20 Bible Verses about Finances

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:38 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 32 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Luke 16:11 ESV / 25 helpful votes

If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

James 1:17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, declares the Lord of hosts.

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.

1 Timothy 6:10-11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Luke 12:15 ESV / 8 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.”

Malachi 3:1-18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight, behold, he is coming, says the Lord of hosts. But who can endure the day of his coming, and who can stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap. He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, and they will bring offerings in righteousness to the Lord. Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem will be pleasing to the Lord as in the days of old and as in former years. “Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, against those who thrust aside the sojourner, and do not fear me, says the Lord of hosts.

James 1:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ecclesiastes 5:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Everyone also to whom God has given wealth and possessions and power to enjoy them, and to accept his lot and rejoice in his toil—this is the gift of God.

Deuteronomy 33:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And of Naphtali he said, “O Naphtali, sated with favor, and full of the blessing of the Lord, possess the lake and the south.”

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