God, The Provider

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Genesis 22:13-14

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked. And behold, a ram was caught in the thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son. And Abraham called the name of that place "Yahweh {will provide}," {for which reason} it is said today, "on the mountain of Yahweh {it shall be provided}."

Genesis 22:8

And Abraham said, "{God will provide} the lamb for a burnt offering, my son." And the two of them went together.

Psalm 65:9-13

You care for the land and water it; you greatly enrich it. The stream of God [is] filled with waters. You provide their grain, for so you have established it. You drench its furrows, penetrating its ridges. With rains you soften it; its growth you bless. You crown the year with your {bounty}, and your wagon paths drip with {richness}.read more.
They drop [on the] pastures of [the] wilderness, and the hills gird themselves with joy. [The] pasturelands put on flocks, and [the] valleys clothe themselves with grain. They shout in triumph; they even sing.

Psalm 104:10-18

[You are] the one who sends forth springs into the valleys; they flow between [the] mountains. They give drink for every beast of [the] field. [The] wild donkeys {quench} their thirst. Along them the birds of the heavens abide. From among [the] branches they {sing}.read more.
[You are the one who] {waters} [the] mountains from his upper chambers. The earth is full with the fruit of your labors: [who] causes grass to grow for the cattle and herbs for the service of humankind, to bring forth food from the earth, and wine [that] makes glad [the] heart of man, so that [their] faces shine from oil, and bread [that] strengthens the heart of man. The trees of Yahweh drink their fill, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted, where birds make [their] nest. [The] stork [has] its home in [the] fir trees. The high mountains [are] for the wild goats; [the] cliffs [are] a refuge for the rock badgers.

Psalm 135:7

[He] causes clouds to rise from the edge of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain; [he] brings out [the] wind from his storehouses.

Ezekiel 34:26-29

And I will make them and [the area] all around my hill a blessing, and I will let the rain go down {at its appointed time}; they will be rains of blessing. And the tree of the field will give its fruit, and the land will give its produce, and they will be on their land {safely}, and they will know that I [am] Yahweh when I break their yoke, and I will deliver them from the hand of the ones enslaving them. And they will not be [any] longer plunder to the nations, and the animals of the land will not eat them, and they will dwell {in safety}, and [there will] not [be anyone] frightening [them].read more.
And I will raise for them a garden plot of renown, and they will {no longer} be victims of famine in the land, and they will not bear any more the insult of the nations.

Psalm 145:16

opening your hand, and satisfying [the] desire [of] every living creature.

Job 38:41

Who prepares for the crow its prey, when its young ones cry to God for help, [and] they wander around {for lack of food}?

Psalm 104:27-28

They all wait for you to give [them] their food {at the proper time}. You give to them; they gather [it]. You open your hand, they are filled with [what is] good.

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor from [the] dust. From [the] ash heap he lifts up the needy, to cause them to sit with noble people and to cause them to inherit a seat of honor. For the pillars of the earth belong to Yahweh and he has set the inhabited world on them.

Psalm 35:10

All of my bones shall say, "O Yahweh, who [is] like you, who delivers [the] poor from [one] stronger than he and [the] poor and needy from [the one who] robs him?"

Psalm 145:13-14

Your kingdom [is] an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion [endures] {throughout all generations}. Yahweh upholds all who are falling, and raises up all who are bowed down.

Psalm 146:7-9

[who] executes justice for the oppressed, [who] gives food for the hungry. Yahweh sets prisoners free; Yahweh opens [the eyes of the] blind; Yahweh raises up [those] bowed down; Yahweh loves [the] righteous; Yahweh protects [the] strangers. He helps up [the] orphan and [the] widow, but [the] way of [the] wicked he {thwarts}.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in his distress, a shelter from [the] rainstorm, a shade from [the] heat. For [the] breath of [the] ruthless [was] like a rainstorm against a wall,

Exodus 16:13-18

And so it was, in the evening, the quail came up and covered the camp, and in the morning, a layer of dew was all around the camp. And the layer of dew came up, {and there} on the face of the desert was a fine granular substance, fine like frost on the ground. And the {Israelites} saw, and they said {to each other}, "What [is] this?" because they did not know what it [was]. And Moses said to them, "That [is] the bread that Yahweh has given to you as food.read more.
This [is] the word that Yahweh commanded, 'Gather from it, {each according to what he can eat}, an omer per person [according to] the number of you. You each shall take [enough] for whoever [is] in his tent.'" 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 17:3-6

And the people thirsted for water, and the people grumbled against Moses and said, "Why {ever} did you bring us up from Egypt to kill me and my sons and my cattle with thirst?" And Moses cried out to Yahweh, saying, "What will I do with this people? A little longer and they will stone me." And Yahweh said to Moses, "Go on before the people and take with you [some] from the elders of Israel, and the staff with which you struck the Nile take in your hand, and go.read more.
Look, I [will be] standing before you there on the rock in Horeb, and you will strike the rock, and water will come out from it, and the people will drink." And Moses did so before the eyes of the elders of Israel.

