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Theasaurus: Begging

20 Bible Verses about Begging

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 109:10

Let his children wander as beggars,
searching for food far from their demolished homes.

Luke 16:3

“Then the manager said to himself, ‘What should I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I’m not strong enough to dig; I’m ashamed to beg.

Isaiah 8:21

They will wander through the land, dejected and hungry. When they are famished, they will become enraged, and, looking upward, will curse their king and their God.

Mark 10:46

They came to Jericho. And as He was leaving Jericho with His disciples and a large crowd, Bartimaeus (the son of Timaeus), a blind beggar, was sitting by the road.

Luke 18:35

As He drew near Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road begging.

Luke 16:20-21

But a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, was left at his gate. He longed to be filled with what fell from the rich man’s table, but instead the dogs would come and lick his sores.

John 9:8

His neighbors and those who formerly had seen him as a beggar said, “Isn’t this the man who sat begging?”

Acts 3:2-3

And a man who was lame from birth was carried there and placed every day at the temple gate called Beautiful, so he could beg from those entering the temple complex. When he saw Peter and John about to enter the temple complex, he asked for help.

2 Kings 6:26

As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman cried out to him, “My lord the king, help!”

Job 19:16

I call for my servant, but he does not answer,
even if I beg him with my own mouth.

Job 24:4-5

They push the needy off the road;
the poor of the land are forced into hiding. Like wild donkeys in the desert,
the poor go out to their task of foraging for food;
the wilderness provides nourishment for their children.

Job 29:11-12

When they heard me, they blessed me,
and when they saw me, they spoke well of me. For I rescued the poor man who cried out for help,
and the fatherless child who had no one to support him.

Lamentations 4:4

?DaletThe nursing infant’s tongue
clings to the roof of his mouth from thirst.
Little children beg for bread,
but no one gives them any.

2 Kings 1:13

Then the king sent a third captain of 50 with his 50 men. The third captain of 50 went up and fell on his knees in front of Elijah and begged him, “Man of God, please let my life and the lives of these 50 servants of yours be precious in your sight.

Job 30:28

I walk about blackened, but not by the sun.
I stood in the assembly and cried out for help.

Matthew 18:26-32

“At this, the slave fell facedown before him and said, ‘Be patient with me, and I will pay you everything!’ Then the master of that slave had compassion, released him, and forgave him the loan. “But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him 100 denarii.He grabbed him, started choking him, and said, ‘Pay what you owe!’read more.
“At this, his fellow slave fell down and began begging him, ‘Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.’ But he wasn’t willing. On the contrary, he went and threw him into prison until he could pay what was owed. When the other slaves saw what had taken place, they were deeply distressed and went and reported to their master everything that had happened. “Then, after he had summoned him, his master said to him, ‘You wicked slave! I forgave you all that debt because you begged me.

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