308 occurrences in 14 translations

'Poor' in the Bible

And after them seven other cows came out of the Nile, poor-looking and thin; and they were by the side of the other cows.

And, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favoured and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:

The seven thin and poor-looking cows who came up after them are seven years; and the seven heads of grain, dry and wasted by the east wind, are seven years when there will be no food.

Then the memory of his dreams about them came back to Joseph, and he said to them, You have come secretly to see how poor the land is.

And he said to them, No, but you have come to see how poor the land is.

and I have nourished thee there -- for yet are five years of famine -- lest thou become poor, thou and thy household, and all that thou hast.

Now Jacob's eyesight was poor because of old age; he could hardly see. Joseph brought them to him, and he kissed and embraced them.

But Moses said in the Lord's presence: "If the Israelites will not listen to me, then how will Pharaoh listen to me, since I am such a poor speaker?"

But Moses replied in the Lord's presence, "Since I am such a poor speaker, how will Pharaoh listen to me?"

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.

The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.

And if he be poor, and cannot get so much; then he shall take one lamb for a trespass offering to be waved, to make an atonement for him, and one tenth deal of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering, and a log of oil;

And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God.

If thy brother be waxen poor, and hath sold away some of his possession, and if any of his kin come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold.

And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

And if thy brother that dwelleth by thee be waxen poor, and be sold unto thee; thou shalt not compel him to serve as a bondservant:

And if a sojourner or stranger wax rich by thee, and thy brother that dwelleth by him wax poor, and sell himself unto the stranger or sojourner by thee, or to the stock of the stranger's family:

But if one is too poor to pay the valuation, he must present the person before the priest and the priest will set a value for him. The priest will set a value for him according to what the one making the vow can afford.

and whether the land is rich or poor, and whether or not there are forests in it. And be brave, and bring back some of the fruit of the land." Now it was the time of year for the first ripe grapes.

And crying out against God and against Moses, they said, Why have you taken us out of Egypt to come to our death in the waste land? For there is no bread and no water, and this poor bread is disgusting to us.

Save when there shall be no poor among you; for the LORD shall greatly bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it:

If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother:

Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.

And if the man be poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:

At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

You will go feeling your way when the sun is high, like a blind man for whom all is dark, and nothing will go well for you: you will be crushed and made poor for ever, and you will have no saviour.

Israel was very poor because of the presence of the Midianites, and the {Israelites} cried out to Yahweh.

And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.

On the fourth day they said to Samson's bride, "Trick your husband into giving the solution to the riddle. If you refuse, we will burn up you and your father's family. Did you invite us here to make us poor?"

And he said, Blessed be thou of the LORD, my daughter: for thou hast shewed more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as thou followedst not young men, whether poor or rich.

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.

And when the Philistine, taking note, saw David, he had a poor opinion of him: for he was only a boy, red-haired and good-looking.

And Saul's servants spake those words in the ears of David. And David said, Seemeth it to you a light thing to be a king's son in law, seeing that I am a poor man, and lightly esteemed?

And the LORD sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor.

Nathan approached David and said, "There are two men in the city. One is rich and one is poor. The rich man has many flocks and herds,

But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter.

And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.

And he hath removed all Jerusalem, and all the chiefs, and all the mighty ones of valour -- ten thousand is the removal -- and every artificer and smith, none hath been left save the poor of the people of the land.

But the captain of the guard left of the poor of the land to be vinedressers and husbandmen.

Now see, poor though I am, I have got ready for the house of the Lord a hundred thousand talents of gold and a million talents of silver; and a weight of brass and iron greater than may be measured; and wood and stone have I made ready, and you may put more to it.

Now there arose a great cry of the [poor] people and of their wives [driven to borrowing] against their Jewish brethren [the few who could afford to lend].

As the days wherein the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor.

Their produce is taken by him who has no food, and their grain goes to the poor, and he who is in need of water gets it from their spring.

But he saveth the poor from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty.

Will You harass and frighten a [poor, helpless] leaf driven to and fro, and will You pursue the chaff of the dry stubble?

His children shall seek to please the poor, and his hands shall restore their goods.

In the fullness of his sufficiency [in the time of his great abundance] he shall be poor and in straits; every hand of everyone who is in misery shall come upon him [he is but a wretch on every side].

For God makes low those whose hearts are lifted up, but he is a saviour to the poor in spirit.

Like wild donkeys in the desert, the poor go out to their task of foraging for food; the wilderness provides nourishment for their children.

"They cause the poor to go about naked without clothing, And they take away the sheaves from the hungry.

Among the olive rows [of the wicked, the poor] make oil; they tread [the fresh juice of the grape from] the presses, but suffer thirst.

The murderer rising with the light killeth the poor and needy, and in the night is as a thief.

Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

Has not my hand been stretched out in help to the poor? have I not been a saviour to him in his trouble?

Did not I weep for him that was in trouble? was not my soul grieved for the poor?

