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Theasaurus: Prosperity

25 Bible Verses about Prosperity

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Mark 10:24

And the disciples were astounded at his words. But Jesus answered [and] said to them again, "Children, how difficult it is to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:25

For it is easier [for] a camel to go through the eye of a needle than [for] a rich person to enter into the kingdom of God.

Deuteronomy 28:8

Yahweh will command {concerning you} the blessing [to be] in your barns and {in all your endeavors}; and he will bless you in the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you.

Job 5:11

to set [the] lowly on high, and [those] mourning are lifted to safety.

1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first [day] of the week, each one of you {put aside} [something], saving up {to whatever extent he has prospered}, in order that whenever I come, at that time collections do not take place.

Ezekiel 16:13

And you adorned yourself with gold and silver, and your clothing [was] fine linen and costly fabric and beautiful finished cloth; you ate finely milled flour and honey and olive oil, and you became exceedingly beautiful; {you were fit to be a queen}.

Daniel 6:28

So this Daniel prospered during the kingdom of Darius and during the kingdom of Cyrus the Persian.

1 Kings 22:12

All of the prophets [were] likewise prophesying, saying, "Go up [to] Ramoth-Gilead and triumph, and Yahweh will give it into the hand of the king."

3 John 1:2

Dear friend, I pray you may prosper concerning everything and be healthy, just as your soul prospers.

Isaiah 53:10

Yet Yahweh was pleased to crush him; he {made him sick}. If she places his life a guilt offering, he will see offspring. He will prolong days, and the will of Yahweh will succeed in his hand.

Nehemiah 1:11

O Lord, please let your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant and to the prayer of your servants who delight to revere in your name. Please, let your servant be successful this day and give him compassion before this man." I was cupbearer for the king.

Psalm 35:27

Let them shout for joy and be glad, who delight in my vindication; and let them say continually, "Yahweh is great, who delights in the welfare of his servant."

From Thematic Bible


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

2 Samuel 1:24

O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, the one who clothed you with crimson, the one who {adorned your clothing with golden ornaments}.

Proverbs 31:21

She does not fear for her house [when] it snows, for {her entire household} is clothed [in] crimson.

Lamentations 4:5

The ones who eat delicacies, they are ruined in the streets; the ones nurtured in purple lie [on] piles of trash.

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Prosperity

Diligence » Prosperity

Prosperity » Who shall prosper

2 Chronicles 20:20

And they rose up early in the morning and went out to the desert of Tekoa. And when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Hear me, O Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Yahweh your God, and you shall be established! Believe in his prophets, and you shall succeed!"

Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the advice of [the] wicked; nor does he stand in [the] way of sinners; nor does he sit in [the] assembly of mockers. Instead, in the law of Yahweh [is] his delight, and on his law he meditates day and night. And so, he is like a tree planted by streams of water that gives its fruit in its season; its leaf also does not wither. Therefore all that he does prospers.

2 Kings 18:5-8

He trusted in Yahweh the God of Israel; there was no one like him, before or after, among all the kings of Judah. He held on to Yahweh; he did not depart from following him, and he kept his commands that Yahweh had commanded Moses. Yahweh was with him; everywhere he went, he succeeded. He rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him. read more.
He attacked [the] Philistines up to Gaza and its territory from the watchtower up to the fortified city.

1 Chronicles 22:13

Then you will prosper if you take care to do the statutes and judgments which Yahweh commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and be courageous; fear not and do not be dismayed.

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God or with respect to the law and the commandment to seek his God, he did with all his heart, and he prospered.

Prosperity » Perils of » Warnings against worldly fulness

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they have grown sleek, also, {their evil deeds have no limit}. They do not judge [with] justice, [the] legal cause of [the] orphan, or allow it to succeed, and [the] legal case of [the] poor, they do not defend.

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun grew fat, and he kicked; you grew fat, you bloated, and you became obstinate; and he abandoned God, his maker, and he scoffed [at] the rock of his salvation.

Psalm 17:10

They have shut off their calloused [heart]; [with] their mouth they speak arrogantly.

More verses: Jeremiah 50:11 Luke 6:25

Prosperity » Perils of » Examples of the evil effects of

Daniel 4:30

And the king answered and said, "Is this not the great Babylon which I have built as a royal palace by the strength of my own power, and for the glory of my own majesty?"

1 Kings 11:4

It happened at the time of Solomon's old age that his wives guided his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully with Yahweh his God as the heart of David his father [had been].

