16 Bible Verses about Shortages
Most Relevant Verses
There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more,
And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
The sluggard does not plow after the autumn,
So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
and when I was present with you and was in need, I was not a burden to anyone; for when the brethren came from Macedonia they fully supplied my need, and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will continue to do so.
But whoever has the world’s goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
And I heard something like a voice in the center of the four living creatures saying, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not damage the oil and the wine.”