry to you, when I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.

Jonah 2:2

He said, "I called because of my affliction to Yahweh. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.

Luke 16:27

"He said, 'I ask you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father's house;

Matthew 14:35-36

When the people of that place recognized him, they sent into all that surrounding region, and brought to him all who were sick, and they begged him that they might just touch the fringe of his garment. As many as touched it were made whole.

Mark 6:56

Wherever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and begged him that they might touch just the fringe of his garment; and as many as touched him were made well.

Matthew 8:31

The demons begged him, saying, "If you cast us out, permit us to go away into the herd of pigs."

Mark 5:12

All the demons begged him, saying, "Send us into the pigs, that we may enter into them."

Luke 8:32

Now there was there a herd of many pigs feeding on the mountain, and they begged him that he would allow them to enter into those. He allowed them.

Matthew 15:22

Behold, a Canaanite woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, you son of David! My daughter is severely demonized!"

Mark 7:26

Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. She begged him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.

Mark 7:32

They brought to him one who was deaf and had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him.

Mark 10:47

When he heard that it was Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out, and say, "Jesus, you son of David, have mercy on me!"

Luke 5:12

It happened, while he was in one of the cities, behold, there was a man full of leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he fell on his face, and begged him, saying, "Lord, if you want to, you can make me clean."

Mark 1:40

A leper came to him, begging him, kneeling down to him, and saying to him, "If you want to, you can make me clean."

Luke 8:28

When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, "What do I have to do with you, Jesus, you Son of the Most High God? I beg you, don't torment me!"

Luke 9:38-40

Behold, a man from the crowd called out, saying, "Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. Behold, a spirit takes him, he suddenly cries out, and it convulses him so that he foams, and it hardly departs from him, bruising him severely. I begged your disciples to cast it out, and they couldn't."

John 4:47

When he heard that Jesus had come out of Judea into Galilee, he went to him, and begged him that he would come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death.

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Beggars » General references to

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust. He lifts up the needy from the dunghill, To make them sit with princes, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are Yahweh's. He has set the world on them.

Psalm 109:10

Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

Beggars » Examples of

John 9:8

The neighbors therefore, and those who saw that he was blind before, said, "Isn't this he who sat and begged?"

Acts 3:2

A certain man who was lame from his mother's womb was being carried, whom they laid daily at the door of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask gifts for the needy of those who entered into the temple.

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. As he went out from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

Beggars » The children of the wicked

Luke 16:3

"The manager said within himself, 'What will I do, seeing that my lord is taking away the management position from me? I don't have strength to dig. I am ashamed to beg.

Psalm 109:10

Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

Beggars » Instances of » Lazarus

Luke 16:20-22

A certain beggar, named Lazarus, was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores. It happened that the beggar died, and that he was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom. The rich man also died, and was buried.

Beggars » Instances of » The lame man

Acts 3:2-5

A certain man who was lame from his mother's womb was being carried, whom they laid daily at the door of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask gifts for the needy of those who entered into the temple. Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive gifts for the needy. Peter, fastening his eyes on him, with John, said, "Look at us." read more.
He listened to them, expecting to receive something from them.

Beggars » Instances of » Bartimaeus

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. As he went out from Jericho, with his disciples and a great multitude, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

Beggars » Not the seed of the righteous

Beggars » Instances of » The blind man

John 9:8

The neighbors therefore, and those who saw that he was blind before, said, "Isn't this he who sat and begged?"

Beggars » Set among princes

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust. He lifts up the needy from the dunghill, To make them sit with princes, and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are Yahweh's. He has set the world on them.