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Bible Verses About Treasure and Money

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Do not ever want to be rich! Because when your focus is richness/money, it becomes your goal, and you ultimately fell in love with money. 1 Timothy 6 : 9 – 10 NIV mentioned : “9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.”

Rich is not the goal, but result.

What bible says about more treasure, money, greed, riches and wealth? Find out below…

Old Testaments

bible verses about money10 Do not trust in extortion or put vain hope in stolen goods; though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them.
~ Psalm 62 : 10 NIV

2 Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
~ Proverbs 10 : 2 NIV

4 Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
Proverbs 11 : 4 NIV

24 One person gives freely, yet gains even more;  another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.
~ Proverbs 11 : 24 NIV

28 Those who trust in their riches will fall, but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.
~ Proverbs 11 : 28 NIV

11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.
~ Proverbs 13 : 11 NIV

16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD
than great wealth with turmoil.
~ Proverbs 15 : 16 NIV

27 The greedy bring ruin to their households,
but the one who hates bribes will live.
~ Proverbs 15 : 27 NIV

6 A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.
~ Proverbs 21 : 6 NIV

1 A good name is more desirable than great riches;
to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
~ Proverbs 22 : 1 NIV

4 Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.
5 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.
~ Proverbs 23 : 4 – 5 NIV

11 As goods increase, so do those who consume them.
And what benefit are they to the owners except to feast their eyes on them?
12 The sleep of a laborer is sweet, whether they eat little or much,
but as for the rich, their abundance permits them no sleep.
~ Ecclesiastes 5: 11 – 12 NIV

New Testaments

Treasures in Heaven
19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.
~ Matthew 6 : 19 – 20 NIV

23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”
~ Matthew 19 : 23 – 24 NIV

24 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
~ Matthew 6 : 24 NIV

15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”
~ Luke 12 : 15 NIV

20 “But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life will be demanded from you. Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself?’
21 “This is how it will be with whoever stores up things for themselves but is not rich toward God.”
~ Luke 12 : 20 – 21 NIV

34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
~ Luke 12 : 34 NIV

9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
~ 1 Timothy 6 : 9 – 10 NIV

17 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.
~ 1 Timothy 6 : 17 NIV

5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said,
“Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.
~ Hebrews 13 : 5 NIV

Warning to Rich Oppressors
1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days.
~ James 5 : 1 – 3 NIV

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