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Acts 8:20

But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money!

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Matthew 10:9

Don't take any gold, silver, or copper in your moneybags,

Mark 12:41

As Jesus sat facing the offering box, he watched how the crowd was dropping their money into it. Many rich people were dropping in large amounts.

Interest » loaning » Money

Exodus 22:25

"If you loan money to my people, to the poor among you, don't be like a creditor to them and don't impose interest on them.

Ezekiel 18:13

loans with usury, and exacts interest; will he live? He certainly will not! He has done all these detestable practices. He will certainly die, and his guilt will be his own fault."

Ezekiel 22:12

They take bribes among you to shed blood. You've taken usury and exacted interest. You've gained control over your neighbor through extortion. And you've forgotten me," declares the Lord GOD.

Psalm 15:5

who does not loan his money with interest, and who does not take a bribe against those who are innocent. The one who does these things will stand firm forever. A special Davidic Psalm.

Judas » Returns » Money » To jewish rulers

Matthew 27:3-10

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, regretted what had happened when he saw that Jesus was condemned. He brought the 30 pieces of silver back to the high priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself. read more.
The high priests picked up the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the Temple treasury, because it is blood money." So they decided to use the money to buy the Potter's Field as a burial ground for foreigners. That is why that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day. Then what had been declared through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled when he said, "They took the 30 pieces of silver, the value of the man on whom a price had been set by the Israelis, and they gave them for the potter's field, as the Lord commanded me."

Money » Gold used as

Genesis 24:35

"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become wealthy. He has provided him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, camels and donkeys.

Ezekiel 28:4

Your wisdom and understanding brought you phenomenal wealth. You've brought gold and silver into your treasuries.

Ezekiel 7:19

They'll fling their silver into the streets, and their gold will be cast away as impure. Their silver and gold won't be able to deliver them during the time of the LORD's wrath. They won't be able to satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, because their iniquity has tripped them up."

Isaiah 46:6

Those who pour out gold in a purse, weigh silver in a balance, hire a goldsmith in order to make a god, and then they bow down and even worship it.

Money » Weighed

Genesis 23:16

Abraham agreed with Ephron, so he weighed out to Ephron the money to which he had agreed publicly while the Hittites were listening: 400 shekels of silver at the current merchant rate.

Job 28:15

You can't buy it with gold, and its value cannot be calculated in silver.

Zechariah 11:12

I told them, "If it's alright with you, pay me what I've earned. But if it isn't, don't." So they paid out what I had earned 30 pieces of silver.

Genesis 43:21

when we arrived at our overnight lodging place, we opened our sacks and discovered each man's money was still in the mouth of his sack. All of our money was there! We've brought it back with us in full.

Jeremiah 32:9-10

"Then I bought the field in Anathoth from my cousin Hanamel. I weighed out the silver for him seventeen shekels of silver. I signed the deed and sealed it. I called in witnesses and used scales to weigh out the silver.

Money » Power and usefulness of

Money » Value of different pieces of jewish » Troy weights

John 2:15

After making a whip out of cords, he drove all of them out of the Temple, including the sheep and the cattle. He scattered the coins of the moneychangers and knocked over their tables.

Mark 11:15

When they came to Jerusalem, he went into the Temple and began to throw out those who were selling and those who were buying in the Temple. He overturned the moneychangers' tables and the chairs of those who sold doves.

Money » Was given » As wages

Ezra 3:7

They paid masons and carpenters in cash. They paid the residents of Sidon and Tyre with food, drink, and oil, for them to bring cedar trees by sea from Lebanon to Joppa in accordance with the order they had obtained from Cyrus, king of Persia.

Matthew 20:2

After agreeing to pay the workers one denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Money » Was given » As alms

1 Samuel 2:36

Anyone who remains in your family will come and prostrate themselves before him for a small wage or a loaf of bread and will say, "Please put me in one of the priest's offices so I can eat a piece of bread."'"

Acts 3:6

However, Peter said, "I don't have any silver or gold, but I'll give you what I do have. In the name of Jesus the Messiah from Nazareth, walk!"

Acts 3:3

When he saw that Peter and John were about to go into the Temple, he asked them to give him something.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Talent of silver

1 Kings 16:24

He bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver, fortified the hill, and named the city Samaria after Shemer, the former owner of the hill.

2 Kings 5:22-23

Gehazi said, "Everything's all right. My master sent me to tell you, "Just now two men from the Guild of Prophets have arrived from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them each a talent of silver bullion and two sets of clothes.'" But Naaman said, "Please accept my invitation to take two talents of silver." He urged him, binding two talents of silver in two bags, along with two sets of clothes. He placed them in the care of two of his young men, and they went on ahead of Gehazi.

