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20 Bible Verses about Wealth

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Luke 16:11

If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

Jeremiah 49:4

Why boast yourself in the valleys, your flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come against me?

Luke 12:16-21

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room to store my crops? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I store all my crops and my goods.read more.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared? So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Luke 16:19-31

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.read more.
And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented. And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they who would pass from here to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from there. Then he said, I pray you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father's house: For I have five brothers; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. Abraham said unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Job 27:16

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and pile up clothing as the clay;

Job 27:17

He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

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.

Ezekiel 28:4

With your wisdom and with your understanding you have gotten yourself riches, and have gotten gold and silver into your treasuries:

James 5:3

Your gold and silver is rusted; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as if it were fire. You have heaped treasure together for the last days.

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Babylon » Remarkable for » Wealth

Jeremiah 50:37

A sword is upon their horses, and upon their chariots, and upon all the mixed people that are in the midst of her; and they shall become as women: a sword is upon her treasures; and they shall be robbed.

Jeremiah 51:13

O you that dwell by many waters, abundant in treasures, your end has come, and the measure of your covetousness.

Egypt » Celebrated for » Wealth

Mammon » Wealth

Luke 16:11

If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

Wealth » Accumulation of » The accumulation of, disappointing

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and pile up clothing as the clay; He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

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.

Ezekiel 28:4

With your wisdom and with your understanding you have gotten yourself riches, and have gotten gold and silver into your treasuries:

More verses: Luke 12:21 James 5:3

Wealth » The lord being the maker of the wealthy

Job 1:20-21

Then Job arose, and tore his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshiped, And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there: the LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 29:11-12

Yours, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is yours; yours is the kingdom, O LORD, and you are exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come from you, and you reign over all; and in your hand is power and might; and in your hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.

Job 34:12-19

Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice. Who has given him charge over the earth? or who has laid on him the whole world? If he should set his heart upon man, if he should gather unto himself his spirit and his breath; read more.
All flesh would perish together, and man would turn again unto dust. If now you have understanding, hear this: hearken to the voice of my words. Shall even he that hates right govern? and will you condemn him that is most just? Is it fit to say to a king, You are wicked? and to princes, You are ungodly? How much less to him that regards not the persons of princes, nor regards the rich more than the poor? for they all are the work of his hands.

More verses: Deuteronomy 8:17-18

Wealth » What is better than monetary riches

Wealth » Those that trust in wealth

Psalm 52:1-7

[To the Chief Musician, a maschil. A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.] Why boast you yourself in evil, O mighty man? the goodness of God endures continually. Your tongue devises evil; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. You love evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah. read more.
You love all devouring words, O you deceitful tongue. God shall likewise destroy you forever, he shall take you away, and pluck you out of your dwelling place, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah. The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him: Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Matthew 19:23-26

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved? read more.
But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

Mark 10:23-27

And Jesus looked round about, and said unto his disciples, How hard for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God! And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again, and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. read more.
And they were astonished beyond measure, saying among themselves, Who then can be saved? And Jesus looking upon them said, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.

Luke 18:24-27

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hard it is for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. And they that heard it said, Who then can be saved? read more.
And he said, The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.

More verses: Psalm 49:6-20

Wealth » Those that acquire riches unjustly

Habakkuk 2:6-17

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increases that which is not his! how long? and to him that loads himself with many pledges! Shall they not rise up suddenly that are your creditors, and awake that shall oppress you, and you shall be for booty unto them? Because you have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the people shall plunder you; because of bloodshed, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell in it. read more.
Woe to him that covets an evil gain for his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of ruin! You have plotted shame to your house by cutting off many peoples, and have sinned against your soul. For the stone shall cry out from the wall, and the beam from the timber shall answer it. Woe to him that builds a town with blood, and establishes a city by iniquity! Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labor to feed the fire, and the people shall weary themselves in vain? For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea. Woe unto him that gives his neighbor drink, that presses your wineskin to him, and makes him drunk also, that you may look on his nakedness! You are filled with shame instead of glory: drink you also, and let your shame be exposed: the cup of the LORD'S right hand shall be turned against you, and utter shame shall be upon your glory. For the violence done to Lebanon shall cover you, and the plunder of beasts, which made them afraid, because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land, and of the city, and of all that dwell in it.

Wealth » What makes you rich

Wealth » Treasures of wickedness

Micah 6:10-12

Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the short measure that is abominable? Shall I count those pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights? For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Wealth » Those that love wealth

Wealth » Who shall have wealth

Psalm 112:1-3

Praise you the LORD. Blessed is the man that fears the LORD, that delights greatly in his commandments. His descendants shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed. Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endures forever.

Proverbs 8:12-21

I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge and discretion. The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. read more.
By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth. I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver. I lead in the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of justice: That I may cause those that love me to inherit wealth; and I will fill their treasuries.

Wealth » Where riches will not profit

Zephaniah 1:18

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.

Wealth » What the rich should not do

Jeremiah 9:23

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:

Wealth » Accumulation of » Select readings

Luke 12:16-21

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room to store my crops? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I store all my crops and my goods. read more.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared? So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Luke 16:19-31

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. read more.
And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented. And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they who would pass from here to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from there. Then he said, I pray you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father's house: For I have five brothers; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. Abraham said unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Wealth » What cannot be purchased with money

Acts 8:20

But Peter said unto him, Your money perish with you, because you have thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

Psalm 49:6-10

They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him: (For the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceases forever:) read more.
That he should still live forever, and not see corruption. For he sees that wise men die, likewise the fool and the senseless person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Wealth » Riches disappearing

Proverbs 27:23-24

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds. For riches are not forever: and does the crown endure to every generation?

Wealth » What wealth does

Wealth » Those that rush to be rich

Wealth » What the rich should do

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to share; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

Wealth » What money is

Wealth » The wealth of the sinner

Wealth » Who shall not be rich

Wealth » Who retains riches

Wealth » The love of money

Wealth » House and riches

Wealth » Wealth gotten by vanity

Wealth » A man’s life not consisting in wealth

Luke 12:13-15

And one of the crowd said unto him, Teacher, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me. And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you? And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Wealth » The acquisition of treasures by lying

Wealth » Not laboring to be rich

Wealth » The riches of the lord

Wealth » Not setting your heart upon riches

Topics on Wealth

God Gives Wealth

1;43;23

And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, has given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them.

Growth In Wealth

20;11;24

There is one that scatters, and yet increases; and there is one that withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty.

Right Use Of Wealth

20;3;9

Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the firstfruits of all your increase:

Transient Wealth

20;23;5

Will you set your eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Wealth And Prosperity

20;8;18

Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Wisdom Gives Wealth

20;3;16

Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honor.