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Acts 8:20

But Peter told him, “May your silver be destroyed with you, because you thought the gift of God could be obtained with money!

Matthew 17:26

“From strangers,” he said.“Then the sons are free,” Jesus told him.

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Matthew 10:9

Don’t take along gold, silver, or copper for your money-belts.

Mark 12:41

Sitting across from the temple treasury, He watched how the crowd dropped money into the treasury. Many rich people were putting in large sums.

Interest » loaning » Money

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.

Ezekiel 18:13

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these detestable acts, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

Ezekiel 22:12

People who live in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit on a loan and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Psalm 15:5

who does not lend his money at interest
or take a bribe against the innocent
the one who does these things will never be moved.

Judas » Returns » Money » To jewish rulers

Matthew 27:3-10

Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was full of remorse and returned the 30 pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders. "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood," he said. "What's that to us?" they said. "See to it yourself!" So he threw the silver into the sanctuary and departed. Then he went and hanged himself. read more.
The chief priests took the silver and said, "It's not lawful to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money." So they conferred together and bought the potter's field with it as a burial place for foreigners. Therefore that field has been called "Blood Field" to this day. Then what was spoken through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled: They took the 30 pieces of silver, the price of Him whose price was set by 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

“The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become rich. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.

Ezekiel 28:4

By your wisdom and understanding
you have acquired wealth for yourself.
You have acquired gold and silver
for your treasuries.

Ezekiel 7:19

They will throw their silver into the streets,
and their gold will seem like something filthy.
Their silver and gold will be unable to save them
in the day of the Lord’s wrath.
They will not satisfy their appetites
or fill their stomachs,
for these were the stumbling blocks
that brought about their iniquity.

Isaiah 46:6

Those who pour out their bags of gold
and weigh out silver on scales—
they hire a goldsmith and he makes it into a god.
Then they kneel and bow down to it.

Money » Weighed

Genesis 23:16

Abraham agreed with Ephron, and Abraham weighed out to Ephron the silver that he had agreed to in the presence of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver at the current commercial rate.

Job 28:15

Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price.

Zechariah 11:12

Then I said to them, “If it seems right to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep them.” So they weighed my wages, 30 pieces of silver.

Genesis 43:21

When we came to the place where we lodged for the night and opened our bags of grain, each one’s money was at the top of his bag! It was the full amount of our money, and we have brought it back with us.

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 on a scale.

Money » Power and usefulness of

Ecclesiastes 10:19

A feast is prepared for laughter,
and wine makes life happy,
and money is the answer for everything.

Money » Value of different pieces of jewish » Troy weights

John 2:15

After making a whip out of cords, He drove everyone out of the temple complex with their sheep and oxen. He also poured out the money changers’ coins and overturned the tables.

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,

Money » Was given » As wages

Ezra 3:7

They gave money to the stonecutters and artisans, and gave food, drink, and oil to the people of Sidon and Tyre, so they could bring cedar wood from Lebanon to Joppa by sea, according to the authorization given them by King Cyrus of Persia.

Matthew 20:2

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

Money » Was given » As alms

1 Samuel 2:36

Anyone who is left in your family will come and bow down to him for a piece of silver or a loaf of bread. He will say: Please appoint me to some priestly office so I can have a piece of bread to eat.’”

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, “I don’t have silver or gold, but what I have, I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, get up and walk!”

Acts 3:3

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

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Talent of silver

1 Kings 16:24

then he bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for 150 pounds of silver, and he built up the hill. He named the city he built Samaria based on the name Shemer, the owner of the hill.

2 Kings 5:22-23

Gehazi said, "It's all right. My master has sent me to say, 'I have just now discovered that two young men from the sons of the prophets have come to me from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them 75 pounds of silver and two changes of clothes.' " But Naaman insisted, "Please, accept 150 pounds." He urged Gehazi and then packed 150 pounds of silver in two bags with two changes of clothes. Naaman gave them to two of his young men who carried them ahead of Gehazi.

Money » Was given » For merchandise

Deuteronomy 2:6

You may purchase food from them with silver, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink.

Genesis 43:12

Take twice as much money with you. Return the money that was returned to you in the top of your bags. Perhaps it was a mistake.

Money » Was given » As offerings

2 Kings 12:7-9

So King Joash called Jehoiada the priest and the other priests and said, "Why haven't you repaired the temple's damage? Since you haven't, don't take any money from your assessors; instead, hand it over for the repair of the temple." So the priests agreed they would not take money from the people and they would not repair the temple's damage. Then Jehoiada the priest took a chest, bored a hole in its lid, and set it beside the altar on the right side as one enters the Lord's temple; in it the priests who guarded the threshold put all the money brought into the Lord's temple.

