30 Bible Verses about Spending Money

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 71 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 3:9 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:2 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food.

James 4:3 ESV / 47 helpful votes

You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 41 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 6:33 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 32 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 19:17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:1-4 ESV / 28 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.

Luke 12:15 ESV / 25 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 John 3:17-18 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

James 1:5 ESV / 19 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.

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 17 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.

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 17 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 13:18 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Poverty and disgrace come to him who ignores instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is honored.

Ecclesiastes 5:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

When goods increase, they increase who eat them, and what advantage has their owner but to see them with his eyes?

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Genesis 28:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And this stone, which I have set up for a pillar, shall be God's house. And of all that you give me I will give a full tenth to you.”

Psalm 24:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:23-24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

1 Peter 4:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But test everything; hold fast what is good.

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 5 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.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

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