82 Bible Verses about Cosigning For A Loan

Proverbs 17:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

One who lacks sense gives a pledge and puts up security in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 11:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure.

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives;

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Proverbs 22:26-27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts. If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?

Deuteronomy 28:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

Proverbs 6:1-5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, if you are snared in the words of your mouth, caught in the words of your mouth, then do this, my son, and save yourself, for you have come into the hand of your neighbor: go, hasten, and plead urgently with your neighbor. Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber; save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler.

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Luke 6:34-35 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to get back the same amount. But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

Luke 6:30 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Matthew 5:42 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

Matthew 5:23-24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Ecclesiastes 5:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay.

Proverbs 28:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.

Proverbs 28:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist. When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven.

Proverbs 22:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.

Proverbs 20:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Take a man's garment when he has put up security for a stranger, and hold it in pledge when he puts up security for foreigners.

Proverbs 19:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 17:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers.

Proverbs 15:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.

Proverbs 11:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.

Proverbs 11:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.

Proverbs 6:1-35 ESV / 3 helpful votes

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, if you are snared in the words of your mouth, caught in the words of your mouth, then do this, my son, and save yourself, for you have come into the hand of your neighbor: go, hasten, and plead urgently with your neighbor. Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber; save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler. ...

3 John 1:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For they have gone out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.

James 4:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.

James 4:13-16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

Hebrews 10:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 1:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.

Luke 12:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

Matthew 25:35-45 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.’ Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’ ...

Matthew 16:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?

Zechariah 14:1-21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Behold, a day is coming for the Lord, when the spoil taken from you will be divided in your midst. For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city shall be taken and the houses plundered and the women raped. Half of the city shall go out into exile, but the rest of the people shall not be cut off from the city. Then the Lord will go out and fight against those nations as when he fights on a day of battle. On that day his feet shall stand on the Mount of Olives that lies before Jerusalem on the east, and the Mount of Olives shall be split in two from east to west by a very wide valley, so that one half of the Mount shall move northward, and the other half southward. And you shall flee to the valley of my mountains, for the valley of the mountains shall reach to Azal. And you shall flee as you fled from the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then the Lord my God will come, and all the holy ones with him. ...

Proverbs 31:6-7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Give strong drink to the one who is perishing, and wine to those in bitter distress; let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.

Proverbs 30:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The leech has two daughters: Give and Give. Three things are never satisfied; four never say, “Enough”:

Proverbs 28:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A greedy man stirs up strife, but the one who trusts in the Lord will be enriched.

Proverbs 27:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth, or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Proverbs 22:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all.

Proverbs 22:1-29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all. The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it. The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life. Thorns and snares are in the way of the crooked; whoever guards his soul will keep far from them. ...

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.

Proverbs 21:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.

Proverbs 21:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will.

Proverbs 20:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

Proverbs 19:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.

Proverbs 18:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his imagination.

Proverbs 17:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever loves transgression loves strife; he who makes his door high seeks destruction.

Proverbs 17:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A bribe is like a magic stone in the eyes of the one who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers.

Proverbs 14:31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him.

Proverbs 14:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.

Proverbs 11:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 10:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The blessing of the Lord makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 8:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness.

Proverbs 6:16-19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers.

Proverbs 6:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

With perverted heart devises evil, continually sowing discord;

Proverbs 6:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A worthless person, a wicked man, goes about with crooked speech,

Proverbs 6:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.

Proverbs 6:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger,

Proverbs 3:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! ...

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

1 Chronicles 17:1-27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now when David lived in his house, David said to Nathan the prophet, “Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under a tent.” And Nathan said to David, “Do all that is in your heart, for God is with you.” But that same night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, “Go and tell my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord: It is not you who will build me a house to dwell in. For I have not lived in a house since the day I brought up Israel to this day, but I have gone from tent to tent and from dwelling to dwelling. ...

Deuteronomy 28:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.

Deuteronomy 15:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’

Deuteronomy 15:1-2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“At the end of every seven years you shall grant a release. And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbor. He shall not exact it of his neighbor, his brother, because the Lord's release has been proclaimed.

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

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