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Theasaurus: Affluence

65 Bible Verses about Affluence

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Exodus 3:8

And I have come down to deliver them from the hand of [the] Egyptians and to bring them up from this land to a good and wide land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites and the Hittites and the Amorites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites.

Deuteronomy 28:1-6

"And it will happen [that] if you indeed listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, {to diligently observe} all his commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, then Yahweh your God will set you above all the nations of the earth. And all of these blessings shall come upon you, and {they shall have an effect on you} if you listen to the voice of Yahweh your God: "You will be blessed in the city, and you will be blessed in the field.read more.
"Blessed will be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your livestock, {the calf of your cattle and the lambs of your flock}. "Blessed will be your basket and your kneading trough. "Blessed will you be {when you come in and blessed will you be when you go out}.

Proverbs 8:18-21

Fortune and glory [are] with me, enduring wealth and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, even refined gold, and my yield than choice silver. In the way of righteousness I walk, in the midst of paths of justice,read more.
[in order] to endow those who love me [with] wealth, and I will fill their treasuries.

Isaiah 60:5

Then you shall see and you shall be radiant; and your heart shall tremble and open itself wide, because [the] abundance of [the] sea shall fall upon you; [the] wealth of [the] nations shall come to you.

Micah 4:4

But they will sit, each under his vine and under his fig tree, and no one will make them afraid, for the mouth of Yahweh of hosts has spoken.

Genesis 2:8-12

And Yahweh God planted a garden in Eden in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed. And Yahweh God caused to grow every tree [that] was pleasing to the sight and good for food. And the tree of life [was] in the midst of the garden, {along with} the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Now a river flowed out from Eden that watered the garden, and from there it diverged and became four branches.read more.
The name of the first [is] the Pishon. It went around all the land of Havilah, where [there is] gold. (The gold of that land [is] good; bdellium and onyx stones [are] there.)

Genesis 26:12-13

And Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in that [same] year a hundredfold, and Yahweh blessed him. And the man {became wealthier and wealthier} until he was exceedingly wealthy.

Genesis 33:11

Please take my gift which has been brought to you, for God has dealt graciously with me, and because {I have enough}." And he urged him, so he took [it].

Job 42:10-12

Then Yahweh returned Job's fortune when he prayed to him on behalf of his friends. Thus Yahweh increased {all that Job had twice as much as before}. So all his brothers and all his sisters and all [those who] had known him {before} came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house and showed sympathy to him and comforted him for all the disaster that Yahweh had brought upon him. Then each one gave to him one piece of money, and each one [gave to him] one ornamental ring of gold. So Yahweh blessed Job's latter days more than his beginning. {Thus he had} fourteen thousand sheep and goats and six thousand camels and a thousand pair of oxen and a thousand female donkeys.

1 Kings 3:13

Too, what you have not asked I give to you: both riches and honor, [so that] no man among the kings will be like you all of your days.

2 Chronicles 32:27-29

And Hezekiah had very much wealth and honor, and he made storehouses for himself for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, small shields, and all [sorts of] desirable objects; and storage buildings for the yield of grain, new wine, and olive oil; and animal stalls for all [kinds of] animals, and animals and herds for animal stalls. And he made cities for himself, and livestock of sheep and abundant cattle, for God had given to him very abundant possessions.

Matthew 27:57

Now [when it] was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who also was a disciple of Jesus himself.

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

And you may think in your heart, 'My strength and the might of my hand {acquired this wealth for} me.' But you must remember Yahweh your God, for he [is] the [one] giving you strength to acquire wealth in order to confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors {as it is today}.

Psalm 10:4-6

{With bald-faced pride} [the] wicked will not seek [God]. There is no God in any of his thoughts. His ways endure at all times. Your judgments are aloof from him. [As for] all his enemies, he scoffs at them. He says in his heart, "I shall not be moved {throughout all generations}, [during] which [I will have] no trouble."

