40 Bible Verses About Alcohol

40 Bible Verses About Alcohol

40 Bible Verses About Alcohol

Learn the difference between drinking alcohol and drunkenness, from a Bible perspective.

Friends often ask me “What does the Bible teach about alcohol? That’s a great question! There are some memorable moments about alcohol in the Bible. A positive memory is when Jesus performs His first miracle by turning water into wine. Or the famous Last Supper when Jesus speaks about the cup of communion.

But there are also stories of drunkenness in the Holy Bible. Because these verses can be confusing, I recommend reading these verses in context. This means you should read the surrounding verses and consider the original historical audience. Learn the difference between drinking alcohol and drunkenness, from a Bible perspective.

When coaching women at the Bible Cafe™ I encourage them to consider their family history of alcohol, their medical history, and their local church traditions. Some church denominations have zero alcohol traditions. And yet, others manufacture and sell it! As a teenager, I attended a high school retreat at the Christian Brothers Winery in Napa California.

Bible Verses About Wine and Alcohol

Then he drank of the wine and was drunk, and became uncovered in his tent. (Genesis 9:21 NKJV)

Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve the lineage of our father. (Genesis 19:32 NKJV)

Therefore may God give you Of the dew of heaven, Of the fatness of the earth, And plenty of grain and wine. (Genesis 27:28 NKJV)

Binding his donkey to the vine, And his donkey’s colt to the choice vine, He washed his garments in wine, And his clothes in the blood of grapes. (Genesis 49:11 NKJV)

Do not drink wine or intoxicating drink, you, nor your sons with you, when you go into the tabernacle of meeting, lest you die. It shall be a statute forever throughout your generations, that you may distinguish between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean… (Leviticus 10:9-10 NKJV)

“Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When either a man or woman consecrates an offering to take the vow of a Nazirite, to separate himself to the Lord, he shall separate himself from wine and similar drink; he shall drink neither vinegar made from wine nor vinegar made from similar drink; neither shall he drink any grape juice, nor eat fresh grapes or raisins. All the days of his separation he shall eat nothing that is produced by the grapevine, from seed to skin. (Numbers 6:2-4 NKJV)

And He will love you and bless you and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your land, your grain and your new wine and your oil, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flock, in the land of which He swore to your fathers to give you. (Deuteronomy 7:13 NKJV)

And you shall spend that money for whatever your heart desires: for oxen or sheep, for wine or similar drink, for whatever your heart desires; you shall eat there before the Lord your God, and you shall rejoice, you and your household. (Deuteronomy 14:26 NKJV)

And they shall say to the elders of his city, ‘This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton and a drunkard.’ (Deuteronomy 21:20 NKJV)

For their vine is of the vine of Sodom And of the fields of Gomorrah; Their grapes are grapes of gall, Their clusters are bitter. Their wine is the poison of serpents, And the cruel venom of cobras. (Deuteronomy 32:32-33 NKJV)

And the Angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “Indeed now, you are barren and have borne no children, but you shall conceive and bear a son. Now therefore, please be careful not to drink wine or similar drink, and not to eat anything unclean.” (Judges 13:3-4 NKJV)

Now Hannah spoke in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard. Therefore Eli thought she was drunk. So Eli said to her, “How long will you be drunk? Put your wine away from you!” But Hannah answered and said, “No, my lord, I am a woman of sorrowful spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor intoxicating drink, but have poured out my soul before the Lord.” (1 Samuel 1:13-15 NKJV)

And he fortified the strongholds, and put captains in them, and stores of food, oil, and wine. (2 Chronicles 11:11 NKJV)

Restore now to them, even this day, their lands, their vineyards, their olive groves, and their houses, also a hundredth of the money and the grain, the new wine and the oil, that you have charged them. (Nehemiah 5:11 NKJV)

Then all Judah brought the tithe of the grain and the new wine and the oil to the storehouse. (Nehemiah 13:12 NKJV)

And they served drinks in golden vessels, each vessel being different from the other, with royal wine in abundance, according to the generosity of the king. (Esther 1:7 NKJV)

You have shown Your people hard things; You have made us drink the wine of confusion. (Psalm 60:3 NKJV)

So your barns will be filled with plenty, And your vats will overflow with new wine. (Proverbs 3:10 NKJV)

Wine is a mocker, Strong drink is a brawler, And whoever is led astray by it is not wise. (Proverbs 20:1 NKJV)

