Penury
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Absence of resources; indigence; extreme poverty; destitution.

2. (n.) Penuriousness; miserliness.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PENURY

pen'-u-ri (machcor): In Proverbs 14:23, with sense of "poverty," "want": "The talk of the lips tendeth only to penury." In the New Testament the word in Luke 21:4 (husterema) is in the Revised Version (British and American) translated "want" (of the widow's mites).

PLAIN OF THE VINEYARDS

See ABEL-CHERAMIM.

PLAIN, CITIES OF THE

See CITIES OF THE PLAIN.

SEA OF THE PLAIN (ARABAH)

ar'-a-ba).

See DEAD SEA.

Greek
5304. husteresis -- need, want
... need, want, poverty. A falling short, ie (specially), penury -- want. (ustereseos) --
1 Occurrence. (usteresin) -- 1 Occurrence. 5303, 5304. husteresis. 5305 ...
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5303. husterema -- that which is lacking, need
... need, want. From hustereo; a deficit; specially, poverty -- that which is behind,
(that which was) lack(-ing), penury, want. see GREEK hustereo. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4270. machsor -- a need, thing needed, poverty
... lack, need, penury, poor, poverty, want. Or machcor {makh-sore'}; from chacer;
deficiency; hence, impoverishment -- lack, need, penury, poor, poverty, want. ...
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Matt. xxvi. 17, 18
... "But those do not aim blows at the face." In the first place, the covetous do even
this, and if not all, yet do all inflict by famine and penury more grievous ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lxxxi matt xxvi 17.htm

Healing for the Wounded
... the mourner need not despair. Penury has also contributed its share to
the number of the army of misery. Pinching want, a noble ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/healing for the wounded.htm

The Duty of Remembering the Poor
... control. But he does not choose to do so; he allows them to suffer want,
he allows them to pine in penury and obscurity. Why is this? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/the duty of remembering the.htm

Ephesians v. 15, 16, 17
... all things.". What then? Are we to give thanks for everything that befalls
us? Yes; be it even disease, be it even penury. For if ...
/.../homily xix ephesians v 15.htm

George Buchanan, Scholar
... went to France once more; and "fell," he says, "into the flames of the Lutheran
sect, which was then spreading far and wide." Two years of penury followed; and ...
/.../kingsley/historical lectures and essays/george buchanan scholar.htm

The Exaltation of Christ
... stage of man"to have no wish, no thought, no desire but Christ"to feel that to die
were bliss, if it were for Christ"that to live in penury and woe, and ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/the exaltation of christ.htm

The Great Proclamation
... thee and me, and all our brethren, in the amplitude of its promise, than it does
when it sets up as the sole qualifications thirst and penury"that we ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the great proclamation.htm

The Epistle of Ignatius to St. John the Apostle
... And, as they report, she is cheerful in persecutions and afflictions, free from
murmuring in the midst of penury and want, grateful to those that injure her ...
/.../the epistle of ignatius to.htm

Carey's Last Days
... Not in the penury of Hackleton and Moulton, not in the hardships of Calcutta and
the Soondarbans, not in the fevers of the swamps of Dinapoor, not in the ...
/.../smith/the life of william carey/chapter xvi careys last days.htm

The Lessons from Olivet
... And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than
they all;"for she of her penury hath cast in all the living she had ...
/.../newton/the life of jesus christ for the young/the lessons from olivet.htm

Thesaurus
Penury (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Penuriousness; miserliness. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. PENURY. ...
ar'-a-ba). See DEAD SEA. Multi-Version Concordance Penury (4 Occurrences). ...
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Roving (4 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Roving (4 Occurrences). Proverbs 6:11 So shall thy poverty
come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man. (DBY). ...
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Plunderer (4 Occurrences)
... plunderer.' (YLT). Proverbs 6:11 So shall thy poverty come as a roving
plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man. (DBY). Proverbs ...
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People (13047 Occurrences)

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Offering (850 Occurrences)
... Luke 21:4 For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God:
but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had. ...
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Offerings (480 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Luke 21:4 For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings
of God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had. ...
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Want (607 Occurrences)
... and clothing. 2. (vi) Specifically, absence or lack of necessaries;
destitution; poverty; penury; indigence; need. 3. (vi) That ...
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Tendeth (7 Occurrences)
... (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS). Proverbs 14:23 In all labour there is profit: but the
talk of the lips tendeth only to penury. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS). ...
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Tends (8 Occurrences)
... doing. (See RSV). Proverbs 14:23 In all labour there is profit; but the talk
of the lips tendeth only to penury. (See RSV). Proverbs ...
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Penu'el (7 Occurrences)
Penu'el. Penuel, Penu'el. Penury . Multi-Version Concordance Penu'el (7
Occurrences). ... (See RSV). Penuel, Penu'el. Penury . Reference Bible.
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Concordance
Penury (4 Occurrences)

Luke 21:4
For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had.
(KJV WBS)

Proverbs 6:11
So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.
(DBY)

Proverbs 14:23
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS)

Proverbs 24:34
So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.
(DBY)

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