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Theasaurus: Shortages

16 Bible Verses about Shortages

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Proverbs 11:24

There are those who [generously] scatter abroad, and yet increase more; there are those who withhold more than is fitting or what is justly due, but it results only in want.

Proverbs 12:9

Better is he who is lightly esteemed but works for his own support than he who assumes honor for himself and lacks bread.

Proverbs 13:25

The [uncompromisingly] righteous eats to his own satisfaction, but the stomach of the wicked is in want.

Proverbs 30:9

Lest I be full and deny You and say, Who is the Lord? Or lest I be poor and steal, and so profane the name of my God.

Daniel 5:27

tekel, You are weighed in the balances and are found wanting;

Zephaniah 2:11

The Lord will be terrible to them, for He will make lean and famish all the gods of the earth; and men shall worship Him, every one from his place, even all the isles and coastlands of the nations.

Luke 15:14

And when he had spent all he had, a mighty famine came upon that country, and he began to fall behind and be in want.

Luke 22:35

And He said to them, When I sent you out with no purse or [provision] bag or sandals, did you lack anything? They answered, Nothing!

2 Corinthians 11:9

And when I was with you and ran short financially, I did not burden any [of you], for what I lacked was abundantly made up by the brethren who came from Macedonia. So I kept myself from being burdensome to you in any way, and will continue to keep [myself from being so].

Philippians 4:11

Not that I am implying that I was in any personal want, for I have learned how to be content (satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or disquieted) in whatever state I am.

Revelation 6:6

And I heard what seemed to be a voice from the midst of the four living creatures, saying, A quart of wheat for a denarius [a whole day's wages], and three quarts of barley for a denarius; but do not harm the oil and the wine!

Proverbs 30:15

The leech has two daughters, crying, Give, give! There are three things that are never satisfied, yes, four that do not say, It is enough:

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol (the place of the dead), the barren womb, the earth that is not satisfied with water, and the fire that says not, It is enough.