Inspirational Quotations

Proverbs 16:11

There are many inspirational quotations and famous sayings about money and the Bible has much to say about dealing honestly and with integrity in all of our financial dealings.

Exodus 18:21
But select capable men from all the people--men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain--and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. (NIV)

Exodus 20:15
"You shall not steal. (NIV)

Exodus 23:7
Have nothing to do with a false charge and do not put an innocent or honest person to death, for I will not acquit the guilty. (NIV)

Leviticus 19:35-36
Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity. Use honest scales and honest weights, an honest ephah and an honest hin. I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt. (NIV)

Numbers 30:1-2
Moses said to the heads of the tribes of Israel: "This is what the LORD commands: When a man makes a vow to the LORD or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said. (NIV)

Deuteronomy 25:13-16
Do not have two differing weights in your bag--one heavy, one light. Do not have two differing measures in your house--one large, one small. You must have accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you. For the LORD your God detests anyone who does these things, anyone who deals dishonestly. (NIV)

1 Chronicles 29:17
I know, my God, that you test the heart and are pleased with integrity. All these things have I given willingly and with honest intent. And now I have seen with joy how willingly your people who are here have given to you. (NIV)

Psalm 37:16-17
Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked;for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. (NIV)

Psalm 37:21
The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; (NIV)

Psalm 62:10
Do not trust in extortion or take pride in stolen goods; though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them. (NIV)

Psalm 112:5
Good will come to him who is generous and lends freely, who conducts his affairs with justice. (NIV)

Psalm 119:127-128
Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path. (NIV)

Proverbs 11:1
The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight. (NIV)

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

Proverbs 11:18
The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. (NIV)

Proverbs 12:17
A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies. (NIV)

Proverbs 13:11
Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. (NIV)

Proverbs 16:11
Honest scales and balances are from the LORD; all the weights in the bag are of his making. (NIV)

Proverbs 16:13
Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth. (NIV)

Proverbs 20:15
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel. (NIV)

Proverbs 20:17
Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man, but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel. (NIV)

Proverbs 20:23
The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales do not please him. (NIV)

Proverbs 24:26
An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips. (NIV)

Proverbs 24:28
Do not testify against your neighbor without cause, or use your lips to deceive. (NIV)

Proverbs 29:27
The righteous detest the dishonest; the wicked detest the upright. (NIV)

Jeremiah 17:11
Like a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay is the man who gains riches by unjust means. When his life is half gone, they will desert him, and in the end he will prove to be a fool. (NIV)

Luke 16:10-11
Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches? (NIV)

Luke 19:8-9
But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount."
Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. (NIV)

Romans 13:7
Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor. (NIV)

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