Money » Was given » For merchandise

Deuteronomy 2:6

You may buy food to eat and water to drink from them, paying with cash."'

Genesis 43:12

Also take twice as much money with you so you can return the money that had been replaced in the mouth of your sacks. Maybe it was an accounting mistake on his part.

Money » Was given » As offerings

2 Kings 12:7-9

So King Jehoash called for Jehoiada the priest, along with other priests, and asked them, "Why haven't you fixed the leaks in the Temple? Stop receiving donations from your acquaintances for repairing the leaks in the Temple." So the priests agreed to receive no more cash from the people, but they didn't repair the leaks in the Temple, either. So Jehoiada the priest grabbed a chest, bored an opening in its lid, and placed it next to the altar, on the right side as one enters the LORD's Temple. The priests who tended the entryway put all the money that was brought into the LORD's Temple into the chest.

Nehemiah 10:32

We also obligated ourselves to contribute annually a third of a shekel for services relating to the Temple of our God

Money » Usually taken by weight

Jeremiah 32:10

I signed the deed and sealed it. I called in witnesses and used scales to weigh out the silver.

Genesis 23:16

Abraham agreed with Ephron, so he weighed out to Ephron the money to which he had agreed publicly while the Hittites were listening: 400 shekels of silver at the current merchant rate.

Money » Was given » For tribute

2 Kings 23:33

Pharaoah Neco placed him in custody at Riblah, in the land of Hamath, so that he would not reign in Jerusalem, and imposed a tribute of 100 talents of silver and a talent of gold.

Money » Of the jews regulated by the standard of sanctuary

Leviticus 5:15

"When a person commits a truly treacherous act and sins inadvertently concerning the sacred things of the LORD, then he is to bring a trespass offering to the LORD from the flock as compensation for his guilt. It is to be a ram without defect, estimated as to its value in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel.

Numbers 3:47

so collect five shekels for each individual, denominated in shekels of the sanctuary, that is, the shekel that weighs 20 gerahs.

Money » Originally stamped with the image of a lamb

Genesis 33:19

Then he bought a parcel of land for 100 pieces of silver from the descendants of Hamor, Shechem's father. He pitched his tent there,

Genesis 23:15

"Sir, listen to me! The land is worth 400 shekels of silver, but what's that between us? You may bury your dead."

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Shekel of silver

Judges 17:10

So Micah replied, "Come live with me! You can be a spiritual father to me, as well as a priest. I'll pay you ten silver coins a year, plus a priestly uniform and an income." So the descendant of Levi moved in.

2 Kings 15:20

Menahem exacted the money from all of Israel's powerful and wealthy men, 50 shekels from each, to pay the king of Aram. As a result, the king of Aram retreated and did not remain there in the land.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Talent of gold

1 Kings 9:14

Then Hiram paid the king 120 talents of gold.

2 Kings 23:23

In the eighteenth year of the reign of King Josiah, this Passover was observed in Jerusalem to honor the LORD.

Money » Was given » For slaves

Genesis 37:28

So Judah's brothers listened to him. As the Midianite merchants were passing through, they extracted Joseph from the cistern and sold Joseph for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who then took Joseph down to Egypt.

Exodus 21:21

But if the servant survives a day or two, the master is not to be punished because the servant is his property.

Money » Gold and silver used as

Numbers 22:18

Balaam responded to Balak's entourage by saying, "Even if Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I won't double-cross the command of the LORD my God in even the slightest way.

Money » Changing of, a trade

John 2:15

After making a whip out of cords, he drove all of them out of the Temple, including the sheep and the cattle. He scattered the coins of the moneychangers and knocked over their tables.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Farthing

Luke 12:6

"Five sparrows are sold for two pennies, aren't they? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.

Matthew 5:26

I tell you with certainty, you will not get out of there until you pay back the last dollar!"

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Penny

Mark 6:37

But he answered them, "You give them something to eat." They asked him, "Should we go and buy 200 denarii worth of bread and give it to them to eat?"

Matthew 20:2

After agreeing to pay the workers one denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Money » Was given » For lands

Genesis 23:9

Give me the cave of Machpelah that belongs to him, at the end of his field. He should sell it to me in your presence at full price for a burial site."

