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27 Bible Verses about Business Ethics
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Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.
Hast thou seen a man speedy in his business? Before kings he doth station himself, He stations not himself before obscure men!
wherefore, beloved, these things waiting for, be diligent, spotless and unblameable, by Him to be found in peace,
righteous balances, righteous weights, a righteous ephah, and a righteous hin ye have; I am Jehovah your God, who hath brought you out from the land of Egypt;
and he leaveth all that he hath in the hand of Joseph, and he hath not known anything that he hath, except the bread which he is eating. And Joseph is of a fair form, and of a fair appearance.
Then the presidents and satraps have been seeking to find a cause of complaint against Daniel concerning the kingdom, and any cause of complaint and corruption they are not able to find, because that he is faithful, and any error and corruption have not been found in him.
Balances of deceit are an abomination to Jehovah, And a perfect weight is His delight.
Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise; Which hath not captain, overseer, and ruler, She doth prepare in summer her bread, She hath gathered in harvest her food.
Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.
Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.
And it hath come to pass, When the Lord doth fulfil all His work In mount Zion and in Jerusalem, I see concerning the fruit of the greatness Of the heart of the king of Asshur. And concerning the glory of the height of his eyes.
A bribe they have taken in thee to shed blood, Usury and increase thou hast taken, And cuttest off thy neighbour by oppression, And Me thou hast forgotten, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!
Therefore, because of your trampling on the poor, And the tribute of corn ye take from him, Houses of hewn work ye have built, And ye do not dwell in them, Desirable vineyards ye have planted, And ye do not drink their wine.
A partridge hatching, and not bringing forth, Is one making wealth, and not by right, In the midst of his days he doth forsake it, And in his latter end -- he is a fool.
in his day thou dost give his hire, and the sun doth not go in upon it, for he is poor, and unto it he is lifting up his soul, and he doth not cry against thee unto Jehovah, and it hath been in thee -- sin.
- Balances, For Business
- Deception, Forbidden By God
- Diligence, Rewards Of
- Dishonesty Condemned
- Injustice, Examples Of
- Just Weights
- Money Blessings
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Riches, Ungodly Use Of
- Servants, Good
- Shame Of Bad Conduct
- Unjust Gain