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73 Bible Verses about God, The Provider
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And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked, and lo! a ram, behind, caught in a thicket by his horns, and Abraham went, and took the ram, and caused him to ascend as an ascending-sacrifice instead of his son. So Abraham called the name of that place Yahweh, - as to which it is still said to-day, In the mountain of Yahweh, will provision be made.
Thou hast visited the earth, and made it abound, Abundantly, dost thou enrich it - The channel of God, is full of waters, Thou preparest their corn, Yea, thus, dost thou prepare it: The ridges thereof, drenching, Settling the furrows thereof, With myriad drops, dost thou soften it, The sprouting thereof, doth thou bless. Thou hast set a crown upon thy year of bounty, And, thy tracks, drop fatness;read more.
Fruitful are the pastures of the wilderness, And, with exultation, the hills do gird themselves. Clothed are the pastures with flocks, The valleys also, cover themselves with corn, They shout for joy, yea they sing.
a land which Yahweh thy God careth for, - continually are the eyes of Yahweh thy God upon it, from the beginning of the year, even unto the end of the year.
Who hast sent forth springs, through the torrent-beds, Between the mountains, they flow along; They give drink, to every wild beast of the field, The wild asses do break their thirst. Over them, the bird of the heavens settleth down, From amidst the foliage, they utter a voice.read more.
Who watereth the mountains out of his upper chambers, Out of the fruit of thy works, thou satisfiest the earth. Who causeth the grass to shoot forth for the cattle, And the herb, for the service of man, That he may bring forth food out of the earth; And, wine, may rejoice the heart of man, Making radiant his well-nourished face, - And, food, may, the heart of man, sustain. Satisfied are, The trees of Yahweh, The cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted; Where the birds build their nests, The stork, in the fir-trees, hath her house; The high mountains, are for the chamois, The crags, are a refuge for the conies.
Causing vapours to ascend from the end of the earth, - Lightnings for the rain, hath he made, bringing forth wind out of his treasuries.
Who covereth the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth, who causeth the mountains to sprout grass:
And I, will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing,- And I will cause the abundant rain to come down in its season abundant rains of blessing, shall they be; And the tree of the field shall yield his fruit And The land, shall yield her increase, And they shall remain on their own sell in security,- So shall they know that I, am Yahweh, When I have broken a the bars of their yoke, And shall deliver them out of the hand of them who have been using them as slaves. And they shall be no longer a prey for the nations, Nor shall the wild beast of the earth! devour them, - But they shall dwell securely with none to put them in terror.read more.
And I will raise up unto them a plantation for fame,- And there shall be no longer the destroyed of hunger in the land, Neither shall they bear any longer the reproach of the nations.
All of them, for thee, do wait, That thou mayest give them their food in its season; Thou givest unto them, they gather, Thou openest thy hand, they are satisfied with good.
Observe intently, the birds of the heaven, - that they neither sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns, and yet, your heavenly Father, feedeth, them: Are no, ye, much better than, they?
Consider well the ravens - That they sow nor, neither do they reap, which have neither chamber nor barn, - and, God, feedeth, them! By how much do, ye, excel, the birds?
Although, not without witness, he left himself, doing good, from heaven, upon you, giving rain and fruitful seasons, filling, with food and gladness, your hearts.
and, riches and honour, are from before thee, and, thou, art ruling over all, and, in thy hand, are power and might, - and, in thy hand, it is, to give greatness and strength unto any.
The father of the fatherless, And the advocate of widows, Is God, in his holy habitation.
That ye may become sons of your Father who is in the heavens: because, his sun, he maketh arise on evil and good, and sendeth rain, on just and unjust.
For, in him, we live and move and are: as, even some of your own poets, have said - For, his offspring also, we are.
Raiseth, from the dust, the poor, From the dunghill, uplifteth the needy, To give them a dwelling with nobles, And, a throne of glory, to make them inherit. For, to Yahweh, belong the pillars of the earth, And he setteth thereon the habitable world.
All my bones, shall say - O Yahweh, who is like unto thee? Rescuing the oppressed from one stronger than he, Yea the oppressed and the needy, from their spoiler.
Thy kingdom, is a kingdom of all ages, - and, thy dominion, is over generation after generation. Yahweh is ready to uphold all who are falling, and to raise all who are laid prostrate.
Who executeth justice for the oppressed, who giveth food to the famishing, Yahweh, who liberateth prisoners; Yahweh, who opened the eyes of the blind, Yahweh, who raiseth the prostrate, Yahweh, who loveth the righteous; Yahweh, who preserveth sojourners, The fatherless and widows, he relieveth, - but, the way of the lawless, he overturneth.
For thou didst become A refuge to the weak. A refuge to the needy, when distress was upon him, - A shelter from the storm. A shade from the heat, When the blast of tyrants was like a storm against a wall.
And it came to pass, in the evening, that there came up quail, and covered the camp, - and in the morning was the outpouring of dew, round about the camp; and when the outpouring of dew went up, then lo! on the face of the desert, a thin flake, thin as hoar-frost on the earth, And when the sons of Israel saw it they said one to another - What is that? For they knew not what "that" was. Then said Moses unto them, "That" is the bread which Yahweh hath given you to eat.read more.
This, is the thing which Yahweh hath commanded, Gather ye thereof, each man what he needeth for eating, - an omer a head, by the number of your souls, each man - for them who are in his tent, shall ye take. And the sons of Israel did so, - and gathered, some more, and some less; and when they measured it with the omer, he who had gathered more had nothing over, and he who had gathered less had no lack: each man what he needed for eating, did they gather.
So the people thirsted, there for water, and the people murmured against Moses, - and said - Wherefore is it that thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill me and my sons and my cattle, with thirst? And Moses made outcry unto Yahweh saying, What am I to do, with this people? Yet a little, and they will stone me. Then said Yahweh unto Moses - Pass over before the people, and take with thee some of the elders of Israel, - thy staff also wherewith thou didst smite the river, take thou in thy hand, so shalt thou go thy way.read more.
Behold me! standing before thee, there upon the rock in Horeb, then shalt thou smite the rock and there shall come forth therefrom water, and the people shall drink. And Moses did so, in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Moreover the mixed multitude that was in their midst concealed not their lusting, - and so even the sons of Israel, fell away and wept, and said: Who will grant us to eat flesh? We remember the fish that we did eat in Egypt, without money, - the cucumbers, and the water-melons, and the leeks and the onions, and the garlick. But, now, our soul is dried up, there is nothing at all, - unless, unto the manna, we turn our eyes.read more.
Now, the manna, was like coriander seed, and the appearance thereof like the appearance of bdellium, The people used to go about and pick it up, and grind it with a pair of mill-stones, or pound it in a mortar, and boil it in a pot, and make it into round cakes, - then was the taste thereof like the taste of a sweet cake made with oil. When the dew came down upon the camp by night, the manna came down thereupon.
And, as he lay, and slept, under a certain shrub, lo! a messenger, touching him, who said to him - Rise, eat. So he looked about, and lo! at his head, a cake baked on hot stones, and a cruse of water, - and he did eat and drink, and then went back and lay down. And the messenger of Yahweh came again a second time, and touched him, and said - Rise, eat, - because, too much for thee, is the journey.read more.
So he arose, and did eat and drink, - and journeyed, in the strength of that eating, forty days and forty nights, as far as the mountain of God - Horeb.
And, a man, came in from Baal-Shalisha, and brought for the man of God firstfruit bread, twenty barley loaves, and garden grain in the husk thereof. And he said - Give to the people, that they may eat. But his attendant said - How can I set this before a hundred men? And he said - Give to the people, that they may eat, for, Thus, saith Yahweh, They are about to eat and to leave remaining. So he set before them, and they did eat and left remaining, according to the word of Yahweh.
And, evening, arriving, the disciples came unto him, saying - The place is, a desert, and, the hour, hath already passed, - dismiss the multitudes, that they may go away into the villages, and buy themselves food. But, Jesus, said unto them, No need, have they to go away, - give, ye, them to eat. But, they, say unto him - We have nothing here, save five loaves and two fishes.read more.
But, he, said - Bring, them, to me, here. And, giving orders that the multitudes should recline upon the grass, - taking the five loaves and the two fishes, - looking up into the heaven, he blessed; and, breaking, gave, the disciples, the loaves, and the disciples unto the multitude. And they did all eat, and were filled, - and they took up the remainder of the broken pieces, twelve baskets, full. And, they who did eat, were about five thousand, men, besides women and children.
And, already, a late hour, having arrived, his disciples came unto him and were saying, A desert, is the place, and it is, already, a late hour: dismiss them, that, departing into the surrounding hamlets and villages, they may buy themselves something to eat. But, he, answering said to them - Ye, give them, to eat. And they say unto him - Shall we depart and buy two hundred denaries' worth of loaves, and give them to eat?read more.
