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Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, Destruction overtake your money and you, because you imagined you could obtain the [free] gift of God with money!

Proverbs 13:11

Wealth [not earned but] won in haste or unjustly or from the production of things for vain or detrimental use [such riches] will dwindle away, but he who gathers little by little will increase [his riches].

1 Timothy 3:2

Now a bishop (superintendent, overseer) must give no grounds for accusation but must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, circumspect and temperate and self-controlled; [he must be] sensible and well behaved and dignified and lead an orderly (disciplined) life; [he must be] hospitable [showing love for and being a friend to the believers, especially strangers or foreigners, and be] a capable and qualified teacher,

Hebrews 13:5

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

Ecclesiastes 5:10

He who loves silver will not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance with gain. This also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!

Matthew 17:26

And when Peter said, From other people not of their own family, Jesus said to him, Then the sons are exempt.

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Matthew 10:9

Take no gold nor silver nor [even] copper money in your purses (belts);

Mark 12:41

And He sat down opposite the treasury and saw how the crowd was casting money into the treasury. Many rich [people] were throwing in large sums.

Interest » loaning » Money

Exodus 22:25

If you lend money to any of My people with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor, neither shall you require interest from him.

Ezekiel 18:13

And has charged interest or percentage of increase on what he has loaned [in supposed compassion]; shall he then live? He shall not live! He has done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.

Proverbs 28:8

He who by charging excessive interest and who by unjust efforts to get gain increases his material possession gathers it for him [to spend] who is kind and generous to the poor.

Ezekiel 22:12

In you they have accepted bribes to shed blood; you have taken [forbidden] interest and [percentage of] increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by oppression and extortion and have forgotten Me, says the Lord God.

Psalm 15:5

[He who] does not put out his money for interest [to one of his own people] and who will not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Judas » Returns » Money » To jewish rulers

Matthew 27:3-10

When Judas, His betrayer, saw that [Jesus] was condemned, [Judas was afflicted in mind and troubled for his former folly; and] with remorse [with little more than a selfish dread of the consequences] he brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders, Saying, I have sinned in betraying innocent blood. They replied, What is that to us? See to that yourself. And casting the pieces of silver [forward] into the [Holy Place of the sanctuary of the] temple, he departed; and he went off and hanged himself. read more.
But the chief priests, picking up the pieces of silver, said, It is not legal to put these in the [consecrated] treasury, for it is the price of blood. So after consultation they bought with them [the pieces of silver] the potter's field [as a place] in which to bury strangers. Therefore that piece of ground has been called the Field of Blood to the present day. Then were fulfilled the words spoken by Jeremiah the prophet when he said, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of Him on Whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel, And they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord directed me.

Money » Gold used as

Genesis 24:35

And the Lord has blessed my master mightily, and he has become great; and He has given him flocks, herds, silver, gold, menservants, maidservants, camels, and asses.

Ezekiel 28:4

With your own wisdom and with your own understanding you have gotten you riches and power and have brought gold and silver into your treasuries;

Ezekiel 7:19

They shall cast their silver into the streets, and their gold shall be [discarded] like an unclean thing or rubbish; their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord; they shall not satisfy their animal cravings nor fill their stomachs with them, for [wealth] has been the stumbling block of their iniquity.

Isaiah 46:6

They lavish gold out of the cup or bag, weigh out silver on the scales, and hire a goldsmith, and he fashions it into a god; [then] they fall down, yes, they worship it!

Money » Weighed

Genesis 23:16

So Abraham listened to what Ephron said and acted upon it. He weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver, according to the weights current among the merchants.

Job 28:15

It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price of it.

Zechariah 11:12

And I said to them, If it seems just and right to you, give me my wages; but if not, withhold them. So they weighed out for my price thirty pieces of silver.

Genesis 43:21

And when we came to the inn, we opened our sacks and there was each man's money, full weight, returned in the mouth of his sack. Now we have brought it back again.

Jeremiah 32:9-10

And I bought the field that was in Anathoth from Hanamel my uncle's son and weighed out for him the money -- "seventeen shekels of silver. And I signed the deed and sealed it, called witnesses, and weighed out for him the money on the scales.