Hosea 13:6

When I fed them, they were satisfied; they were satisfied and their heart was lifted up; therefore they forgot me.

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun grew fat, and he kicked; you grew fat, you bloated, and you became obstinate; and he abandoned God, his maker, and he scoffed [at] the rock of his salvation.

Daniel 5:20

But {when} his heart became arrogant and his spirit became hard [so as] to act proudly, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom and the glory {was taken away from him}.

More verses: Luke 12:16-19

Prosperity » Of the wicked, general references to

Job 12:6

[The] tents of [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.

Jeremiah 12:1

You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they have grown sleek, also, {their evil deeds have no limit}. They do not judge [with] justice, [the] legal cause of [the] orphan, or allow it to succeed, and [the] legal case of [the] poor, they do not defend.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen [the] wicked acting violently and spreading himself out like a luxuriant native tree.

More verses: Psalm 73:12

Prosperity » Who shall not prosper

2 Chronicles 24:20

Then the Spirit of God clothed Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, and he stood above the people and said to them, "Thus says God: 'Why are you transgressing the commandments of Yahweh so that you will not succeed? For you have forsaken Yahweh, so he will forsake you.'"

Isaiah 54:5-17

For your husband [is] your maker, his name [is] Yahweh of hosts; and your redeemer [is] the holy one of Israel, he is called the God of all of the earth. For Yahweh has called you like a wife forsaken and hurt of spirit, like [the] wife of childhood when she is rejected, says your God. I abandoned you {for a short} moment, but I will gather you with great compassion. read more.
I hid my face from you [for] a moment, in the flowing of anger, but I will have compassion on you with everlasting faithfulness" says your redeemer, Yahweh. "For this [is like] the waters of Noah to me, when I swore {that the waters of Noah would never again pass} over the earth, so I swore {that I would not be} angry at you and rebuke you. For the mountains may depart, and the hills may sway, but my faithfulness shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not sway," says Yahweh, who has compassion on you, "O afflicted [one], driven away, [who] is not consoled. Look! I [am] about to set your stones in hard mortar, and I will lay your foundation with sapphires. And I will {make} your battlements of ruby, and your gates of stones of beryl, and all your wall of precious stones. And all your children [shall be] pupils of Yahweh, and the peace of your children [shall be] great. In righteousness you shall be established. Be far from oppression, for you shall not fear, and from terror, for it shall not come near you. If indeed one attacks, [it is] not from me; whoever attacks you shall fall because of you. Look! I myself have created [the] craftsman who blows [the] fire [of] coals, and who produces a weapon for his work; also I myself have created [the] destroyer to destroy. Every weapon formed against you shall not succeed, and you shall declare guilty every tongue [that] rises against you for judgment. This [is] the inheritance of the servants of Yahweh, and their {legal right} from me," {declares} Yahweh.

Prosperity » Dangers of

Hosea 13:6

When I fed them, they were satisfied; they were satisfied and their heart was lifted up; therefore they forgot me.

Deuteronomy 31:20

For when I bring them into the land that I swore to their ancestors, a land flowing with milk and honey, {they will eat their fill}, and they will become fat, and [then] they will turn to other gods, and they will serve them, and they will spurn me, and they will break my covenant.

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun grew fat, and he kicked; you grew fat, you bloated, and you became obstinate; and he abandoned God, his maker, and he scoffed [at] the rock of his salvation.

Jeremiah 5:7

"{How} can I forgive you? Your children have forsaken me, and they have sworn by [those who are] not gods. But I fed them to the full, and they committed adultery, and flocked [to] the house of a prostitute.

Deuteronomy 8:10-18

And you will eat, and {you will be satisfied}, and you will bless Yahweh your God because [of] the good land that he has given to you. "Take care for yourself so that you not forget Yahweh your God [by] not keeping his commandments and his regulations and his statutes that I [am] commanding you {today}, lest [when] you have eaten and you are satisfied and you have built good houses and you live [in them], read more.
and your herds and your flocks have multiplied, and {you have accumulated silver and gold}, and all that {you have} has multiplied, then your heart {becomes proud} and you forget Yahweh your God, {the one who brought you out} from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, the one leading you in the great and terrible desert [infested] with {dangerous} snakes and scorpions and parched ground, where there is no water, [and] the one bringing out water for you from flint rock, the one {feeding you} manna in the desert, [food] that your ancestors did not know, in order to humble you and in order to test you [so that he could] do good to you {in the future}. And you may think in your heart, 'My strength and the might of my hand {acquired this wealth for} me.' But you must remember Yahweh your God, for he [is] the [one] giving you strength to acquire wealth in order to confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors {as it is today}.