And, he, saith unto them - How many loaves, have ye? Go, see! And, getting to know, they say - Five, and, two fishes. And he gave them orders, that all should be made recline, in parties, upon, the green grass. And they fell back, in companies, by hundreds and by fifties. And, taking the five loaves, and the two fishes, looking up into heaven, he blessed, and brake up the loaves, and began giving unto the disciples, that they might set before them, and, the two fishes, divided he, unto all. And they did all eat, and were filled. And they took up broken pieces, twelve baskets, full measure, and from the fishes. And they who did eat the loaves were, five thousand men.
And, the day, began to decline; and the twelve, coming near, said to him - Dismiss the multitude, that, going into the surrounding villages and hamlets, they may lodge, and find provisions; because, here, in a desert place, are we. But he said unto them - Give, ye, them to eat. They, however, said - We have not more than five loaves, and two fishes, - unless perhaps, we, should go, and buy food, for all this people. For there were about five thousand men. And he said unto his disciples - Make them recline, in companies of about fifty each.read more.
And they did so, - and made, one and all, recline. And, taking the five loaves, and the two fishes, looking up into heaven, he blessed them, and brake them up, and went on giving to the disciples, to set before the multitude; and they did all eat and were filled. And that which remained over to them, was taken up, - of broken pieces, twelve baskets.
So then Jesus, lifting up his eyes, and beholding that a great multitude was coming unto him, saith unto Philip - Whence are we to buy loaves, that these may eat? But, this, he was saying, to test him; for, he himself, knew, what he was about to do. Philip answered him - Two hundred denaries-worth of loaves, are not sufficient for them, that, each one, may take, a little.read more.
One from among his disciples, Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, saith unto him - There is a little lad here, that hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes, - but, these, - what are they, for such numbers? Jesus said - Make the people recline. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men reclined, to the number of about five thousand. Jesus therefore took the loaves, and, giving thanks, went on distributing unto them that reclined; in like manner, of the small fishes also: as much as they were wishing. And, when they were well-filled, he saith unto his disciples - Gather up the broken pieces left over, that nothing be lost. So they gathered them up, and filled twelve baskets, with broken pieces out of the five barley loaves, - which were left over by them who had eaten.
But, Jesus, calling near his disciples, said - My compassions are moved towards the multitude, because even now, three days, abide they with me, and they have nothing to eat, - and, to dismiss them fasting, I am not willing, lest by any means they faint in the way. And his disciples say unto him - Whence, to us, in a wilderness, loaves in such numbers as to fill a multitude, so great? And Jesus saith unto them - How many, loaves have ye? And, they, said, - Seven, and a few small fishes.read more.
And, sending word to the multitude to recline upon the ground, he took the seven loaves, and the fishes, and, giving thanks, brake, - and began giving to his disciples, and, the disciples, to the multitudes. And they all did eat and were filled, - and, the remainder of the broken pieces, took they up, seven hampers, full. And, they who did eat, were four thousand men, besides women and children.
In those days, there being, again a large multitude, and they not having any thing to eat, calling near the disciples, he saith unto them - I am moved with compassion towards the multitude, because, already three days, abide they with me, and they have nothing to eat; and, if dismiss them fasting unto their home, they will be exhausted in the way, - and, certain of them, are, from afar.read more.
And his disciples answered him - Whence shall any one be able, here, to fill, these, with bread, in a desert? And he was questioning them - How many loaves have ye? and they said - Seven. And he sendeth word to the multitude, to fall back upon the ground. And, taking the seven loaves, giving thanks, he brake, and was giving unto his disciples, that they might be setting before them; and they set before the multitude. And they had a few small fishes; and, blessing them, he bade them set, these also, before them. And they did eat, and were filled, and took up remainders of broken pieces, seven hampers. Now they were about four thousand; and he dismissed them.
And, my God, will fill up your every need, according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
For Yahweh thy God, hath blessed thee in all the work of thy hand, he hath considered thy traversing of this great desert, - these forty years, hath Yahweh thy God been with thee, thou hast lacked, nothing.
For this cause, I say unto you: Be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, - or for your body, what ye shall put on: Is not, the life, more than, the food? And, the body, than, the raiment? Observe intently, the birds of the heaven, - that they neither sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns, and yet, your heavenly Father, feedeth, them: Are no, ye, much better than, they? But who from among you, being anxious, can add to his stature one cubit?read more.
