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Theasaurus: Begging

20 Bible Verses about Begging

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Psalm 109:10

May his children roam around begging, seeking food while driven far from their ruined homes.

Luke 16:3

"Then the servant manager told himself, "What should I do? My master is taking my position away from me. I'm not strong enough to plow, and I'm ashamed to beg.

Isaiah 8:21

"They'll pass through the land, while greatly distressed and hungry. When they are hungry, they'll become enraged, and they'll curse their king and their god. They'll turn their faces upwards,

Mark 10:46

Then they came to Jericho. As Jesus, his disciples, and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus (that is, the son of Timaeus) was sitting by the road.

Luke 18:35

As Jesus was approaching Jericho, there was a blind man sitting by the road begging.

Luke 16:20-21

A beggar named Lazarus, who was covered with sores, was brought to his gate. He was always trying to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs used to come and lick his sores.

John 9:8

Then the neighbors and those who had previously seen him as a beggar said, "This is the man who used to sit and beg, isn't it?"

Acts 3:2-3

Now a man who had been crippled from birth was being carried in. Every day people would lay him at what was called the Beautiful Gate so that he could beg from those who were going into the Temple. When he saw that Peter and John were about to go into the Temple, he asked them to give him something.

2 Kings 6:26

While the king of Israel was walking along the city wall, a woman cried out to him. "Help me, your majesty!" she said.

Job 19:16

"I call to my servant, but he doesn't respond, even though I beg to him earnestly.

Job 24:4-5

They push the needy off the road, and force the poor of the land into hiding. "Look! Like wild donkeys in the wilderness, they work diligently as they seek wild game in the desert, food for them and their young ones.

Job 29:11-12

"When people heard me speak, they blessed me; when people saw me, they approved me, because I delivered the poor who were crying for help, along with orphans who had no one to help them.

Lamentations 4:4

The nursing child's tongue cleaves to its palate from thirst. Young children beg for bread, but no one gives them any.

2 Kings 1:13

Then the king tried yet again! The king sent a third company of 50 soldiers along with their leader. The third leader went up the hill, approached Elijah, fell on his knees in front of him, and begged him, "Hey, man of God, please treat my life and the lives of these servants of yours as precious!

Job 30:28

"In growing darkness, I walked without sunlight; I stood in the congregation to cry for help.

Matthew 18:26-32

Then the servant fell down and bowed low before him, saying, "Be patient with me, and I will repay you everything!' The master of that servant had compassion and released him, canceling his debt. "But when that servant went away, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii. He grabbed him, seized him by the throat, and said, "Pay what you owe!' read more.
Then his fellow servant fell down and began begging him, "Be patient with me and I will repay you!' But he refused and had him thrown into prison until he could repay the debt. "When his fellow servants saw what had happened, they were very disturbed and went and reported to their master everything that had occurred. Then his master sent for him and told him, "You evil servant! I canceled that entire debt for you because you begged me.

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