'Money' in the Bible
The servant born in your house or the one purchased with money is to be circumcised. My covenant is to remain in your flesh as an eternal covenant.
Abraham took his son Ishmael and all the servants born in his house or purchased with his money every male among the men of his household and circumcised them that very day, just as God had spoken to him.
Every man born in his household as well as those who had been purchased with money from a foreigner was circumcised with him.
Abraham agreed with Ephron, so he weighed out to Ephron the money to which he had agreed publicly while the Hittites were listening: 400 shekels of silver at the current merchant rate.
He's treating us like foreigners. He sold us and spent all of the money that rightfully belonged to us.
When he returned, he spoke with them, but then he took Simeon away from them and had him placed under arrest right in front of them. After this, Joseph gave orders to fill up their sacks with grain, to return each man's money to his own sack, and to supply each of them with provisions for their return journey. All of this was done for them.
Later on, one of them opened up his sack to give his donkey some fodder after they had stopped at the place where they intended to lodge for the night. There, in the mouth of his sack, was all of his money!
He reported to his brothers, "My money has been returned! It's right here in my sack!" Trembling with mounting consternation, each of them asked one another, "What is God doing to us?"
Later on, as they went about unloading their sacks, each man's bundle of money was found in each man's sack. When they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were greatly distressed.
Also take twice as much money with you so you can return the money that had been replaced in the mouth of your sacks. Maybe it was an accounting mistake on his part.
So the men took their gift and twice as much money, got up, took Benjamin with them, and set out for Egypt. Eventually they appeared before Joseph.
The men were terrified as they were being taken to Joseph's palace. "It's because of that money that was returned to our sacks the first time we were brought to him," they reasoned. "He's seeking an excuse to attack us, enslave us, and confiscate our donkeys!"
when we arrived at our overnight lodging place, we opened our sacks and discovered each man's money was still in the mouth of his sack. All of our money was there! We've brought it back with us in full.
We've also brought along some more money to buy supplies, but we don't know who put our money back into our sacks."
Later, Joseph commanded his palace manager, "Fill the men's sacks to full capacity with food and replace each man's money at the top of the sack.
Then place my cup the silver one in the top of the sack belonging to the youngest one, along with the money he brought to buy grain." So the manager did precisely what Joseph told him to do.
Look, we brought back to you from the land of Canaan the money that we found at the top of our sacks. How, then, could we have stolen silver or gold from your master's palace?
So Joseph kept on accumulating all the money that was to be found throughout Egypt and Canaan in exchange for the grain that was being purchased. He stored the money in Pharaoh's palace.
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!"
"You can surrender your livestock," Joseph replied. "I'll feed them in exchange, since your money is gone."
The following year, they came to him and reminded him, "We won't hide from you, your Excellency, that we've spent all of our money, and that our livestock all belong to you. There's nothing left to trade with you, your Excellency, except our bodies and our territories.
though any slave purchased with money may eat it after you have circumcised him.
the owner of the pit is to make restitution. He is to pay money to its owner, and the dead animal will become his.
"If a man's ox strikes his neighbor's ox and it dies, they are to sell the live ox and divide the money. They also are to divide the dead animal.
"When a man gives his neighbor money or goods for safekeeping and it's stolen from the neighbor's house, the thief, if found, is to repay double.
"If you loan money to my people, to the poor among you, don't be like a creditor to them and don't impose interest on them.
You are to take the atonement money from the Israelis and give it for the service of the Tent of Meeting, and it is to be a memorial for the Israelis in the LORD's presence to make atonement for yourselves."
If a priest acquires a slave as property with his own money, he may eat with him. Those who were born in his house may eat his food.
You are not to loan him money with interest or sell him your food at a profit.
Then give the money meant for ransom of their excess to Aaron and his sons."
So Moses took the ransom money to account for the difference in the total number of those redeemed by the descendants of Levi.
From the firstborn of the Israelis, Moses took money amounting to 1,365 shekels according to the shekel of the sanctuary.
Moses gave the ransom money to Aaron and his sons according to the LORD's instructions, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
In that case, convert it into cash, secure the money, and then bring it to the place where the LORD will choose.
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."
If you aren't pleased with her and you send her away, you must not sell her for money or mistreat her, since you will have dishonored her."
"Don't charge interest to your relatives, whether for money, food, or for anything that has been loaned at interest.
When Delilah realized that he had disclosed everything to her, she sent for the Philistine officials and told them, "Hurry up and come here at once, because he has told me everything." So the Philistine officials went to her and brought their money with them.
But Elisha responded, "Didn't my heart break as the man was turning from his chariot to greet you? Is now the time to receive money? To receive clothes? And olive groves, vineyards, sheep, oxen, servants, or female attendants?
So Jehoiada the priest grabbed a chest, bored an opening in its lid, and placed it next to the altar, on the right side as one enters the LORD's Temple. The priests who tended the entryway put all the money that was brought into the LORD's Temple into the chest.
As a result, whenever they noticed that there was a lot of money in the chest, the king's secretary and the high priest went forward, put the money in bags, counted the money that had been given over to the LORD's Temple,
But no provision was included for the LORD's Temple from the money that was brought into the LORD's Temple for silver basins, snuffers, bowls, trumpets, or any vessels made of gold or silver,
because that money had been allocated to the workmen who were repairing the LORD's Temple.
Furthermore, they required no accounting from the men into whose hand they had paid the money to do the work, because the workers acted in good faith.
The money from the guilt offerings and from the sin offerings was not brought into the LORD's Temple, because it was allocated to the priests.
Menahem exacted the money from all of Israel's powerful and wealthy men, 50 shekels from each, to pay the king of Aram. As a result, the king of Aram retreated and did not remain there in the land.
