Feeding The Poor

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 25:35

For I was hungry and you gave Me food, I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink, I was a stranger and you brought Me together with yourselves and welcomed and entertained and lodged Me,

Matthew 25:42

For I was hungry and you gave Me no food, I was thirsty and you gave Me nothing to drink,

1 Corinthians 11:34

If anyone is hungry, let him eat at home, lest you come together to bring judgment [on yourselves]. About the other matters, I will give you directions [personally] when I come.

Job 22:7

You have not given water to the weary to drink, and you have withheld bread from the hungry.

Deuteronomy 15:11

For the poor will never cease out of the land; therefore I command you, You shall open wide your hands to your brother, to your needy, and to your poor in your land.

Luke 6:21

Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you who hunger and seek with eager desire now, for you shall be filled and completely satisfied! Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you who weep and sob now, for you shall laugh!

Leviticus 23:22

And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field, neither shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest; you shall leave them for the poor and the stranger. I am the Lord your God.

Isaiah 58:10

And if you pour out that with which you sustain your own life for the hungry and satisfy the need of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in darkness, and your obscurity and gloom become like the noonday.

Job 31:16

If I have withheld from the poor and needy what they desired, or have caused the eyes of the widow to look in vain [for relief],

Philippians 4:12

I know how to be abased and live humbly in straitened circumstances, and I know also how to enjoy plenty and live in abundance. I have learned in any and all circumstances the secret of facing every situation, whether well-fed or going hungry, having a sufficiency and enough to spare or going without and being in want.

Psalm 146:7

Who executes justice for the oppressed, Who gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets free the prisoners,

Matthew 25:44

Then they also [in their turn] will answer, Lord, when did we see You hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to You?

Proverbs 13:23

Much food is in the tilled land of the poor, but there are those who are destroyed because of injustice.

Isaiah 14:30

And the firstborn of the poor and the poorest of the poor [of Judah] shall feed on My meadows, and the needy will lie down in safety; but I will kill your root with famine, and your remnant shall be slain.

Mark 7:27

And He said to her, First let the children be fed, for it is not becoming or proper or right to take the children's bread and throw it to the [little house] dogs.

Luke 1:53

He has filled and satisfied the hungry with good things, and the rich He has sent away empty-handed [without a gift].

Deuteronomy 8:3

And He humbled you and allowed you to hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you recognize and personally know that man does not live by bread only, but man lives by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord.

Matthew 14:16

Jesus said, They do not need to go away; you give them something to eat.

Matthew 25:38

And when did we see You a stranger and welcomed and entertained You, or naked and clothed You?

Proverbs 23:6

Eat not the bread of him who has a hard, grudging, and envious eye, neither desire his dainty foods;

Luke 16:21

He [eagerly] desired to be satisfied with what fell from the rich man's table; moreover, the dogs even came and licked his sores.

Matthew 25:37

Then the just and upright will answer Him, Lord, when did we see You hungry and gave You food, or thirsty and gave You something to drink?

Matthew 15:32

Then Jesus called His disciples to Him and said, I have pity and sympathy and am deeply moved for the crowd, because they have been with Me now three days and they have nothing [at all left] to eat; and I am not willing to send them away hungry, lest they faint or become exhausted on the way.

1 Corinthians 4:11

To this hour we have gone both hungry and thirsty; we [ habitually] wear but one undergarment [and shiver in the cold]; we are roughly knocked about and wander around homeless.

Psalm 72:13

He will have pity on the poor and weak and needy and will save the lives of the needy.

Jeremiah 22:16

He judged and defended the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well. Was not [all] this [what it means] to know and recognize Me? says the Lord.

Matthew 15:33

And the disciples said to Him, Where are we to get bread sufficient to feed so great a crowd in this isolated and desert place?

James 2:15

If a brother or sister is poorly clad and lacks food for each day,

Proverbs 10:3

The Lord will not allow the [uncompromisingly] righteous to famish, but He thwarts the desire of the wicked.

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fish, He looked up to heaven and [praising God] gave thanks and asked Him to bless them [to their use]. Then He broke them and gave them to the disciples to place before the multitude.

Luke 6:25

Woe to (alas for) you who are full now (completely filled, luxuriously gorged and satiated), for you shall hunger and suffer want! Woe to (alas for) you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep and wail!

John 12:5

Why was this perfume not sold for 300 denarii [a year's wages for an ordinary workman] and that [money] given to the poor (the destitute)?

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