2 Thessalonians 3:10
While we were with you, we gave this order: "If anyone doesn't want to work, he shouldn't eat."
"Your servants are shepherds," they replied, "both we and our ancestors. We've come to live for a while in this region, since there is no pasture back in Canaan for your servants' flocks. May your servants please live in the Goshen territory?"
As soon as the seven years of abundance throughout the land of Egypt ended,
The Israelis told them, "If only we had died by the LORD's hand in the land of Egypt when we sat by the cooking pots, when we ate bread until we were filled because you brought us to this desert to kill this entire congregation with hunger."
the people complained against the LORD and Moses. "Why did you bring us out of Egypt to die in the wilderness?" they asked. "There's no food and water, and we're tired of this worthless bread."
The manna ceased on the day they ate the produce of the land. Since the Israelis no longer received manna, they ate crops from the land of Canaan that year.
Those who die by the sword are better off than those who die from starvation, who slowly waste away like those pierced through for lack of food from the fields.
The nursing child's tongue cleaves to its palate from thirst. Young children beg for bread, but no one gives them any.
because they didn't come to meet you with food and water along the way as you were coming out of Egypt. Instead, they hired Beor's son Balaam from Pethor in Aram-naharaim to curse you.
You've neglected to give water to the weary, and you've withheld food from the hungry.
Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.
"They'll devour your harvest and your food. They'll devour your sons and your daughters. They'll devour your vines and your fig trees. With their swords they'll batter down your fortified cities in which you trust.
Isn't our food supply cut off right in front of us, along with joy and gladness from the Temple of our God?
Fled from cherished Zion are all that were her splendor. Her princes have become like deer that cannot find their feeding grounds. They flee with strength exhausted from their pursuers.
You have sowed much but have reaped little. You have eaten but don't have enough to become satisfied. You have drunk but don't have enough to become intoxicated. You have clothed yourself but don't have enough to keep warm. And the hired laborer deposits his salary in a bag full of holes!'"
A friend of mine on a trip has dropped in on me, and I don't have anything to serve him.'
"Then he came to his senses and said, "How many of my father's hired men have more food than they can eat, and here I am starving to death!
"The fields lie in ruins and the ground is dried up. Indeed, the grain is ruined, the new wine has evaporated, and the olive oil has run out.
"Wake up, you drunkards! Cry aloud and howl, you wine drinkers, because your supply of new wine has been snatched from you.
Gladness and rejoicing will be taken away from the fruitful land. From the land of Moab I'll cause the wine in the wine presses to stop flowing. The workers won't tread the grapes with a loud shout. There will be no shout!
When the wine ran out, Jesus' mother told him, "They don't have any more wine."
Philip answered him, "Two hundred denarii worth of bread isn't enough for each of them to have a little."
"But a famine spread throughout Egypt and Canaan, and with it great suffering, and our ancestors couldn't find any food.
When his disciples reached the other side, they had forgotten to take any bread along.
As they began to discuss this among themselves, they kept saying, "We didn't bring along any bread."
Now the disciples had forgotten to take any bread along, but they had one loaf with them in the boat.
So they were discussing with one another the fact that they didn't have any bread. Knowing this, Jesus asked them, "Why are you discussing the fact that you don't have any bread? Don't you understand or perceive yet? Are your hearts hardened?
At that time, after a large crowd again had gathered together with nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples and told them,
"I have compassion for the crowd, because they've already been with me for three days and have nothing to eat.
2 Samuel 3:29
May judgment rest on Joab's head and on his father's entire household. May Joab's dynasty never be without one who has a discharge, who is a leper, who walks with a cane, who commits suicide, or who lacks food!"
Full grown lions die when they cannot find prey; that's when the lion cubs are scattered.
Young lions lack and go hungry, but those who seek the LORD will never lack any good thing.