63 Bible Verses about

Poverty, Spiritual

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Mark 6:6

And He wondered at their unbelief. And He was going around the villages teaching.

Proverbs 10:21

The lips of the righteous feed many, But fools die for lack of understanding.

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge; And their honorable men are famished, And their multitude is parched with thirst.

Isaiah 56:10-11

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I said, "They are only the poor, They are foolish; For they do not know the way of the LORD Or the ordinance of their God.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

Luke 12:20-21

"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

Luke 16:22-23

"Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried.

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

Amos 8:11

"Behold, days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.

Psalm 74:9

We do not see our signs; There is no longer any prophet, Nor is there any among us who knows how long.

Lamentations 2:9

Her gates have sunk into the ground, He has destroyed and broken her bars Her king and her princes are among the nations; The law is no more Also, her prophets find No vision from the LORD.

Ezekiel 7:26

'Disaster will come upon disaster and rumor will be added to rumor; then they will seek a vision from a prophet, but the law will be lost from the priest and counsel from the elders.

Matthew 13:14-15

"In their case the prophecy of Isaiah is being fulfilled, which says, 'YOU WILL KEEP ON HEARING, BUT WILL NOT UNDERSTAND; YOU WILL KEEP ON SEEING, BUT WILL NOT PERCEIVE;

Revelation 2:5

'Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place--unless you repent.

Psalm 40:17

Since I am afflicted and needy, Let the Lord be mindful of me. You are my help and my deliverer; Do not delay, O my God.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones will say, "LORD, who is like You, Who delivers the afflicted from him who is too strong for him, And the afflicted and the needy from him who robs him?"

Psalm 70:5

But I am afflicted and needy; Hasten to me, O God! You are my help and my deliverer; O LORD, do not delay.

Psalm 86:1

Incline Your ear, O LORD, and answer me; For I am afflicted and needy.

Psalm 109:22

For I am afflicted and needy, And my heart is wounded within me.

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

Psalm 8:3-4

When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;

Luke 7:6

Now Jesus started on His way with them; and when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to Him, "Lord, do not trouble Yourself further, for I am not worthy for You to come under my roof;

Luke 6:20-21

And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.

Psalm 116:6

The LORD preserves the simple; I was brought low, and He saved me.

Psalm 102:17

He has regarded the prayer of the destitute And has not despised their prayer.

1 Peter 5:5-6

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

Proverbs 15:16-17

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

Proverbs 16:19

It is better to be humble in spirit with the lowly Than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Proverbs 17:1

Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it Than a house full of feasting with strife.

James 1:9

But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

Hebrews 11:37-40

They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were tempted, they were put to death with the sword; they went about in sheepskins, in goatskins, being destitute, afflicted, ill-treated

Revelation 2:9

'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

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Poverty, spiritual » Destitution of the truth

1 Timothy 6:5

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

2 Chronicles 15:3

"For many days Israel was without the true God and without a teaching priest and without law.

Amos 8:11

"Behold, days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The bankrupt servant

Matthew 18:23-25

"For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. "When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him ten thousand talents was brought to him. "But since he did not have the means to repay, his lord commanded him to be sold, along with his wife and children and all that he had, and repayment to be made.

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The laodicean church

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The gentiles

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » Inhabitants of jerusalem

Jeremiah 5:4

Then I said, "They are only the poor, They are foolish; For they do not know the way of the LORD Or the ordinance of their God.

Poverty, spiritual » Examples of moral and spiritual bankruptcy » The prodigal son

Luke 15:14

"Now when he had spent everything, a severe famine occurred in that country, and he began to be impoverished.



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