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52 Bible Verses about Stealing

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Romans 2:21

thou then that teachest another, dost thou not teach thyself? thou that preachest not to steal, dost thou steal?

Romans 13:9

For, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not lust; and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this word, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Exodus 21:16

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall certainly be put to death.

Exodus 22:1-4

If a man steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it, he shall restore five oxen for the ox, and four sheep for the sheep. If the thief be encountered breaking in, and be smitten so that he die, there shall be no blood-guiltiness for him. If the sun be risen on him, there shall be blood-guiltiness for him; he should have made full restitution: if he had nothing, he would have been sold for his theft.read more.
If the stolen thing be actually found alive in his hand, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep, he shall restore double.

Jeremiah 2:26

As a thief is ashamed when he is found, so shall the house of Israel be ashamed they, their kings, their princes, and their priests, and their prophets --

Proverbs 29:24

Whoso shareth with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration, and declareth not.

Isaiah 1:23

thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth presents, and hunteth after rewards; they judge not the fatherless, and the cause of the widow cometh not unto them.

Genesis 44:8

Behold, the money that we found in our sacks' mouths we have brought again to thee from the land of Canaan; and how should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold?

1 Samuel 12:3-5

Here I am: testify against me before Jehovah, and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded? whom have I injured? or of whose hand have I received any ransom and blinded mine eyes therewith? and I will restore it to you. And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, and thou hast not injured us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand. And he said to them, Jehovah is witness against you, and his anointed is witness this day, that ye have not found aught in my hand! And the people said, He is witness!

Proverbs 6:30-31

They do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry: and if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.

Proverbs 30:7-9

Two things do I ask of thee; deny me them not before I die: Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my daily need: lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is Jehovah? or lest I be poor and steal, and outrage the name of my God.

Hosea 4:2

Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood.

Luke 10:30

And Jesus replying said, A certain man descended from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers, who also, having stripped him and inflicted wounds, went away leaving him in a half-dead state.

Proverbs 1:10-15

My son, if sinners entice thee, consent not. If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause; let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;read more.
we shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: cast in thy lot among us; we will all have one purse: my son, walk not in the way with them, keep back thy foot from their path;

2 Corinthians 11:26

in journeyings often, in perils of rivers, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own race, in perils from the nations, in perils in the city, in perils in the desert, in perils on the sea, in perils among false brethren;

Job 24:2

They remove the landmarks; they violently take away the flocks and pasture them;

Amos 8:5

saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat? making the ephah small and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances for deceit:

Matthew 21:12-13

And Jesus entered into the temple of God, and cast out all that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those that sold the doves. And he says to them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Mark 11:15-17

And they come to Jerusalem, and entering into the temple, he began to cast out those who sold and who bought in the temple, and he overthrew the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of the dove-sellers, and suffered not that any one should carry any package through the temple. And he taught saying to them, Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Luke 19:45-46

And entering into the temple, he began to cast out those that sold and bought in it, saying to them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Jeremiah 7:11

Is this house, which is called by my name, a den of robbers in your eyes? Even I, behold, I have seen it, saith Jehovah.

Genesis 31:19

And Laban had gone to shear his sheep. And Rachel stole the teraphim that belonged to her father.

Judges 17:1-2

There was a man of the hill country of E'phraim, whose name was Micah. And he said to his mother, "The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me; I took it." And his mother said, "Blessed be my son by the LORD."

2 Kings 11:2

But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, the sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him from among the king's sons that were slain, and hid him and his nurse in the bedchamber; and they hid him from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.

Acts 19:37

For ye have brought these men, who are neither temple-plunderers, nor speak injuriously of your goddess.

Joshua 7:11

Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them, and they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it among their stuff.

Matthew 27:44

And the robbers also who had been crucified with him cast the same reproaches on him.

Luke 23:32

Now two others also, malefactors, were led with him to be put to death.

Proverbs 9:17

Stolen waters are sweet, and the bread of secrecy is pleasant.

Jeremiah 49:9-10

If grape-gatherers had come to thee, would they not have left a gleaning? If thieves by night, they would destroy only till they had enough. But I have made Esau bare, I have uncovered his secret places, that he is unable to hide himself: his seed is wasted, and his brethren, and his neighbours, and he is not.

Malachi 3:8-9

Will a man rob God? But ye rob me. And ye say, Wherein do we rob thee? In tithes and heave-offerings. Ye are cursed with a curse; and me ye rob, even this whole nation.

John 10:1

Verily, verily, I say to you, He that enters not in by the door to the fold of the sheep, but mounts up elsewhere, he is a thief and a robber;

John 10:8

All whoever came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not hear them.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor abusive persons, nor the rapacious, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And these things were some of you; but ye have been washed, but ye have been sanctified, but ye have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

Ezekiel 33:15

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, doing nothing that is wrong; he shall certainly live, he shall not die.

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Punishment » Death penalty » Mosaic law » Stealing

Zechariah 5:3-4

And he said unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole land: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off according to it on this side; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off according to it on that side. I will cause it to go forth, saith Jehovah of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name; and it shall lodge in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof.

Servants » Characteristics of wicked servants: » Stealing

Titus 2:10

not robbing their masters, but shewing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the teaching which is of our Saviour God in all things.

Stealing » Examples of

Joshua 7:21

I saw among the spoils a beautiful mantle of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a golden bar of fifty shekels weight, and I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.

Genesis 31:19

And Laban had gone to shear his sheep. And Rachel stole the teraphim that belonged to her father.

Genesis 31:30

And now that thou must needs be gone, because thou greatly longedst after thy father's house, why hast thou stolen my gods?

Hosea 4:2

Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood.