100 Bible Verses about Finances

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 1,000 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 805 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 744 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.”

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 712 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.

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 677 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 659 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 10:22 ESV / 623 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 617 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 / 610 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.”

Luke 6:38 ESV / 609 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 / 596 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.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 544 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 529 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.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 515 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.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 515 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 505 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.

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 504 helpful votes

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

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 498 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.’

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 493 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.

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 461 helpful votes

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

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 424 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.

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 421 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.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 420 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.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 400 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?

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 400 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:4 ESV / 390 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 368 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.

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 363 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:16-17 ESV / 352 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.

Luke 16:11 ESV / 349 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 336 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 333 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.

Psalm 24:1 ESV / 330 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 320 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.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 318 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 23:5 ESV / 307 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 7:12 ESV / 306 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.

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 298 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 / 297 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 292 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.

Matthew 6:31-33 ESV / 289 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.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 288 helpful votes

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

Matthew 19:21 ESV / 284 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.”

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 283 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.

Proverbs 18:11 ESV / 282 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 280 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.

James 1:17 ESV / 277 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.

1 Chronicles 29:14 ESV / 271 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.

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 269 helpful votes

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

3 John 1:2 ESV / 267 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.

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 265 helpful votes

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

Mark 8:36 ESV / 264 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:42 ESV / 261 helpful votes

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

Matthew 25:21 ESV / 254 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 15:27 ESV / 253 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 253 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 23:4 ESV / 248 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 28:12 ESV / 247 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.

Romans 13:7 ESV / 246 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.

Acts 20:35 ESV / 245 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 11:1 ESV / 245 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:10-11 ESV / 242 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.

Genesis 41:34-36 ESV / 240 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.”

Mark 4:19 ESV / 236 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 6:6-8 ESV / 235 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.

1 Timothy 6:6-12 ESV / 234 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 28:22 ESV / 233 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:5 ESV / 232 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.

Proverbs 22:9 ESV / 232 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 229 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:8 ESV / 228 helpful votes

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

James 5:1-6 ESV / 225 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. ...

Deuteronomy 16:17 ESV / 225 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 221 helpful votes

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

1 Timothy 6:9 ESV / 219 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.

Matthew 25:14-30 ESV / 219 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. ...

Job 36:11 ESV / 219 helpful votes

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

Matthew 19:21-26 ESV / 218 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 12:34 ESV / 214 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 213 helpful votes

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

1 John 2:15-17 ESV / 212 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.

Luke 16:10-12 ESV / 212 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. If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own?

Proverbs 22:26 ESV / 212 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:24-25 ESV / 211 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;

Acts 8:20 ESV / 210 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!

Luke 6:35 ESV / 208 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 / 207 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 6:25 ESV / 190 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?

Luke 16:10 ESV / 184 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.

Proverbs 22:26-27 ESV / 182 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?

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 180 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 180 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 1:19 ESV / 177 helpful votes

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

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 173 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:16 ESV / 173 helpful votes

How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Luke 21:1-4 ESV / 172 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.”

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 168 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 24:3-4 ESV / 168 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.

1 Peter 5:2 ESV / 166 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;

Ecclesiastes 5:19 ESV / 160 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.

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