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22 Bible Verses About Frugality

Here are 22 Bible verses about frugality from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 11:16 KJV

A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.

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Mark 7:28 KJV

And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the children’s crumbs.

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Genesis 41:36 KJV

And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.

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Mark 14:5 KJV

For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and have been given to the poor. And they murmured against her.

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Proverbs 22:3 KJV

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

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1 Kings 17:5 KJV

So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

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Genesis 41:35 KJV

And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities.

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Proverbs 21:17 KJV

He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

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Proverbs 23:20 KJV

Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:

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John 6:12 KJV

When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.

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1 Kings 17:10-13 KJV

So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink. And as she was going to fetch it, he called to her, and said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in thine hand. And she said, As the LORD thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse: and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die. And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said: but make me thereof a little cake first, and bring it unto me, and after make for thee and for thy son.

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1 Kings 17:6 KJV

And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.

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Proverbs 13:22 KJV

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

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Ephesians 4:28 KJV

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

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Proverbs 23:21 KJV

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

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Proverbs 13:11 KJV

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

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Matthew 15:37 KJV

And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the broken meat that was left seven baskets full.

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Matthew 14:20 KJV

And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full.

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Proverbs 12:27 KJV

The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

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Proverbs 31:27 KJV

She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.

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Mark 14:4 KJV

And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, Why was this waste of the ointment made?

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