What has the bible got to do with running a business? What is God’s stance with respect to doing business and making money? How does my spiritual life affect my business? Does wealth actually come from God? Does God give money? Well, i believe this article will help answer your questions. As an entrepreneur, i have found the bible very helpful in certain situations.

Now i study the bible regularly to strengthen my faith and seek spiritual guidance from God. Though i am not a religious fanatic, i acknowledge the sovereignty and supremacy of Jesus Christ; the author and finisher of our faith. In the course of studying the bible, i always come across some quotes that added value to my life and business. These are famous bible quotes with respect to business, wealth and money.

It is quite thrilling to know that the Holy Bible has many things to say about business, money and wealth. So without wasting much of your time; below are God’s stand point with respect to business, money and wealth. For easier understanding, I will present them in form of quotes. Here are the famous biblical quotes about business, money and wealth which I extracted while studying the bible.

40 Bible Quotes and Strategies for Business, Money and Wealth

 “Go to the ants, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise. It has no guide, overseer or ruler, yet it provides its meat in the summer and gathers its food in the harvest.” – Proverbs 6: 6-8

2.  “The rich man’s wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.” – Proverbs 10: 15

But thou should remember the Lord your God; for it is he that gives the power to make wealth.” – Deuteronomy 8: 18

4.  “The blessings of the Lord make you rich and he adds no sorrow with it.”

5.  “A gracious woman retains honor; and strong men retain riches.” Proverbs 11: 16

6. “In all labor, there is profit, but talk of the lips tends only to penury.” – Proverbs 14: 23

“For I know the thoughts I have towards you, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” – Jeremiah 29: 11

8.  “Yet a little sleep, a little slumber and a little folding of hands to sleep; so shall your poverty come.” – Proverbs 6: 10-11

“He that trusts in his riches shall fall.” – Proverbs 11: 28

“I wish you above all things that thou prosper and be in good health, even as your soul prospers.” – 3rd John Vs 2

11.  “Wealth gotten by vanity shall diminish; but he that gathers by labor shall increase.” – Proverbs 13: 11

12.  “A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children.” – Proverbs 13: 22

“For every beast of the forest are mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills. I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine” says the Lord of Host. – Psalm 50: 10-11

14.  “Where there are no oxen, the crib is clean but much increase is by the strength of the ox. – Proverbs 14: 4

“Ask and it shall be given unto you. If your son asks you for bread, will you give him stone? If he asks for fish, will you give him serpent? If you, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more your father which is in heaven.” – Matthew 7: 7-12

16.  “The poor is hated even by his neighbors; but the rich has many friends.” – Proverbs 14: 20

“Come let us reason together” says the LORD. ‘If you be willing and obedient, you shall eat the fruit of the land.” – Isaiah 1: 18-19

18.  “The crown of the wise is their riches but the foolishness of fools is folly.” – Proverbs 14: 24

“Acquaint now thyself with him and be at peace: thereby good shall come to thee. Then you shall lay up gold as dust; and the gold of O’phir, as the stones of the brooks. The LORD Gold Almighty shall be thy defense and thou shall have plenty of silver.” – Job 22: 21-25

20.  “Before honor is humility.” – Proverbs 15: 33

“The foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.” – 1st Corinthians 1: 25

22.  “He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man and he that loves wine shall not be rich.” – Proverbs 21: 17

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct all thy paths.” – Proverbs 3: 5-6

“It is better to trust in God than to put confidence in man.” – Psalm 118: 8

25.  “And it shall come to pass afterward; I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams and your young men shall see visions ” Joel 2: 28

“Riches are with me, durable riches. My fruits is better than gold, and my revenue is better than choice silver.” – Proverbs 8: 18-19

“The silver is mine, the gold is mine” says the LORD of host.” – Haggai 2: 8

28.  “The poor and the rich meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all.” – Proverbs 22: 2

“Give and it shall be given unto you. Good measures, press down, shaking together and running over, shall men give unto your bosom.”

“He that gives to the poor shall not lack.” – Proverbs 28: 27

“By strength alone, shall no man prevail.”

32.  “To everything, there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven. A time to plant and a time to harvest that; which is planted. A time to break down and a time to build up” – Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

“He that observes the wind shall not sow and he that regards the clouds shall not reap.

“The race is neither to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither is bread to the wise, nor riches to men of understanding, nor favor to men of skill but time and chance happens to them all.” – Ecclesiastes 9: 11

35.  “See thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before vain men.” – Proverbs 22: 29

“For whatsoever thy hands find to do, do it with all thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom in the grave.” – Ecclesiastes 9: 10

37.  “In the morning, sow your seed and in the evening, with hold not you hand; for you know not which one will prosper.

38.  “For Wisdom is a defence and money is a defence.” – Ecclesiastes 7: 12

39. “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” – Psalm 23: 1

40.  “I am the Lord your God, creator of heaven and earth. Is there anything too hard for me to do?