29 occurrences in 12 translations

'Poverty' in the Bible

And there will I nourish thee; for yet there are five years of famine; lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.

And you shall consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim freedom [for the slaves] throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a Jubilee (year of remission) for you, and each of you shall return to his own [ancestral] property [that was sold to another because of poverty], and each of you shall return to his family [from whom he was separated by bondage].

‘Now if your fellow countryman becomes poor and his hand falters with you [that is, he has trouble repaying you for something], then you are to help and sustain him, [with courtesy and consideration] like [you would] a stranger or a temporary resident [without property], so that he may live among you.

instead in hunger, thirst, nakedness, and poverty you will serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you. They will place an iron yoke on your neck until they have destroyed you.

So Israel became poverty-stricken because of Midian, and the Israelites cried out to the Lord.

Emaciated from poverty and hunger,they gnawed the dry land,the desolate wasteland by night.

So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.

He hath built up against me, And setteth round poverty and weariness.

For they all gave out of their surplus, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she possessed—all she had to live on.”

For all these people have put in gifts out of their surplus, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on.”

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
חסר 
Checer 
Usage: 2

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

מחסר מחסור 
Machcowr 
Usage: 13

רישׁ ראשׁ רישׁ 
Reysh 
Usage: 7

πτωχεία 
Ptocheia 
Usage: 2

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