Money » Power and usefulness of

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom is a defense even as money is a defense, but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom shields and preserves the life of him who has it.

Ecclesiastes 10:19

[Instead of repairing the breaches, the officials] make a feast for laughter, serve wine to cheer life, and [depend on tax] money to answer for all of it.

Money » Value of different pieces of jewish » Troy weights

Matthew 21:12

And Jesus went into the temple ( whole temple enclosure) and drove out all who bought and sold in the sacred place, and He turned over the four-footed tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who sold doves.

John 2:15

And having made a lash (a whip) of cords, He drove them all out of the temple [ enclosure] -- "both the sheep and the oxen -- "spilling and scattering the brokers' money and upsetting and tossing around their trays (their stands).

Mark 11:15

And they came to Jerusalem. And He went into the temple [area, the porches and courts] and began to drive out those who sold and bought in the temple area, and He overturned the [ four-footed] tables of the money changers and the seats of those who dealt in doves;

Money » Was given » As wages

Ezra 3:7

They gave money also to the masons and to the carpenters, and gave food, drink, and oil to the Sidonians and the Tyrians, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the seaport of Joppa, according to the grant they had from Cyrus king of Persia.

Matthew 20:2

After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Money » Was given » As alms

1 Samuel 2:36

Everyone who is left in your house shall come crouching to him for a piece of silver and a bit of bread and say, Put me, I pray you, into a priest's office so I may have a piece of bread.

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, Silver and gold (money) I do not have; but what I do have, that I give to you: in [the use of] the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk!

Acts 3:3

So when he saw Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked them to give him a gift.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Talent of silver

1 Kings 16:24

Omri bought the hill Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver. He built a city on the hill and fortified it, and called it Samaria (Shomeron), after the owner of the hill, Shemer.

2 Kings 5:22-23

And he said, All is well. My master has sent me to say, There have just come to me from the hill country of Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets. I pray you, give them a talent of silver and two changes of garments. And Naaman said, Be pleased to take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags with two changes of garments and laid them upon two of his servants, and they bore them before Gehazi.

Money » Was given » For merchandise

Deuteronomy 2:6

You shall buy food from them for money, that you may eat, and you shall also buy water from them for money, that you may drink.

Genesis 43:12

And take double the [grain] money with you; and the money that was put back in the mouth of your sacks, carry it again with you; there is a possibility that [its being in your sacks] was an oversight.

Money » Was given » As offerings

2 Kings 12:7-9

Then King Joash called for Jehoiada the priest and the other priests and said to them, Why are you not repairing the [Lord's] house? Do not take any more money from your acquaintances, but turn it all over for the repair of the house. [You are no longer responsible for this work. I will take it into my own hands.] And the priests consented to receive no more money from the people, nor to repair the breaches of the house. Then Jehoiada the priest took a chest and bored a hole in the lid of it and set it beside the altar on the right side as one entered the house of the Lord; and the priests who guarded the door put in the chest all the money that was brought into the house of the Lord.

Nehemiah 10:32

Also we pledge ourselves to pay yearly a third of a shekel for the service expenses of the house of our God [which are]:

Money » Usually taken by weight

Jeremiah 32:10

And I signed the deed and sealed it, called witnesses, and weighed out for him the money on the scales.

Genesis 23:16

So Abraham listened to what Ephron said and acted upon it. He weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver, according to the weights current among the merchants.

Money » Was given » For tribute

2 Kings 23:33

And Pharaoh Necho put him in bonds at Riblah in the land of Hamath, that he might not reign in Jerusalem, and laid a tribute of a hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold upon the land.

Matthew 22:19

Show me the money used for the tribute. And they brought Him a denarius.

Money » Of the jews regulated by the standard of sanctuary

Leviticus 5:15

If anyone commits a breach of faith and sins unwittingly in the holy things of the Lord, he shall bring his trespass or guilt offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish out of the flock, valued by you in shekels of silver, that is, the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass or guilt offering.

