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50 Bible Verses about Money, Uses Of

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Genesis 17:12

Throughout your generations, every male among you at eight days old is to be circumcised. This includes a slave born in your house and one purchased with money from any foreigner. The one who is not your offspring,

Genesis 23:14-15

Ephron answered Abraham and said to him, “My lord, listen to me. Land worth 400 shekels of silver—what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

Jeremiah 32:9-10

So I bought the field in Anathoth from my cousin Hanamel, and I weighed out to him the money—17 shekels of silver. I recorded it on a scroll, sealed it, called in witnesses, and weighed out the silver in the scales.

Matthew 27:7

So they conferred together and bought the potter’s field with it as a burial place for foreigners.

Acts 4:34

For there was not a needy person among them, because all those who owned lands or houses sold them, brought the proceeds of the things that were sold,

Acts 5:1-2

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property. However, he kept back part of the proceeds with his wife’s knowledge, and brought a portion of it and laid it at the apostles’ feet.

Acts 7:16

were carried back to Shechem, and were placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a sum of silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

Genesis 41:57

Every nation came to Joseph in Egypt to buy grain, for the famine was severe in every land.

Genesis 42:5

The sons of Israel were among those who came to buy grain, for the famine was in the land of Canaan.

2 Kings 7:16

Then the people went out and plundered the Aramean camp.It was then that six quarts of fine meal sold for a shekel and 12 quarts of barley sold for a shekel, according to the word of the Lord.

John 6:5

Therefore, when Jesus looked up and noticed a huge crowd coming toward Him, He asked Philip,“Where will we buy bread so these people can eat?”

Revelation 6:6

Then I heard something like a voice among the four living creatures say, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius—but do not harm the olive oil and the wine.”

Revelation 18:11-13

The merchants of the earth will also weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their merchandise any longer— merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble; cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, and frankincense; wine, olive oil, fine wheat flour, and grain; cattle and sheep; horses and carriages; and slaves and human lives.

Genesis 37:25

Then they sat down to eat a meal. They looked up, and there was a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead. Their camels were carrying aromatic gum, balsam, and resin, going down to Egypt.

Exodus 30:11-16

The Atonement MoneyThe Lord spoke to Moses: “When you take a census of the Israelites to register them, each of the men must pay a ransom for himself to the Lord as they are registered. Then no plague will come on them as they are registered. Everyone who is registered must pay half a shekel according to the sanctuary shekel (20 gerahs to the shekel). This half shekel is a contribution to the Lord.read more.
Each man who is registered, 20 years old or more, must give this contribution to the Lord. The wealthy may not give more and the poor may not give less than half a shekel when giving the contribution to the Lord to atone for your lives. Take the atonement money from the Israelites and use it for the service of the tent of meeting. It will serve as a reminder for the Israelites before the Lord to atone for your lives.”

Numbers 3:44-48

The Lord spoke to Moses again: “Take the Levites in place of every firstborn among the Israelites, and the Levites’ cattle in place of their cattle. The Levites belong to Me; I am Yahweh. As the redemption price for the 273 firstborn Israelites who outnumber the Levites, read more.
collect five shekels for each person, according to the standard sanctuary shekel—20 gerahs to the shekel. Give the money to Aaron and his sons as the redemption price for those who are in excess among the Israelites.”

Deuteronomy 12:4-6

Don’t worship the Lord your God this way. Instead, you must turn to the place Yahweh your God chooses from all your tribes to put His name for His dwelling and go there. You are to bring there your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tenths and personal contributions, your vow offerings and freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.

2 Kings 22:4-6

“Go up to Hilkiah the high priest so that he may total up the money brought into the Lord’s temple—the money the doorkeepers have collected from the people. It is to be put into the hands of those doing the work—those who oversee the Lord’s temple. They in turn are to give it to the workmen in the Lord’s temple to repair the damage. They are to give it to the carpenters, builders, and masons to buy timber and quarried stone to repair the temple.

2 Chronicles 34:9-11

So they went to Hilkiah the high priest, and gave him the money brought into God’s temple. The Levites and the doorkeepers had collected money from Manasseh, Ephraim, and from the entire remnant of Israel, and from all Judah, Benjamin, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. They put it into the hands of those doing the work—those who oversaw the Lord’s temple. They gave it to the workmen who were working in the Lord’s temple, to repair and restore the temple; they gave it to the carpenters and builders and also used it to buy quarried stone and timbers—for joining and making beams—for the buildings that Judah’s kings had destroyed.