Nehemiah 10:32

We will impose the following commands on ourselves:To give an eighth of an ounce of silver yearly for the service of the house of our God:

Money » Usually taken by weight

Jeremiah 32:10

I recorded it on a scroll, sealed it, called in witnesses, and weighed out the silver in the scales.

Genesis 23:16

Abraham agreed with Ephron, and Abraham weighed out to Ephron the silver that he had agreed to in the presence of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver at the current commercial rate.

Money » Was given » For tribute

2 Kings 23:33

Pharaoh Neco imprisoned him at Riblah in the land of Hamath to keep him from reigning in Jerusalem, and he imposed on the land a fine of 7,500 pounds of silver and 75 pounds of gold.

Matthew 22:19

Show Me the coin used for the tax.” So they brought Him a denarius.

Money » Of the jews regulated by the standard of sanctuary

Leviticus 5:15

“If someone offends by sinning unintentionally in regard to any of the Lord’s holy things, he must bring his restitution offering to the Lord: an unblemished ram from the flock (based on your assessment of its value in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel) as a restitution offering.

Numbers 3:47

collect five shekels for each person, according to the standard sanctuary shekel—20 gerahs to the shekel.

Money » Originally stamped with the image of a lamb

Genesis 33:19

He purchased a section of the field where he had pitched his tent from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for 100 qesitahs.

Genesis 23:15

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

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Shekel of silver

Judges 17:10

Micah replied, “Stay with me and be my father and priest, and I will give you four ounces of silver a year, along with your clothing and provisions.” So the Levite went in

2 Kings 15:20

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.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Talent of gold

1 Kings 9:14

Now Hiram had sent the king 9,000 pounds of gold.

2 Kings 23:23

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

Money » Was given » For slaves

Genesis 37:28

When Midianite traders passed by, his brothers pulled Joseph out of the pit and sold him for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took Joseph to Egypt.

Exodus 21:21

However, if the slave can stand up after a day or two, the owner should not be punished because he is his owner’s property.

Money » Gold and silver used as

Numbers 22:18

But Balaam responded to the servants of Balak, “If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go against the command of the Lord my God to do anything small or great.

Money » Changing of, a trade

John 2:15

After making a whip out of cords, He drove everyone out of the temple complex with their sheep and oxen. He also poured out the money changers’ coins and overturned the tables.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Farthing

Luke 12:6

Aren’t five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten in God’s sight.

Matthew 5:26

I assure you: You will never get out of there until you have paid the last penny!

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Penny

Mark 6:37

“You give them something to eat,” He responded.They said to Him, “Should we go and buy 200 denarii worth of bread and give them something to eat?”

Matthew 20:2

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

Money » Was given » For lands

Genesis 23:9

to give me the cave of Machpelah that belongs to him; it is at the end of his field. Let him give it to me in your presence, for the full price, as a burial place.”

Acts 4:37

sold a field he owned, brought the money, and laid it at the apostles’ feet.

Money » Atonement

Exodus 30:12-16

"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/ 5 of an ounce of silver according to the sanctuary shekel (20 gerahs to the shekel). This half shekel is a contribution to the Lord. Each man who is registered, 20 years old or more, must give this contribution to the Lord. read more.
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."

Leviticus 5:15-16

"If someone offends by sinning unintentionally in regard to any of the Lord's holy things, he must bring his restitution offering to the Lord: an unblemished ram from the flock by your valuation in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel, as a restitution offering. He must make restitution for his sin regarding any holy thing, adding a fifth of its value to it, and give it to the priest. Then the priest will make atonement on his behalf with the ram of the restitution offering, and he will be forgiven.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Mite

Luke 21:2

He also saw a poor widow dropping in two tiny coins.

Money » Conscience

Judges 17:2

He said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver taken from you, and that I heard you utter a curse about—here, I have the silver with me. I took it. So now I return it to you.”Then his mother said, “My son, you are blessed by the Lord!”

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was full of remorse and returned the 30 pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.

Money » Farthing

Matthew 5:26

I assure you: You will never get out of there until you have paid the last penny!

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

Matthew 22:20-21

"Whose image and inscription is this?" He asked them. "Caesar's," they said to Him. Then He said to them, "Therefore, give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

Money » Jews forbidden to take usury for

Leviticus 25:37

You are not to lend him your silver with interest or sell him your food for profit.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Third of a shekel

Nehemiah 10:32

We will impose the following commands on ourselves:To give an eighth of an ounce of silver yearly for the service of the house of our God:

Money » Love of, the root of all evil

Money » Copper used as

Mark 12:41

Sitting across from the temple treasury, He watched how the crowd dropped money into the treasury. Many rich people were putting in large sums.