Prosperity » From God

Genesis 33:11

Please take my gift which has been brought to you, for God has dealt graciously with me, and because {I have enough}." And he urged him, so he took [it].

Psalm 128:1-2

Blessed [is] everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways. You will indeed eat of the labor of your hands; you [will be] happy and [it will be] well with you.

Genesis 49:24-26

But his bow remained in a steady position; {his arms} were made agile by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob. From there [is] the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel. Because of the God of your father he will help you and [by] Shaddai he will bless you with the blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and the womb. The blessings of your father are superior to the blessings of my ancestors, to the bounty of the everlasting hills. May they be on the head of Joseph, and on the forehead of the prince of his brothers.

Prosperity » Perils of » Forgetfulness of God

Deuteronomy 6:10-12

"And then it will happen [that] when Yahweh your God will bring you to the land that he swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to you large and fine cities that you did not build, and houses full of all [sorts] of good things that you did not fill, and hewn cisterns that you did not hew, vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant, and {you have eaten your fill}, then take care for yourself, so that you [do] not forget Yahweh, who brought you out from the land of Egypt from the house of slavery.

Prosperity » Perils of » Rebellion

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun grew fat, and he kicked; you grew fat, you bloated, and you became obstinate; and he abandoned God, his maker, and he scoffed [at] the rock of his salvation.

Prosperity » Forgetfulnesss of God in

2 Chronicles 12:1

And when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established and when he was strengthened, he forsook the law of Yahweh, and all Israel with him.

2 Chronicles 26:16

But on account of his strength his heart grew proud unto destruction. And he acted unfaithfully against Yahweh his God and went into the temple of Yahweh to offer an incense offering on the altar.

Prosperity » Perils of » Denial of God

Proverbs 30:9

Or else I will be satisfied and will deny [him] and say "Who [is] Yahweh?" Or I will be poor and will steal and profane the name of my God.

Prosperity » Perils of » Destruction

Proverbs 1:32

for the waywardness of the simple ones will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Prosperity » Promised to the righteous

Job 22:23-27

If you return to Shaddai, you will be restored; [if] you remove wickedness from your tent, and [if you] put gold ore in [the] dust, and [the] gold of Ophir in [the] rock of wadis, then Shaddai will be your gold ore and {your precious silver}. read more.
Indeed, then you will delight yourself in Shaddai, and {you will expect that God will be good to you}. You will pray to him, and he will hear you, and you will pay your vows.

Prosperity » Pride in

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah did not reciprocate according to the benefit [placed] upon him, because his heart became proud. So wrath was upon him and upon Judah and Jerusalem.

Prosperity » The prosperous people despise the unfortunate people

Job 12:5

{Those at ease have contempt} for [the] thought of {disaster}, [but it is] ready for those unstable of foot.

Prosperity » Design of

Prosperity » Evil effects of

Hosea 4:7

When they became many, their sin increased against me; they changed their glory into shame.

Seeking God » Ensures » Prosperity

Job 8:5-6

If you yourself would seek God, then you would plead to Shaddai for grace. If you [are] pure and upright, indeed, now he will rouse himself for you, and he will restore your righteous abode.

Temptation » Often arises through » Prosperity

Proverbs 30:9

Or else I will be satisfied and will deny [him] and say "Who [is] Yahweh?" Or I will be poor and will steal and profane the name of my God.

Matthew 4:8

Again the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory,

Trust » Leads to » Prosperity

Topics on Prosperity

Blessings And Prosperity

5;28;11

And {Yahweh will make you successful and prosperous}, in the fruit of your womb and on the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors to give to you.

Prosperity Of The Wicked

18;21;7-13

"Why do [the] wicked live, grow old, even grow mighty [in] power?

Prosperity Promised

1;15;5

And he brought him outside and said, "Look toward the heavens and count the stars if you are able to count them." And he said to him, "So shall your offspring be."

Rejoicing In Prosperity

19;127;5

Blessed [is] the man who fills his quiver with them. They shall not be put to shame when they speak with enemies at the gate.

Wealth And Prosperity

20;8;18

Fortune and glory [are] with me, enduring wealth and righteousness.