Numbers 11:4-9

The riff-raff that [were] in their midst {had a strong desire}; and the {Israelites} turned back and also wept, and they said, "Who will feed us meat? We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing, the cucumber, melon, leek, the onions, and the garlic. But now {our strength is dried up}; there is nothing whatsoever except {for the manna before us}."read more.
Now the manna [was] like coriander seed, and its outward appearance was like that of bdellium-gum. The people went about and gathered [it], and they ground [it] with mills or crushed [it] with mortar. Then they boiled [it] in a pot and made it [into] bread-cakes; and it tasted like olive oil cakes. When the dew came down on the camp [at] night, the manna came down [with] it.

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 19:5-8

He lay down and fell asleep under a certain broom tree, and suddenly this angel [was] touching him and said to him, "Get up, eat!" He looked, and behold, a bread cake on hot coals [was] near his head and a jar of water, so he ate and drank. Then he did it again and lay down. The angel of Yahweh appeared a second [time] and touched him and said, "Get up, eat, for the journey is greater than you."read more.
So he got up, ate, drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights up to Horeb, the mountain of God.

2 Kings 4:42-44

A man came from Baal-Shalishah and brought food to the man of God: firstfruits and twenty loaves of barley bread, with ripe grain in his sack. He said, "Give [it] to the people and let them eat." Then his servant said, "How can I set this before a hundred men?" He said, "Give it to the people and let them eat, for thus Yahweh says, 'They shall eat and have some left over.'" So he set it before them, and they ate and had some left over, according to the word of Yahweh.

Matthew 14:15-21

Now [when it] was evening, the disciples came to him saying, "The place is desolate and the hour {is late}. Release the crowds so that they can go away into the villages [and] purchase food for themselves." But Jesus said to them, "They do not {need} to go away. You give them [something] to eat." And they said to him, "We do not have [anything] here except five loaves and two fish."read more.
So he said, "Bring them here to me." And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds. And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. Now those who ate were about five thousand men, in addition to women and children.

Mark 6:35-44

And the hour had already become late [when] his disciples came up to him, saying, "The place is desolate and the hour [is] already late. Send them away so that they can go into the surrounding farms and villages [and] purchase something to eat for themselves." But he answered [and] said to them, "You give them [something] to eat." And they said to him, "Should we go [and] purchase bread for two hundred denarii and give [it] to them to eat?"read more.
And he said to them, "How many loaves do you have? Go look!" And [when they] found out, they said, "Five, and two fish." And he ordered them all to recline in groups on the green grass. And they reclined in groups, by hundreds and by fifties. And taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves and gave [them] to his disciples so that they could set [them] before them. And he distributed the two fish to [them] all. And they all ate and were satisfied. And they picked up the broken pieces, twelve baskets full, and of the fish. And those who ate the loaves were five thousand men.

Luke 9:12-17

Now the day began to be far spent, and the twelve came up [and] said to him, "Send away the crowd so that they can go into the surrounding villages and farms to obtain lodging and find provisions, because we are here in a desolate place. But he said to them, "You give them [something] to eat!" And they said, "{We have no} more than five loaves and two fish, unless perhaps we go [and] purchase food for all these people." (For there were about five thousand men.) So he said to his disciples, "Have them sit down in groups of about fifty each."read more.
And they did so, and had [them] all sit down. And taking the five loaves and the two fish, [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them and began giving [them] to the disciples to set before the crowd. And [they] all ate and were satisfied, and what was left over was picked up by them--twelve baskets of broken pieces.

John 6:5-13

{Then Jesus, when he looked up} and saw that a large crowd was coming to him, said to Philip, "Where can we buy bread so that these [people] can eat?" (Now he said this to test him, because he knew what he was going to do.) Philip replied to him, "Two hundred denarii [worth of] bread would not be enough for them, in order that each one could receive a little."read more.
One of his disciples, Andrew the brother of Simon Peter, said to him, "Here is a boy who has five barley loaves and two fish, but what are these for so many [people]?" Jesus said, "Make the people recline." (Now [there] was a lot of grass in the place.) So the men reclined, approximately five thousand [in] number. Then Jesus took the bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he distributed [it] to those who were reclining--likewise also of the fish, as much as they wanted. And when they were satisfied, he said to his disciples, "Gather the remaining fragments so that nothing is lost." So they gathered [them], and filled twelve baskets with fragments from the five barley loaves which were left over by those who had eaten.

