There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he 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 the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
The LORD will be terrible unto them: for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one from his place, even all the isles of the heathen.
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 scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was lacking to me the brethren which came from Macedonia supplied: 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 whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.
1 John 3:17
But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.
The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:
The grave; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that saith not, It is enough.