Bible Verses on Money

Bible Verses Money

There are about 2,000 verses on Money in the Bible, most are illustrations and repeated wisdom. Here are the top Bible passages about finances that deal with money, debt, giving, and motivations. Here you can find out how you can be a wise steward of the resources God has given you.

Then some soldiers asked him, “And what should we do?” He replied, “Don’t extort money and don’t accuse people falsely—be content with your pay.” Luke 3:14

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5

Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.” Proverbs 13:11

Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.” Proverbs 23:4

Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.” 1 Timothy 6:9

Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the LORD Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.” Malachi 3:10

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8

The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it.” Proverbs 10:22

Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless.” Ecclesiastes 5:10

“Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops.” Proverbs 3:9

Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth with turmoil.” Proverbs 15:16

Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” Matthew 19:21

Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” Luke 12:15

Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.” Romans 13:7

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21

“But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand.” 1 Chronicles 29:14

Why should fools have money in hand to buy wisdom, when they are not able to understand it?” Proverbs 17:16

How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!” Proverbs 16:16

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.” 1 Timothy 6:17

Then some soldiers asked him, “And what should we do?” He replied, “Don’t extort money and don’t accuse people falsely—be content with your pay.” Luke 3:14

His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’” Matthew 25:21

Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.” Proverbs 30:8

“Then some soldiers asked him, “And what should we do?” He replied, “Don’t extort money and don’t accuse people falsely—be content with your pay.” Luke 3:14

What a person desires is unfailing love; better to be poor than a liar.” Proverbs 19:22

Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous.” Psalm 37:16-17

“If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not treat it like a business deal; charge no interest.” Exodus 22:25

Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle.” Proverbs 23:5

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. Proverbs 22:1

Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. “It is written,” he said to them, “ ‘My house will be called a house of prayer, ’but you are making it ‘a den of robbers.’”  Matthew 21:12-13

“Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.” Proverbs 10:2

This is also why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God’s servants, who give their full time to governing.” Romans 13:6

Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts.  But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.  Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything—all she had to live on.” Mark 12:41-44

Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.” Proverbs 11:4

The wealth of the rich is their fortified city; they imagine it a wall too high to scale.” Proverbs 18:11

You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’ But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked.” Revelation 3:17

I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.” Psalm 119:14

“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?” Luke 14:28

“For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.” 1 Timothy 6:10

For the Lord your God will bless you as he has promised, and you will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. You will rule over many nations but none will rule over you.” Deuteronomy 15:6

Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it.” Ecclesiastes 7:12

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.” Philippians 4:12

“Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.” Proverbs 19:14

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.” Matthew 6:24

Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve;  not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.” 1 Peter 5:2-3

Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all.” 1 Chronicles 29:12

Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil—this is a gift of God.” Ecclesiastes 5:19

The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously.” Psalm 37:21

Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days. Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty. You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter. You have condemned and murdered the innocent one, who was not opposing you.” James 5:1-6

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.” Proverbs 22:7

Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.” Proverbs 16:8

The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.” 1 Samuel 2:7

Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.” Proverbs 10:4

Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything.” 2 Corinthians 6:10

A person’s riches may ransom their life, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.” Proverbs 13:8

As goods increase, so do those who consume them. And what benefit are they to the owners except to feast their eyes on them?” Ecclesiastes 5:11

Do not make any gods to be alongside me; do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold.” Exodus 20:23

The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.” Matthew 13:22

Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position. But the rich should take pride in their humiliation—since they will pass away like a wild flower.” James 1:9-10

Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land? Didn’t it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn’t the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied just to human beings but to God.” Acts 5:3-4

 

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