There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is right, but it tendeth only to want.
Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
A sluggard's soul desireth and hath nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul; but the belly of the wicked shall want.
lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is Jehovah? or lest I be poor and steal, and outrage the name of my God.
TEKEL, Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting;
Jehovah will be terrible unto them; for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and all the isles of the nations shall worship him, every one from his place.
But when he had spent all there arose a violent famine throughout that country, and he began to be in want.
And he said to them, When I sent you without purse and scrip and sandals, did ye lack anything? And they said, Nothing.
2 Corinthians 11:9
And being present with you and lacking, I did not lazily burden any one, (for the brethren who came from Macedonia supplied what I lacked,) and in everything I kept myself from being a burden to you, and will keep myself.
Not that I speak as regards privation, for as to me I have learnt in those circumstances in which I am, to be satisfied in myself.
1 John 3:17
But whoso may have the world's substance, and see his brother having need, and shut up his bowels from him, how abides the love of God in him?
And I heard as a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, A choenix of wheat for a denarius, and three choenixes of barley for a denarius: and do not injure the oil and the wine.
The leech hath two daughters: Give, give. There are three things never satisfied; four which say not, It is enough:
Sheol, and the barren womb; the earth which is not filled with water, and the fire which saith not, It is enough.