There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The righteous one eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked goes hungry.
lest I be full, deny you, and say, 'Who is Yahweh?' or lest I be poor, and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.
TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.
Yahweh will be awesome to them, for he will famish all the gods of the land. Men will worship him, everyone from his place, even all the shores of the nations.
When he had spent all of it, there arose a severe famine in that country, and he began to be in need.
He said to them, "When I sent you out without purse, and wallet, and shoes, did you lack anything?" They said, "Nothing."
2 Corinthians 11:9
When I was present with you and was in need, I wasn't a burden on anyone, for the brothers, when they came from Macedonia, supplied the measure of my need. In everything I kept myself from being burdensome to you, and I will continue to do so.
Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him?
I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A choenix of wheat for a denarius, and three choenix of barley for a denarius! Don't damage the oil and the wine!"
"The leach has two daughters: 'Give, give.' "There are three things that are never satisfied; four that don't say, 'Enough:'
Sheol, the barren womb; the earth that is not satisfied with water; and the fire that doesn't say, 'Enough.'