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22 Bible Verses about Frugality

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John 6:12

When they were filled, he said to his disciples, "Gather up the broken pieces which are left over, that nothing be lost."

Genesis 41:35

Let them gather all the food of these good years that come, and lay up grain under the hand of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it.

Genesis 41:36

The food will be for a store to the land against the seven years of famine, which will be in the land of Egypt; that the land not perish through the famine."

1 Kings 17:5

So he went and did according to the word of Yahweh; for he went and lived by the brook Cherith, that is before the Jordan.

1 Kings 17:6

The ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.

1 Kings 17:10-13

So he arose and went to Zarephath; and when he came to the gate of the city, behold, a widow was there gathering sticks: and he called to her, and said, "Please get me a little water in a vessel, that I may drink." As she was going to get it, he called to her, and said, "Please bring me a morsel of bread in your hand." She said, "As Yahweh your God lives, I don't have a cake, but a handful of meal in the jar, and a little oil in the jar. Behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and bake it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die."read more.
Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do as you have said; but make me of it a little cake first, and bring it out to me, and afterward make some for you and for your son.

Matthew 14:20

They all ate, and were filled. They took up twelve baskets full of that which remained left over from the broken pieces.

Matthew 15:37

They all ate, and were filled. They took up seven baskets full of the broken pieces that were left over.

Mark 7:28

But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."

Mark 14:4

But there were some who were indignant among themselves, saying, "Why has this ointment been wasted?

Mark 14:5

For this might have been sold for more than three hundred denarii, and given to the poor." They grumbled against her.

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

Genesis 41:48-49

He gathered up all the food of the seven years which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was around every city, he laid up in the same. Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it was without number.

Genesis 41:53-54

The seven years of plenty, that were in the land of Egypt, came to an end. The seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph had said. There was famine in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

Frugality » Instances of » The gathering of manna

Exodus 16:17-18

The children of Israel did so, and gathered some more, some less. When they measured it with an omer, he who gathered much had nothing over, and he who gathered little had no lack. They gathered every man according to his eating.

Exodus 16:22-24

It happened that on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for each one, and all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses. He said to them, "This is that which Yahweh has spoken, 'Tomorrow is a solemn rest, a holy Sabbath to Yahweh. Bake that which you want to bake, and boil that which you want to boil; and all that remains over lay up for yourselves to be kept until the morning.'" They laid it up until the morning, as Moses asked, and it didn't become foul, neither was there any worm in it.