Most Relevant Verses
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.
Indeed, wisdom gives protection, just like money does, but it's better to know that wisdom gives life, to those who have mastered it.
Now I'm ready to visit you for a third time, and I will not bother you for help. I do not want your things, but rather you yourselves. Children should not have to support their parents, but parents their children.
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."
After all the money had been spent throughout Egypt and Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph and demanded, "Give us food! Why should we die right in front of you? Our money is spent!"
A good person leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the wealth of the wicked is reserved for the righteous.
You may spend the money to your heart's content to buy livestock, flocks, wine, strong drink, and whatever you desire. You and your household may eat there and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God."
"No one can serve two masters, because either he will hate one and love the other, or be loyal to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and riches!"
After all, to the person who is good in God's sight, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner he gives the troublesome task of acquiring and accumulating in order to leave it to someone who is good in the sight of God. This also is pointless and chasing after the wind.
Jehoash spoke to the priests about all of the proceeds of the consecrated gifts that were being brought into the LORD's Temple, cash from every man who was traveling through the area, cash obtained by personal assessment, and all the cash that came through voluntary gifts into the LORD's Temple:
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but whoever works diligently increases his prosperity.
"Stop storing up treasures for yourselves on earth, where moths and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town, stay there a year, conduct business, and make money."
You'll eat, but you won't have enough; and hunger will be common among you. You'll horde things, but you won't save them, and what you preserve I'll give over to the sword.
A house and self-sufficiency are a father's inheritance, but from the LORD comes an insightful wife.
I will be very glad to spend my money and myself for you. Do you love me less because I love you so much?
This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.
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."
You have sowed much but have reaped little. You have eaten but don't have enough to become satisfied. You have drunk but don't have enough to become intoxicated. You have clothed yourself but don't have enough to keep warm. And the hired laborer deposits his salary in a bag full of holes!'"
Whoever watches his mouth and tongue keeps himself from trouble.
Indeed, he will see wise people die; the stupid and the senseless will meet their doom and leave their wealth to others.
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life?
But he replied, "There isn't even one pot left." Then the oil stopped flowing. After this, she went and told the man of God what had happened. So he said, "Go sell the oil, pay your debt, and you and your children will be able to live on the proceeds."
- Being In Debt
- Drawbacks To Riches
- Giving Money To The Church
- Hindering God's Work
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Money Blessings
- Money's Deficiencies
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Salvation By Other Things