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Theasaurus: Prosperity

25 Bible Verses about Prosperity

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Psalm 73:12

Just look at these wicked people! They're perpetually carefree as they increase their wealth.

Mark 10:24

The disciples were startled by these words, but Jesus told them again, "Children, how hard it is for those who trust in their wealth to get into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:25

Indeed, it's easier for a camel to squeeze through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to get into the kingdom of God."

Deuteronomy 28:8

"The LORD will send blessings for you with regard to your barns and everything you undertake. Indeed, he will bless you in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you.

Job 5:11

He sets the lowly on high, and lifts those who mourn to safety.

1 Corinthians 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.

Ezekiel 16:13

You were adorned with gold, silver, clothing of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate food made from the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You were exceedingly beautiful, attaining royal status.

Daniel 6:28

Daniel achieved success during the reigns of Darius and Cyrus the Persian.

1 Kings 22:12

All the other prophets were saying similar things, like "Go up to Ramoth-gilead and you will be successful, because the LORD will hand it over to the king!"

3 John 1:2

Dear friend, I pray that you are doing well in every way and that you are healthy, just as your soul is healthy.

Isaiah 53:10

"Yet the LORD was willing to crush him, and he made him suffer. Although you make his soul an offering for sin, he will see his offspring, and he will prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will triumph in his hand.

Nehemiah 1:11

"And now, Lord, I ask you to listen to the prayer of your servant and to the prayers of your servants who delight in revering your Name. I ask you, please prosper your servant today by granting him to receive favor from this man." Now I was the king's senior security advisor.

Psalm 35:27

Let those who delight in my vindication shout for joy and rejoice! Let them continuously say, "Magnify the LORD, who delights in giving peace to his servant."

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Colors » Crimson, red, purple, and scarlet, symbols of various ideas » Prosperity

Proverbs 31:21

She is unafraid of winter's effect on her household, because all of them are warmly clothed.

Lamentations 4:5

Those who enjoyed delicacies lie desolate in the streets. Those who were reared wearing purple scavenge in piles of trash.

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Prosperity

Diligence » Prosperity

Prosperity » Who shall prosper

2 Chronicles 20:20

The army got up early the next morning and headed out into the wilderness of Tekoa. Jehoshaphat stood up and addressed them. "Listen to me, you inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem," he said. "Have faith in the LORD your God and you'll be established! Have faith in his prophets and you'll succeed!"

Psalm 1:1-3

How blessed is the person, who does not take the advice of the wicked, who does not stand on the path with sinners, and who does not sit in the seat of mockers. But he delights in the LORD's instruction, and meditates in his instruction day and night. He will be like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in its season, and whose leaf does not wither. He will prosper in everything he does.

2 Kings 18:5-8

He trusted the LORD God of Israel, and after him there were none like him among all the kings of Judah, because he depended on the LORD, not abandoning pursuit of him, and keeping the LORD's commands that he had commanded Moses. So the LORD was with him, and Hezekiah prospered wherever he went, even when he rebelled against the king of Assyria, refusing to serve him. read more.
He attacked the Philistines, invading Gaza and its borders from watchtower to fortified garrison.

1 Chronicles 22:13

Then you will be successful, if you keep on observing the statutes and ordinances that the LORD commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong, be courageous, and never give in to fear or dismay.

2 Chronicles 31:21

Everything that Hezekiah began in the service of God's Temple was done according to the Law and to the commandments as he sought his God, worked with all of his heart, and became successful.

Prosperity » Perils of » Warnings against worldly fulness

Jeremiah 5:28

and have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They don't argue the case of the orphan to secure justice. They don't defend the rights of the poor.

Deuteronomy 32:15

Jacob dined until satisfied; Jeshurun grew fat and kicked. He grew fat, coarse, and gross, so that he abandoned the God who made him and spurned the Rock that was his salvation.

Psalm 17:10

They are imprisoned by their own prosperity, they have boasted proudly with their mouth.

More verses: Jeremiah 50:11 Luke 6:25

Prosperity » Perils of » Examples of the evil effects of

Daniel 4:30

he commented to himself, "Isn't Babylon great? I've built a royal palace in it by my own might and power, for the sake of my majesty."