Numbers 3:47

You shall take five shekels apiece, reckoning by the sanctuary shekel of twenty gerahs; you shall collect them,

Money » Originally stamped with the image of a lamb

Genesis 33:19

Then he bought the piece of land on which he had encamped from the sons of Hamor, Shechem's father, for a hundred pieces of money.

Genesis 23:15

My lord, listen to me. The land is worth 400 shekels of silver; what is that between you and me? So bury your dead.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Shekel of silver

Judges 17:10

And Micah said to him, Dwell with me and be to me a father and a priest, and I will give you ten pieces of silver each year, a suit of clothes, and your living. So the Levite went in.

2 Kings 15:20

Menahem exacted the money from Israel, from all the men of wealth, from each man fifty shekels of silver to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back and did not stay in the land.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Talent of gold

1 Kings 9:14

And Hiram sent to the king 120 talents of gold.

2 Kings 23:23

But in the eighteenth year of King Josiah, this Passover was kept to the Lord in Jerusalem.

Money » Was given » For slaves

Genesis 37:28

Then as the Midianite [and Ishmaelite] merchants were passing by, the brothers pulled Joseph up and lifted him out of the well. And they sold him for twenty pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took Joseph [captive] into Egypt.

Exodus 21:21

But if the servant lives on for a day or two, the offender shall not be punished, for he [has injured] his own property.

Money » Gold and silver used as

Numbers 22:18

And Balaam answered the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the Lord my God, to do less or more.

Money » Changing of, a trade

Matthew 21:12

And Jesus went into the temple ( whole temple enclosure) and drove out all who bought and sold in the sacred place, and He turned over the four-footed tables of the money changers and the chairs of those who sold doves.

John 2:15

And having made a lash (a whip) of cords, He drove them all out of the temple [ enclosure] -- "both the sheep and the oxen -- "spilling and scattering the brokers' money and upsetting and tossing around their trays (their stands).

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Farthing

Luke 12:6

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And [yet] not one of them is forgotten or uncared for in the presence of God.

Matthew 5:26

Truly I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the last fraction of a penny.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Penny

Mark 6:37

But He replied to them, Give them something to eat yourselves. And they said to Him, Shall we go and buy 200 denarii [about forty dollars] worth of bread and give it to them to eat?

Matthew 20:2

After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Money » Was given » For lands

Genesis 23:9

That he may give me the cave of Machpelah, which he owns -- "it is at the end of his field. For the full price let him give it to me here in your presence as a burial place to which I may hold fast among you.

Acts 4:37

Sold a field which belonged to him and brought the sum of money and laid it at the feet of the apostles.

Money » Atonement

Exodus 30:12-16

When you take the census of the Israelites, every man shall give a ransom for himself to the Lord when you number them, that no plague may fall upon them when you number them. This is what everyone shall give as he joins those already numbered: a half shekel, in terms of the sanctuary shekel, a shekel being twenty gerahs; a half shekel as an offering to the Lord. Everyone from twenty years old and upward, as he joins those already numbered, shall give this offering to the Lord. read more.
The rich shall not give more and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel when [you] give this offering to the Lord to make atonement for yourselves. And you shall take the atonement money of the Israelites and use it [exclusively] for the service of the Tent of Meeting, that it may bring the Israelites to remembrance before the Lord, to make atonement for yourselves.

Leviticus 5:15-16

If anyone commits a breach of faith and sins unwittingly in the holy things of the Lord, he shall bring his trespass or guilt offering to the Lord, a ram without blemish out of the flock, valued by you in shekels of silver, that is, the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass or guilt offering. And he shall make restitution for what he has done amiss in the holy thing, and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to the priest; and the priest shall make atonement for him with the ram of the trespass or guilt offering, and he shall be forgiven.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Mite

Mark 12:42

And a widow who was poverty-stricken came and put in two copper mites [the smallest of coins], which together make half of a cent.

Luke 21:2

And He saw also a poor widow putting in two mites (copper coins).

