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Theasaurus: Possessions

44 Bible Verses about possessions

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Numbers 33:53

And you shall take possession of the land and dwell in it, for to you I have given the land to possess it.

Luke 12:15

And He said to them, Guard yourselves and keep free from all covetousness (the immoderate desire for wealth, the greedy longing to have more); for a man's life does not consist in and is not derived from possessing overflowing abundance or that which is over and above his needs.

Ecclesiastes 5:19

Also, every man to whom God has given riches and possessions, and the power to enjoy them and to accept his appointed lot and to rejoice in his toil -- "this is the gift of God [to him].

Obadiah 1:17

But on Mount Zion [in Jerusalem] there shall be deliverance [for those who escape], and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall possess its [own former] possessions.

Luke 14:33

So then, any of you who does not forsake (renounce, surrender claim to, give up, say good-bye to) all that he has cannot be My disciple.

Luke 12:44

Truly I tell you, he will set him in charge over all his possessions.

Ecclesiastes 6:2

A man to whom God has given riches, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he might desire, yet God does not give him the power or capacity to enjoy them [things which are gifts from God], but a stranger [in whom he has no interest succeeds him and] consumes and enjoys them. This is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility); it is a sore affliction!

Genesis 15:14

But I will bring judgment on that nation whom they will serve, and afterward they will come out with great possessions.

Luke 16:12

And if you have not proved faithful in that which belongs to another [whether God or man], who will give you that which is your own [that is, the true riches]?

Genesis 26:14

He owned flocks, herds, and a great supply of servants, and the Philistines envied him.

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful man does not catch his game or roast it once he kills it, but the diligent man gets precious possessions.

Luke 11:21

When the strong man, fully armed, [ from his courtyard] guards his own dwelling, his belongings are undisturbed [his property is at peace and is secure].

Acts 4:32

Now the company of believers was of one heart and soul, and not one of them claimed that anything which he possessed was [exclusively] his own, but everything they had was in common and for the use of all.

Genesis 45:20

Also do not look with regret or concern upon your goods, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours.

Luke 16:1

Also [Jesus] said to the disciples, There was a certain rich man who had a manager of his estate, and accusations [against this man] were brought to him, that he was squandering his [master's] possessions.

Hebrews 10:34

For you did sympathize and suffer along with those who were imprisoned, and you bore cheerfully the plundering of your belongings and the confiscation of your property, in the knowledge and consciousness that you yourselves had a better and lasting possession.

Job 1:10

Have You not put a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have conferred prosperity and happiness upon him in the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Proverbs 8:18

Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation, and right standing with God).

Proverbs 4:7

The beginning of Wisdom is: get Wisdom (skillful and godly Wisdom)! [For skillful and godly Wisdom is the principal thing.] And with all you have gotten, get understanding (discernment, comprehension, and interpretation).

Zechariah 9:4

Behold, the Lord will cast her out and dispossess her; He will smite her power in the sea and into it and [Tyre] shall be devoured by fire.

Matthew 12:29

Or how can a person go into a strong man's house and carry off his goods (the entire equipment of his house) without first binding the strong man? Then indeed he may plunder his house.

Luke 8:3

And Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's household manager; and Susanna; and many others, who ministered to and provided for Him and them out of their property and personal belongings.

Numbers 16:32

And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and their households and [Korah and] all [his] men and all their possessions.

Genesis 36:7

For their great flocks and herds and possessions [which they had collected] made it impossible for them to dwell together; the land in which they were strangers could not support them because of their livestock.

Topics on Possessions

Giving, Of Possessions

20;28;27

He who gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes [from their want] will have many a curse.

Half Of Possessions

42;19;8

So then Zacchaeus stood up and solemnly declared to the Lord, See, Lord, the half of my goods I [now] give [by way of restoration] to the poor, and if I have cheated anyone out of anything, I [now] restore four times as much.

Possessions Decaying

59;5;2

Your abundant wealth has rotted and is ruined, and your [many] garments have become moth-eaten.

Possessions Taken To Babylon

12;20;17

Behold, the time is coming when all that is in your house, and that which your forefathers have stored up till this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left, says the Lord.

Taking Possessions

9;8;14

He will take your fields, your vineyards, and your olive orchards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.