60 occurrences in 12 translations

'Destitute' in the Bible

And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.

There I will sustain you, for there will be five more years of famine. Otherwise, you, your household, and everything you have will become destitute.”’

If your brother becomes destitute and sells part of his property, his nearest relative may come and redeem what his brother has sold.

“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you.

“If your brother among you becomes destitute and sells himself to you, you must not force him to do slave labor.

“If a foreigner or temporary resident living among you prospers, but your brother living near him becomes destitute and sells himself to the foreigner living among you, or to a member of the foreigner’s clan,

But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

A destitute leader who oppresses the pooris like a driving rain that leaves no food.

They will pass through the land destitute and starving. Their hunger will make them angry, and they will curse their king and their God as they look upward.

For he shall be like a shrub or a person naked and destitute in the desert; and he shall not see any good come, but shall dwell in the parched places in the wilderness, in an uninhabited salt land.

Flee! Save your lives! But they shall be like a destitute and forsaken person in the wilderness.

?HeThose who used to eat delicaciesare destitute in the streets;those who were reared in purple garmentshuddle in garbage heaps.

When I shall make the land of Egypt desolate, and the country shall be destitute of that whereof it was full, when I shall smite all them that dwell therein, then shall they know that I am the LORD.

They trample on the dirt-covered heads of the poor; they push the destitute away. A man and his father go to the same girl; in this way they show disrespect for my moral purity.

Listen to this, you who trample the needy, and do away with the destitute in the land.

Behold, your house is forsaken and desolate (abandoned and left destitute of God's help).

Surely this perfume could've been sold for a high price and the money given to the destitute."

He called his disciples and told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than everyone who is contributing to the offering box,

This perfume could have been sold for more than 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute." So they got extremely angry with her.

Then Jesus looked at his disciples and said, "How blessed are you who are destitute, because the kingdom of God is yours!

So he answered them, "Go and tell John what you have observed and heard: the blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear again, the dead are raised, and the destitute hear the good news.

Behold, your house is forsaken (abandoned, left to you destitute of God's help)! And I tell you, you will not see Me again until the time comes when you shall say, Blessed (to be celebrated with praises) is He Who comes in the name of the Lord!

And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus, [reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ ulcerated] sores.

Then he saw a destitute widow drop in two small copper coins.

He said, "I tell you with certainty, this destitute widow has dropped in more than all of them,

"Why wasn't this perfume sold for 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute?"

Some thought that, since Judas had the moneybag, Jesus was telling him to buy what they needed for the festival or to give something to the destitute.

Nor was there a destitute or needy person among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses proceeded to sell them, and one by one they brought (gave back) the amount received from the sales

They were secret backbiters, open slanderers; hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful; inventors of new forms of sin, disobedient to parents, destitute of common sense,

But God has chosen the things which the world regards as foolish, in order to put its wise men to shame; and God has chosen the things which the world regards as destitute of influence, in order to put its powerful things to shame;

There are, I suppose, all these many [to us unknown] tongues in the world [somewhere], and none is destitute of [its own power of] expression and meaning.

Many times on journeys, [exposed to] perils from rivers, perils from bandits, perils from [my own] nation, perils from the Gentiles, perils in the city, perils in the desert places, perils in the sea, perils from those posing as believers [but destitute of Christian knowledge and piety];

They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;

It is these who are [agitators] setting up distinctions and causing divisions -- "merely sensual [creatures, carnal, worldly-minded people], devoid of the [Holy] Spirit and destitute of any higher spiritual life.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

עזב 
`azab 
Usage: 28

ערה 
`arah 
Usage: 15

ערער 
`ar`ar 
Usage: 1

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

λείπω 
Leipo 
lack , be wanting , want , be destitute
Usage: 5

ὑστερέω 
Hustereo 
lack , be behind , want , come short , be in want , fail , come behind , be destitute ,
Usage: 13

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