There are those who scatter, and more is added unto them; and there are those who withhold more than is just, but come to poverty.
He that despises himself and becomes a slave is better than he that honours himself and lacks bread.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and attains nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore he shall beg in harvest and have nothing.
The righteous eats until his soul is satisfied, but the belly of the wicked shall lack.
Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.
TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting.
The LORD shall be terrible against them for he will weaken all the gods of the earth; and each one from his place shall worship him, even all the isles of the Gentiles.
And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want.
And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse and provision bag and shoes, lacked ye anything? And they said, Nothing.
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was present with you and had need, I was not a burden to any of you, for that which was lacking to me was supplied by the brethren which came from Macedonia; and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself.
Not that I speak in respect of want, for I have learned, in whatever state I am, to be content.
1 John 3:17
But whosoever has this world's goods and sees his brother have need and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how does the charity of God abide in him?
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four animals, which said, A choenix of wheat for a denarius and three choenix of barley for a denarius; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.
The horseleach has two daughters, which are called, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:
Sheol; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that never says, It is enough.