"For just as the rain and snow come down from heaven, and do not return there without watering the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, yielding seed for the sower and bread for eating,
2 Corinthians 9:10
Now he who supplies seed to the farmer and bread to eat will also supply you with seed and multiply it and enlarge the harvest that results from your righteousness.
He executes justice for the orphan and the widows, loves the foreigner, and gives them food and clothing."
who brings justice for the oppressed, and who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners;
He uses them to judge some people and give food to many.
He will provide grass on the fields for your livestock, and you'll eat and be satisfied.
He will also provide rain for your seed that you sow in the ground, and the food that comes from the ground will be rich and abundant. At that time, your cattle will graze in broad meadows,
The afflicted will eat and be satisfied; those who seek the LORD will praise him, "May you live forever!"
like wine that makes the heart of people happy, oil that makes the face glow, and food that sustains people.
He grants peace within your borders, satisfying you with the finest of wheat.
She didn't recognize that it was I who provided her grain, wine, and oil, and it was I who gave her silver, while they crafted gold for Baal.
I guided them with human kindness, with loving reins. I acted toward them like one who removes a yoke from their neck; I bent down and fed them.
The LORD will say to his people, "Look! I will send you grain, new wine, and oil, and you will be content with them. I will no longer cause you to be a disgrace among the nations."
All of them look to you to provide them their food at the proper time.
Everyone's eyes are on you, as you give them their food in due time. You open your hand and keep on satisfying the desire of every living thing.
He gives food to all creatures, for his gracious love is everlasting.
He gives wild animals their food, including the young ravens when they cry.
Look at the birds in the sky. They don't plant or harvest or gather food into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. You are more valuable than they are, aren't you?
Consider the crows. They don't plant or harvest, they don't even have a storeroom or barn, yet God feeds them. How much more valuable are you than birds!
Who prepares food for the raven, when its offspring cry out to God as they wander for lack of food?"
He causes grass to sprout for the cattle and plants for people to cultivate, to produce food from the land,
Young lions roar for prey, seeking their food from God.
"Can you hunt prey for the lioness to satisfy young lions
You crushed the heads of Leviathan. You set it as food for desert creatures.
They spoke against God by asking, "Is God able to prepare a feast in the desert?
It's true that Moses struck the rock so that water flowed forth and torrents of water gushed out, but is he also able to give bread or to supply meat for his people?"
"Therefore I'll return and take back my grain at harvest time and my new wine in its season. I'll take back my wool and my flax that was to have covered her nakedness.
"The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "I will never again give your grain as food for your enemies; never again will foreigners drink your new wine for which you have toiled;