Money, Uses Of

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Genesis 17:12

And {at eight days of age} you shall yourselves circumcise every male [belonging] to your generations [and] {the servant born in your house and the one bought from any foreigner} who is not from your offspring.

Genesis 23:14-15

And Ephron answered Abraham, saying to him "My lord, hear me. A [piece of] land [worth] four hundred shekels of silver--what [is] that between me and you? Bury your dead."

Jeremiah 32:9-10

And I bought the field from Hanamel, the son of my uncle, that [was] at Anathoth. And I weighed out to him the money, seventeen silver shekels. And I signed on the letter and sealed [it], and I called witnesses as witness, and I weighed out the money on a set of scales.

Matthew 27:7

And [after] taking counsel, they purchased {with} them the Potter's Field, for a burial place for strangers.

Acts 4:34

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

Acts 5:1-2

Now a certain man {named} Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and he kept back for himself [some] of the proceeds, and [his] wife was aware of [it]. And he brought a certain part [and] placed [it] at the feet of the apostles.

Acts 7:16

And they were brought back to Shechem and buried in the tomb that Abraham had bought for a sum of silver from the sons of Hamor in Shechem.

Genesis 41:57

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

Genesis 42:5

Then the sons of Israel went to buy grain amid those [other people] who went [as well], for there was famine in the land of Canaan.

2 Kings 7:16

So the people went out and plundered the camp of [the] Arameans. A seah of wheat flour [went] for a shekel and two seahs of barley [went] for a shekel according to the word of Yahweh.

John 6:5

{Then Jesus, when he looked up} and saw that a large crowd was coming to him, said to Philip, "Where can we buy bread so that these [people] can eat?"

Revelation 6:6

And I heard [something] like a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not damage the olive oil and the wine!"

Revelation 18:11-13

And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo any more-- cargo of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple cloth and silk and scarlet cloth and all kinds of scented wood and all kinds of ivory goods and all kinds of goods of precious wood and bronze and iron and marble and cinnamon and amomum and incense and ointment and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine wheat flour and wheat and domesticated animals and sheep and horses and carriages and {slaves} and human lives.

Genesis 37:25

Then they sat down to eat [some] food. And they lifted up their eyes and looked, and behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead. And their camels were carrying aromatic gum and balm and spices {on the way} to Egypt.

Exodus 30:11-16

And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "{When you take a census of} the {Israelites} to count them, they will each give the ransom of his life for Yahweh when counting them, and a plague will not be among them when counting them. This they will give, {everyone who is counted}, the half shekel, according to the sanctuary shekel, [which is] twenty gerahs per shekel. The half shekel [is] a contribution for Yahweh.read more.
{Everyone who is counted} from {twenty years old} and above will give the contribution of Yahweh. The rich will not give more, and the poor will not give less than the half shekel to give the contribution of Yahweh to make atonement for their lives. And you will take the atonement money from the {Israelites} and give it to the service of the tent of assembly, and it will be as a memorial for the {Israelites} before Yahweh to make atonement for your lives."

Numbers 3:44-48

Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Receive the Levites in the place of all [the] firstborn among the {Israelites}, and the animals of the Levites in the place of their animals; the Levites will be mine. I [am] Yahweh. And the ransom of the two hundred and seventy-three of the firstborn of the {Israelites} who are excessive over the Levites,read more.
you will receive five shekels a person, in the sanctuary shekel; you will collect twenty gerahs [per] shekel. You will give the money to Aaron, and to his sons the ransom of the ones who are excessive among them."

Deuteronomy 12:4-6

You shall not worship Yahweh your God like this. {But only} to the place that Yahweh your God will choose from all [of] your tribes to place his name there as his dwelling shall you seek, and there you shall go. And you shall bring there your burnt offerings and your sacrifices and your tithes and {your donations} and your votive gifts and your freewill offerings and the firstling of your herd and your flock.

2 Kings 22:4-6

"Go up to Hilkiah the high priest, and let them count the money being brought to the temple of Yahweh which the keepers of the threshold have collected from the people, and let them give it into the hand of those appointed doers of the work at the temple of Yahweh. Let them give it to the doers of the work who [are] at the temple of Yahweh to repair the breach of the temple: to the skilled craftsmen, to the builders, to the masons, and to buy timber and hewing stones to repair the temple.

2 Chronicles 34:9-11

And they came to Hilkiah the high priest and gave the money that was brought for the house of God, which the Levites, the guardians of the threshold, had gathered from the hand of Manasseh, Ephraim, and from the whole remnant of Israel, and from all Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And they delivered [it] into the hand of the workmen who were appointed in the house of Yahweh, and they [in turn] gave it to those doing the work who [were] at work in the house of Yahweh, to repair [and] restore the house. And they dispensed [it] to the skilled craftsmen and the builders to buy stone [for] hewing and timber for the seams and for binding the houses that the kings of Judah had destroyed.

