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Theasaurus: Shortages

16 Bible Verses about Shortages

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 12:9

Better to be dishonored, yet have a servant,
than to act important but have no food.

Proverbs 13:25

A righteous man eats until he is satisfied,
but the stomach of the wicked is empty.

Proverbs 30:9

Otherwise, I might have too much
and deny You, saying, “Who is the Lord?”
or I might have nothing and steal,
profaning the name of my God.

Daniel 5:27

TEKEL means that you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient.

Zephaniah 2:11

The Lord will be terrifying to them
when He starves all the gods of the earth.
Then all the distant coastlands of the nations
will bow in worship to Him,
each in its own place.

Luke 15:14

After he had spent everything, a severe famine struck that country, and he had nothing.

Luke 22:35

He also said to them, “When I sent you out without money-bag, traveling bag, or sandals, did you lack anything?”“Not a thing,” they said.

2 Corinthians 11:9

When I was present with you and in need, I did not burden anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia supplied my needs. I have kept myself, and will keep myself, from burdening you in any way.

Revelation 6:6

Then I heard something like a voice among the four living creatures say, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius—but do not harm the olive oil and the wine.”

Proverbs 30:15

The leech has two daughters: “Give, Give!”
Three things are never satisfied;
four never say, “Enough!”:

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol; a childless womb;
earth, which is never satisfied with water;
and fire, which never says, “Enough!”

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