31 occurrences in 13 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 hallow the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout all the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; and each of you shall return to his ancestral possession [which through poverty he was compelled to sell], and each of you shall return to his family [from whom he was separated in bond service].

And if your [Israelite] brother has become poor and his hand wavers [from poverty, sickness, or age and he is unable to support himself], then you shall uphold (strengthen, relieve) him, [treating him with the courtesy and consideration that you would] a stranger or a temporary resident with you [without property], so that he may live [along] with 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.

He shall deliver the poor from his poverty, and in affliction shall open their ears.

Take heed, do not regard iniquity, to choose it rather than poverty.

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

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.

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."

How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

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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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