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68 Bible Verses about Buying and selling

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Genesis 23:3-4

And Abraham riseth up from the presence of his dead, and speaketh unto the sons of Heth, saying, A sojourner and a settler I am with you; give to me a possession of a burying-place with you, and I bury my dead from before me.'

Genesis 47:20-22

And Joseph buyeth all the ground of Egypt for Pharaoh, for the Egyptians have sold each his field, for the famine hath been severe upon them, and the land becometh Pharaoh's; as to the people he hath removed them to cities from the one end of the border of Egypt even unto its other end. Only the ground of the priests he hath not bought, for the priests have a portion from Pharaoh, and they have eaten their portion which Pharaoh hath given to them, therefore they have not sold their ground.

Ruth 4:3

And he saith to the redeemer, 'A portion of the field which is to our brother, to Elimelech, hath Naomi sold, who hath come back from the fields of Moab;

Jeremiah 32:9-10

And I buy the field, that is in Anathoth, from Hanameel, my uncle's son, and I weigh to him the money -- seventeen shekels of silver. And I write in a book, and seal, and cause witnesses to testify, and weigh the silver in balances;

Matthew 27:7

and having taken counsel, they bought with them the field of the potter, for the burial of strangers;

Luke 14:18

'And they began with one consent all to excuse themselves: The first said to him, A field I bought, and I have need to go forth and see it; I beg of thee, have me excused.

Acts 4:34

for there was not any one among them who did lack, for as many as were possessors of fields, or houses, selling them, were bringing the prices of the thing sold,

Luke 14:19

'And another said, Five yoke of oxen I bought, and I go on to prove them; I beg of thee, have me excused:

Genesis 41:57

and all the earth hath come to Egypt, to buy, unto Joseph, for the famine was severe in all the earth.

Deuteronomy 2:28

food for money thou dost sell me, and I have eaten; and water for money thou dost give to me, and I have drunk; only, let me pass over on my feet, --

John 6:5

Jesus then having lifted up his eyes and having seen that a great multitude doth come to him, saith unto Philip, 'Whence shall we buy loaves, that these may eat?' --

John 13:29

for certain were thinking, since Judas had the bag, that Jesus saith to him, 'Buy what we have need of for the feast;' or that he may give something to the poor;

Revelation 6:6

and I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, 'A measure of wheat for a denary, and three measures of barley for a denary,' and 'The oil and the wine thou mayest not injure.'

Revelation 18:11-13

'And the merchants of the earth shall weep and sorrow over her, because their lading no one doth buy any more; lading of gold, and silver, and precious stone, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and every vessel of ivory, and every vessel of most precious wood, and brass, and iron, and marble, and cinnamon, and odours, and ointment, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and of horses, and of chariots, and of bodies and souls of men.

Genesis 17:12

'And a son of eight days is circumcised by you; every male to your generations, born in the house, or bought with money from any son of a stranger, who is not of thy seed;

Leviticus 25:44-45

And thy man-servant and thy handmaid whom thou hast are of the nations who are round about you; of them ye buy man-servant and handmaid, and also of the sons of the settlers who are sojourning with you, of them ye buy, and of their families who are with you, which they have begotten in your land, and they have been to you for a possession;

Hosea 3:1-2

And Jehovah saith unto me: 'Again, go, love a woman, loved of a friend, and an adulteress, like the loved of Jehovah, the sons of Israel, and they are turning unto other gods, and are lovers of grape-cakes.' And I buy her to me for fifteen silverlings, and a homer and a letech of barley;

Leviticus 25:39-40

'And when thy brother becometh poor with thee, and he hath been sold to thee, thou dost not lay on him servile service; as an hireling, as a settler, he is with thee, till the year of the jubilee he doth serve with thee, --

Matthew 20:1-2

'For the reign of the heavens is like to a man, a householder, who went forth with the morning to hire workmen for his vineyard, and having agreed with the workmen for a denary a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Genesis 23:5-13

