100 Bible Verses about Money

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 4,848 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 / 4,810 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 / 4,383 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 4,289 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 4,099 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.

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 3,746 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:15 ESV / 3,179 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.”

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 2,861 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.

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 2,646 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 13:22 ESV / 2,576 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 22:1 ESV / 2,395 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 2,096 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.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 2,074 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 2,010 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:22 ESV / 2,000 helpful votes

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

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 1,997 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 3:9-10 ESV / 1,850 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.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 1,843 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 1,812 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.

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 1,788 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 / 1,720 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 1,652 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.

Luke 6:38 ESV / 1,647 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 11:4 ESV / 1,633 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 1,632 helpful votes

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

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 1,589 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.

Luke 16:11 ESV / 1,588 helpful votes

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

Luke 14:28 ESV / 1,588 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 3:9 ESV / 1,528 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 1,516 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 1,514 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.

Acts 20:35 ESV / 1,498 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.’”

Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 ESV / 1,460 helpful votes

Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his lot. 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. For he will not much remember the days of his life because God keeps him occupied with joy in his heart.

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 1,440 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.

Psalm 37:16-17 ESV / 1,416 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 / 1,396 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.

Ecclesiastes 7:12 ESV / 1,384 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 10:4 ESV / 1,380 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:33-34 ESV / 1,368 helpful votes

Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 1,353 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:27 ESV / 1,349 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:42 ESV / 1,346 helpful votes

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

Mark 8:36 ESV / 1,344 helpful votes

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

James 5:1-6 ESV / 1,333 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 23:4 ESV / 1,318 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 1,314 helpful votes

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

Matthew 25:14-30 ESV / 1,232 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. ...

1 Timothy 6:9 ESV / 1,214 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.

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 1,205 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:26-27 ESV / 1,205 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 22:9 ESV / 1,177 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 1,172 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:31-33 ESV / 1,163 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 22:16 ESV / 1,163 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 19:13 ESV / 1,156 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.

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 1,148 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.

Luke 16:14 ESV / 1,124 helpful votes

The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things, and they ridiculed him.

Matthew 13:22 ESV / 1,124 helpful votes

As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.

Deuteronomy 28:12 ESV / 1,123 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.

1 John 2:15-17 ESV / 1,084 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.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 1,077 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.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 1,075 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:8 ESV / 1,069 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:11 ESV / 1,067 helpful votes

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

Acts 8:20 ESV / 1,051 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!

Romans 13:7 ESV / 1,040 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.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 1,029 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.

Mark 4:19 ESV / 1,026 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.

1 Peter 5:2 ESV / 1,007 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;

Proverbs 16:16 ESV / 998 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:8 ESV / 987 helpful votes

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

Matthew 19:21 ESV / 982 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.”

Psalm 62:10 ESV / 976 helpful votes

Put no trust in extortion; set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Mark 12:41-44 ESV / 957 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 28:20 ESV / 954 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:8-9 ESV / 933 helpful votes

Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, “Who is the Lord?” or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God.

Matthew 19:21-26 ESV / 922 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?” ...

1 Chronicles 29:14 ESV / 911 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 / 900 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?

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 896 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 16:17 ESV / 895 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 889 helpful votes

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

Acts 2:44-45 ESV / 857 helpful votes

And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need.

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 845 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 837 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:5 ESV / 835 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.

Acts 4:32-35 ESV / 835 helpful votes

Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common. And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. There was not a needy person among them, for as many as were owners of lands or houses sold them and brought the proceeds of what was sold and laid it at the apostles' feet, and it was distributed to each as any had need.

Proverbs 1:19 ESV / 830 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:6-12 ESV / 828 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. ...

Luke 3:14 ESV / 801 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.”

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 770 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 760 helpful votes

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

Luke 21:1-4 ESV / 759 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.”

1 Samuel 2:7 ESV / 743 helpful votes

The Lord makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and he exalts.

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 729 helpful votes

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.

1 Timothy 5:18 ESV / 720 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 15:5 ESV / 713 helpful votes

Who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Matthew 6:1-4 ESV / 707 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Psalm 119:14 ESV / 707 helpful votes

In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.

Proverbs 24:27 ESV / 703 helpful votes

Prepare your work outside; get everything ready for yourself in the field, and after that build your house.

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