Mark 6:8

He instructed them to take nothing for the road except a walking stick: no bread, no traveling bag, no money in their belts.

Money » Was current with the merchants

Genesis 23:16

Abraham agreed with Ephron, and Abraham weighed out to Ephron the silver that he had agreed to in the presence of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver at the current commercial rate.

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

Numbers 3:47

collect five shekels for each person, according to the standard sanctuary shekel—20 gerahs to the shekel.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Half shekel or bekah

Exodus 30:15

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.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Fourth of a shekel

1 Samuel 9:8

The attendant answered Saul: “Here, I have a piece of silver. I’ll give it to the man of God, and he will tell us our way.”

Money » Brass introduced as, by the romans

Matthew 10:9

Don’t take along gold, silver, or copper for your money-belts.

Money » Image on

Matthew 22:20-21

"Whose image and inscription is this?" He asked them. "Caesar's," they said to Him. Then He said to them, "Therefore, give back to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Pound

Money » Sin

2 Kings 12:16

The money from the restitution offering and the sin offering was not brought to the Lord’s temple since it belonged to the priests.

Money » Custom of presenting a piece of

Job 42:11

All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. They sympathized with him and comforted him concerning all the adversity the Lord had brought on him. Each one gave him a qesitah and a gold earring.

Money » Love of, the root of evil

Money » Value of, varied corruptly

Amos 8:5

asking, “When will the New Moon be over
so we may sell grain,
and the Sabbath,
so we may market wheat?
We can reduce the measure
while increasing the price
and cheat with dishonest scales.

Presents » Things given as » Money

Job 42:11

All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. They sympathized with him and comforted him concerning all the adversity the Lord had brought on him. Each one gave him a qesitah and a gold earring.

Genesis 45:22

He gave each of the brothers changes of clothes, but he gave Benjamin 300 pieces of silver and five changes of clothes.

1 Samuel 9:8

The attendant answered Saul: “Here, I have a piece of silver. I’ll give it to the man of God, and he will tell us our way.”

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Money

Genesis 43:23

Then the steward said, “May you be well. Don’t be afraid. Your God and the God of your father must have put treasure in your bags. I received your money.” Then he brought Simeon out to them.

Genesis 43:18

But the men were afraid because they were taken to Joseph’s house. They said, “We have been brought here because of the money that was returned in our bags the first time. They intend to overpower us, seize us, make us slaves, and take our donkeys.”

Genesis 42:25

Joseph then gave orders to fill their containers with grain, return each man’s money to his sack, and give them provisions for their journey. This order was carried out.

Genesis 42:27-28

At the place where they lodged for the night, one of them opened his sack to get feed for his donkey, and he saw his money there at the top of the bag. He said to his brothers, "My money has been returned! It's here in my bag." Their hearts sank. Trembling, they turned to one another and said, "What is this that God has done to us?"

Genesis 42:35

As they began emptying their sacks, there in each man’s sack was his bag of money! When they and their father saw their bags of money, they were afraid.

More verses: Genesis 43:21-22

Topics on Money

Alternatives To Money

Exodus 21:21

However, if the slave can stand up after a day or two, the owner should not be punished because he is his owner’s property.

Counting Money

2 Kings 12:10

Whenever they saw there was a large amount of money in the chest, the king’s secretary and the high priest would go to the Lord’s temple and count the money found there and tie it up in bags.

Double Money

Genesis 43:15

The men took this gift, double the amount of money, and Benjamin. They made their way down to Egypt and stood before Joseph.

Indeterminate Sums Of Money

Genesis 42:25

Joseph then gave orders to fill their containers with grain, return each man’s money to his sack, and give them provisions for their journey. This order was carried out.

Money Box

2 Kings 12:9

Then Jehoiada the priest took a chest, bored a hole in its lid, and set it beside the altar on the right side as one enters the Lord’s temple; in it the priests who guarded the threshold put all the money brought into the Lord’s temple.

Money For The Temple

2 Kings 12:16

The money from the restitution offering and the sin offering was not brought to the Lord’s temple since it belonged to the priests.

Money's Deficiencies

Zephaniah 1:18

Their silver and their gold
will not be able to rescue them
on the day of the Lord’s wrath.
The whole earth will be consumed
by the fire of His jealousy.
For He will make a complete,
yes, a horrifying end
of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Money, Uses Of

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,

Specific Sums Of Money

Genesis 20:16

And he said to Sarah, “Look, I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver. It is a verification of your honor to all who are with you. You are fully vindicated.”

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