100 Bible Verses about Saving Money

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 444 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:11 ESV / 232 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:4-5 ESV / 195 helpful votes

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 184 helpful votes

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 159 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 148 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.”

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 131 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.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 122 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.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 122 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?

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 108 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Matthew 25:14-30 ESV / 99 helpful votes

“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. So also he who had the two talents made two talents more. But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master's money. ...

Acts 20:35 ESV / 92 helpful votes

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.’”

2 Corinthians 9:6 ESV / 89 helpful votes

The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Ephesians 4:28 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Proverbs 13:7 ESV / 80 helpful votes

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

1 John 2:15-17 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.

Proverbs 21:5 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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

Luke 16:11 ESV / 71 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 8:9 ESV / 60 helpful votes

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.

Malachi 3:10 ESV / 55 helpful votes

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.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 53 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.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 51 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Give a portion to seven, or even to eight, for you know not what disaster may happen on earth.

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 50 helpful votes

The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives;

1 Timothy 6:17-19 ESV / 46 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.

Luke 6:38 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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.”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Genesis 41:34-36 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Let Pharaoh proceed to appoint overseers over the land and take one-fifth of the produce of the land of Egypt during the seven plentiful years. And let them gather all the food of these good years that are coming and store up grain under the authority of Pharaoh for food in the cities, and let them keep it. That food shall be a reserve for the land against the seven years of famine that are to occur in the land of Egypt, so that the land may not perish through the famine.”

Matthew 6:19-20 ESV / 45 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.

Luke 14:28-30 ESV / 44 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.’

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 42 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.

Luke 12:15 ESV / 42 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 19:17 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 27:12 ESV / 40 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:23 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds,

Proverbs 15:22 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.

Proverbs 13:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Every prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly.

Deuteronomy 8:18 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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.

Exodus 22:25 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“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.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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.

Mark 12:41-44 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. And a poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which make a penny. And he called his disciples to him and said to them, “Truly, I say to you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the offering box. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.”

Proverbs 30:24-25 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise: the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Proverbs 22:16 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:7 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 6:6 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.

1 Timothy 6:6 ESV / 33 helpful votes

But godliness with contentment is great gain,

Matthew 19:21 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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.”

Genesis 41:47-49 ESV / 33 helpful votes

During the seven plentiful years the earth produced abundantly, and he gathered up all the food of these seven years, which occurred in the land of Egypt, and put the food in the cities. He put in every city the food from the fields around it. And Joseph stored up grain in great abundance, like the sand of the sea, until he ceased to measure it, for it could not be measured.

Proverbs 24:27 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Prepare your work outside; get everything ready for yourself in the field, and after that build your house.

Mark 8:36 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?

Matthew 6:19-21 ESV / 31 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.

Matthew 5:42 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

Proverbs 22:9 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.

Proverbs 19:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Desire without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.

Proverbs 16:9 ESV / 31 helpful votes

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

1 Corinthians 16:2 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 29 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 12:16-21 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And he told them a parable, saying, “The land of a rich man produced plentifully, and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?’ And he said, ‘I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.”’ But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’ ...

Proverbs 12:11 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Deuteronomy 16:17 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Proverbs 12:15 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“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?

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce;

Leviticus 19:13 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired worker shall not remain with you all night until the morning.

John 3:16 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 12:20-21 ESV / 25 helpful votes

But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’ So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV / 24 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 18:11 ESV / 24 helpful votes

A rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his imagination.

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 23:19 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Proverbs 22:26-27 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts. If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?

Proverbs 21:26 ESV / 23 helpful votes

All day long he craves and craves, but the righteous gives and does not hold back.

Proverbs 17:16 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Why should a fool have money in his hand to buy wisdom when he has no sense?

Luke 6:35 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

Matthew 21:12-13 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And Jesus entered the temple and drove out all who sold and bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons. He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you make it a den of robbers.”

Proverbs 16:8 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.

Matthew 25:23 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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.’

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:16-17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked. For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 18 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Mark 4:19 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 25:1-13 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept. ...

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Psalm 62:10 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Put no trust in extortion; set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Philippians 4:11-12 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 14:29 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

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