And the sons of Heth answer Abraham, saying to him, Hear us, my lord; a prince of God art thou in our midst; in the choice of our burying-places bury thy dead: none of us his burying-place doth withhold from thee, from burying thy dead.' And Abraham riseth and boweth himself to the people of the land, to the sons of Heth,read more.
and he speaketh with them, saying, 'If it is your desire to bury my dead from before me, hear me, and meet for me with Ephron, son of Zoar; and he giveth to me the cave of Machpelah, which he hath, which is in the extremity of his field; for full money doth he give it to me, in your midst, for a possession of a burying-place.' And Ephron is sitting in the midst of the sons of Heth, and Ephron the Hittite answereth Abraham in the ears of the sons of Heth, of all those entering the gate of his city, saying, Nay, my lord, hear me: the field I have given to thee, and the cave that is in it, to thee I have given it; before the eyes of the sons of my people I have given it to thee -- bury thy dead.' And Abraham boweth himself before the people of the land, and speaketh unto Ephron in the ears of the people of the land, saying, 'Only -- if thou wouldest hear me -- I have given the money of the field -- accept from me, and I bury my dead there.'

2 Samuel 24:24

And the king saith unto Araunah, 'Nay, for I do surely buy from thee for a price, and I do not cause to ascend to Jehovah my God burnt-offerings for nought;' and David buyeth the threshing-floor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver,

Leviticus 19:35-36

'Ye do not do perversity in judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in liquid measure; 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;

Genesis 23:14-16

And Ephron answereth Abraham, saying to him, My lord, hear me: the land -- four hundred shekels of silver; between me and thee, what is it? -- thy dead bury.' And Abraham hearkeneth unto Ephron, and Abraham weigheth to Ephron the silver which he hath spoken of in the ears of the sons of Heth, four hundred silver shekels, passing with the merchant.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

'Thou hast not in thy bag a stone and a stone, a great and a small. Thou hast not in thy house an ephah and an ephah, a great and a small. Thou hast a stone complete and just, thou hast an ephah complete and just, so that they prolong thy days on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee;read more.
for the abomination of Jehovah thy God is any one doing these things, any one doing iniquity.

Amos 8:5

Saying, When doth the new moon pass, And we sell ground corn? And the sabbath, and we open out pure corn? To make little the ephah, And to make great the shekel, And to use perversely balances of deceit.

Micah 6:10-11

Are there yet in the house of the wicked Treasures of wickedness, And the abhorred scanty ephah? Do I reckon it pure with balances of wickedness? And with a bag of deceitful stones?

Proverbs 11:26

Whoso is withholding corn, the people execrate him, And a blessing is for the head of him who is selling.

Leviticus 25:14

'And when thou sellest anything to thy fellow, or buyest from the hand of thy fellow, ye do not oppress one another;

Lamentations 5:4

Our water for money we have drunk, Our wood for a price doth come.

Amos 8:6

To purchase with money the poor, And the needy for a pair of sandals, Yea, the refuse of the pure corn we sell.

Luke 15:13

'And not many days after, having gathered all together, the younger son went abroad to a far country, and there he scattered his substance, living riotously;

Nehemiah 10:31

and the peoples of the land who are bringing in the wares and any corn on the sabbath-day to sell, we receive not of them on the sabbath, and on a holy day, and we leave the seventh year, and usury on every hand.

Nehemiah 13:15-22

In those days I have seen in Judah those treading wine-vats on sabbath, and bringing in the sheaves, and lading on the asses, and also, wine, grapes, and figs, and every burden, yea, they are bringing in to Jerusalem on the sabbath-day, and I testify in the day of their selling provision. And the Tyrians have dwelt in it, bringing in fish, and every ware, and selling on sabbath to the sons of Judah and in Jerusalem. And I strive with the freemen of Judah, and say to them, 'What is this evil thing that ye are doing, and polluting the sabbath-day?read more.
Thus did not your fathers do? and our God bringeth in on us all this evil, and on this city, and ye are adding fierceness on Israel, to pollute the sabbath.' And it cometh to pass, when the gates of Jerusalem have been dark before the sabbath, that I speak, and the doors are shut, and I say, that they do not open them till after the sabbath; and of my servants I have stationed at the gates; there doth not come in a burden on the sabbath-day. And they lodge -- the merchants and sellers of all ware -- at the outside of Jerusalem, once or twice, and I testify against them, and say unto them, 'Wherefore are ye lodging over-against the wall? if ye repeat it, a hand I put forth upon you;' from that time they have not come in on the sabbath. And I say to the Levites, that they be cleansed, and, coming in, keeping the gates, to sanctify the sabbath-day. Also, this, remember for me, O my God, and have pity on me, according to the abundance of Thy kindness.