Matthew 15:32-38

And Jesus summoned his disciples [and] said, "I have compassion on the crowd, because they have remained with me three days already and do not have anything to eat, and I do not want to send them away hungry lest they give out on the way." And the disciples said to him, "Where in [this] desolate place {can we get} so much bread that such a great crowd could be satisfied?" And Jesus said to them, "How many loaves do you have?" So they said, "Seven, and a few little fish."read more.
And commanding the crowd to recline for a meal on the ground, he took the seven loaves and the fish and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [them] and began giving [them] to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds. And they all ate and were satisfied, and they picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, seven baskets full. Now those who ate were four thousand men, in addition to women and children.

Mark 8:1-9

In those days there was again a large crowd, and they did not have anything they could eat. Summoning the disciples, he said to them, "I have compassion on the crowd, because they have remained with me three days already and do not have anything to eat. And if I send them away hungry to their homes they will give out on the way, and some of them have come from far away."read more.
And his disciples answered him, "Where is anyone able to feed these [people] with bread here in the desert?" And he asked them, "How many loaves do you have?" So they said, "Seven." And he commanded the crowd to recline for a meal on the ground, and taking the seven loaves, [after he] had given thanks he broke [them] and began giving [them] to his disciples so that they could set [them] before [them]. And they set [them] before the crowd. And they had a few small fish, and [after] giving thanks for them, he said to set these [before them] also. And they ate and were satisfied, and they picked up the broken pieces that were left, seven baskets [full]. Now there were about four thousand. And he sent them away.

Deuteronomy 2:7

The fact of the matter is, Yahweh your God has blessed you in {all the work you have done}; he knows {your travels} [with respect to] this great wilderness; forty years Yahweh your God [has been] with you; you have not lacked a thing." '

Matthew 6:25-33

"For this [reason] I say to you, do not be anxious for your life, what you will eat, and not for your body, what you will wear. Is your life not more than food and your body [more than] clothing? Consider the birds of the sky, that they do not sow or reap or gather [produce] into barns, and your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth more than they [are]? And who among you, [by] being anxious, is able to add one hour to his life span?read more.
And why are you anxious about clothing? Observe the lilies of the field, how they grow: they do not toil or spin, but I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory was dressed like one of these. But if God dresses the grass of the field in this way, [although it] is [here] today and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not [do so] much more [for] you, you of little faith? Therefore do not be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear?,' for the pagans seek after all these [things]. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these [things]. But seek first his kingdom and righteousness, and all these [things] will be added to you.

Luke 12:22-31

And he said to his disciples, "For this [reason] I tell you, do not be anxious for [your] life, what you will eat, or for [your] body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body [more than] clothing. Consider the ravens, that they neither sow nor reap; to them there is neither storeroom nor barn, and God feeds them. How much more are you worth than the birds?read more.
And which of you [by] being anxious is able to add an hour to his life span? If then you are not even able [to do] a very little thing, why are you anxious about the rest? Consider the lilies, how they grow: they do not toil or spin, but I say to you, not even Solomon in all his glory was dressed like one of these. But if God clothes the grass in the field in this way, [although it] is [here] today and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more [will he do so for] you, you of little faith? And you, do not consider what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not be anxious. For all the nations of the world seek after these [things], and your Father knows that you need these [things]. But seek his kingdom and these [things] will be added to you.

Psalm 5:12

For you bless [the] righteous. O Yahweh, like a shield you surround him [with] good favor.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, but the wicked will be destroyed in the darkness, because a man will not prevail by [his] might.

Psalm 91:9-13

For you, O Yahweh, [are] my refuge. You have made the Most High your dwelling place. No harm will befall you, and no plague will come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you, to watch over you in all your ways.read more.
In [their] hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on lion and viper; you will trample young lion and serpent.

Psalm 121:3-8

He will not allow your foot to be moved; he who protects you will not slumber. Look, he will not slumber and he will not sleep-- he who protects Israel. Yahweh [is] your protector; Yahweh [is] your shade at your right hand.read more.
The sun will not strike you by day, nor [the] moon by night. Yahweh will protect you from all evil; he will protect your life. Yahweh will protect your going out and your coming in from now until forever.

