Most Relevant Verses
On the first day of the week, let each one of you save, as he may prosper, that no collections be made when I come.
For wisdom is a defense, even as money is a defense; but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.
Behold, this is the third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be a burden to you; for I seek not your possessions, but you. For the children ought not to save up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
Neither their silver nor their gold will be able to deliver them in the day of Yahweh's wrath, but the whole land will be devoured by the fire of his jealousy; for he will make an end, yes, a terrible end, of all those who dwell in the land.
When the money was all spent in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, all the Egyptians came to Joseph, and said, "Give us bread, for why should we die in your presence? For our money fails."
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.
and you shall bestow the money for whatever your soul desires, for cattle, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatever your soul asks of you; and you shall eat there before Yahweh your God, and you shall rejoice, you and your household.
There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other; or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can't serve both God and Mammon.
For to the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.
Jehoash said to the priests, "All the money of the holy things that is brought into the house of Yahweh, in current money, the money of the persons for whom each man is rated, and all the money that it comes into any man's heart to bring into the house of Yahweh,
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.
"Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow let's go into this city, and spend a year there, trade, and make a profit."
You shall eat, but not be satisfied. Your humiliation will be in your midst. You will store up, but not save; and that which you save I will give up to the sword.
House and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from Yahweh.
I will most gladly spend and be spent for your souls. If I love you more abundantly, am I loved the less?
Thus says Yahweh, Don't let the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, don't let the rich man glory in his riches;
They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be as an unclean thing; their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of Yahweh: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels; because it has been the stumbling block of their iniquity.
You have sown much, and bring in little. You eat, but you don't have enough. You drink, but you aren't filled with drink. You clothe yourselves, but no one is warm, and he who earns wages earns wages to put them into a bag with holes in it."
Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.
For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his 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
- Money, Stewardship Of
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