55 Bible Verses about Quick Money

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 298 helpful votes

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

Proverbs 20:21 ESV / 189 helpful votes

An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning will not be blessed in the end.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 173 helpful votes

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.”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 139 helpful votes

He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.

Proverbs 28:22 ESV / 139 helpful votes

A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

1 Timothy 6:9-10 ESV / 137 helpful votes

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 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.

Luke 12:15 ESV / 136 helpful votes

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.”

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 135 helpful votes

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.

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 127 helpful votes

A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 124 helpful votes

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

James 5:1-6 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. ...

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Whoever oppresses the poor to increase his own wealth, or gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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.

Proverbs 15:27 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 43 helpful votes

“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.

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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. They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.

Jeremiah 17:11 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Like the partridge that gathers a brood that she did not hatch, so is he who gets riches but not by justice; in the midst of his days they will leave him, and at his end he will be a fool.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:10 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There is a grievous evil that I have seen under the sun: riches were kept by their owner to his hurt, and those riches were lost in a bad venture. And he is father of a son, but he has nothing in his hand.

Ecclesiastes 5:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There is a grievous evil that I have seen under the sun: riches were kept by their owner to his hurt,

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight.

1 Corinthians 15:52 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed.

Proverbs 16:1-33 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. ...

Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Luke 16:10-13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own? No servant 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.”

James 5:1-3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days.

James 4:13-14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.

Jeremiah 5:30-31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes?

Proverbs 28:21-22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

To show partiality is not good, but for a piece of bread a man will do wrong. A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Proverbs 30:7-9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Two things I ask of you; deny them not to me before I die: Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me, lest I be full and deny you and say, “Who is the Lord?” or lest I be poor and steal and profane the name of my God.

Luke 12:40 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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.

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at work, but busybodies. Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

Luke 16:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 28:20-22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished. To show partiality is not good, but for a piece of bread a man will do wrong. A stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.

Proverbs 21:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.

Proverbs 20:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel.

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.

Proverbs 10:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The blessing of the Lord makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Job 27:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Though he heap up silver like dust, and pile up clothing like clay, he may pile it up, but the righteous will wear it, and the innocent will divide the silver.

Leviticus 25:44-46 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As for your male and female slaves whom you may have: you may buy male and female slaves from among the nations that are around you. You may also buy from among the strangers who sojourn with you and their clans that are with you, who have been born in your land, and they may be your property. You may bequeath them to your sons after you to inherit as a possession forever. You may make slaves of them, but over your brothers the people of Israel you shall not rule, one over another ruthlessly.

Luke 21:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You will be delivered up even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and some of you they will put to death.

Mark 13:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“But be on your guard. For they will deliver you over to councils, and you will be beaten in synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them.

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