And, about clothing, why are ye anxious? Consider well the lilies of the field, how they grow, - they toil not neither do they spin; And yet, I say unto you, not even Solomon, in all his glory, was arrayed like, one of these! Now, if the grass of the field - which to-day, is, and, to-morrow, into an oven, is cast - God thus adorneth, not much rather, you, little of faith? Do not then be anxious saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or Wherewithal shall we be arrayed? For, all these things, the nations, seek after, - for your heavenly Father, knoweth, that ye are needing, all these things. But be seeking first, the kingdom and its righteousness, - and, all these things, shall be added unto you.
And he said unto his disciples - For this cause, I say unto you, - Be not anxious for the life, what ye shall eat, nor yet for yourbody, what ye shall put on; For, the life, is more, than the food, and, the body, than, the clothing. Consider well the ravens - That they sow nor, neither do they reap, which have neither chamber nor barn, - and, God, feedeth, them! By how much do, ye, excel, the birds?read more.
And, who from among you, though anxious, can, unto his stature, add a cubit? If then, not even the least thing, ye can do, why, concerning the rest, are ye anxious? Consider well the lilies, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin, and yet I say unto you - Not even Solomon, in all his glory, was arrayed like one of these. But, if God thus adorneth, the grass, which is, in a field, to-day, and, to-morrow, into an oven, is cast, how much rather you, O little-of-faith? Ye, therefore, be not seeking what ye shall eat and what ye shall drink, and be not held in suspense; For, after all these things, do, the nations of the world, seek, - but, your Father, knoweth that ye need these things. Notwithstanding, be seeking his kingdom, - and, these things, shall be added unto you.
Lo! then, I, am with thee, so will I keep thee in every place whithersoever thou mayest go, and will bring thee back unto this soil, - For I will not forsake thee until I have done that of which I have spoken to thee.
Above, is the God of aforetime, And, beneath, are the Arms of the ages, - So he driveth before thee the foe, And doth say - Destroy!
Because, thou, hast made Yahweh, my refuge, - The Most High, thou last made thy dwelling-place, There shall not be sent unto thee misfortune, Nor shall, plague, come near into thy tent; For, his messengers, will he charge concealing thee, To keep thee, in all thy ways;read more.
On hands, will they bear thee up, Lest thou strike, against a stone, thy foot; On the lion and adder, shalt thou tread, Shalt trample on young lion and crocodile.
May he not suffer thy foot, to slip, May thy keeper, not slumber! Lo! neither will slumber nor sleep, The keeper of Israel. Yahweh, is thy keeper, Yahweh, is thy shade, on thy right hand:read more.
By day, the sun, shall not smite, nor, the moon, by night. Yahweh, will keep thee from all harm, He will keep thy life. Yahweh, will keep thy going out and thy coming in, from henceforth, even unto times age-abiding.
Even unto old age, I, am, the same, And unto grey hairs, I, will bear the burden, - I have made and, I, will carry, Yea, I, will bear the burden and will deliver,
And, the peace of God, which riseth above every mind, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts, in Christ Jesus.
who, in God's power, are being guarded through faith unto salvation - ready to be revealed in the last ripe time:
Because thou didst keep my word of endurance, I also, will keep thee out of the hour of trial, which is about to come upon the whole habitable world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
As, all things, suited for life and godliness his divine power, unto us, hath given, through the personal knowledge of him that hath called us through glory and excellence, -
So then, let, no one, be boasting in men; for, all things, are yours - Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come, all, are, yours, And, ye, are Christ's, - and, Christ, is, God's.
And ye are, in him, filled full, - Who, is the head of all principality and authority,
and will appoint a place for my people, for Israel, and will plant them, and they shall inhabit their place, and be unsettled no more, - neither shall the sons of perversity again humiliate them, as at first;
To appoint unto the mourners of Zion - To give unto them A chaplet instead of ashes, The oil of joy instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of the spirit of dejection, - So shall they be called The oaks of righteousness, The plantation of Yahweh: That he may get himself glory
Behold me! laying upon her a bandage of healing, so will I heal them, - And will reveal to them abundance of prosperity and truth; And I will bring back Them of the captivity of Judah, and Them of the captivity of Israel, - And I will build them, as at the first; And I will purify them, from all their iniquity wherewith they have sinned against me, - And I will grant pardon for all their iniquities Wherewith they have sinned against me, and Wherewith they have transgressed against me;read more.
So shall she become to me - A name of joy, A praise and An adorning, To all the nations of the earth, - Who will hear all the good which I am doing them, And will dread and be deeply moved over all the good and over all the prosperity which I am causing her.
