Proverbs on Money, Economy & Work
105 passages
Unjust Gain-Bribes
Pr 1:19
Such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.
Pr 10:2
Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.
Pr 10:11
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
Pr 11:1
A false balance is an abomination to the Lord , but a just weight is his delight.
Pr 11:18
The wicked earns deceptive wages, but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.
Pr 15:6
In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.
Pr 15:27
Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.
Pr 16:8
Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.
Pr 17:8
A bribe is like a magic stone in the eyes of the one who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers.
Pr 17:23
The wicked accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the ways of justice.
Pr 20:17
Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel.
Pr 21:16
One who wanders from the way of good sense will rest in the assembly of the dead.
Pr 28:8
Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.
Pr 28:20
A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.
Pr 28:24–25
24 Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, “That is no transgression,” is a companion to a man who destroys. 25 A greedy man stirs up strife, but the one who trusts in the Lord will be enriched.
Wisdom's Worth is more than Riches
Pr 2:4
if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures,
Pr 3:14
for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold.
Pr 16:16
How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
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