Poverty See also Poor Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty, Prov. 20:13. drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty, Prov. 23:21. he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty, Prov. 28:19. their deep poverty abounded unto the riches, 2 Cor. 8:2. ye through his poverty might be rich, 2 Cor. 8:9. I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, Rev. 2:9.