Acts 4:37

sold a field that belonged to him, brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Money » Atonement

Exodus 30:12-16

"When you take a census of the Israelis to register them, each is to give a ransom for himself to the LORD when they're registered so there won't be a plague among them when they're registered. This is what everyone who is registered is to give: half a shekel according to the shekel of the sanctuary (the shekel weighs 20 gerahs), half a shekel as a contribution to the LORD. All who are registered, 20 years of age and older, are to give a contribution to the LORD. read more.
The rich person is not to give more, nor is the poor person to give less than the half shekel, when you give a contribution to the LORD to make atonement for yourselves. You are to take the atonement money from the Israelis and give it for the service of the Tent of Meeting, and it is to be a memorial for the Israelis in the LORD's presence to make atonement for yourselves."

Leviticus 5:15-16

"When a person commits a truly treacherous act and sins inadvertently concerning the sacred things of the LORD, then he is to bring a trespass offering to the LORD from the flock as compensation for his guilt. It is to be a ram without defect, estimated as to its value in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel. He is to compensate for whatever sin he had committed concerning the sacred things of the LORD, add a fifth part to it, and give it to the priest. The priest is to make atonement for him with the ram as a sin offering and he'll be forgiven.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Mite

Luke 21:2

Then he saw a destitute widow drop in two small copper coins.

Money » Conscience

Judges 17:2

He told his mother, "Do you remember those 1,100 silver coins that were stolen from you and about which you uttered a curse when I could hear it? Well, I have the silver. I took it." So she replied, "May my son be blessed by the LORD."

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, regretted what had happened when he saw that Jesus was condemned. He brought the 30 pieces of silver back to the high priests and elders,

Matthew 27:5

But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself.

Money » Farthing

Matthew 5:26

I tell you with certainty, you will not get out of there until you pay back the last dollar!"

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

Matthew 22:20-21

They brought him a denarius. Then he asked them, "Whose face and name is this?" They told him, "Caesar's." So he told them, "Then 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 loan him money with interest or sell him your food at a profit.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Third of a shekel

Nehemiah 10:32

We also obligated ourselves to contribute annually a third of a shekel for services relating to the Temple of our God

Money » Love of, the root of all evil

Money » Copper used as

Mark 12:41

As Jesus sat facing the offering box, he watched how the crowd was dropping their money into it. Many rich people were dropping in large amounts.

Mark 6:8

He instructed them to take nothing along on the trip except a walking stick no bread, no traveling bag, nothing in their moneybag.

Money » Was current with the merchants

Genesis 23:16

Abraham agreed with Ephron, so he weighed out to Ephron the money to which he had agreed publicly while the Hittites were listening: 400 shekels of silver at the current merchant rate.

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

Numbers 3:47

so collect five shekels for each individual, denominated in shekels of the sanctuary, that is, the shekel that weighs 20 gerahs.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Half shekel or bekah

Exodus 30:15

The rich person is not to give more, nor is the poor person to give less than the half shekel, when you give a contribution to the LORD to make atonement for yourselves.

Money » Pieces of mentioned » Fourth of a shekel

1 Samuel 9:8

The young man answered Saul again, "Look here! I have in my hand a quarter shekel of silver. I'll give it to the man of God, and he will tell us about our journey."

Money » Brass introduced as, by the romans

Matthew 10:9

Don't take any gold, silver, or copper in your moneybags,

Money » Image on

Matthew 22:20-21

They brought him a denarius. Then he asked them, "Whose face and name is this?" They told him, "Caesar's." So he told them, "Then 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 guilt offerings and from the sin offerings was not brought into the LORD's Temple, because it was allocated to the priests.

Money » Custom of presenting a piece of

Job 42:11

Then all his brothers and sisters and all those who knew him before arrived. They ate food with him in his house, mourned for him, and consoled him for all the trouble that the LORD had brought and placed on him. Some gave him gold bullion and some brought gold earrings.

Money » Love of, the root of evil

Money » Value of, varied corruptly

Amos 8:5

and who are saying, "When will the New Moon fade so we may sell grain, and the Sabbath conclude so we may market winnowed wheat? shortchanging the measure, raising the price, falsifying the scales by treachery,

Presents » Things given as » Money

Job 42:11

Then all his brothers and sisters and all those who knew him before arrived. They ate food with him in his house, mourned for him, and consoled him for all the trouble that the LORD had brought and placed on him. Some gave him gold bullion and some brought gold earrings.

Genesis 45:22

He gave each of them some changes of clothes, but he also gave Benjamin 300 pieces of silver and five changes of clothes.