Mark 10:24

And the disciples were astounded at his words. But Jesus answered [and] said to them again, "Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 12:16-21

And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. And he reasoned to himself, saying, 'What should I do? For I do not have anywhere I can gather in my crops.' And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions.read more.
And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many possessions stored up for many years. Relax, eat, drink, celebrate!" ' But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?' So [is] the one who stores up treasure for himself, and who is not rich toward God!"

Luke 18:23

But [when he] heard these [things] he became very sad, because he was extremely wealthy.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all evil, by which some, [because they] desire [it], have gone astray from the faith and have pierced themselves with many pains.

Mark 4:19

and the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other [things] come in [and] choke the word and it becomes unproductive.

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep falsehood and a {lying word} far from me; do not give me poverty or wealth; provide me [with] food [only for] my need. Or else I will be satisfied and will deny [him] and say "Who [is] Yahweh?" Or I will be poor and will steal and profane the name of my God.

Job 12:5

{Those at ease have contempt} for [the] thought of {disaster}, [but it is] ready for those unstable of foot.

Amos 2:6-8

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because they sell the righteous for money and the poor for a pair of sandals! Those who trample the heads of the powerless into the dust of the ground and turn aside the way of the destitute, a man and his father {have sexual relations with} the same girl, so that [they] profane my holy name. They stretch themselves out beside every altar on clothing taken in pledge and they drink wine, bought with fines imposed, in the house of their God.

Luke 16:24-31

And he called out [and] said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!' But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain. And in [addition to] all these [things], a great chasm has been established between us and you, so that those who want to cross over from here to you are not able [to do so], nor can they cross over from there to us.'read more.
So he said, 'Then I ask you, father, that you send him to my father's house, for I have five brothers, so that he could warn them, in order that they also should not come to this place of torment!' But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must listen to them.' And he said, 'No, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent!' But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone rises from the dead.'"

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich people, weep [and] cry aloud over the miseries that are coming upon you! Your wealth has rotted, and your clothing has become moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have become corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you, and it will consume your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasure in the last days.read more.
Behold, the wages that were held back by you from the workers who reap your fields cry out, and the cries of the reapers have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived self-indulgently on the earth and have lived luxuriously. You have fattened your hearts in the day of slaughter. You have condemned, you have murdered the righteous [person]; he does not resist you.

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree. Then he passed on and behold, he was not. And I sought him, but he could not be found.

Psalm 49:10-12

For he sees [that] the wise die, together [with the] fool and brute they perish, and leave their wealth to the next [generation]. Within them [they think] their houses [are] forever, their dwelling places from generation to generation. They {name} [their] lands by their [own] names. But man cannot continue in [his] pomp. He is like the beasts [that] perish.

Job 1:13-15

And then [there] was one day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the female donkeys were feeding {beside them}. Then the Sabeans {attacked}, and they took them, and they slew the servants {by the edge of the sword}. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."

Psalm 36:7-9

How precious [is] your loyal love, O God, and the children of humankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They are refreshed with the {fullness} of your house, and you give them drink [from] the river of your delights. For with you is [the] fountain of life; in your light we see light.

Revelation 2:9

'I know your affliction and poverty (but you are rich), and the slander of those {who call themselves Jews} and are not, but [are] a synagogue of Satan.

Mark 10:29-30

Jesus said, "Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields on account of me and on account of the gospel {who will not} receive a hundred times as much now in this time--houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and fields, together with persecutions--and in the age to come, eternal life.

Acts 4:34-35

For there was not even anyone needy among them, because all those who were owners of plots of land or houses were selling [them] [and] bringing the proceeds of the things that were sold and placing [them] at the feet of the apostles. And it was being distributed to each as anyone had need.

Philippians 4:18

But I have received everything [in full] and have an abundance; {I am well supplied} [because] I received from Epaphroditus {what you had sent}, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, well-pleasing to God.

Matthew 6:20

but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor consuming [insect] destroy and where thieves do not break in or steal.

