Verses About Money

Proverbs 23:4-5

Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint. Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle.

Psalm 37:16

Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked;

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him?

Ecclesiastes 4:6

Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.

Psalm 12:5

“Because of the oppression of the weak and the groaning of the needy, I will now arise,” says the LORD. ”I will protect them from those who malign them.”

Proverbs 17:5

He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.

Ecclesiastes 5:12-14

The sleep of a laborer is sweet, whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of a rich man permits him no sleep. I have seen a grievous evil under the sun: wealth hoarded to the harm of its owner, or wealth lost through some misfortune, so that when he has a son there is nothing left for him.

Deuteronomy 8:18

But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your forefathers, as it is today.

Psalm 9:18

But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish.

Job 5:15-16

He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful. So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.

Proverbs 11:28

Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.

Proberbs 28:20

A faithful man will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.

Ezekiel 7:19

They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will be an unclean thing. Their silver and gold will not be able to save them in the day of the LORD’s wrath. They will not satisfy their hunger or fill their stomachs with it, for it has made them stumble into sin.

Proverbs 13:7

One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.

Ecclesiastes 5:10

Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and he who gives gifts to the rich—both come to poverty.

Proverbs 28:22

A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him.

Proverbs 22:2

Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.

Job 36:15

But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering; he speaks to them in their affliction.

Proverbs 15:16

Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.

Proverbs 28:6

Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a rich man whose ways are perverse.

Psalm 41:1

Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the LORD delivers him in times of trouble.