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31 Bible Verses about Need

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Deuteronomy 15:8

Instead, be sure to open your hand to him and lend him enough to lessen his need.

Hebrews 5:12

In fact, though by now you should be teachers, you still need someone to teach you the basic truths of God's word. You have become people who need milk instead of solid food.

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to stop him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and are you coming to me?"

Luke 10:42

But there's only one thing you need. Mary has chosen what is better, and it is not to be taken away from her."

Revelation 21:23

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

Luke 15:14

After he had spent everything, a severe famine took place throughout that country, and he began to be in need.

Philippians 4:11-12

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in. I know how to be humble, and I know how to prosper. In each and every situation I have learned the secret of being full and of going hungry, of having too much and of having too little.

Exodus 16:17-20

The Israelis did this, some gathering much, some little. When they measured it with a vessel the capacity of which was one omer, the one who gathered much did not have an excess, while the one who gathered little did not lack. They gathered exactly what each needed to eat. Then Moses told them, "No one is to leave any of it until morning." read more.
But they did not listen to Moses some people left part of it until morning, and it produced maggots and smelled bad, so Moses got angry at them.

Amos 4:6

"I also have scheduled food shortages for you in all of your cities, and lack of bread in all of your settlements, but you haven't returned to me," declares the LORD.

Matthew 10:42

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is a disciple will never lose his reward."

Mark 6:35-43

When it was quite late, his disciples came to him and said, "This is a deserted place, and it's already late. Send the crowds away so that they can go to the neighboring farms and villages and buy themselves something to eat." But he answered them, "You give them something to eat." They asked him, "Should we go and buy 200 denarii worth of bread and give it to them to eat?"read more.
He asked them, "How many loaves of bread do you have? Go and see." They found out and told him, "Five loaves and two fish." Then he ordered them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass. So they sat down in groups of hundreds and fifties. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven and blessed them. Then he broke the loaves in pieces and kept giving them to his disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish among them all. All of them ate and were filled. Then the disciples picked up twelve baskets full of leftover bread and fish.

Luke 8:43-48

A woman was there who had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years. Although she had spent all she had on doctors, no one could heal her. She came up behind Jesus and touched the tassel of his garment, and her bleeding stopped at once. Jesus asked, "Who touched me?" While everyone was denying it, Peter and those who were with him said, "Master, the crowds are surrounding you and pressing in on you."read more.
Still Jesus said, "Somebody touched me, because I know that power has gone out of me." When the woman saw that she couldn't hide, she came forward trembling. Bowing down in front of him, she explained in the presence of all the people why she had touched Jesus and how she had been instantly healed. Then he told her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace."

Romans 5:6-8

For at just the right time, while we were still powerless, the Messiah died for the ungodly. For it is rare for anyone to die for a righteous person, though somebody might be brave enough to die for a good person. But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.

1 Timothy 5:3-8

Honor widows who have no other family members to care for them. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to respect their own family by repaying their parents, for this is pleasing in God's sight. A woman who has no other family members to care for her and who is left all alone has placed her hope in God and devotes herself to petitions and prayers night and day. read more.
But the self-indulgent widow is just as good as dead. Continue to give these instructions, so that they may be blameless. If anyone does not take care of his own relatives, especially his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Timothy 6:8

With food to eat and clothes to wear; content we are in everything.

Topics on Need

Animals Serving Human Needs


The LORD God fashioned garments from animal skins for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.

Clothing, Need Of


Your beauty should not be an external one, consisting of braided hair or the wearing of gold ornaments and dresses.

Comfort, Those In Need


"Comfort! Yes, comfort my people," says your God.

God's Needs


And my God will fully supply your every need according to his glorious riches in the Messiah Jesus.

Guidance, Need For God's


LORD, I know that a person's life is not his to control, nor does a person establish his way in life.

Helping Others In Need


who comforts us in all our suffering, so that we may be able to comfort others in all their suffering, as we ourselves are being comforted by God.

Helping Those In Need


who comforts us in all our suffering, so that we may be able to comfort others in all their suffering, as we ourselves are being comforted by God.

Man's Needs


The young man told him, "I have kept all of these. What do I still lack?"

The Need For Mercy


"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!

The Need To Love Christ


"The one who loves his father or mother more than me isn't worthy of me, and the one who loves a son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.

The Need To Love God


You are to love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength.

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