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Theasaurus: Prosperity

25 Bible Verses about Prosperity

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Psalm 73:12

Behold, these ungodly men, without being troubled by the world obtain riches.

Mark 10:24

And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for those that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:25

For it is easier to put a cable through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Deuteronomy 28:8

The LORD shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses and in all that thou settest thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.

Job 5:11

who sets up the humble on high, that those who mourn may be lifted up with saving health.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.

Proverbs 28:25

He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

Ezekiel 16:13

Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen and silk and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour of wheat and honey and oil: and thou wast made exceeding beautiful, and thou hast prospered even until thou hast reigned.

Daniel 6:28

So this Daniel was prospered during the reign of Darius and during the reign of Cyrus, the Persian.

1 Kings 22:12

And all the prophets prophesied so, saying, Go up to Ramothgilead and be prospered, for the LORD shall deliver it into the king's hand.

3 John 1:2

Beloved, I wish that thou be prospered in all things and be sound, even as thy soul prospers.

Isaiah 53:10

With all this the LORD chose to bruise him; subjecting him to grief. When he shall have offered his soul for atonement, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the will of the LORD shall be prospered in his hand.

Nehemiah 1:11

O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy slave and to the prayer of thy slaves who desire to fear thy name; and prosper, I pray thee, thy slave this day, and grant him grace before this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

Psalm 35:27

Let them shout for joy and be glad that favour my righteous cause; let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, who has pleasure in the peace of his slave.

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

2 Samuel 1:24

Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

Proverbs 31:21

Lamed She shall not be afraid of the snow for her family, for all her family is clothed with double garments.

Lamentations 4:5

He Those that did feed delicately are made desolate in the streets; those that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Prosperity

Diligence » Prosperity

Prosperity » Who shall prosper

2 Chronicles 20:20

And when they arose early in the morning and while they were going forth into the wilderness of Tekoa, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe the LORD your God, and ye shall be secure; believe his prophets, and ye shall be prospered.

Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man that does not walk in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and in his law he meditates day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper.

2 Kings 18:5-8

He trusted in the LORD God of Israel; so that neither after him nor before was there any like him among all the kings of Judah. For he cleaved unto the LORD and did not depart from following him, but kept his commandments which the LORD commanded Moses. And the LORD was with him, and he prospered in all things in which he went forth; and he rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him. read more.
He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza and the borders thereof, from the towers of the watchmen to the fenced city.

1 Chronicles 22:13

Then shalt thou be prospered if thou shalt keep thyself to do the statutes and rights which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel; be strong and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed.

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God and in the law and in the commandments, he sought God and he did it with all his heart and was prospered.

Prosperity » Perils of » Warnings against worldly fulness

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the afflicted and needy.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.

Psalm 17:10

They are closed in with their own fat; with their mouth they speak proudly.

More verses: Jeremiah 50:11 Luke 6:25

Prosperity » Perils of » Examples of the evil effects of

Daniel 4:30

the king spoke and said, Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my greatness?

1 Kings 11:4

For it came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods, and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David, his father.

Hosea 13:6

In their pastures, they filled themselves; they were satisfied, and their heart was exalted; for this reason they have forgotten me.

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.

More verses: Luke 12:16-19

Prosperity » Of the wicked, general references to

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers are at ease, and those that provoke God and those who carry gods in their hands live secure.

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.

Psalm 37:35

Resh I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

Prosperity » Who shall not prosper

2 Chronicles 24:20

And the Spirit of God clothed himself in Zechariah, the son of Jehoiada, the priest, who being over the people, said unto them, Thus hath God said, Why do ye transgress the commandments of the LORD? Ye shall not prosper in this; for because ye have forsaken the LORD, he shall also forsake you.

Isaiah 54:5-17

For thy Maker shall be thine husband; the LORD of the hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called. For as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit has the LORD called thee, and as a young woman who is put away, said thy God. For a small moment I have forsaken thee; but with great mercies I will gather thee. read more.
In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with eternal mercy I will have compassion on thee, said the LORD thy Redeemer. For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so I have sworn that I would not be wroth again with thee, nor reprehend thee. For the mountains shall be removed, and the hills shall tremble; but my mercy shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be changed, said the LORD that has mercy on thee. O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will cement thy stones upon carbuncle and lay thy foundations upon sapphires. And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price. And all thy sons shall be taught of the LORD; and the peace of thy sons shall be multiplied. With righteousness shalt thou be adorned: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear it; and from terror; for it shall not come near thee. If anyone should conspire against thee, it shall be without me, whosoever would conspire against thee shall fall before thee. Behold, I have created the smith that blows the coals in the fire, and that brings forth the instrument for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the slaves of the LORD, and their justice from me, said the LORD.

