13 Bible Verses about Playing Poker

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 10 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 / 8 helpful votes

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

Romans 14:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 4 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.”

2 Samuel 24:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the king said to Araunah, “No, but I will buy it from you for a price. I will not offer burnt offerings to the Lord my God that cost me nothing.” So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 4:11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you,

1 Corinthians 6:10 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Romans 1:29-32 ESV / 1 helpful vote

They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents, foolish, faithless, heartless, ruthless. Though they know God's decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 1 helpful vote

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

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

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

Proverbs 23:5 ESV / 1 helpful vote

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

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