100 Bible Verses about Managing Your Business

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 87 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.

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Colossians 4:1 ESV / 56 helpful votes

Masters, treat your slaves justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.

Ephesians 6:5-9 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free. Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.

2 Corinthians 9:6 ESV / 40 helpful votes

The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Psalm 24:1 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Mark 12:41-44 ESV / 32 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.”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 31 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 31 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.

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Give a portion to seven, or even to eight, for you know not what disaster may happen on earth.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 30 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 12:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of evil devices he condemns.

Proverbs 31:10-31 ESV / 27 helpful votes

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. She is like the ships of the merchant; she brings her food from afar. ...

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

John 1:1-51 ESV / 24 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

Luke 16:10 ESV / 21 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 10:4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Ephesians 6:9 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 20 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.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Proverbs 22:29 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Hebrews 13:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.

Colossians 3:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 15 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.

Philippians 3:13-14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 8:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

John 16:33 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Mark 5:36 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 19:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning.

1 Timothy 5:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain,” and, “The laborer deserves his wages.”

Psalm 127:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of Solomon. Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.

Psalm 1:1-3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

James 5:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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.

James 2:26 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

James 1:2-4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Hebrews 12:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

1 Timothy 6:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

1 Thessalonians 2:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

We exhorted each one of you and encouraged you and charged you to walk in a manner worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Ephesians 6:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,

2 Corinthians 12:9-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. I have been a fool! You forced me to it, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I was not at all inferior to these super-apostles, even though I am nothing.

1 Corinthians 9:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

John 15:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

John 1:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Mark 12:44 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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.”

Mark 8:36 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Matthew 21:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you make it a den of robbers.”

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Malachi 3:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“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.

Jeremiah 22:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his upper rooms by injustice, who makes his neighbor serve him for nothing and does not give him his wages,

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 9:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.

Proverbs 31:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life.

Proverbs 29:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

Proverbs 27:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who guards his master will be honored.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 21:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.

Proverbs 16:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 16:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.

Proverbs 12:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 10 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.

Psalm 112:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

It is well with the man who deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice.

Psalm 37:23-24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand.

Psalm 23:5-6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 5:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.

Nehemiah 6:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For they all wanted to frighten us, thinking, “Their hands will drop from the work, and it will not be done.” But now, O God, strengthen my hands.

Joshua 1:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go.

Leviticus 19:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God.

Exodus 35:35 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He has filled them with skill to do every sort of work done by an engraver or by a designer or by an embroiderer in blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, or by a weaver—by any sort of workman or skilled designer.

Exodus 23:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Six days you shall do your work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; that your ox and your donkey may have rest, and the son of your servant woman, and the alien, may be refreshed.

Genesis 2:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

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