Matthew 21:12-13

And Jesus entered into the temple of God, and did cast forth all those selling and buying in the temple, and the tables of the money-changers he overturned, and the seats of those selling the doves, and he saith to them, 'It hath been written, My house a house of prayer shall be called, but ye did make it a den of robbers.'

Mark 11:15-17

And they come to Jerusalem, and Jesus having gone into the temple, began to cast forth those selling and buying in the temple, and the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those selling the doves, he overthrew, and he did not suffer that any might bear a vessel through the temple, and he was teaching, saying to them, 'Hath it not been written -- My house a house of prayer shall be called for all the nations, and ye did make it a den of robbers?'

Luke 19:45-46

And having entered into the temple, he began to cast forth those selling in it, and those buying, saying to them, 'It hath been written, My house is a house of prayer -- but ye made it a den of robbers.'

John 2:14-16

and he found in the temple those selling oxen, and sheep, and doves, and the money-changers sitting, and having made a whip of small cords, he put all forth out of the temple, also the sheep, and the oxen; and of the money-changers he poured out the coins, and the tables he overthrew, and to those selling the doves he said, 'Take these things hence; make not the house of my Father a house of merchandise.'

Ezekiel 7:12

Come hath the time, arrived hath the day, The buyer doth not rejoice, And the seller doth not become a mourner, For wrath is unto all its multitude.

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

And this I say, brethren, the time henceforth is having been shortened -- that both those having wives may be as not having; and those weeping, as not weeping; and those rejoicing, as not rejoicing; and those buying, as not possessing; and those using this world, as not using it up; for passing away is the fashion of this world.

Revelation 13:16-17

And it maketh all, the small, and the great, and the rich, and the poor, and the freemen, and the servants, that it may give to them a mark upon their right hand or upon their foreheads, and that no one may be able to buy, or to sell, except he who is having the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab saith unto Elijah, 'Hast thou found me, O mine enemy?' and he saith, 'I have found -- because of thy selling thyself to do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah;

Judges 2:14

And the anger of Jehovah burneth against Israel, and He giveth them into the hand of spoilers, and they spoil them, and He selleth them into the hand of their enemies round about, and they have not been able any more to stand before their enemies;

Psalm 44:12

Thou sellest Thy people -- without wealth, And hast not become great by their price.

Isaiah 43:1

And now, thus said Jehovah, Thy Creator, O Jacob, and thy Fashioner, O Israel, Be not afraid, for I have redeemed thee, I have called on thy name -- thou art Mine.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus said Jehovah: 'Where is this -- the bill of your mother's divorce, Whom I sent away? Or to which of My creditors have I sold you? Lo, for your iniquities ye have been sold, And for your transgressions Hath your mother been sent away.

Isaiah 52:3

For thus said Jehovah: 'For nought ye have been sold, And not by money are ye redeemed.'

1 Peter 1:18-19

having known that, not with corruptible things -- silver or gold -- were ye redeemed from your foolish behaviour delivered by fathers, but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and unspotted -- Christ's --

Matthew 13:44-46

'Again, the reign of the heavens is like to treasure hid in the field, which a man having found did hide, and from his joy goeth, and all, as much as he hath, he selleth, and buyeth that field. 'Again, the reign of the heavens is like to a man, a merchant, seeking goodly pearls, who having found one pearl of great price, having gone away, hath sold all, as much as he had, and bought it.

Matthew 25:9

and the prudent answered, saying -- Lest there may not be sufficient for us and you, go ye rather unto those selling, and buy for yourselves.

Job 28:12-19

And the wisdom -- whence is it found? And where is this, the place of understanding? Man hath not known its arrangement, Nor is it found in the land of the living. The deep hath said, 'It is not in me,' And the sea hath said, 'It is not with me.'read more.
Gold is not given for it, Nor is silver weighed -- its price. It is not valued with pure gold of Ophir, With precious onyx and sapphire, Not equal it do gold and crystal, Nor is its exchange a vessel of fine gold. Corals and pearl are not remembered, The acquisition of wisdom is above rubies. Not equal it doth the topaz of Cush, With pure gold it is not valued.

Psalm 49:7-8

A brother doth no one at all ransom, He doth not give to God his atonement. And precious is the redemption of their soul, And it hath ceased -- to the age.

Mark 8:37

Or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?

Acts 8:20

And Peter said unto him, 'Thy silver with thee -- may it be to destruction! because the gift of God thou didst think to possess through money;

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