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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Rareness; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of beauties.
3042. limos -- hunger, famine
... dearth, famine, hunger. Probably from leipo (through the idea of destitution);
a scarcity of food -- dearth, famine, hunger. see GREEK leipo. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4544. miskenuth -- poverty, scarcity
... 4543, 4544. miskenuth. 4545 . poverty, scarcity. Transliteration: miskenuth
Phonetic Spelling: (mis-kay-nooth') Short Definition: scarcity. ...
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Sometimes, However, There were Seasons of Scarcity; yet they were ...
... Book I. 15 Sometimes, however, there were seasons of scarcity; yet they were
relieved by times of plenty.� Sometimes, however, there ...
/.../15 sometimes however there were.htm

The Poor Praying for Bread in Time of Scarcity.
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN CCLXXVI. The Poor praying for Bread in Time of Scarcity. James Montgomery. The Poor praying for Bread in Time of Scarcity. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn cclxxvi the poor praying.htm

A Mournful Exclamation and Lamentable Moan to God for the Small ...
... may deny and contemn themselves! O what a scarcity of Souls is there, which
are disinterested and totally naked! how few are those ...
/.../chap xxii a mournful exclamation.htm

Of the Spontaneous Service of Some of the Brethren.
... We have been told of brethren in whose week there was such a scarcity of wood that
they had not enough to prepare the usual food for the brethren; and when it ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xxi of the spontaneous.htm

Withholding Corn
... the transportation of wheat in any large quantities was not attempted; and therefore,
if a failure in the crops occurred in one district, the scarcity in that ...
// on proverbs/withholding corn.htm

... It was Dean Swift's belief that the common fluency of speech in many men and
most women was due to scarcity of matter and scarcity of words. ...
/.../ thousand useful phrases/introduction.htm

God's Dealings with the Earth During the Tribulation Period.
... is a day's wage (see Matt.20:2). Added to the horrors of universal war, depicted
by the previous "seal" judgment, there will be an unparalleled scarcity of food ...
// redeemers return/3 gods dealings with the.htm

The Late Work of God in North America
... of Scotland or Ireland. 7. Plenty declined in the same proportion as wealth,
till universal scarcity took place. In a short time ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 131 the late work.htm

What Things Befell Joseph in Prison.
... with those when Egypt was in a happy state; and this so far, that the plenty of
these years will be spent in the same number of years of scarcity, and that ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 5 what things befell.htm

The Chaff Driven Away
... If war ariseth, behold he stretches his aegis over his children; and if famine comes,
they shall be fed, and in the days of scarcity they shall be satisfied. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/the chaff driven away.htm

Scarcity (3 Occurrences)
... (n.) Rareness; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity
of grain; a great scarcity of beauties. ...Scarcity (3 Occurrences). ...
/s/scarcity.htm - 7k

Dearth (11 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A scarcity of provisions (1 Kings 17). There
were frequent dearths in Palestine. In the days of Abram ...
/d/dearth.htm - 11k

Poverty (25 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality or state of being poor or indigent;
want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need. ...
/p/poverty.htm - 21k

Goods (231 Occurrences)
... communistic practice, which, however justifiable and commendable at the time, bore
its inevitable fruits in a subsequent season of great scarcity and lack of ...
/g/goods.htm - 43k

Want (607 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The state of not having; the condition of being without anything; absence
or scarcity of what is needed or desired; deficiency; lack; as, a want of ...
/w/want.htm - 7k

Wood-offering (2 Occurrences)
... It would seem that in the time of Nehemiah arrangements were made, probably on account
of the comparative scarcity of wood, by which certain districts were ...
/w/wood-offering.htm - 7k

... It would seem that in the time of Nehemiah arrangements were made, probably on account
of the comparative scarcity of wood, by which certain districts were ...
/w/woodoffering.htm - 6k

Famine (99 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. (n.) General scarcity of food; dearth; a want of
provisions; destitution. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FAMINE. ...
/f/famine.htm - 49k

Evil (1503 Occurrences)
... Disease, individual and national calamity, drought, scarcity of food, may
not always be charged to the account of intentional wrong. ...
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Dye (1 Occurrence)
... Probably it was because of its scarcity, and because it was one of the very limited
number of dyes known, rather than for any remarkable beauty of color, that ...
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Bible Concordance
Scarcity (3 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 8:9 a land in which without scarcity thou dost eat bread, thou dost not lack anything in it; a land whose stones 'are' iron, and out of its mountains thou dost dig brass;

Proverbs 6:11 so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.

Proverbs 24:34 So loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man.
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