Most Relevant Verses
Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.
For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellence of knowledge is, that wisdom gives life to them that have it.
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
And when money failed in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came unto Joseph, and said, Give us food: for why should we die in your presence? for the money fails.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
And you shall bestow that money for whatsoever your soul desires, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever your soul desires: and you shall eat there before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice, you, and your household,
There is one that scatters, and yet increases; and there is one that withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty.
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he gives the work of gathering and heaping up, only that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping of the wind.
And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the LORD, even the money of everyone that is in the census, the money that every man is assessed, and all the money that comes into any man's heart to bring into the house of the LORD,
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labor shall increase.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
Come now, you that say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:
You shall eat, but not be satisfied; and hunger shall be in your midst; and you shall carry away, but shall not save; and that which you save will I give up to the sword.
House and riches are the inheritance from fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you, though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their stomachs: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.
You have sown much, and bring in little; you eat, but you have not enough; you drink, but you are not filled with drink; you clothe yourselves, but no one is warm; and he that earns wages earns wages to put it into a bag with holes.
Whosoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
For he sees that wise men die, likewise the fool and the senseless person perish, and leave their wealth to others.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own life?
- Being In Debt
- Drawbacks To Riches
- Giving Money To The Church
- Hindering God's Work
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
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- Money's Deficiencies
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