2 Thessalonians 3:10
For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.
And they said to Pharaoh, To sojourn in the land are we come; for there is no pasture for the sheep that thy servants have, for the famine is grievous in the land of Canaan; and now, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Goshen.
And the seven years of plenty that were in the land of Egypt were ended;
And the children of Israel said to them, Would that we had died by the hand of Jehovah in the land of Egypt, when we sat by the flesh-pots, when we ate bread to the full; for ye have brought us out into this wilderness, to kill this whole congregation with hunger!
and the people spoke against God, and against Moses, Why have ye brought us up out of Egypt that we should die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, and no water, and our soul loathes this light bread.
And the manna ceased on the morrow, when they had eaten of the old corn of the land; and there was no more manna for the children of Israel; and they ate of the produce of the land of Canaan that year.
The slain with the sword are happier than the slain with hunger; for these pine away, stricken through for want of the fruits of the field.
The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask bread, no man breaketh it unto them.
because they met you not with bread and with water on the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt, and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor, of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.
Thou hast not given water to the fainting to drink, and thou hast withholden bread from the hungry.
Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
And they shall eat up thy harvest and thy bread, they shall eat up thy sons and thy daughters, they shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds, they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig-trees; they shall destroy with the sword thy strong cities, wherein thou trustedst.
Is not the food cut off before our eyes, joy and gladness from the house of our God?
And from the daughter of Zion all her splendour is departed: her princes are become like harts that find no pasture; and they are gone without strength before the pursuer.
Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but are not satisfied; ye drink, but are not filled with drink; ye clothe yourselves, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages for a bag with holes.
since a friend of mine on a journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him;
And coming to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and I perish here by famine.
The field is laid waste, the land mourneth; for the corn is wasted, the new wine is dried up, the oil languisheth.
Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine, because of the new wine: for it is cut off from your mouth.
And joy and gladness is taken away from the fruitful field and from the land of Moab; and I have caused wine to fail from the winepresses: they shall no more tread with shouting; the shouting shall be no shouting.
And wine being deficient, the mother of Jesus says to him, They have no wine.
Philip answered him, Loaves for two hundred denarii are not sufficient for them, that each may have some little portion.
But a famine came upon all the land of Egypt and Canaan, and great distress, and our fathers found no food.
And when his disciples were come to the other side, they had forgotten to take bread.
And they reasoned among themselves, saying, Because we have taken no bread.
And they forgot to take bread, and save one loaf, they had not any with them in the ship.
And they reasoned with one another, saying, It is because we have no bread. And Jesus knowing it, says to them, Why reason ye because ye have no bread? Do ye not yet perceive nor understand? Have ye your heart yet hardened?
In those days, there being again a great crowd, and they having nothing that they could eat, having called his disciples to him, he says to them,
I have compassion on the crowd, because they have stayed with me already three days and they have not anything they can eat,
2 Samuel 3:29
let it fall on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that has an issue, or that is a leper, or that leans on a staff, or that falls by the sword, or that lacks bread!
The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the whelps of the lioness are scattered.
The young lions are in need and suffer hunger; but they that seek Jehovah shall not want any good.