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13 Bible Verses about Poverty

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Job 34:19

Who isn't partial to princes? Who doesn't give preference to the nobles over the poor? Nevertheless, all of them are his handiwork.

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Afflictions » Rejoicing in tribulation, examples of » Poverty

worldly Amusements and pleasures » Lead to » Poverty

Amusements and worldly pleasures » Poverty

Carnal security » Poverty

Christ » He had the common experiences of humanity » Poverty

Covetousness » Leads to » Poverty

Proverbs 28:22

The miser is in a hurry to get wealthy, but he isn't aware that poverty will catch up with him.

Drunkenness » Leads to » Poverty

Gluttony » Leads to » Poverty

Humility of Christ » He had the common experiences of humanity » Poverty

Humility of Christ » Exhibited in his » Poverty

Idleness and sloth » Lead to » Poverty

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Poverty

Pleasure, worldly » Results of a pleasure-seeking life » Poverty

Isaiah 22:13

But look! There is joy and festivity, slaughtering of cattle and killing of sheep, eating meat and drinking wine. "Let us eat and drink, you say, because we die tomorrow."

Poverty » Who will end up in poverty

Poverty » The lord being the maker of the poor

Job 1:20-21

Then Job stood up, tore his robe, shaved his head, fell to the ground, bowed very low, and exclaimed: "I left my mother's womb naked, and I will return to God naked. The LORD has given, and the LORD has taken. May the name of the LORD be blessed."

Job 34:12-19

Truly, God doesn't practice wickedness, and the Almighty doesn't pervert justice. Who entrusted the earth to him? Who made him responsible for the entire inhabited world? If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life, read more.
every living thing would die all at once, and mankind would return to dust." If you have understanding, listen to this! Pay attention to what I have to say: Can one who hates justice really govern? And if God is righteous and mighty, can you condemn him? Can one say to a king, "You're vile!' or to nobles, "You're wicked!'? Who isn't partial to princes? Who doesn't give preference to the nobles over the poor? Nevertheless, all of them are his handiwork.

Poverty » General references to

Isaiah 3:7

"But at that time, he'll protest! He'll say, "I won't be your healer. I have neither food nor clothing in my house! You're not going to make me a leader of the people!'

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » Paul

Poverty » The poor in spirit

Luke 6:20

Then Jesus looked at his disciples and said, "How blessed are you who are destitute, because the kingdom of God is yours!

Isaiah 66:1-2

This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you would build for me, and where will my resting place be? All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Drunkenness and gluttony

Proverbs 24:34

Then your poverty will come upon you like a robber, your need like an armed bandit.

Poverty » Why jesus Christ became poor

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Indolence

Proverbs 6:10-11

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and your poverty will come on you like a bandit and your desperation like an armed man.

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » The church at smyrna

Revelation 2:9

"I know your suffering and your poverty though you are rich and the slander committed by those who claim to be Jews but are not. They are the synagogue of Satan.

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Love of pleasure

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Evil associations

Poverty » Contributing causes of sinful » Parsimony

Poverty » What tends to penury

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » The widow of zarephath

1 Kings 17:12

"As the LORD your God lives," she replied, "I don't have so much as a muffin, just a handful of flour in a bowl and some oil left in a bottle. Now I'm going to find some sticks so I can cook a last meal for my son and for me. Then we're going to eat it and die."

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » Christ

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » The prophet's widow

2 Kings 4:1

Now there happened to be a certain woman who had been the wife of a member of the Guild of Prophets. She cried out to Elisha, "My husband who served you has died, and you know that your servant feared the LORD. But a creditor has come to take away my children into indentured servitude!"

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » gideon

Judges 6:15

"Right"," Gideon responded. "Sir, how will I deliver Israel? Look my family is the weakest in Manasseh, and I'm the youngest in my father's household."

Poverty » Of the righteous, examples of » The widow who gave two mites

Rejoicing » In tribulation, examples of » Poverty

Security » Carnal, leads men to dream of escape from common ills » Poverty

Spiritual » Poverty » Destitution of the truth

1 Timothy 6:5

and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.

2 Chronicles 15:3

"Listen to me, Asa, Judah, and Benjamin! The LORD is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will allow you to find him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you. Israel lived for years without the true God, priests to teach them, and the Law,

Amos 8:11

"Look! The days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "when I will send a famine throughout the land not a famine of food or a thirst for water but rather a famine of hearing the words of the LORD.

Temptation » Often arises through » Poverty

Proverbs 30:9

so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.

Matthew 4:2-3

After fasting for 40 days and 40 nights, he finally became hungry. Then the tempter came. "Since you are the Son of God," he said, "tell these stones to become loaves of bread."

Worldly » Pleasure results of a pleasure-seeking life » Poverty

Isaiah 22:13

But look! There is joy and festivity, slaughtering of cattle and killing of sheep, eating meat and drinking wine. "Let us eat and drink, you say, because we die tomorrow."

Topics on Poverty

Avoiding Poverty

Genesis 45:11

I'll provide for you there, since there are still five years of famine left to go, and you, your households, and everything you own would have otherwise become impoverished.

Naked In Poverty

Deuteronomy 28:48

you'll serve your enemies whom the LORD your God will send against you. You will serve in famine and in drought, in nakedness, and in lack of everything. They'll set a yoke of iron upon your neck until they have exterminated you.

Poverty, Attitudes Towards

Deuteronomy 15:7-8

"If there should be a poor man among your relatives in one of the cities of the land that the LORD your God is about to give you, don't be hard-hearted or tight-fisted toward your poor relative.

Poverty, Causes Of

Genesis 3:17-19

He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.

Poverty, Spiritual

Matthew 13:58

But Jesus told them, "A prophet is without honor only in his hometown and in his own home." He did not perform many miracles there because of their unbelief.

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