100 Bible Verses about Accounting

1 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy.

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 13 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.

Romans 14:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Luke 16:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no longer be manager.’

2 Kings 22:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But no accounting shall be asked from them for the money that is delivered into their hand, for they deal honestly.”

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 8 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.”

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Luke 14:28 ESV / 8 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 22:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 7 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.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:9 ESV / 6 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 8:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

We take this course so that no one should blame us about this generous gift that is being administered by us,

Luke 16:10-13 ESV / 6 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. If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own? No servant 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.”

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 6 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.’

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 6 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.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 6 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 3:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Leviticus 19:13 ESV / 6 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.

James 5:4 ESV / 5 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.

1 Timothy 5:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 5 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 8:16-17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, who put into the heart of Titus the same earnest care I have for you. For he not only accepted our appeal, but being himself very earnest he is going to you of his own accord.

1 Corinthians 16:1-2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now concerning the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do. 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 14:28-29 ESV / 5 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,

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak,

Isaiah 29:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 5 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.

Psalm 112:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 12:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The money from the guilt offerings and the money from the sin offerings was not brought into the house of the Lord; it belonged to the priests.

Deuteronomy 25:13-15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small. You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small. A full and fair weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall have, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Exodus 23:12 ESV / 5 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 1:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 4 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 ...

Hebrews 11:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figuratively speaking, he did receive him back.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 4 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.

1 Timothy 5:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity.

Colossians 4:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 4 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.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Romans 5:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—

Romans 2:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

On that day when, according to my gospel, God judges the secrets of men by Christ Jesus.

Acts 20:35 ESV / 4 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.’”

John 3:16 ESV / 4 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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 4 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. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 3:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

John 1:1-51 ESV / 4 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 16:10-11 ESV / 4 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. If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

Luke 16:10 ESV / 4 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.

Luke 12:16-21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he told them a parable, saying, “The land of a rich man produced plentifully, and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?’ And he said, ‘I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.’ But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’ ...

Luke 3:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

During the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the wilderness.

Matthew 7:24-29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.” And when Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were astonished at his teaching, ...

Micah 7:5-6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms; for the son treats the father with contempt, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.

Ecclesiastes 11:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

Proverbs 30:24-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise: the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Proverbs 24:3-4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

Proverbs 22:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly.

Leviticus 19:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

1 Thessalonians 1:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.

Philippians 4:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.

Romans 12:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 3 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 8:1-39 ESV / 3 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

Luke 12:15 ESV / 3 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.”

Isaiah 40:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to dwell in;

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 3 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 13:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 3 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.

Genesis 46:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the sons of Joseph, who were born to him in Egypt, were two. All the persons of the house of Jacob who came into Egypt were seventy.

Genesis 35:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So Rachel died, and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem),

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 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,

1 Peter 4:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But they will give account to him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.

James 5:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten.

1 Timothy 5:17-18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching. For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain,” and, “The laborer deserves his wages.”

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

1 Timothy 5:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Honor widows who are truly widows.

1 Timothy 2:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 2:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

By hindering us from speaking to the Gentiles that they might be saved—so as always to fill up the measure of their sins. But God's wrath has come upon them at last!

1 Thessalonians 2:12 ESV / 2 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 4:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.

Ephesians 6:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

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