100 Bible Verses about Money Management

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 204 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 174 helpful votes

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

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 144 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.’

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 133 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 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?

Luke 12:15 ESV / 115 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 21:20 ESV / 94 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 93 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 92 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.

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 90 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.

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 89 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.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 86 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:8 ESV / 78 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 24:30-34 ESV / 78 helpful votes

I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of a man lacking sense, and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; the ground was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw and considered it; I looked and received instruction. A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 73 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?

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 64 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.

Luke 16:10 ESV / 62 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 10:22 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 57 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 13:11 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 24:27 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

Matthew 25:14-30 ESV / 44 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. ...

3 John 1:2 ESV / 40 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.

1 Timothy 6:6 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment,

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

James 1:5 ESV / 38 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

Acts 20:35 ESV / 38 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 11:14 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 38 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.

Proverbs 13:4 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:4 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 19:17 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Psalm 1:1-3 ESV / 35 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.

Proverbs 22:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:12 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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.

Proverbs 21:17 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Whoever loves pleasure will be a poor man; he who loves wine and oil will not be rich.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 26 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.

Malachi 3:8-9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Will man rob God? Yet you are robbing me. But you say, ‘How have we robbed you?’ In your tithes and contributions. You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing me, the whole nation of you.

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 26 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 12:24 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:38 ESV / 24 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.”

John 14:27 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Proverbs 6:6-11 ESV / 23 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. How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, ...

Proverbs 22:29 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 21 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 22:16 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 29:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 19 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 6:21 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 19 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 22:26-27 ESV / 19 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 14:23 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 9:10 ESV / 17 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 22:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

Proverbs 3:27 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 16 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.

Mark 8:36 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Romans 14:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

John 10:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Proverbs 27:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Take a man's garment when he has put up security for a stranger, and hold it in pledge when he puts up security for an adulteress.

Proverbs 12:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hand comes back to him.

Proverbs 12:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Deuteronomy 16:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 14 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 23:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

One who lacks sense gives a pledge and puts up security in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 11:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure.

James 5:1-6 ESV / 13 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. ...

John 3:16 ESV / 13 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 23:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:22 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.

Deuteronomy 28:12 ESV / 13 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 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 12 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.

Leviticus 19:13 ESV / 12 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.

Revelation 3:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 11 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.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 9:6-8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 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.

Malachi 3:5 ESV / 11 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.

Proverbs 22:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life.

Proverbs 15:27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In everything the prudent acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly.

Psalm 49:5-12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Why should I fear in times of trouble, when the iniquity of those who cheat me surrounds me, those who trust in their wealth and boast of the abundance of their riches? Truly no man can ransom another, or give to God the price of his life, for the ransom of their life is costly and can never suffice, that he should live on forever and never see the pit. ...

Ruth 3:16-18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And when she came to her mother-in-law, she said, “How did you fare, my daughter?” Then she told her all that the man had done for her, saying, “These six measures of barley he gave to me, for he said to me, ‘You must not go back empty-handed to your mother-in-law.’” She replied, “Wait, my daughter, until you learn how the matter turns out, for the man will not rest but will settle the matter today.”

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 11 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.

Revelation 1:1 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,

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