"Go to the high priest Hilkiah, so he can count the money that has been brought into the LORD's Temple by the doorkeepers who have been gathering it from the people.
But you won't need to force them to be accountable for money already paid to them, since they're faithful."
Shaphan the scribe reported to King Josiah, brought up the matter to him, and told him, "Your servants have distributed the money that was found in the Temple by giving it to the workmen who supervise the LORD's Temple."
Both the king and Jehoiada paid the money to those who were working to maintain the service of the LORD's Temple, and they, in turn, hired masons and carpenters to restore the LORD's Temple. Iron and bronze workers also were brought in to repair the Lord's Temple.
When they had completed the work, they brought what was left of the money to the king and to Jehoiada, and it was used to cast utensils for the LORD's Temple that were to be utilized for daily service and for burnt offerings, for incense vessels, and for both gold and silver vessels. Burnt offerings were offered on a regular basis in the LORD's Temple throughout Jehoiada's lifetime.
They approached Hilkiah the high priest and delivered to him the money that had been brought into God's Temple that the descendants of Levi and gatekeepers had collected from Manasseh, Ephraim, the surviving Israelis, Judah, Benjamin, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
While they were bringing out the money that had come in as gifts to the LORD's Temple, Hilkiah the priest discovered the Book of the Law of the LORD that had been handed down by Moses.
They've removed the money that was found in the LORD's Temple and have passed it on to the supervisors and the workmen."
Accordingly, you are to exercise due diligence to utilize this money to purchase bulls, rams, lambs, grain offerings, and drink offerings, and to offer them upon the altar of the Temple of your God, which is in Jerusalem.
Still others were saying "We've borrowed money against our fields and vineyards to pay the king's taxes.
I'm also lending money and grain, as are my fellow-Jews and my servants, but let's not charge interest.
Mordecai told him everything that had happened and the exact amount of money that Haman had said he would pay into the king's treasury in order to destroy the Jewish people.
who does not loan his money with interest, and who does not take a bribe against those who are innocent. The one who does these things will stand firm forever. A special Davidic Psalm.
Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money and knowledge instead of the finest gold,
What is this? A fool has enough money to buy wisdom, but is senseless?
Whoever loves money will never have enough money. Whoever loves luxury will not be content with abundance. This also is pointless.
Indeed, wisdom gives protection, just like money does, but it's better to know that wisdom gives life, to those who have mastered it.
Festivals are for laughter, wine makes life pleasant, and money speaks to everything.
You haven't bought me sweet cane with money, nor have you satisfied me with the fat of your sacrifices. You have only burdened me with your sins and made me tired with your iniquities.
For this is what the LORD says: "You were sold for nothing, and you'll be redeemed without money."
"Come, everyone who is thirsty, come to the waters! Also, you that have no money, come, buy, and eat! Come! Buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.
Lord, you have told me, "Buy the field for yourself with money and call in witnesses," even though the city is being given over to the Chaldeans.'"
People will buy fields for money, sign deeds, seal them, and call witnesses in the land of Benjamin, in the areas around Jerusalem, in the towns of Judah, the towns of the hill country, the towns of the Shephelah, and the towns of the Negev, for I'll restore their fortunes,' declares the LORD."
This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Israel and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they sold the righteous for money, and the poor for sandals,
Her leaders judge for the money, her priests teach only when they're paid, and her prophets prophesy for cash. Even so, don't they all rely on the LORD as they ask, "The LORD is among us, is he not? Nothing bad can possibly happen to us!'
Then the LORD told me, "Throw the money into the treasury that magnificent value they placed on me!"
Jesus told him, "If you want to be perfect, go and sell what you own and give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."
I am allowed to do what I want with my own money, am I not? Or are you envious because I'm generous?'
"Similarly, it is like a man going on a trip, who called his servants and turned his money over to them.
But the one who received one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground, and buried his master's money.
Then you should've invested my money with the bankers. When I returned, I would've received my money back with interest.'
Surely this perfume could've been sold for a high price and the money given to the destitute."
The high priests picked up the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the Temple treasury, because it is blood money."
So they decided to use the money to buy the Potter's Field as a burial ground for foreigners.
So they met with the elders and agreed on a plan to give the soldiers a large amount of money.
So the soldiers took the money, did as they were instructed, and this story has been spread among the Jews to this day.
Although she had endured a great deal under the care of many doctors and had spent all of her money, she had not been helped at all, but rather grew worse.
Jesus looked at him and loved him. Then he told him, "You're missing one thing. Go and sell everything you own, give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."
As Jesus sat facing the offering box, he watched how the crowd was dropping their money into it. Many rich people were dropping in large amounts.
This perfume could have been sold for more than 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute." So they got extremely angry with her.
After they had listened to him, they were delighted and promised to give him money. So he began to look for a good opportunity to betray him.
He told them, "Stop collecting more money than the amount you are told to collect."
Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."
He told them, "Don't take anything along on your trip no walking stick, traveling bag, bread, money, or even an extra shirt.
"Sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor. Make yourselves wallets that don't wear out a dependable treasure in heaven, where no thief can get close and no moth can destroy anything.
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?
But this son of yours spent your money on prostitutes, and when he came back, you killed the fattened calf for him!'
Now the Pharisees, who love money, had been listening to all this and began to ridicule Jesus.
When Jesus heard this, he told him, "You still need to do one thing. Sell everything you have and give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."
He called ten of his servants and gave them ten coins. He told them, "Invest this money until I come back.'
"After he was appointed king, the prince came back. He ordered the servants to whom he had given the money to be called so he could find out what they had earned by investing.
Then why didn't you put my money in the bank? When I returned, I could have collected it with interest.'
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