72 Bible Verses about Compensation

1 Timothy 5:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.

1 Timothy 5:17-18 ESV / 12 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 5:18 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Luke 10:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they provide, for the laborer deserves his wages. Do not go from house to house.

Exodus 21:34 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The owner of the pit shall make restoration. He shall give money to its owner, and the dead beast shall be his.

Exodus 21:32 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If the ox gores a slave, male or female, the owner shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Exodus 21:30 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If a ransom is imposed on him, then he shall give for the redemption of his life whatever is imposed on him.

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.”

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 7 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 ...

James 5:4 ESV / 7 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.

2 Timothy 2:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

An athlete is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.

John 21:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He said to them, “Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some.” So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in, because of the quantity of fish.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

1 Timothy 3:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

1 Corinthians 9:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

Romans 1:1-32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, ...

John 15:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

John 10:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

John 3:16-17 ESV / 6 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.

Matthew 25:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Ecclesiastes 9:10 ESV / 6 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 22:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 6:35 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He will accept no compensation; he will refuse though you multiply gifts.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Deuteronomy 25:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain.

Deuteronomy 22:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the man who lay with her shall give to the father of the young woman fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife, because he has violated her. He may not divorce her all his days.

Deuteronomy 22:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If a man meets a virgin who is not betrothed, and seizes her and lies with her, and they are found,

Deuteronomy 22:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And they shall fine him a hundred shekels of silver and give them to the father of the young woman, because he has brought a bad name upon a virgin of Israel. And she shall be his wife. He may not divorce her all his days.

Deuteronomy 22:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the elders of that city shall take the man and whip him,

Deuteronomy 22:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And behold, he has accused her of misconduct, saying, “I did not find in your daughter evidence of virginity.” And yet this is the evidence of my daughter's virginity.’ And they shall spread the cloak before the elders of the city.

Deuteronomy 22:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the father of the young woman shall say to the elders, ‘I gave my daughter to this man to marry, and he hates her;

Deuteronomy 22:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the father of the young woman and her mother shall take and bring out the evidence of her virginity to the elders of the city in the gate.

Deuteronomy 22:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And accuses her of misconduct and brings a bad name upon her, saying, ‘I took this woman, and when I came near her, I did not find in her evidence of virginity,’

Deuteronomy 22:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and then hates her

Leviticus 6:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt.

Leviticus 6:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found

Leviticus 6:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Or has found something lost and lied about it, swearing falsely—in any of all the things that people do and sin thereby—

Leviticus 6:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor

Leviticus 6:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

Exodus 22:7-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If a man gives to his neighbor money or goods to keep safe, and it is stolen from the man's house, then, if the thief is found, he shall pay double. If the thief is not found, the owner of the house shall come near to God to show whether or not he has put his hand to his neighbor's property. For every breach of trust, whether it is for an ox, for a donkey, for a sheep, for a cloak, or for any kind of lost thing, of which one says, ‘This is it,’ the case of both parties shall come before God. The one whom God condemns shall pay double to his neighbor.

Exodus 22:5-6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If a man causes a field or vineyard to be grazed over, or lets his beast loose and it feeds in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best in his own field and in his own vineyard. “If fire breaks out and catches in thorns so that the stacked grain or the standing grain or the field is consumed, he who started the fire shall make full restitution.

Exodus 22:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it or sells it, he shall repay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Exodus 21:33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“When a man opens a pit, or when a man digs a pit and does not cover it, and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Exodus 21:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If it gores a man's son or daughter, he shall be dealt with according to this same rule.

Exodus 21:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But if the ox has been accustomed to gore in the past, and its owner has been warned but has not kept it in, and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned, and its owner also shall be put to death.

Exodus 21:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“When an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten, but the owner of the ox shall not be liable.

Exodus 21:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“When men strive together and hit a pregnant woman, so that her children come out, but there is no harm, the one who hit her shall surely be fined, as the woman's husband shall impose on him, and he shall pay as the judges determine.

Exodus 21:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then if the man rises again and walks outdoors with his staff, he who struck him shall be clear; only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall have him thoroughly healed.

Exodus 21:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“When men quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or with his fist and the man does not die but takes to his bed,

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Acts 1:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

James 1:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Colossians 3:23-24 ESV / 4 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.

Luke 6:38 ESV / 4 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.”

Matthew 19:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But many who are first will be last, and the last first.

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 4 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.

Titus 2:9-10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Slaves are to be submissive to their own masters in everything; they are to be well-pleasing, not argumentative, not pilfering, but showing all good faith, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.

1 Timothy 6:1-2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let all who are under a yoke as slaves regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled. Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers and beloved. Teach and urge these things.

Colossians 4:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:5-8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free.

Isaiah 59:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear;

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

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