Ezra 7:15-17

Also, bring the silver and gold that the king and his advisors have freely offered to the God of Israel whose dwelling is in Jerusalem, and all of the silver and gold that you will find in the whole province of Babylonia, with the freewill offerings of the people and the priests giving willingly for the house of their God in Jerusalem. With this money, then, with diligence you must buy young bulls, young rams, lambs, and their offerings and libations. You must offer them on the altar that is in the house of your God in Jerusalem.

Matthew 26:9

For this could have been sold for a large sum and given to the poor!"

Mark 14:5

For this perfumed oil could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor!" And they began to scold her.

John 12:5

"{Why} was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?"

Acts 3:3

[When he] saw Peter and John about to go into the temple [courts], he began asking to receive alms.

Matthew 20:2

And [after] coming to an agreement with the workers for a denarius per day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 25:27

Then you ought to have deposited my money with the bankers, and [when I] returned I would have gotten back [what was] mine with interest!

Luke 19:23

And why did you not give my money to the bank, and I, [when I] returned, would have collected it with interest?'

Exodus 22:25

" 'If you lend money [to] my people, [to] the needy with you, you will not be to him as a creditor; you will not {charge him interest}.

Nehemiah 5:10-11

Also, I and my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. Please stop [taking] this interest. Please restore to them this day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves, their houses, and the interest on the money, the grain, the grape juice, and the olive oil that you have been taking from them."

Luke 6:34-35

And if you lend [to those] from whom you expect to receive [back], what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may get back an equal [amount]! But love your enemies, and do good, and lend expecting back nothing, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.

Exodus 21:8-11

If {she does not please her master} who selected her, he will allow her to be redeemed; he has no authority to sell her to foreign people, since he has dealt treacherously with her. And if he selects her for his son, he shall do for her according to the regulations for daughters. If he takes for himself another, he will not reduce her food, her clothing, or her right of cohabitation.read more.
And if he does not do for her these three, she shall go out for nothing; there will not be silver [paid for her].

Exodus 22:15

If its owner [was] with it, he will not make restitution; if it was hired, it came with its hiring fee.

Matthew 17:24

Now [when] they arrived in Capernaum, the ones who collected the double drachma [tax] came up to Peter and said, "Does your teacher not pay the double drachma [tax]?"

1 Kings 10:15

apart from [that of] the men of the traders and the profits of the traders, and all the kings of the Arabs and the governors of the land.

Nehemiah 5:4

And there were those who were saying, "We have borrowed money on our fields and our vineyards for the tax of the king.

Matthew 22:17-19

Therefore tell us what you think. Is it permitted to pay taxes to Caesar or not?" But [because he] knew their maliciousness, Jesus said, "Hypocrites! Why are you testing me? Show me the coin for the tax!" So they brought him a denarius.

Mark 12:15

But [because he] knew their hypocrisy, he said to them, "Why are you testing me? Bring me a denarius so that I can look at [it]!"

Luke 20:22-24

Is it permitted [for] us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?" But seeing through their craftiness, he said to them, "Show me a denarius! Whose image and inscription does it have?" And they answered [and] said, "Caesar's."

2 Kings 15:19-20

Pul the king of Assyria came against the land, so Menahem gave a thousand talents of silver to Pul so that his hand would be with him {to strengthen his hold on the kingdom}. Menahem exacted the money from Israel, from all {the very rich}, to give to the king of Assyria fifty shekels of silver for each one. Then the king of Assyria returned and did not stay there in the land.

Leviticus 22:11

But a priest, if [with] his money he buys a person [as] {his possession}, that one may eat it, and the descendants of his house themselves may eat his food.

Matthew 28:12-13

And [after they] had assembled with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a rather large sum of money to the soldiers, telling [them], "Say '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 also he sent for him as often as possible [and] talked with him.

Acts 16:16

And it happened that [as] we were going to the place of prayer, a certain female slave who had a spirit of divination met us, who was bringing a large profit to her owners [by] fortune-telling.

Matthew 27:6

But the chief priests took the silver coins [and] said, "It is not permitted to put them into the temple treasury, because it is {blood money}."

Matthew 21:12

And Jesus entered the temple [courts] and drove out all those who were selling and buying in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who were selling doves.

Mark 11:15

And they came to Jerusalem. And he entered into the temple [courts] [and] began to drive out those who were selling and those who were buying in the temple [courts], and overturned the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who were selling doves.

John 2:14

And he found in the temple [courts] those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated.

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