50 Powerful Bible Verses about Money

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Money is an important aspect of our lives, and the Bible offers profound insights and wisdom on how to handle it. In this blog post, we have compiled 50 of the most impactful Bible verses about money. These verses cover topics such as stewardship, contentment, generosity, and the dangers of greed. I pray that these verses inspire and guide you as you seek God’s wisdom in your financial decisions.

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Money Bible Verses

Matthew 6:24 – “No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”

Proverbs 22:7 – “Just as the rich rule the poor, so the borrower is servant to the lender.”

Proverbs 13:11 – “Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.”

Proverbs 11:28 – “Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring.”

Proverbs 3:9-10 – “Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.”

Luke 16:13 – “No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and be enslaved to money.”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 – “Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness!”

1 Timothy 6:10 – “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.”

Proverbs 28:20 – “The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble.”

Matthew 6:19-21 – “Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.”

Proverbs 19:17 – “If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord – and he will repay you!”

Proverbs 28:22 – “Greedy people try to get rich quick but don’t realize they’re headed for poverty.”

Luke 12:15 – “Then he said, ‘Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.'”

Proverbs 21:20 – “The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.”

Proverbs 14:23 – “Work brings profit, but mere talk leads to poverty!”

Proverbs 22:1 – “Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.”

Luke 12:33-34 – “Sell your possessions and give to those in need. This will store up treasure for you in heaven! And the purses of heaven never get old or develop holes. Your treasure will be safe; no thief can steal it and no moth can destroy it. Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be.”

Proverbs 11:25 – “The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.”

Luke 14:28 – “But don’t begin until you count the cost. For who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it?”

Proverbs 23:4-5 – “Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit. In the blink of an eye wealth disappears, for it will sprout wings and fly away like an eagle.”

Mark 8:36 – “And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul?”

Proverbs 10:4 – “Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.”

Matthew 19:21 – “Jesus told him, ‘If you want to be perfect, go and sell all your possessions and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.'”

1 Timothy 6:17-19 – “Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment. Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and generous to those in need, always being ready to share with others. By doing this, they will be storing up their treasure as a good foundation for the future so that they may experience true life.”

Proverbs 16:16 – “How much better to get wisdom than gold, and good judgment than silver!”

Proverbs 30:8-9 – “First, help me never to tell a lie. Second, give me neither poverty nor riches! Give me just enough to satisfy my needs. For if I grow rich, I may deny you and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’ And if I am too poor, I may steal and thus insult God’s holy name.”

Matthew 25:21 – “The master was full of praise. ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let’s celebrate together!'”

Proverbs 28:25 – “Greed causes fighting; trusting the Lord leads to prosperity.”

Proverbs 6:6-8 – “Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise! Though they have no prince or governor or ruler to make them work, they labor hard all summer, gathering food for the winter.”

Deuteronomy 8:18 – “Remember the Lord your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful, in order to fulfill the covenant he confirmed to your ancestors with an oath.”

Hebrews 13:5 – “Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, ‘I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.'”

Luke 12:42-44 – “And the Lord replied, ‘A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward. I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge of all he owns.'”

Matthew 25:14-30 – “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone. He gave five bags of silver to one, two bags of silver to another, and one bag of silver to the last—dividing it in proportion to their abilities. He then left on his trip. The servant who received the five bags of silver began to invest the money and earned five more. The servant with two bags of silver also went to work and earned two more. But the servant who received the one bag of silver dug a hole in the ground and hid the master’s money. After a long time their master returned from his trip and called them to give an account of how they had used his money. The servant to whom he had entrusted the five bags of silver came forward with five more and said, ‘Master, you gave me five bags of silver to invest, and I have earned five more.’ The master was full of praise. ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let’s celebrate together!’ The servant who had received the two bags of silver came forward and said, ‘Master, you gave me two bags of silver to invest, and I have earned two more.’ The master said, ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let’s celebrate together!’ Then the servant with the one bag of silver came and said, ‘Master, I knew you were a harsh man, harvesting crops you didn’t plant and gathering crops you didn’t cultivate. I was afraid I would lose your money, so I hid it in the earth. Look, here is your money back.’ But the master replied, ‘You wicked and lazy servant! If you knew I harvested crops I didn’t plant and gathered crops I didn’t cultivate, why didn’t you deposit my money in the bank? At least I could have gotten some interest on it.’ Then he ordered, ‘Take the money from this servant, and give it to the one with the ten bags of silver. To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away.'”

Proverbs 28:27 – “Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to poverty will be cursed.”

Matthew 6:33 – “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.”

Proverbs 10:22 – “The blessing of the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.”

Philippians 4:19 – “And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.”

Malachi 3:10 – “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. If you do,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, “I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so great you won’t have enough room to take it in! Try it! Put me to the test!”

Matthew 13:22 – “The seed that fell among the thorns represents those who hear God’s word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life and the lure of wealth, so no fruit is produced.”

Proverbs 22:9 – “Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor.”

1 Chronicles 29:12 – “Wealth and honor come from you alone, for you rule over everything. Power and might are in your hand, and at your discretion people are made great and given strength.”

Ecclesiastes 5:19 – “And it is a good thing to receive wealth from God and the good health to enjoy it. To enjoy your work and accept your lot in life—this is indeed a gift from God.”

Proverbs 11:4 – “Riches won’t help on the day of judgment, but right living can save you from death.”

1 Corinthians 10:24 – “Don’t be concerned for your own good but for the good of others.”

Proverbs 14:21 – “Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.”

Proverbs 28:19 – “Those who work their land will have abundant food, but the one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.”

Ecclesiastes 7:12 – “Wisdom and money can get you almost anything, but only wisdom can save your life.”

Luke 6:38 – “Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.”

James 1:17 – “Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.”

Short Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, we come before you with grateful hearts for the wisdom and guidance you provide through your Word. Thank you for teaching us the importance of stewardship, contentment, and generosity. Help us to trust in you with our finances and seek your will in all our financial decisions. May we use the resources you have entrusted to us to bless others and advance your Kingdom. Grant us wisdom and discernment in managing money, that we may honor you in all we do. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.


The Bible offers valuable insights and principles to guide us in our relationship with money. As we study these verses and apply them to our lives, we can experience financial freedom, contentment, and the joy of generosity. Let’s remember that our ultimate treasure is in heaven, and that true wealth comes from knowing and serving God. May these verses inspire and challenge you to seek God’s wisdom in your financial journey and to trust in His provision.

God bless!

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