100 Bible Verses about Finances

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 323 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 263 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 249 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.”

Luke 6:38 ESV / 233 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.”

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 206 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.

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 200 helpful votes

He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 199 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:15 ESV / 197 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.”

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 196 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 183 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.

Proverbs 10:22 ESV / 178 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 167 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.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 161 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.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 160 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 21:20 ESV / 159 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 155 helpful votes

As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 154 helpful votes

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

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 150 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 140 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.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 140 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 134 helpful votes

You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 129 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? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 129 helpful votes

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

Luke 16:11 ESV / 122 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 111 helpful votes

On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 111 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 108 helpful votes

As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.

Proverbs 11:4 ESV / 108 helpful votes

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

James 1:17 ESV / 106 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.

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 106 helpful votes

Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds,

Psalm 37:16-17 ESV / 98 helpful votes

Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked. For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous.

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Mark 8:36 ESV / 95 helpful votes

For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?

1 Timothy 6:10-11 ESV / 93 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 93 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Matthew 6:31-33 ESV / 89 helpful votes

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 89 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 86 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 86 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 / 86 helpful votes

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

Psalm 24:1 ESV / 85 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein,

Proverbs 15:27 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

3 John 1:2 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

Matthew 19:21 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 79 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 21:5 ESV / 79 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 79 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:6-12 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 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. ...

Proverbs 18:11 ESV / 78 helpful votes

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

Acts 20:35 ESV / 77 helpful votes

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.

Ephesians 5:5 ESV / 76 helpful votes

For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Mark 4:19 ESV / 76 helpful votes

But the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.

Proverbs 23:5 ESV / 75 helpful votes

When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven.

Romans 13:7 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.

1 Chronicles 29:14 ESV / 73 helpful votes

“But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 72 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 72 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 28:8 ESV / 71 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 7:12 ESV / 69 helpful votes

For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 69 helpful votes

A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 69 helpful votes

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce;

Matthew 25:21 ESV / 68 helpful votes

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 68 helpful votes

A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Proverbs 23:4 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist.

Luke 12:34 ESV / 65 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Proverbs 30:24-25 ESV / 65 helpful votes

Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise: the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 16:17 ESV / 65 helpful votes

Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you.

James 5:1-6 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. ...

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 64 helpful votes

In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.

Genesis 41:34-36 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Let Pharaoh proceed to appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven plentiful years. And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it. That food shall be a reserve for the land against the seven years of famine that are to occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land may not perish through the famine.”

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 1:19 ESV / 62 helpful votes

Such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.

Luke 6:35 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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 3:14 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Soldiers also asked him, “And we, what shall we do?” And he said to them, “Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages.”

Matthew 25:14-30 ESV / 60 helpful votes

“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. So also he who had the two talents made two talents more. But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master's money. ...

Matthew 19:21-26 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” When the young man heard this he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions. And Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly, I say to you, only with difficulty will a rich person enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.” When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished, saying, “Who then can be saved?” ...

Luke 16:10 ESV / 59 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

Ecclesiastes 5:19 ESV / 59 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 28:12 ESV / 59 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 22:9 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:9 ESV / 57 helpful votes

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.

Job 36:11 ESV / 57 helpful votes

If they listen and serve him, they complete their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasantness.

Proverbs 22:26-27 ESV / 56 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?

1 John 2:15-17 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.

Proverbs 24:3-4 ESV / 54 helpful votes

By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

Acts 8:20 ESV / 53 helpful votes

But Peter said to him, “May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

Malachi 3:1-18 ESV / 53 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. ...

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 53 helpful votes

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight.

Mark 12:41-44 ESV / 51 helpful votes

And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny. And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “Truly, I say to you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the offering box. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.”

Proverbs 22:26 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts.

Luke 21:1-4 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.”

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:2 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly;

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Proverbs 12:27 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Whoever is slothful will not roast his game, but the diligent man will get precious wealth.

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