100 Bible Verses about Earning Money

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 2,194 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 2,165 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 / 1,545 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 1,501 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.

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 1,276 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.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 1,203 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.”

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 1,054 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 1,044 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.

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 1,012 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:38 ESV / 973 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.”

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 943 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 23:4 ESV / 914 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 910 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.

Luke 12:15 ESV / 909 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.”

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 900 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:31-33 ESV / 869 helpful votes

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 858 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.

Matthew 25:14-30 ESV / 849 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. ...

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 843 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 837 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 806 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.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 750 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 12:11 ESV / 746 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 743 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.

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 735 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 715 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.

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 715 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.’

Romans 13:8 ESV / 710 helpful votes

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

Mark 8:36 ESV / 710 helpful votes

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

Luke 14:28 ESV / 691 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 13:22 ESV / 687 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 670 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.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 651 helpful votes

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

Acts 20:35 ESV / 637 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 10:22 ESV / 627 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 622 helpful votes

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

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 606 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.

2 Thessalonians 3:10 ESV / 603 helpful votes

For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 600 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 598 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Proverbs 15:27 ESV / 590 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 2:7 ESV / 589 helpful votes

The Lord makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and he exalts.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 587 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 582 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:16-17 ESV / 580 helpful votes

Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked. For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous.

1 Timothy 6:6-12 ESV / 577 helpful votes

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 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. ...

Ephesians 5:5 ESV / 567 helpful votes

For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Luke 3:14 ESV / 565 helpful votes

Soldiers also asked him, “And we, what shall we do?” And he said to them, “Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages.”

Matthew 19:21 ESV / 565 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”

John 14:27 ESV / 561 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 21:5 ESV / 559 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:17 ESV / 551 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 / 549 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.

Proverbs 3:9-10 ESV / 547 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.

1 Timothy 6:9-10 ESV / 546 helpful votes

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 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.

James 5:1-6 ESV / 540 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. ...

Proverbs 11:4 ESV / 536 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:17 ESV / 532 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?

Luke 16:9 ESV / 532 helpful votes

And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous wealth, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal dwellings.

Mark 4:19 ESV / 529 helpful votes

But the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.

Matthew 19:21-26 ESV / 529 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” When the young man heard this he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions. And Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly, I say to you, only with difficulty will a rich person enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.” When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished, saying, “Who then can be saved?” ...

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 522 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 23:5 ESV / 518 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:42 ESV / 516 helpful votes

Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

Deuteronomy 23:19 ESV / 493 helpful votes

“You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest.

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 492 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 479 helpful votes

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

Luke 16:11 ESV / 476 helpful votes

If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 463 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 463 helpful votes

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

Luke 1:37 ESV / 462 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Luke 6:35 ESV / 461 helpful votes

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 447 helpful votes

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

Genesis 41:34-36 ESV / 447 helpful votes

Let Pharaoh proceed to appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven plentiful years. And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it. That food shall be a reserve for the land against the seven years of famine that are to occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land may not perish through the famine.”

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 443 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:33-34 ESV / 441 helpful votes

Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Romans 14:8 ESV / 435 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.

Luke 12:34 ESV / 399 helpful votes

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

James 5:2 ESV / 386 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 385 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.

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 384 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

Proverbs 28:8 ESV / 374 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 367 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 360 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 ...

Proverbs 13:4 ESV / 360 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 28:12 ESV / 351 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.

Romans 13:7 ESV / 350 helpful votes

Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 350 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 12:24 ESV / 346 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 344 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. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Matthew 6:1-4 ESV / 321 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.

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 321 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:22 ESV / 321 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:9 ESV / 317 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 317 helpful votes

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

Matthew 21:12-13 ESV / 316 helpful votes

And Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who sold and bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons. He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you make it a den of robbers.”

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 316 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 6:9 ESV / 315 helpful votes

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.

Proverbs 24:27 ESV / 314 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 14:31 ESV / 314 helpful votes

Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him.

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