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Definition of Needy


  1. Distressed by want of the means of living; very por; indigent; necessitous.
  2. Necessary; requiste.

Needy Quotations

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Saint Augustine

It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
Hubert H. Humphrey

Visit those who are sick, or who are in trouble, especially those whom God has made needy by age, or by other sickness, as the feeble, the blind, and the lame who are in poverty. These you shall relieve with your goods after your power and after their need, for thus biddeth the Gospel.
John Wycliffe

It boggles my mind that the same people who cry 'foul' about rationing an instant later argue to reduce health care benefits for the needy, to defund crucial programs of care and prevention, and to shift thousands of dollars of annual costs to people - elders, the poor, the disabled - who are least able to bear them.
Donald Berwick

Every merciful act to the needy, the suffering, is as though done to Jesus.
Ellen G. White
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Needy Translations

needy in Dutch is behoeftig, berooid, nooddruftig
needy in French is indigent
needy in Italian is nullatenente
needy in Spanish is necesitado
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