46 Bible Verses about Feeding The Poor
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because I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.
Here's why: I was hungry, and you gave me nothing to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me nothing to drink.
I was naked, and you clothed me. I was sick, and you took care of me. I was in prison, and you visited me.'
But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him. For if he is thirsty, give him a drink. If you do this, you will pile burning coals on his head."
Instead, when you give a banquet, make it your habit to invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, and the blind.
Isn't it to share your bread with the hungry, and to bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him with clothing, and not to raise yourself up from your own flesh and blood?"
and one of you tells them, "Go in peace! Stay warm and eat heartily." If you do not provide for their bodily needs, what good does it do?
If anyone is hungry, he should eat at home, so that when you gather it may not bring judgment on you. And when I come I will give instructions concerning the other matters.
Whoever is generous will be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.
He has satisfied the one who thirsts, filling the hungry with what is good.
Even if I give away everything that I have and sacrifice myself, but have no love, I gain nothing.
Since poor people won't cease to exist in the land, therefore I'm commanding you: Be sure to be generous to your poor and needy relatives in your land."
How blessed are you who are hungry now, because you will be satisfied! How blessed are you who are crying now, because you will laugh!
Furthermore, when you harvest the produce of your land, you are not to harvest all the way to the corners of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and resident alien. I am the LORD your God."
if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the needs of afflicted souls, then your light will rise in darkness, and your night will be like noonday.
"If I refused to grant the desire of the poor or exhausted the eyes of the widow,
I know how to be humble, and I know how to prosper. In each and every situation I have learned the secret of being full and of going hungry, of having too much and of having too little.
Jesus told them, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never become hungry, and whoever believes in me will never become thirsty.
who brings justice for the oppressed, and who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners;
If your enemy hungers, give him food to eat; and if he thirsts, give him water to drink.
"Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or as a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn't help you?'
The field of the poor may produce much food, but it can be swept away through injustice.
The firstborn of the poor will find pasture, and the needy will lie down in safety; but I'll kill your root by famine, and I'll execute your survivors.
But he kept telling her, "First let the children be filled. It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."
He filled hungry people with good things and sent rich people away with nothing.
He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.
A thief isn't despised if he steals to meet his needs when he is hungry,
But Jesus told them, "They don't need to go away. You give them something to eat."
When did we see you as a stranger and welcome you, or see you naked and clothe you?
Don't consume food provided by a miserly person, and don't desire his delicacies,
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.
"Then the righteous will say to him, "Lord, when did we see you hungry and give you something to eat, or thirsty and give you something to drink?
Then Jesus called his disciples and said, "I have compassion for the crowd because they have already been with me for three days and have nothing to eat. I don't want to send them away without food, or they may faint on the road."
We are hungry, thirsty, dressed in rags, brutally treated, and homeless, right up to the present.
He will have compassion on the poor and the needy, and he will save the lives of the needy.
He judged the case of the poor and needy. And then it went well for him. Isn't this what it means to know me?
The disciples asked him, "Where in the wilderness are we to get enough bread to feed such a crowd?"
Suppose a brother or sister does not have any clothes or daily food
The LORD won't cause the righteous to hunger, but he will reject what the wicked crave.
Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and blessed them. Then he broke the loaves in pieces and kept giving them to the disciples to pass on to the crowd.
How terrible it will be for you who are full now, because you will be hungry! How terrible it will be for you who are laughing now, because you will mourn and cry!
Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today,
Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to the LORD the benefit of his gift will return to him in abundance.
"Why wasn't this perfume sold for 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute?"
Do not love sleep or you'll become poor, keep your eyes open and you'll have plenty of food.
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- Bad Leadership
- Clothing The Needy
- Generosity, Human
- Generosity, Used Towards
- Giving Back
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping The Poor
- Helping Those In Need
- Hospitality, Shown To
- Love To Others Shown In
- Loving Foreigners
- Naked In Poverty
- People Providing Food