Money » Conscience

Judges 17:2

And he said to his mother, The 1,100 shekels of silver that were taken from you, about which you cursed and also spoke about in my hearing, behold, I have the silver with me; I took it. And his mother said, Blessed be you by the Lord, my son!

Matthew 27:3

When Judas, His betrayer, saw that [Jesus] was condemned, [Judas was afflicted in mind and troubled for his former folly; and] with remorse [with little more than a selfish dread of the consequences] he brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders,

Matthew 27:5

And casting the pieces of silver [forward] into the [Holy Place of the sanctuary of the] temple, he departed; and he went off and hanged himself.

Money » Farthing

Matthew 5:26

Truly I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the last fraction of a penny.

Mark 12:42

And a widow who was poverty-stricken came and put in two copper mites [the smallest of coins], which together make half of a cent.

Money » Of the romans, stamped with the image of cæsar

Matthew 22:20-21

And Jesus said to them, Whose likeness and title are these? They said, Caesar's. Then He said to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things that are due to Caesar, and pay to God the things that are due to God.

Money » Jews forbidden to take usury for

Leviticus 25:37

You shall not give him your money at interest nor lend him food at a profit.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Third of a shekel

Nehemiah 10:32

Also we pledge ourselves to pay yearly a third of a shekel for the service expenses of the house of our God [which are]:

Money » Love of, the root of all evil

Money » Copper used as

Mark 12:41

And He sat down opposite the treasury and saw how the crowd was casting money into the treasury. Many rich [people] were throwing in large sums.

Mark 6:8

He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a walking stick -- "no bread, no wallet for a collection bag, no money in their belts (girdles, purses) -- "

Money » Was current with the merchants

Genesis 23:16

So Abraham listened to what Ephron said and acted upon it. He weighed to Ephron the silver which he had named in the hearing of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver, according to the weights current among the merchants.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Gerah the twentieth of a shekel

Numbers 3:47

You shall take five shekels apiece, reckoning by the sanctuary shekel of twenty gerahs; you shall collect them,

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Half shekel or bekah

Exodus 30:15

The rich shall not give more and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel when [you] give this offering to the Lord to make atonement for yourselves.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Fourth of a shekel

1 Samuel 9:8

The servant replied, I have here a quarter of a shekel of silver. I will give that to the man of God to tell us our way -- "

Money » Brass introduced as, by the romans

Matthew 10:9

Take no gold nor silver nor [even] copper money in your purses (belts);

Money » Image on

Matthew 22:20-21

And Jesus said to them, Whose likeness and title are these? They said, Caesar's. Then He said to them, Pay therefore to Caesar the things that are due to Caesar, and pay to God the things that are due to God.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Pound

Luke 19:13

Calling ten of his [own] bond servants, he gave them ten minas [each equal to about one hundred days' wages or nearly twenty dollars] and said to them, Buy and sell with these while I go and then return.

Money » Sin

2 Kings 12:16

The money from the guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the house of the Lord; it was the priests'.

Money » Custom of presenting a piece of

Job 42:11

Then there came to him all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they sympathized with him and comforted him over all the [distressing] calamities that the Lord had brought upon him. Every man also gave him a piece of money, and every man an earring of gold.

Money » Love of, the root of evil

Money » Value of, varied corruptly

Amos 8:5

Saying, When will the New Moon festival be past that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath that we may offer wheat for sale, making the ephah [measure] small and the shekel [measure] great and falsifying the scales by deceit,

Presents » Things given as » Money

Job 42:11

Then there came to him all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they sympathized with him and comforted him over all the [distressing] calamities that the Lord had brought upon him. Every man also gave him a piece of money, and every man an earring of gold.

Genesis 45:22

To each of them he gave changes of raiment, but to Benjamin he gave 300 pieces of silver and five changes of raiment.

1 Samuel 9:8

The servant replied, I have here a quarter of a shekel of silver. I will give that to the man of God to tell us our way -- "

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Money

Genesis 43:23

But [the steward] said, Peace be to you, fear not; your God and the God of your father has given you treasure in your sacks. I received your money. And he brought Simeon out to them.

