Scriptures on Money (Part II)

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In part two of a three part series we identify additional scripture verses on money.

James 4:14

“For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.”

Proverbs 13:22

“A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.”

Deuteronomy 25:4

“You shall not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain.”

Proverbs 10:22

“The blessing of the Lord makes one rich, and He adds no sorrow with it.”

Proverbs 14:29

“He who is impulsive exalts folly.”

Proverbs 1:5

“A wise man will hear and increase learning, and a man of understanding will attain wise counsel.”

Nehemiah 5:3

“There were also some who said, ‘We have mortgaged our lands and vineyards and houses, that we might buy grain because of the famine.'”

Ecclesiastes 6:7

“All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the soul is not satisfied.”

Proverbs 22:7

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

Proverbs 22:26–27

“Do not be one of those who shakes hands in a pledge, one of those who is surety for debts; if you have nothing with which to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?”

Psalm 109:11

“Let the creditor seize all that he has, and let strangers plunder his labor.”

Proverbs 17:18

“It’s stupid to guarantee someone else’s loan.”

Proverbs 11:15

“He who is surety for a stranger will suffer, but one who hates being surety is secure.”

Proverbs 6:1–5

“My son, if you become surety for your friend, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, you are snared by the words of your mouth; you are taken by the words of your mouth. So do this, my son, and deliver yourself; for you have come into the hand of your friend: Go and humble yourself; plead with your friend. Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids. Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and like a bird for the hand of the fowler.”

Ecclesiastes 5:5

“Better not to vow than to vow and not pay.”

Colossians 3:23

“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.”

Proverbs 23:4–5

“Do not overwork to be rich; because of your own understanding, cease! Will you set your eyes on that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away like an eagle toward heaven.” Proverbs 3:27–28

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so. Do not say to your neighbor, ‘Go, and come back, and tomorrow I will give it.’ When you have it with you.”

Proverbs 22:1

“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, loving favor rather than silver and gold.”