63 Bible Verses About Money and Financial Prosperity

63 Bible Verses About Money and Financial Prosperity

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The Bible tends to confuse different people about money and some of the verses seem contradictory. The truth is that the Bible is accurate and its verses always need context for better understanding, even about money.

In spite of the apparent poverty in the world, it’s never been God’s plan for people to suffer like that. There are Bible verses that warn us about how the love of money can be destructive.

On the other hand there are verses recorded in the Bible that show how money can be a blessing. Money in itself is amoral. It’s morality is determined by the one using the money.

Here are 63 Bible verses about money worth taking the time to study:

  1. “And you shall remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you the power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.” ~ Deuteronomy 8:18
  2. “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it.” ~ Malachi 3:10
  3. “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” ~ Philippians 4:19
  4. “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” ~ Proverbs 22:7
  5. “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.” ~ 1 Timothy 6:10
  6. “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” ~ Matthew 6:21
  7. “He who loves silver will not be satisfied with silver; nor He who loves abundance, with increase. This also is vanity.” ~ Ecclesiastes 5:10
  8. “Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.” ~ Romans 13:8
  9. “Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’” ~ Hebrews 13:5
  10. “No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.” ~ Matthew 6:24

  11. “If you lend money to any of My people who are poor among you, you shall not be like a money lender to him; you shall not charge him interest.” ~ Exodus 22:25
  12. “Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.” ~ 1 Timothy 6:17
  13. “Sell what you have and give alms; provide yourselves money bags which do not grow old, a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches nor moth destroys.” ~ Luke 12:33
  14. “He who has a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.” ~ Proverbs 10:4
  15. “For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it.” ~ Luke 14:28
  16. “For wisdom is a defense as money is a defense, but the excellence of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to those who have it.” ~ Ecclesiastes 7:12
  17. “Nor was there anyone among them who lacked; for all who were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the proceeds of the things that were sold.” ~ Acts 4:34
  18. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” ~ Matthew 13:44
  19. “Honor the Lord with your possessions, and with the first fruits of all your increase; so your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.” ~ Proverbs 3:9-10
  20. “A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.” ~ Proverbs 13:22

  21. “A faithful man will abound with blessings, but he who hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.” ~ Proverbs 28:20
  22. “Now these are the ones sown among thorns; they are the ones who hear the word, and the cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.” ~ Mark 4:18-19
  23. “Do not overwork to be rich; because of your own understanding, cease! Will you set your eyes on that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away like an eagle toward heaven.” ~ Proverbs 23:4-5
  24. “He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage.” ~ Proverbs 11:28
  25. “Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.” ~ Proverbs 11:4
  26. “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” ~ 1 John 2:15
  27. “Do not trust in oppression, nor vainly hope in robbery; if riches increase, do not set your heart on them.” ~ Psalm 62:10
  28. “Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.” ~ 1 Timothy 6:6-7
  29. “But Peter said to him, ‘Your money perish with you, because you thought that the gift of God could be purchased with money! You have neither part nor portion in this matter, for your heart is not right in the sight of God.’” ~ Acts 8:20-21
  30. “And if you lend to those from whom you hope to receive back, what credit is that to you? For even sinners lend to sinners to receive as much back.” ~ Luke 6:34
  31. “So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.” ~ 2 Corinthians 9:7

  32. “Do not withhold good from whom those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.” ~ Proverbs 3:27
  33. “He who has a generous eye will be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor.” ~ Proverbs 22:9
  34. “Therefore, when you do a charitable deed, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory from men.” ~ Matthew 6:2
  35. “He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker; but he who honors Him has mercy on the needy.” ~ Proverbs 14:31
  36. “He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.” ~ Proverbs 15:27
  37. “A man with an evil eye hastens after riches, and does not consider that poverty will come upon him.” ~ Proverbs 28:22
  38. “For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?” ~ Mark 8:36
  39. “For this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.” ~ Ephesians 5:5
  40. “The wicked borrows and does not repay, but the righteous shows mercy and gives.” ~ Psalm 37:21
  41. “Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished, but he who gathers by labor will increase.” ~ Proverbs 13:11

  42. “He who oppresses the poor to increase his riches, and he who gives to the rich, will surely come to poverty.” ~ Proverbs 22:16
  43. “One who increases his possessions by usury and extortion gathers it for him who will pity the poor.” ~ Proverbs 28:8
  44. “Indeed the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which kept you back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth. You have lived on the earth in pleasure and luxury, you have fattened your hearts as in a day of slaughter. You have condemned, you have murdered the just; he does not resist you.” ~ James 5:4-6
  45. “Diverse weights and diverse measures, they are both alike, an abomination to the Lord.” ~ Proverbs 20:10
  46. “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.” ~ Colossians 3:23
  47. “The lazy man does not roast what he took in hunting, but diligence is man’s precious possession.” ~ Proverbs 12:27
  48. “The soul of a lazy man desires, and has nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.” ~ Proverbs 13:4

  49. “It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows; for so He gives His beloved sleep.” ~ Psalm 127:2
  50. “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” ~ Matthew 11:28-30
  51. “Every prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool lays open his folly.” ~ Proverbs 13:16
  52. “Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and attend to your herds.” ~ Proverbs 27:23
  53. “The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty, but those of everyone who is hasty, surely to poverty.” ~ Proverbs 21:5
  54. “Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, to collect one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt in the seven plentiful years. And let them gather all the food of those good years that are coming, and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities. Then that food shall be as a reserve for the land for the seven years of famine which shall be in the land of Egypt, that the land may not perish during the famine.” ~ Genesis 41:34-36
  55. “On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside, storing up as he may prosper, that there be no collections when I come.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:2
  56. “Therefore I say to you, do not worry 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.” ~ Matthew 6:25

  57. “For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” ~ Matthew 6:33
  58. “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.” ~ 2 Corinthians 9:8
  59. “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.” ~ James 1:17
  60. “And which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?” ~ Luke 12:25
  61. “He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much. Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?” ~ Luke 16:10-11
  62. “Why do you spend money for what is not bread, and your wages for what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in abundance.” ~ Isaiah 55:2
  63. “He who does not put out his money at usury, nor does he take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.” ~ Psalm 15:5

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