Genesis 43:18

The men were afraid because they were brought to Joseph's house; and they said, We are brought in because of the money that was returned in our sacks the first time we came, so that he may find occasion to accuse and assail us, take us for slaves, and seize our donkeys.

Genesis 42:25

Then [privately] Joseph commanded that their sacks be filled with grain, every man's money be restored to his sack, and provisions be given to them for the journey. And this was done for them.

Genesis 42:27-28

And as one of them opened his sack to give his donkey fodder at the lodging place, he caught sight of his money; for behold, it was in his sack's mouth. And he said to his brothers, My money is restored! Here it is in my sack! And their hearts failed them and they were afraid and turned trembling one to another, saying, What is this that God has done to us?

Genesis 42:35

When they emptied their sacks, behold, every man's parcel of money was in his sack! When both they and their father saw the bundles of money, they were afraid.

More verses: Genesis 43:21-22

Topics on Money

Alternatives To Money

2;21;21

But if the servant lives on for a day or two, the offender shall not be punished, for he [has injured] his own property.

Asking For Money

40;5;42

Give to him who keeps on begging from you, and do not turn away from him who would borrow [ at interest] from you.

Counting Money

12;12;10

And whenever they saw that there was much money in the chest, the king's scribe and the high priest came up and counted the money that was found in the house of the Lord and tied it up in bags.

Double Money

1;43;15

Then the men took the present, and they took double the [grain] money with them, and Benjamin; and they arose and went down to Egypt and stood before Joseph.

Giving Money To The Church

47;9;7

Let each one [give] as he has made up his own mind and purposed in his heart, not reluctantly or sorrowfully or under compulsion, for God loves (He takes pleasure in, prizes above other things, and is unwilling to abandon or to do without) a cheerful (joyous, -- œprompt to do it -- ) giver [whose heart is in his giving].

Indeterminate Sums Of Money

1;42;25

Then [privately] Joseph commanded that their sacks be filled with grain, every man's money be restored to his sack, and provisions be given to them for the journey. And this was done for them.

Lacking Money

44;3;6

But Peter said, Silver and gold (money) I do not have; but what I do have, that I give to you: in [the use of] the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk!

Loving Money

21;5;10

He who loves silver will not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance with gain. This also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)!

Money As Protection

21;7;12

For wisdom is a defense even as money is a defense, but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom shields and preserves the life of him who has it.

Money Blessings

20;13;11

Wealth [not earned but] won in haste or unjustly or from the production of things for vain or detrimental use [such riches] will dwindle away, but he who gathers little by little will increase [his riches].

Money Box

12;12;9

Then Jehoiada the priest took a chest and bored a hole in the lid of it and set it beside the altar on the right side as one entered the house of the Lord; and the priests who guarded the door put in the chest all the money that was brought into the house of the Lord.

Money For The Temple

12;12;16

The money from the guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the house of the Lord; it was the priests'.

Money Management

42;16;9

And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous mammon ( deceitful riches, money, possessions), so that when it fails, they [those you have favored] may receive and welcome you into the everlasting habitations (dwellings).

Money's Deficiencies

36;1;18

Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the Lord's indignation and wrath. But the whole earth shall be consumed in the fire of His jealous wrath, for a full, yes, a sudden, end will He make of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Money, Attitudes To

5;8;18

But you shall [earnestly] remember the Lord your God, for it is He Who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day.

Money, Stewardship Of

2;20;15

You shall not steal.

Money, Uses Of

1;17;12

He who is eight days old among you shall be circumcised, every male throughout your generations, whether born in [your] house or bought with [your] money from any foreigner not of your offspring.

Saving Money

46;16;2

On the first [day] of each week, let each one of you [personally] put aside something and save it up as he has prospered [in proportion to what he is given], so that no collections will need to be taken after I come.

Specific Sums Of Money

1;20;16

And to Sarah he said, Behold, I have given this brother of yours a thousand pieces of silver; see, it is to compensate you [for all that has occurred] and to vindicate your honor before all who are with you; before all men you are cleared and compensated.

Supplied With Money

1;13;2

Now Abram was extremely rich in livestock and in silver and in gold.