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15 Bible Verses about Shortage Other Than Food

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Genesis 18:28

peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty-five, I will not destroy it.

Judges 21:14

And those of Benjamin had returned at that time; and they gave them as wives those whom they had saved alive of the women of Jabeshgilead, and even so they were not enough.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make the noble man more precious than fine gold and man more than the gold of Ophir.

Genesis 21:15

And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under a tree.

Genesis 47:15

And when money failed in the land of Egypt and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Joseph and said, Give us bread, for why should we die in thy presence for the money fails?

Genesis 47:16

And Joseph said, Give your livestock, and I will give you for your livestock if the money has failed.

Genesis 47:18

When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord how that the money is gone; my lord also has our herds of cattle; there is not nothing left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies and our lands.

Joshua 17:14

And the sons of Joseph spoke unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to inherit, seeing I am a great people and that the LORD has blessed me as such until now?

Joshua 17:16

And the sons of Joseph said, This mountain is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are in Bethshean and her towns, and those who are in the valley of Jezreel.

1 Kings 20:10

And Benhadad sent unto him again and said, The gods do so unto me, and more also, that the dust of Samaria shall not be enough for the open hands of all the people that follow me.

Matthew 25:9

But the prudent answered, saying, Lest there be not enough for us and you, but go ye rather to them that sell and buy for yourselves.

Isaiah 40:16

And all Lebanon is not sufficient for the fire, nor all the beasts thereof sufficient for the sacrifice.

Amos 8:11

Behold, the days come, said the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine to the earth, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:

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