Trial, hath not taken you, save such as man can bear; faithful, moreover is God, who will not suffer you to be tried above what ye are able, but will make, with the trial, also the way of escape, that ye may be able to hold out.
Do not then be anxious saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or Wherewithal shall we be arrayed? For, all these things, the nations, seek after, - for your heavenly Father, knoweth, that ye are needing, all these things. But be seeking first, the kingdom and its righteousness, - and, all these things, shall be added unto you.
Ye, therefore, be not seeking what ye shall eat and what ye shall drink, and be not held in suspense; For, after all these things, do, the nations of the world, seek, - but, your Father, knoweth that ye need these things. Notwithstanding, be seeking his kingdom, - and, these things, shall be added unto you.
Give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will they give into your lap; for, with what measure ye mete, shall it be measured back unto you.
And yet, who am, I, and who are my people, that we should be able to offer willingly like this? for, from thee, is the whole, and, out of thine own hand, have we given unto thee;
As to this, however, he that soweth sparingly, sparingly, also shall reap, and, he that soweth with blessings, with blessings, also shall reap: Each one, according as he hath purposed in his heart, not sorrowfully, nor of necessity, - for, a cheerful giver, God, loveth. Moreover God is able to cause, every gracious gift, to superabound unto you, in order that, having in every thing, at every time, every kind of sufficiency of your own, ye may be superabounding unto every good work;read more.
Even as it is written - He hath scattered abroad, he hath given to the needy, - his righteousness, abideth to futurity. Now, he that supplieth seed to the sower, and bread for eating, will supply and multiply your seed for sowing, and cause to grow your fruits of righteousness: In every thing, being enriched, unto every kind of liberality, - which, indeed, worketh out, through us, thanksgiving unto God;
But I have all things in full, and have more than enough, I am filled, having welcomed from Epaphroditus the things that came from you, - a fragrance of sweet smell, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing unto God.
Or, the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise, - not knowing that, the kindness of God, unto repentance, is leading thee?
Let me sing, I pray you, for a well-beloved of mine, The song of my beloved concerning his vineyard: - A vineyard, had my well-beloved on a very fruitful hill; And he thoroughly digged it, And gathered out the stones thereof, And planted it with a precious vine, And built a tower in the midst thereof, Moreover also a wine-press, hewed he therein, - Then waited he that it should bring forth grapes. And it brought forth wild grapes: Now, therefore, O inhabitant of Jerusalem, And men of Judah, - Judge, I pray you, betwixt me, and my vineyard: -read more.
What could have been done further to my vineyard, That I had not done in it? Why then - When I had waited that it should bring forth grapes, Brought it forth, wild grapes? Now, therefore, I pray you, let me tell, you, what I am about to do to my vineyard, - To take away the fence thereof And it shall be eaten up, To destroy the wall thereof And it shall be trodden down; And I will make it a waste; - It shall be neither pruned nor hoed, But there shall come up briars and thorns, - And upon the clouds, will I lay a charge, That they rain thereon no rain. Surely the vineyard of Yahweh of hosts, is the house of Israel, And, the men of Judah, are the plantation in which he dearly delighted, - And he waited, For equity but lo! murderous iniquity, For the rule of right but lo the cry of the wronged.
A luxuriant vine, is Israel, fruit, beseemeth him, - According to the abundance of his fruit, hath he brought abundance to the altars, according to the goodliness of his land, hath he made goodly statues. Hypocritical is their heart, Now, shall they be held guilty, - He, will break down their altars, he will destroy their statutes.
When Israel was, a child, then I loved him, - and, out of Egypt, called I my son. They invited them, - at once, they departed from before me, they, to the Baals, sacrificed, and, to the images, offered incense. Yet, I, had taught Ephraim to walk, I used to take them upon mine arms, - But they acknowledged not that I had healed them.read more.
With human cords, used I to draw them, with the bands of love, so became I unto them like those who remove the yoke that was on their jaws, - and, holding out food to him, I let him eat.
- Provider (2 instances)
- Animals, God's Care Of
- Birds, Features Of
- Feeding Groups
- Generosity, God's
- God And The Poor
- God Feeds All The Earth
- God Providing
- God Sending Rain
- God's Protection
- God's Provision
- God, Activity Of
- Miracles, Nature Of
- Oppression, God's Attitude To
- Poverty, Remedies For
- Protection, From God
- Providence, Of God In Nature