The word “money” is found 147 times in the Old and New Testament. The image below reveals the locations of each occurrence. This cool graph starts with Genesis in the top left and ends with Revelation in the bottom right.
Here are the 60 most powerful Bible scriptures on finances.
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.
1 Chronicles 29:14
But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.
1 Corinthians 16:2
On the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, as he may prosper, so that there will be no collecting when I come.
1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
1 Timothy 5:8
But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.
1 Timothy 6:17
As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.
2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you.
You shall remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your fathers, as it is this day.
For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.
For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”
“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”
“For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?”
“If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?”
“Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test,” says the Lord of hosts, “if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need.”
“But the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.”
“For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?”
Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
His master said to him, “Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.”
“Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.”
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?”
“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
The blessing of the Lord makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.
A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight.
Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous.
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.
A rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his imagination.
Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man’s dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.
The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.
A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.
Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist.
When your eyes light on it, it is gone, for suddenly it sprouts wings, flying like an eagle toward heaven.
Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds.
A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.
A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.
Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.
Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce.
A Psalm of David. The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein.
The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives.
Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.
Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.