Revelation 7:16-17

They will not be hungry [any] longer or be thirsty [any] longer, nor will the sun ever beat down on them, nor any heat, because the Lamb [who is] in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and will lead them to springs of living waters, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes."

Isaiah 61:6

But you shall be called the priests of Yahweh, {you will be called} servers of our God. You shall eat [the] wealth of [the] nations, and you shall boast in their riches.

Isaiah 66:12

For thus says Yahweh: "Look! I [am] about to spread prosperity out to her like a river, and [the] wealth of [the] nations like an overflowing stream, and you shall suck and be carried on the hip; and you shall you shall be played with on the knees.

Ecclesiastes 4:8

Sometimes a man is all alone with no companion; he also has neither son nor brother. Yet there is no end to all his toil, and his eye is not satisfied with wealth. [He laments,] "For whom am I toiling and depriving {myself} of pleasure?" This also [is] vanity--it is an unhappy business!

Matthew 19:16-26

And behold, someone came up to him [and] said, "Teacher, what good [thing] must I do so that I will have eternal life?" And he said to him, "Why are you asking me about [what is] good? There is one [who is] good. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments!" He said to him, "Which [ones]?" And Jesus said, "Do not commit murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony,read more.
honor your father and your mother, and love your neighbor as yourself." The young man said to him, "All these I have observed. What do I still lack?" Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give [the proceeds] to the poor--and you will have treasure in heaven--and come, follow me." But [when] the young man heard the statement, he went away sorrowful, because he was one who had many possessions. And Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you that with difficulty a rich person will enter into the kingdom of heaven! And again I say to you, it is easier [for] a camel to go through the eye of a needle than a rich person into the kingdom of God." So [when] the disciples heard [this], they were extremely amazed, saying, "Then who can be saved?" But Jesus looked at [them] [and] said to them, "With human beings this is impossible, but with God all [things] [are] possible."

Psalm 73:3-28

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}. They do not have {ordinary trouble}, and they are not plagued as [other] people.read more.
Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them. Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart. They mock and speak maliciously of oppression; they speak [as though] from on high. They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue roams the earth. Therefore his people turn there, and abundant waters are slurped up by them. And they say, "How does God know?" and, "Does the Most High have knowledge?" See, these [are the] wicked, and they increase wealth, ever carefree. Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure, and washed my hands in innocence. And I have been plagued all day and rebuked {every morning}. If I had said, "I will speak thus," behold, I would have acted treacherously against your children's generation. When I thought about [how] to understand this, it [was] troubling in my eyes until I went into the sanctuary of God. [Then] I understood their fate. Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin. How they become a desolation in a moment! They come to a complete end by terrors. Like a dream upon awakening, when [you] wake up, O Lord, you will despise their fleeting form. When my heart was embittered and I felt stabbed in my kidneys, then I was brutish and ignorant. With you I was [like] the beasts. But I [am] continually with you; you have hold of my right hand. You will guide me with your advice, and afterward you will take me [into] honor. Whom do I have in the heavens [except you]? And with you I have no [other] desire on earth. My flesh and heart failed, [but] God [is] the {strength} of my heart and my reward forever. For indeed, [those] distancing themselves from you will be ruined. You destroy each who abandons you for harlotry. But as for me, the approach to God [is] for my good. I have set the Lord Yahweh [as] my refuge, in order to tell all your works.

Psalm 49:5-8

Why should I fear in {times of calamity}, [when] iniquity surrounds me at my heels, those who trust their wealth and boast about the abundance of their riches? Surely a man cannot redeem a brother. He cannot give to God his ransomread more.
(since the redemption price for their life is costly and it always fails),

2 Chronicles 1:11

Then God said to Solomon, "Because this was with your heart and you did not ask for wealth, possessions, honor, and the lives of your enemies, and also did not ask for {long life}, but have asked for wisdom and knowledge that you might judge my people over whom I have made you king,

Psalm 37:35

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.