Isaiah 46:4

Even to [your] old age I [am] he; even to [your] advanced age I myself will support [you]. I myself have made [you], and I myself will carry [you], and I myself will support [you], and I will save [you].

2 Peter 1:3

because his divine power has bestowed on us all [things] [that are] necessary for life and godliness, through the knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence of character,

1 Corinthians 3:21-23

So then, let no one boast in people. 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 [things] [are] yours, and you [are] Christ's, and Christ [is] God's.

2 Samuel 7:10

I will make a place for my people Israel, and I will plant them so that they can dwell {in their own place}. They will not tremble [any] longer, and the children of wickedness will not afflict them again, as in the former days.

1 Chronicles 17:9

And I will appoint a place for my people Israel, and I will plant them, and they shall dwell in their place and be in anguish no longer. And wicked men will no longer wear them down as before,

Jeremiah 33:6-9

Look, I [am] going to bring healing and health to it, and I will heal them, and I will reveal to them abundance of peace and reliability. And I will restore the fortunes of Judah and the fortunes of Israel, and I will rebuild them as in the beginning. And I will cleanse them from all their guilt that they sinned against me, and I will forgive all their iniquities that they sinned against me, and that they rebelled against me.read more.
And it will be to me a name of jubilation, a praise, and a glory before all the nations of the earth, who will hear all the good that I [will] do [for] them, and they will fear, and they will tremble because of all the good, and because of all the prosperity that I [will] provide for it.'

Matthew 6:31-33

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear?,' for the pagans seek after all these [things]. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these [things]. But seek first his kingdom and righteousness, and all these [things] will be added to you.

Luke 12:29-31

And you, do not consider what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not be anxious. For all the nations of the world seek after these [things], and your Father knows that you need these [things]. But seek his kingdom and these [things] will be added to you.

Luke 6:38

Give, and it will be given to you, a good measure--pressed down, shaken, overflowing--they will pour out into your lap. For with the measure by which you measure out, it will be measured out to you in return."

1 Chronicles 29:14

And indeed, who [am] I, and who [are] my people that we retain power to offer according to these [offerings] willingly? For everything [is] from you, and from your hand we have given to you.

2 Corinthians 9:6-11

Now [the point is] this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one [should give] as he has decided in his heart, not {reluctantly} or from compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to cause all grace to abound to you, so that in everything at all times, [because you] have enough of everything, you may overflow in every good work.read more.
Just as it is written, "He scattered widely, he gave to the poor; his righteousness remains {forever}." Now the one who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will provide and multiply your seed, and will cause the harvest of your righteousness to grow, being made rich in every [way] for all generosity, which is producing through us thanksgiving to God,

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything [in full] and have an abundance; {I am well supplied} [because] I received from Epaphroditus {what you had sent}, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Isaiah 5:1-7

Let me sing for my beloved a song of my love concerning his vineyard: {My beloved had a vineyard} on {a fertile hill}. And he dug it and cleared it of stones, and he planted it [with] choice vines, and he built a watchtower in the middle of it, and he even hewed out a wine vat in it, and he waited for [it] to yield grapes-- but it yielded wild grapes. And now, inhabitants of Jerusalem and men of Judah, judge between me and my vineyard.read more.
What more [was there] to do for my vineyard that I have not done in it? Why did I hope for [it] to yield grapes, and it yielded wild grapes? And now let me tell you what I myself am about to do to my vineyard. [I will] remove its hedge, and it shall become a devastation. [I will] break down its wall, and it shall become a trampling. And I will make it a wasteland; it shall not be pruned and hoed, and it shall be overgrown [with] briers and thornbushes. And concerning the clouds, I will command {them not to send} rain down upon it. For the vineyard of Yahweh of hosts [is] the house of Israel, and the man of Judah [is] the plantation of his delight. [And] he waited for justice, but look! Bloodshed! For righteousness, but look! A cry of distress!

Hosea 10:1-2

Israel [is] a luxuriant vine; he yields fruit for himself. The more his fruit increased, [the more] he made numerous altars. The more his land prospered, [the more] he improved [his] stone pillars. Their heart is false; now they must bear [their] guilt. He himself will break down their altars; he will destroy their stone pillars.

Hosea 11:1-4

When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. When I called them, they went from my face. They sacrificed to the Baals, and they sacrificed to idols. And I myself taught Ephraim to walk; I took them in my arms, but they did not know that I healed them.read more.
I drew them {with human ties}, with the bands of love. I was to them like one who lifted up a yoke on their jaws, [though] I bent down to them [and] let them eat.

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