1 Kings 11:4

because as Solomon grew older, his wives turned his affections away after other gods, and his heart was not fully as devoted to the LORD his God as his father David's heart had been.

Hosea 13:6

As their pastures flourished, all their desires were met. As they were satiated, they became arrogant and therefore ignored me.

Deuteronomy 32:15

Jacob dined until satisfied; Jeshurun grew fat and kicked. He grew fat, coarse, and gross, so that he abandoned the God who made him and spurned the Rock that was his salvation.

More verses: Luke 12:16-19

Prosperity » Of the wicked, general references to

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at rest, and those who provoke God are secure, that is, those who carry their god in their pocket.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are righteous, LORD, even when I bring a complaint to you. But I want to discuss justice with you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper, while all who are treacherous are at ease?

Jeremiah 5:28

and have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They don't argue the case of the orphan to secure justice. They don't defend the rights of the poor.

Psalm 37:35

I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

Prosperity » Who shall not prosper

2 Chronicles 24:20

Then Jehoiada the priest's son Zechariah was clothed by the Spirit of God, and he stood above the people and told them, "This is what God has to say: "Why are you breaking the LORD's commandments. You'll never be successful! Because you have abandoned the LORD, he has abandoned you.'"

Isaiah 54:5-17

For your Maker is your husband; the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name, and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of the whole earth. For the LORD has called you back like a wife deserted and grieved in spirit, like the wife of a man's youth when she is cast off," says the LORD your God. "For a brief moment I abandoned you; but I'll gather you with great compassion. read more.
I hid my face from you for a moment in a surge of anger, but I will have compassion on you with my everlasting gracious love," says the LORD your Redeemer. "For this is like the waters of Noah to me, when I swore that the waters of Noah would never again spread over the earth; so have I sworn that I won't be angry with you again and that I won't rebuke you. For the mountains may collapse and the hills may reel, but my gracious love will not depart from you, neither will my covenant of peace totter," says the LORD, who has compassion on you. "O afflicted one, passed back and forth, and not comforted, Look! I am about to set your stones in antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires. And I'll make your battlements of rubies, and your gates of jewels, and all your walls of precious stones. Then all your children will be taught by the LORD, and great will be your children's prosperity. "In righteousness you'll be established; you will be far from tyranny, for you won't be afraid, and from terror, for it won't come near you. Watch! If anyone does attack you, it will not be from me; whoever may attack you will fall because of you. Look! It is I who have created the blacksmith who fans coals in the fire, and produces a weapon for his purpose. It is I who have created the ravager to wreak havoc; no weapon that is forged against you will be effective. This is the heritage of the LORD's servants, and their righteousness from me," says the LORD.

Prosperity » Dangers of

Hosea 13:6

As their pastures flourished, all their desires were met. As they were satiated, they became arrogant and therefore ignored me.

Deuteronomy 31:20

because after I've brought them to the land flowing with milk and honey that I promised to their ancestors by an oath, they'll eat, grow fat, and then they'll turn to other gods and serve them, while despising me and breaking my covenant.

Deuteronomy 32:15

Jacob dined until satisfied; Jeshurun grew fat and kicked. He grew fat, coarse, and gross, so that he abandoned the God who made him and spurned the Rock that was his salvation.

Jeremiah 5:7

Why should I forgive you? Your sons have forsaken me, and you have sworn by those who aren't gods. When I gave them enough food to satisfy them, they committed adultery and marched to the prostitute's house.

Deuteronomy 8:10-18

"When you have eaten and are satisfied, bless the LORD your God for the good land that he has given you. Be careful! Otherwise, you will forget the LORD your God by failing to keep his commands, ordinances, and statutes that I'm commanding you this day. Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you have built beautiful houses and lived in them, read more.
when your cattle and oxen multiply, when your silver and gold increase, then you will become arrogant. You'll neglect the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, and who led you through the vast and dangerous desert, that parched land without water, with its poisonous snakes and scorpions. He brought water out of solid rock for you, and fed you in the desert with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, to humble and test you so that things go well with you later. You may say to yourselves, "I have become wealthy by my own strength and by my own ability.' 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.

