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21 Bible Verses about Seeking Food

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Leviticus 25:20

And if you say, Where will our food come from in the seventh year, when we may not put in seed, or get in the increase

Lamentations 2:12

They say to their mothers, Where is grain and wine? when they are falling like the wounded in the open squares of the town, when their life is drained out on their mother's breast.

Job 15:23

He is wandering about in search of bread, saying, Where is it? and he is certain that the day of trouble is ready for him:

Luke 12:22

And he said to his disciples, For this reason I say to you, Take no thought for your life, about what food you will take, or for your body, how it may be clothed.

Job 24:5

Like asses in the waste land they go out to their work, looking for food with care; from the waste land they get bread for their children.

Psalm 59:15

Let them go wandering up and down in search of food, and be there all night if they have not enough.

Lamentations 1:11

Breathing out grief all her people are looking for bread; they have given their desired things for food to give them life: see, O Lord, and take note; for she has become a thing of shame.

Lamentations 4:4

The tongue of the child at the breast is fixed to the roof of his mouth for need of drink: the young children are crying out for bread, and no man gives it to them.

Lamentations 5:9

We put our lives in danger to get our bread, because of the sword of the waste land.

Lamentations 5:6

We have given our hands to the Egyptians and to the Assyrians so that we might have enough bread.

Lamentations 1:19

I sent for my lovers, but they were false to me: my priests and my responsible men were breathing their last breath in the town, while they were looking for food to give them new life.

Genesis 39:6

And he gave Joseph control of all his property, keeping no account of anything, but only the food which was put before him. Now Joseph was very beautiful in form and face.

Nehemiah 5:2

For there were some who said, We, our sons and our daughters, are a great number: let us get grain, so that we may have food for our needs.

Ezekiel 25:4

For this cause I will give you up to the children of the east for their heritage, and they will put their tent-circles in you and make their houses in you; they will take your fruit for their food and your milk for their drink.

Matthew 15:33

And the disciples say to him, How may we get enough bread in a waste place, to give food to such a number of people?

Luke 9:12

And the day went on; and the twelve came to him and said, Send these people away so that they may go into the towns and the country round about and get resting-places and food for themselves, for we are in a waste place.

Luke 16:21

Desiring the broken bits of food which came from the table of the man of wealth; and even the dogs came and put their tongues on his wounds.

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