Prosperity » Dangers of

Hosea 13:6

In their pastures, they filled themselves; they were satisfied, and their heart was exalted; for this reason they have forgotten me.

Deuteronomy 31:20

For I shall bring them into the land which I swore unto their fathers, that flows with milk and honey, and they shall eat and fill themselves and wax fat; then they will turn unto other gods and serve them and provoke me and break my covenant.

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.

Jeremiah 5:7

How shall I pardon thee for this? Thy sons have forsaken me and sworn by them that are not gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots' houses.

Deuteronomy 8:10-18

Thou shalt eat and be full and bless the LORD thy God for the good land which he has given thee. Keep thyself, that thou forget not the LORD thy God, to not fulfill his commandments and his rights and his statutes, which I command thee this day, lest peradventure when thou hast eaten and art full and hast built goodly houses and dwelt therein, read more.
and when thy herds and thy flocks multiply and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied and all that thou hast is multiplied, then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness of burning serpents and scorpions and drought, where there was no water, who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint, who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, a food which thy fathers knew not, afflicting thee and proving thee, to do thee good at thy latter end; and thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth. But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God, for it is he that gives thee the power to get wealth that he may confirm his covenant which he swore unto thy fathers, as it is this day.

Prosperity » From God

Genesis 33:11

Take, I pray thee, my blessing that is brought to thee because God has dealt graciously with me, and all that is here is mine. And he urged him, and he took it.

Psalm 128:1-2

Blessed is every one that fears the LORD, that walks in his ways. When thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Genesis 49:24-26

but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the Mighty one of Jacob; from there did the stone of Israel shepherd, by the God of thy father, who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of the heavens above, with blessings of the deep that lies under, with blessings of the breasts and of the womb. The blessings of thy father were greater than the blessings of my progenitors; unto the borders of the eternal hills they shall be upon the head of Joseph and on the crown of the Nazarite of his brethren.

Prosperity » Perils of » Forgetfulness of God

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give it unto thee: great and goodly cities, which thou didst not build, and houses full of all good things, which thou didst not fill, and hewn out wells, which thou didst not dig, vineyards and olive trees, which thou didst not plant; when thou shalt have eaten and be full, then beware lest thou forget the LORD, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery.

Prosperity » Perils of » Rebellion

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun (the upright one) waxed fat and kicked; (thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou hast covered thyself) and forsook the God who made him and lightly esteemed the strong One of his saving health.

Prosperity » Forgetfulnesss of God in

2 Chronicles 12:1

And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had confirmed the kingdom and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.

2 Chronicles 26:16

But when he was strengthened, his heart lifted itself up unto corruption, for he rebelled against the LORD his God, entering into the temple of the LORD to burn incense upon the altar of incense.

Prosperity » Perils of » Denial of God

Proverbs 30:9

Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.

Prosperity » Perils of » Destruction

Proverbs 1:32

For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

Prosperity » Promised to the righteous

Job 22:23-27

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tent; then thou shalt lay up gold as dust and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks. And the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver. read more.
For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty and shalt lift up thy face unto God. Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows.

Prosperity » Pride in

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah did not render again according to the benefit done unto him, for his heart lifted itself up; therefore there was wrath against him and against Judah and Jerusalem.

Prosperity » The prosperous people despise the unfortunate people

Job 12:5

The torch is held in low esteem in the thought of him that is prosperous, which was prepared to guard against a slip of the feet.

Prosperity » Design of

Prosperity » Evil effects of

Hosea 4:7

According to their greatness, so did they sin against me; therefore I will change their honour into shame.

Seeking God » Ensures » Prosperity

Job 8:5-6

if thou would seek God early and make thy supplication to the Almighty, if thou wert pure and upright, surely now he would awake upon thee and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.

Temptation » Often arises through » Prosperity

Proverbs 30:9

Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.

Matthew 4:8

Again, the devil took him up into an exceeding high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them

Trust » Leads to » Prosperity

Proverbs 28:25

He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.

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Blessings And Prosperity

Deuteronomy 28:11

And the LORD shall cause thee to have good in abundance in the fruit of thy body and in the fruit of thy beasts and in the fruit of thy ground, upon the land which the LORD swore unto thy fathers to give thee.

Prosperity Of The Wicked

Job 21:7-13

Why do the wicked live and become old and even increase in riches?