1 Samuel 9:8

The young man answered Saul again, "Look here! I have in my hand a quarter shekel of silver. I'll give it to the man of God, and he will tell us about our journey."

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Money

Genesis 43:23

"Relax," the manager said. "You can stop being afraid, now. Your God, the God of your father, has placed hidden treasure within those sacks for you. I've been paid in full." Then he brought Simeon out to them,

Genesis 43:18

The men were terrified as they were being taken to Joseph's palace. "It's because of that money that was returned to our sacks the first time we were brought to him," they reasoned. "He's seeking an excuse to attack us, enslave us, and confiscate our donkeys!"

Genesis 42:25

When he returned, he spoke with them, but then he took Simeon away from them and had him placed under arrest right in front of them. After this, Joseph gave orders to fill up their sacks with grain, to return each man's money to his own sack, and to supply each of them with provisions for their return journey. All of this was done for them.

Genesis 42:27-28

Later on, one of them opened up his sack to give his donkey some fodder after they had stopped at the place where they intended to lodge for the night. There, in the mouth of his sack, was all of his money! He reported to his brothers, "My money has been returned! It's right here in my sack!" Trembling with mounting consternation, each of them asked one another, "What is God doing to us?"

Genesis 42:35

Later on, as they went about unloading their sacks, each man's bundle of money was found in each man's sack. When they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were greatly distressed.

More verses: Genesis 43:21-22

Topics on Money

Alternatives To Money

2;21;21

But if the servant survives a day or two, the master is not to be punished because the servant is his property.

Asking For Money

40;5;42

Give to the person who asks you for something, and do not turn away from the person who wants to borrow something from you."

Counting Money

12;12;10

As a result, whenever they noticed that there was a lot of money in the chest, the king's secretary and the high priest went forward, put the money in bags, counted the money that had been given over to the LORD's Temple,

Double Money

1;43;15

So the men took their gift and twice as much money, got up, took Benjamin with them, and set out for Egypt. Eventually they appeared before Joseph.

Giving Money To The Church

47;9;7

Each of you must give what you have decided in your heart, not with regret or under compulsion, since God loves a cheerful giver.

Indeterminate Sums Of Money

1;42;25

When he returned, he spoke with them, but then he took Simeon away from them and had him placed under arrest right in front of them. After this, Joseph gave orders to fill up their sacks with grain, to return each man's money to his own sack, and to supply each of them with provisions for their return journey. All of this was done for them.

Lacking Money

44;3;6

However, Peter said, "I don't have any silver or gold, but I'll give you what I do have. In the name of Jesus the Messiah from Nazareth, walk!"

Loving Money

21;5;10

Whoever loves money will never have enough money. Whoever loves luxury will not be content with abundance. This also is pointless.

Money As Protection

21;7;12

Indeed, wisdom gives protection, just like money does, but it's better to know that wisdom gives life, to those who have mastered it.

Money Blessings

20;13;11

Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but whoever works diligently increases his prosperity.

Money Box

12;12;9

So Jehoiada the priest grabbed a chest, bored an opening in its lid, and placed it next to the altar, on the right side as one enters the LORD's Temple. The priests who tended the entryway put all the money that was brought into the LORD's Temple into the chest.

Money For The Temple

12;12;16

The money from the guilt offerings and from the sin offerings was not brought into the LORD's Temple, because it was allocated to the priests.

Money Management

42;16;9

"I'm telling you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous wealth, so that when it fails, they will welcome you into eternal homes.

Money's Deficiencies

36;1;18

Neither their silver nor their gold will deliver them in the Day of the LORD's wrath; but the entire land will be consumed by the fire of his jealousy, for he will bring the inhabitants of the land to a sudden end."

Money, Attitudes To

5;8;18

But remember the LORD your God, because he is the one who gives you the ability to produce wealth, in order to confirm his covenant that he promised by an oath to your ancestors, as is the case today.

Money, Stewardship Of

2;20;15

"You are not to steal.

Money, Uses Of

1;17;12

Generation after generation, every male among you is to be circumcised on the eighth day after his birth, including the servant born in your house or the one purchased from a foreigner, who is not of your offspring.

Saving Money

46;16;2

After the Sabbath ends, each of you should set aside and save something from your surplus in proportion to what you have, so that no collections will have to be made when I arrive.

Specific Sums Of Money

1;20;16

Abimelech also told Sarah, "Look! I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver to vindicate you in the eyes of all who are with you. As a result, you will be completely vindicated."

Supplied With Money

1;13;2

Now Abram had become quite wealthy in livestock, silver, and gold.

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