The Bible is an all-time resource that offers guidance in all aspects of our lives, business and wealth included. It extols, work, and not just work, but hard work. In Genesis, we are told that God worked for six days and rested on the seventh.

As we engage in our business endeavors, the Bible emphasizes virtues such as; honesty,  trustworthiness, wisdom, generosity, contentment, diligence, hard work, excellence, debt and financial responsibility, investment and risk, and respect for contracts and agreements.

Bible verse about business.
Bible verse from the book of Proverbs 21:5.

Therefore, as we conduct our businesses, let us turn to the Bible for guidance, ensuring that we stay true to God’s teachings, especially in these times when there are many temptations.

Keeping that in mind, consider these 50 Bible verses to guide you in your business journey.

Bible Verses About Business

Proverbs 3:9-10 

“Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.”

Proverbs 10:4 

“Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.”

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Proverbs 3:13-14

“Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.”

Proverbs 11:1

“The Lord detests dishonest scales, but accurate weights find favor with him.”

Proverbs 11:3 

“The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.”

Proverbs 11:24-25 

“One person gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

Proverbs 12:11 

“Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.”

Proverbs 12:24 

“Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in forced labor.

Proverbs 13:11

“Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.” 

Proverbs 13:22

“A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.”

Bible verses about business.
Bible verse from the book of Proverbs 21:6.

Proverbs 14:23 

“All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” 

Proverbs 14:31 

“Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.”

Proverbs 16:8

“Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.”

Proverbs 16:11 

“Honest scales and balances belong to the Lord; all the weights in the bag are of his making.”

Proverbs 19:17 

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.”

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Proverbs 20:23 

“The Lord detests differing weights, and dishonest scales do not please him.”

Proverbs 21:5 

“The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.”

Proverbs 21:6 

“A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.”

Proverbs 22:1 

“A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold

Proverbs 22:7 

“The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.”

Proverbs 22:29 

“Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.”

Proverbs 25:13 

“Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him; he refreshes the spirit of his master.”

Proverbs 25:19

“Like a broken tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in a time of trouble.”

Bible verse about business.
Bible verse from the book of Proverbs 22:7.

Proverbs 27:23 

“Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and attend to your herds.”

Proverbs 28:19 

“Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.”

Colossians 3:17 

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”

Colossians 3:23-24 

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 

“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.” 

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2 Thessalonians 3:10 

“For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: ‘The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.’”

Luke 12:15 

“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 12:48 

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.”

Luke 16:10 

“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.” 

Matthew 25:21 

“His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!'”

Leviticus 19:36

“Use honest scales and honest weights, an honest ephah and an honest hin. I am the Lord your God.”

Bible verse about business.
Bible verse from the book of Proverbs 16:8.

1 Corinthians 4:2

“Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful.”

Deuteronomy 8:18 

“But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.”

Deuteronomy 15:10

“Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.”

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Deuteronomy 25:14-16

“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.”

Deuteronomy 28:12 

“The Lord will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 

“Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless.”

Ecclesiastes 11:1 

“Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again.”

Ecclesiastes 11:4 

“Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.”

Ecclesiastes 11:6 

“Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let your hands not be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well.”

Bible verse about business.
Bible verse from the book of Proverbs 20:23.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5  

“When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow. It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it.”

Romans 13:8 

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.”

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Psalms 90:17

“May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands.”

Psalm 112:5

“Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with   justice.”

Psalm 128:2 

“You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.”

1 Timothy 5:8

“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”

1 Timothy 6:10 

“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.”