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Theasaurus: Begging

20 Bible Verses about Begging

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Psalm 109:10

Let his sons be vagabonds and beg, and let them seek their bread far from their desolate places;

Luke 16:3

And the steward said within himself, What shall I do; for my lord is taking the stewardship from me? I am not able to dig; I am ashamed to beg.

Isaiah 8:21

And they shall pass through it, hard pressed and hungry; and it shall come to pass when they are hungry, they will fret themselves, and curse their king and their God, and will gaze upward:

Mark 10:46

And they come to Jericho, and as he was going out from Jericho, and his disciples and a large crowd, the son of Timaeus, Bartimaeus, the blind man, sat by the wayside begging.

Luke 18:35

And it came to pass when he came into the neighbourhood of Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the wayside begging.

Luke 16:20-21

And there was a poor man, by name Lazarus, who was laid at his gateway full of sores, and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.

John 9:8

The neighbours therefore, and those who used to see him before, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that was sitting and begging?

Acts 3:2-3

and a certain man who was lame from his mother's womb was being carried, whom they placed every day at the gate of the temple called Beautiful, to ask alms of those who were going into the temple; who, seeing Peter and John about to enter into the temple, asked to receive alms.

2 Kings 6:26

And it came to pass as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, there cried a woman to him saying, Help, my lord O king!

Job 19:16

I called my servant, and he answered not; I entreated him with my mouth.

Job 24:4-5

They turn the needy out of the way: the afflicted of the land all hide themselves. Lo, as wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking early for the prey: the wilderness yieldeth them food for their children.

Job 29:11-12

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me, and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me; For I delivered the afflicted that cried, and the fatherless who had no helper.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask bread, no man breaketh it unto them.

2 Kings 1:13

And again he sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him and said to him, Man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

Job 30:28

I go about blackened, but not by the sun; I stand up, I cry in the congregation.

Matthew 18:26-32

The bondman therefore falling down did him homage, saying, Lord, have patience with me and I will pay thee all. And the lord of that bondman, being moved with compassion, loosed him and forgave him the loan. But that bondman having gone out, found one of his fellow-bondmen who owed him a hundred denarii. And having seized him, he throttled him, saying, Pay me if thou owest anything.read more.
His fellow-bondman therefore, having fallen down at his feet, besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee. But he would not, but went away and cast him into prison, until he should pay what was owing. But his fellow-bondmen, having seen what had taken place, were greatly grieved, and went and recounted to their lord all that had taken place. Then his lord, having called him to him, says to him, Wicked bondman! I forgave thee all that debt because thou besoughtest me;