Ezra 7:15-17

You are also to bring the silver and gold the king and his counselors have willingly given to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem, and all the silver and gold you receive throughout the province of Babylon, together with the freewill offerings given by the people and the priests to the house of their God in Jerusalem. Then you are to buy with this money as many bulls, rams, and lambs as needed, along with their grain and drink offerings, and offer them on the altar at the house of your God in Jerusalem.

Matthew 26:9

“This might have been sold for a great deal and given to the poor.”

Mark 14:5

For this oil might have been sold for more than 300 denarii and given to the poor.” And they began to scold her.

John 12:5

“Why wasn’t this fragrant oil sold for 300 denarii and given to the poor?”

Acts 3:3

When he saw Peter and John about to enter the temple complex, he asked for help.

Matthew 20:2

After agreeing with the workers on one denarius for the day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 25:27

then you should have deposited my money with the bankers. And when I returned I would have received my money back with interest.

Luke 19:23

why didn’t you put my money in the bank? And when I returned, I would have collected it with interest!’

Exodus 22:25

“If you lend money to My people, to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

Nehemiah 5:10-11

Even I, as well as my brothers and my servants, have been lending them money and grain. Please, let us stop charging this interest. Return their fields, vineyards, olive groves, and houses to them immediately, along with the percentage of the money, grain, new wine, and olive oil that you have been assessing them.”

Luke 6:34-35

And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full. But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.

Exodus 21:8-11

If she is displeasing to her master, who chose her for himself, then he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners because he has acted treacherously toward her. Or if he chooses her for his son, he must deal with her according to the customary treatment of daughters. If he takes an additional wife, he must not reduce the food, clothing, or marital rights of the first wife.read more.
And if he does not do these three things for her, she may leave free of charge, without any exchange of money.

Exodus 22:15

If its owner is there with it, the man does not have to make restitution. If it was rented, the loss is covered by its rental price.

Matthew 17:24

When they came to Capernaum, those who collected the double-drachma tax approached Peter and said, “Doesn’t your Teacher pay the double-drachma tax?”

1 Kings 10:15

besides what came from merchants, traders’ merchandise, and all the Arabian kings and governors of the land.

Nehemiah 5:4

Still others were saying, “We have borrowed money to pay the king’s tax on our fields and vineyards.

Matthew 22:17-19

Tell us, therefore, what You think. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” But perceiving their malice, Jesus said, “Why are you testing Me, hypocrites? Show Me the coin used for the tax.” So they brought Him a denarius.

Mark 12:15

Should we pay, or should we not pay?”But knowing their hypocrisy, He said to them, “Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at.”

Luke 20:22-24

Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?” But detecting their craftiness, He said to them, “Show Me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have?”“Caesar’s,” they said.

2 Kings 15:19-20

Pul king of Assyria invaded the land, so Menahem gave Pul 75,000 pounds of silver so that Pul would support him to strengthen his grip on the kingdom. Then Menahem exacted 20 ounces of silver from each of the wealthy men of Israel to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria withdrew and did not stay there in the land.

Leviticus 22:11

But if a priest purchases someone with his money, that person may eat it, and those born in his house may eat his food.

Matthew 28:12-13

After the priests had assembled with the elders and agreed on a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money and told them, “Say this, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole Him while we were sleeping.’

Acts 24:26

At the same time he was also hoping that money would be given to him by Paul. For this reason he sent for him quite often and conversed with him.

Micah 3:11

Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe,
her priests teach for payment,
and her prophets practice divination for money.
Yet they lean on the Lord, saying,
“Isn’t the Lord among us?
No disaster will overtake us.”

Acts 16:16

Once, as we were on our way to prayer, a slave girl met us who had a spirit of prediction. She made a large profit for her owners by fortune-telling.

Matthew 27:6

The chief priests took the silver and said, “It’s not lawful to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money.”

Matthew 21:12

Jesus went into the temple complex and drove out all those buying and selling in the temple. He overturned the money changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves.

Mark 11:15

They came to Jerusalem, and He went into the temple complex and began to throw out those buying and selling in the temple. He overturned the money changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves,

John 2:14

In the temple complex He found people selling oxen, sheep, and doves, and He also found the money changers sitting there.

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