Never miss a post

22 Bible Verses about Frugality

Most Relevant Verses

John 6:12

And when they were satisfied, he said to his disciples, "Gather the remaining fragments so that nothing is lost."

Genesis 41:35

Then let them gather all the food of these coming good years and let them pile up grain under the hand of Pharaoh [for] food in the cities, and let them keep [it].

Genesis 41:36

Then the food shall be as a deposit for the land for the seven years of the famine that will be in the land of Egypt, that the land will not perish on account of the famine."

1 Kings 17:5

So he went and did according to the word of Yahweh. He went and stayed in the Wadi Kerith {which faces the Jordan}.

1 Kings 17:6

The crows [were] bringing bread and meat in the morning for him and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the wadi.

1 Kings 17:10-13

So he arose and went to Zarephath and came to the gate of the city. There [was] a widow woman gathering wood, so he called to her, and he said, "Please bring a little water for me in a vessel so that I can drink." She went to fetch [it], and he called to her and said, "Please bring me a morsel of bread in your hand." She said, "{As Yahweh your God lives}, surely I do not have a cake, {but only a handful of flour} in the jar and a little olive oil in the jug. Here I [am] gathering a few pieces of wood, and I will go and prepare it for me and my son, that we might eat it and die."read more.
Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do according to your word; only make for me a small bread cake from it first, and bring it out to me. Make it for yourself and for your son afterward.

Matthew 14:20

And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full.

Matthew 15:37

And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven baskets full.

Mark 7:28

But she answered and said to him, "Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."

Mark 14:4

But some were expressing indignation to one another: "Why has there been this waste of perfumed oil?

Mark 14:5

For this perfumed oil could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor!" And they began to scold her.

From Thematic Bible


Frugality » Instances of » The provisions made by the egyptians against famine

Genesis 41:48-49

And he gathered all the food of the seven years which [occurred] in the land of Egypt. And he stored the food in the cities. The food of the field that surrounded [each] city he stored in its midst. And Joseph piled up grain like the sand of the sea in great abundance until he stopped counting [it], for {it could not be counted}.

Genesis 41:53-54

And the seven years of abundance which [were] in the land of Egypt came to an end. And the seven years of famine began to come as Joseph had said. And there was famine in all of the countries, but in the land of Egypt there was food.

Frugality » Instances of » The gathering of manna

Exodus 16:17-18

And the {Israelites} did so, and they gathered, some more and some less. And [when] they measured with the omer, the one gathering more had no surplus, and the one gathering less had no lack; they gathered {each according to what he could eat}.

Exodus 16:22-24

And when it was the sixth day, they gathered twice [as much] bread, two omers for one [person], and all the leaders of the community came and told Moses. And he said to them, "This is what Yahweh has said. Tomorrow [is] a rest period, a holy Sabbath for Yahweh. Bake what you [want to] bake, and boil what you [want to] boil. Put aside all the surplus for yourselves for safekeeping until the morning." And they put it aside until the morning, as Moses had commanded, and it did not make a stench, and not a maggot was in it.