30 Important Bible Verses About Hunger

Matthew 5:6 – Hunger for Righteousness

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.”

Luke 6:21 – Blessed are the Hungry

“Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.”

John 6:35 – Bread of Life

“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.”

Matthew 4:4 – Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone

“Jesus answered, ‘It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'”

Psalm 107:9 – Satisfies the Hungry

“For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.”

Isaiah 55:1 – Come, Buy Bread Without Money

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost.”

Proverbs 10:3 – The LORD Does Not Let the Righteous Go Hungry

“The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.”

Psalm 34:10 – Those Who Seek the LORD Lack No Good Thing

“The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing.”

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Psalm 37:25 – I Have Never Seen the Righteous Forsaken

“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.”

Matthew 6:31-33 – Seek First the Kingdom of God

“So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

Exodus 23:11 – Let the Poor Eat from Your Field

“But during the seventh year, let the land lie unplowed and unused. Then the poor among your people may get food from it, and the wild animals may eat what is left. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.”

Isaiah 58:7 – Share Your Food with the Hungry

“Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter—when you see the naked, to clothe them, and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?”

Proverbs 28:27 – Those Who Give to the Poor Will Lack Nothing

“Those who give to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.”

Luke 3:11 – Share with the Needy

“John answered, ‘Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same.’”

Deuteronomy 15:7-8 – Open Your Hand to the Poor

“If anyone is poor among your fellow Israelites in any of the towns of the land the LORD your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward them. Rather, be openhanded and freely lend them whatever they need.”

Isaiah 25:6 – A Feast of Rich Food

“On this mountain the LORD Almighty will prepare a feast of rich food for all peoples, a banquet of aged wine—the best of meats and the finest of wines.”

John 4:32 – Jesus’ Food is to Do the Will of God

“But he said to them, ‘I have food to eat that you know nothing about.'”

Proverbs 22:9 – Generous Will Be Blessed

“The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.”

Matthew 25:35 – I Was Hungry and You Gave Me Something to Eat

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.”

Isaiah 65:13-14 – My Servants Will Eat, But You Will Go Hungry

“Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: ‘My servants will eat, but you will go hungry; my servants will drink, but you will go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame. My servants will sing out of the joy of their hearts, but you will cry out from anguish of heart and wail in brokenness of spirit.”

John 6:50-51 – Bread of Life

“But here is the bread that comes down from heaven, which anyone may eat and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”

Proverbs 11:25 – One Who Refreshes Others Will Be Refreshed

“A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”

Psalm 146:7 – Gives Food to the Hungry

“He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free.”

Isaiah 49:10 – Their Hunger and Thirst Will Be Satisfied

“They will neither hunger nor thirst, nor will the desert heat or the sun beat down on them. He who has compassion on them will guide them and lead them beside springs of water.”

Luke 14:13 – Invite the Poor to Your Banquet

“But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind.”

Psalm 146:9 – The LORD Sustains the Hungry

“The LORD watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.”

Isaiah 58:10 – Satisfy the Needs of the Oppressed

“And if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.”

John 6:27 – Do Not Work for Food that Spoils

“Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him God the Father has placed his seal of approval.”

Ruth 2:14 – Share Your Food

“At mealtime Boaz said to her, ‘Come over here. Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.’ When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain. She ate all she wanted and had some left over.”

Proverbs 19:17 – Lends to the LORD

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done.”

Luke 12:29-31 – Do Not Worry

“And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it. For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.”

Psalm 145:15-16 – The Eyes of All Look to You

“The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.”

Proverbs 14:21 – Whoever Shows Mercy to the Needy

“Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.”

Isaiah 58:11 – Guide You Always

“The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.”

John 6:26 – Work for Food that Endures

“Jesus answered, ‘Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had your fill.'”

2 Corinthians 9:10 – God Who Provides Seed to the Sower

“Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.”

1 Timothy 6:17-19 – Do Good, Be Rich in Good Deeds

“Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.”

Isaiah 58:12 – Rebuild the Ancient Ruins

“Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins and will raise up the age-old foundations; you will be called Repairer of Broken Walls, Restorer of Streets with Dwellings.”

Ruth 2:2 – Allow Ruth to Glean

“And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.’ Naomi said to her, ‘Go ahead, my daughter.’

Proverbs 28:25 – Hardworking Will Be Made Rich

“The greedy stir up conflict, but those who trust in the LORD will prosper.”

Proverbs 10:4 – Lazy Hands Make for Poverty

“Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.”

Psalm 37:19 – The Faithful Will Have Plenty to Eat

“In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.”

Proverbs 16:26 – Hunger Drives a Worker

“The appetite of laborers works for them; their hunger drives them on.”

Lamentations 4:9 – Those Slain by the Sword Were Better Off

“Those killed by the sword are better off than those who die of famine; racked with hunger, they waste away for lack of food from the field.”

Proverbs 19:15 – Laziness Brings Deep Sleep

“Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless go hungry.”

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