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

(even a poor man had grown up with me as if I were his father, and even though I had guided the widow from the time I was born),

If I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering;

How much less to him that accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.

So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.

He preserveth not the life of the wicked: but giveth right to the poor.

He delivereth the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.

He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.

He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.

He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.

Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.

From men by Your hand, O Lord, from men of this world [these poor moths of the night] whose portion in life is idle and vain. Their bellies are filled with Your hidden treasure [what You have stored up]; their children are satiated, and they leave the rest [of their] wealth to their babes.

For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the poor in spirit; neither has he hid his face from him, but when he cried unto him, he heard.

The poor and afflicted shall eat and be satisfied; they shall praise the Lord -- "they who [diligently] seek for, inquire of and for Him, and require Him [as their greatest need]. May your hearts be quickened now and forever!

My soul will say great things of the Lord: the poor in spirit will have knowledge of it and be glad.

All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, yea, the poor and the needy from him that spoileth him?

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.

But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
H19
אבחה 
'ibchah 
Usage: 1

H34
אביון 
'ebyown 
Usage: 61

H80
אבק 
'abaq 
Usage: 6

H81
אבקה 
'abaqah 
Usage: 1

H98
אגם 
'agam 
Usage: 10

H99
אגם 
'agem 
Usage: 0

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 1

אלם אוּלם 
'uwlam 
Usage: 34

אחז 
'achaz 
Usage: 66

אחזּה 
'achuzzah 
Usage: 66

אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

איל 
'ayil 
Usage: 100

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

אמּה 
'ammah 
Usage: 245

אמון 
'amown 
Usage: 1

אמנה 
'amanah 
Usage: 2

אסוּך 
'acuwk 
pot
Usage: 1

בּוּס 
Buwc 
Usage: 12

בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

בּרכה 
B@rekah 
Usage: 17

בּרר 
Barar 
Usage: 17

גּאון 
Ga'own 
Usage: 49

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 11

גּבוּרה 
G@buwrah 
Usage: 61

גּביע 
G@biya` 
bowl , cup , pot
Usage: 14

גּזז 
Gazaz 
Usage: 15

גּזרה 
Gizrah 
Usage: 8

גּלגּלת 
Gulgoleth 
Usage: 12

גּלּה 
Gullah 
Usage: 15

גּלח 
Galach 
Usage: 23

דּוּד 
Duwd 
Usage: 7

דּל 
Dal 
Usage: 48

דּלּה 
Dallah 
Usage: 7

דּלף 
Dalaph 
Usage: 3

דּקק 
Daqaq 
Usage: 13

זקק 
Zaqaq 
Usage: 7

זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

חטב 
Chatab 
Usage: 9

חל חיל 
Cheyl 
Usage: 8

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

חיל 
Chayil (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

חלכה חלכא 
Chel@ka' 
Usage: 3

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

חלק 
Chalaq 
Usage: 65

חלק 
Cheleq 
Usage: 67

חלק 
Chalaq (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

חלקה 
Chelqah 
Usage: 29

חמא חמה 
Chemah 
Usage: 124

חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 11

חסן 
Chacan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

חסן 
Checen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

חסר 
Checer 
Usage: 2

חק 
Choq 
Usage: 127

חקה 
Chaqah 
Usage: 4

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

חרשׂ 
Cheres 
Usage: 17

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 88

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

יד 
Yad (Aramaic) 
Usage: 17

יסך 
Yacak 
Usage: 1

יצק 
Yatsaq 
Usage: 53

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

ירשׁה 
Y@reshah 
Usage: 2

ירשּׁה 
Y@rushah 
Usage: 14

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

כּיר 
Kiyr 
Usage: 1

כּסם 
Kacam 
Usage: 2

לבנה 
Libneh 
Usage: 2

מוּך 
Muwk 
Usage: 5

מורשׁ 
Mowrash 
Usage: 3

מורשׁה 
Mowrashah 
Usage: 9

מזזה מזוּזה 
M@zuwzah 
Usage: 19

מחלקת 
Machaloqeth 
Usage: 42

מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

ממשׁלה 
memshalah 
Usage: 16

מנה 
maneh 
Usage: 5

מנה 
manah 
Usage: 11

מנת 
M@nath 
Usage: 8

מסדּרון 
Micd@rown 
Usage: 1

מסכּן 
Micken 
Usage: 4

מצרף 
Mitsreph 
Usage: 2

מּקוא מקוה מקוהo 
Miqveh 
Usage: 12

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

מקנה 
Miqnah 
Usage: 15

מרקחה 
merqachah 
Usage: 2

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

משׁקוף 
Mashqowph 
Usage: 3

נבע 
Naba` 
Usage: 11

נגר 
Nagar 
Usage: 10

נזיד 
Naziyd 
Usage: 6

נזל 
Nazal 
Usage: 16

נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 59

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

נס 
Nec 
Usage: 20

נסך 
Nacak 
pour out , pour , cover , offer , melteth , molten , set , set up
Usage: 25

נתך 
Nathak 
Usage: 21



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