Prosperity » From God

Genesis 33:11

So receive my blessing, which has been sent to you, since God has been gracious to me. Besides, I have enough." Because Jacob kept pressing him, Esau accepted the gifts.

Psalm 128:1-2

How blessed are all who fear the LORD as they follow in his ways. You will eat from the work of your hands; you will be happy, and it will go well for you.

Genesis 49:24-26

nevertheless his bow remained steady and his arms kept in shape by the strength of Jacob's Mighty One, in the name of the Shepherd, Israel's Rock, by your father's God who helps you, by the Almighty who will keep on blessing you with blessings from heaven above, with blessings from the deepest ocean, with blessing from the breasts and the womb. Your father's blessings will prove to be stronger than blessings from the eternal mountains or bounties from the everlasting hills. May they come to rest on Joseph's head, May they be set upon the brow of the one who was separated from his own brothers."

Prosperity » Perils of » Forgetfulness of God

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

"When the LORD your God brings you to the land that he promised to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, he will give you large and beautiful cities that you didn't build, houses filled with every good thing that you didn't supply, wells that you didn't dig, and vineyards and olive groves that you didn't plant. When you eat and are satisfied, be careful not to forget the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and slavery.

Prosperity » Perils of » Rebellion

Deuteronomy 32:15

Jacob dined until satisfied; Jeshurun grew fat and kicked. He grew fat, coarse, and gross, so that he abandoned the God who made him and spurned the Rock that was his salvation.

Prosperity » Forgetfulnesss of God in

2 Chronicles 12:1

At the height of his power, after he had consolidated his rule, Rehoboam abandoned the LORD's Law, along with all of Israel with him.

2 Chronicles 26:16

But after he had become strong, in his arrogance he acted corruptly and became unfaithful to the LORD his God, and he dared to enter the LORD's Temple to burn incense on the incense altar.

Prosperity » Perils of » Denial of God

Proverbs 30:9

so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.

Prosperity » Perils of » Destruction

Proverbs 1:32

Indeed, the waywardness of the naive will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Prosperity » Promised to the righteous

Job 22:23-27

"If you return to the Almighty you'll be restored, as you remove iniquity from your household. Bury your gold nuggets in the dust, and your source of gold among the stones in a streambed, and then the Almighty will be your gold and your refined silver. read more.
"Then you'll take delight in the Almighty; and will turn your face toward God. You'll entreat him and he'll listen to you as you fulfill your vows.

Prosperity » Pride in

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah's response wasn't commensurate with what had been done for him because he was arrogant in heart, so wrath came upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem.

Prosperity » The prosperous people despise the unfortunate people

Job 12:5

The carefree are thinking, "I have contempt for misfortune,' Those who are about to stumble deserve it.

Prosperity » Design of

Prosperity » Evil effects of

Hosea 4:7

"The more they increased in number, the more they sinned against me, so I will change their glory into shame.

Seeking God » Ensures » Prosperity

Job 8:5-6

If you seek God, if you ask the Almighty for mercy, if you are clean and upright, surely then, he'll act on your behalf and restore your rightful place.

Temptation » Often arises through » Prosperity

Proverbs 30:9

so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.

Matthew 4:8

Once more the Devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, along with their splendor.

Trust » Leads to » Prosperity

Topics on Prosperity

Blessings And Prosperity

5;28;11

"The LORD will show his abundant goodness with respect to your children, the offspring of your animals, and the produce of your farmland that he promised your ancestors he would give you.

Prosperity Of The Wicked

18;21;7-13

"Why do the wicked live to reach old age and increase in power and wealth, too?

Prosperity Promised

1;15;5

Then the LORD took him outside. "Look up at the sky and count the stars if you can!" he said. "Your descendants will be that numerous."

Rejoicing In Prosperity

19;127;5

How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them! He will not be ashamed as they confront their enemies at the city gate. A Song of Ascents

Wealth And Prosperity

20;8;18

Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.

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