Wine produces mockers; alcohol leads to brawls. Those led astray by drink cannot be wise. (Proverbs 20:1 NLT)

For the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags. (Proverbs 23:21 NKJV)

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes? Those who linger long at the wine, Those who go in search of mixed wine. (Proverbs 23:29-30 NKJV)

Give strong drink to him who is perishing, And wine to those who are bitter of heart. (Proverbs 31:6 NKJV)

Woe to those who rise early in the morning, That they may follow intoxicating drink; Who continue until night, till wine inflames them! (Isaiah 5:11 NKJV)

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord’s hand, That made all the earth drunk. The nations drank her wine; Therefore the nations are deranged. (Jeremiah 51:7 NKJV)

I ate no pleasant food, no meat or wine came into my mouth, nor did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled. (Daniel 10:3 NKJV)

(Jesus said) “Nor do they put new wine into old wineskins, or else the wineskins break, the wine is spilled, and the wineskins are ruined. But they put new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved.” (Matthew 9:17 NKJV)

They gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink. But when He had tasted it, He would not drink. (Matthew 27:34 NKJV)

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink. He will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb. (Luke 1:15 NKJV)

“But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly.” (Luke 21:34 NKJV)

And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!” (John 2:10 NKJV)

So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. (John 19:30 NKJV)

For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk are drunk at night. But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation. (1 Thessalonians 5:7-8 NKJV)

It is good neither to eat meat nor drink wine nor do anything by which your brother stumbles or is offended or is made weak. (Romans 14:21 NKJV)

Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit. (Ephesians 5:17-18 NKJV)

Deacons must be reverent, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy for money, holding the mystery of the faith with a pure conscience. (1 Timothy 3:8-9 NKJV)

Do not lay hands on anyone hastily, nor share in other people’s sins; keep yourself pure. No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for your stomach’s sake and your frequent infirmities. (1 Timothy 5:22-23 NKJV)

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. (1 Peter 5:8 NKJV)

The kings of the world have committed adultery with her, and the people who belong to this world have been made drunk by the wine of her immorality. (Revelation 17:2 NLT)

A mysterious name was written on her forehead: “Babylon the Great, Mother of All Prostitutes and Obscenities in the World.” I could see that she was drunk—drunk with the blood of God’s holy people who were witnesses for Jesus. I stared at her in complete amazement. (Revelation 17:5-6 NLT)

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11 Bible Verses About Pearls

Should we cast our pearls before swine?

Have you heard people talking about the pearls in Scripture? Let’s examine the Bible Verses about pearls. You’ve probably heard the phrase “cast your pearls before swine” and it’s from a Bible verse.

Bible Verses On Pearls

No mention of coral and crystal can be made; For the possession of wisdom is even above [that of] rubies or pearls. (Job 28:18 AMP)

There is gold, and an abundance of pearls, But the lips of knowledge are a vessel of preciousness [the most precious of all]. (Proverbs 20:15 AMP)

An excellent woman [one who is spiritual, capable, intelligent, and virtuous], who is he who can find her? Her value is more precious than jewels and her worth is far above rubies or pearls. (Proverbs 31:10 AMP)

Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces. (Matthew 7:6 NKJV)

Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. (Matthew 7:6 NIV)

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it. (Matthew 13:45-46 NIV)

I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. (1 Timothy 2:9-10 NIV)

The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and was glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls. She held a golden cup in her hand, filled with abominable things and the filth of her adulteries. (Revelation 17:4 NIV)

Woe! Woe to you, great city, dressed in fine linen, purple and scarlet, and glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls! (Revelation 18:16 NIV)

The twelve gates were twelve pearls, each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of gold, as pure as transparent glass. (Revelation 21:21 NIV)

The twelve gates were twelve pearls: each individual gate was of one pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass. (Revelation 21:21 NKJV)

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27 Worthy Bible Verses

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What does the Bible say about being worthy?

Worthy is an important theme from the Holy Bible. Look at these Bible verses about being worthy. Write down your favorite worthy verse and memorize it or send the verses to a friend.

He alone is your God, the only one who is worthy of your praise, the one who has done these mighty miracles that you have seen with your own eyes. (Deuteronomy 10:21 NLT)

Coral and jasper are not worthy of mention; the price of wisdom is beyond rubies. (Job 28:18 NIV)

I called on the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and he saved me from my enemies. (2 Samuel 22:4 NLT)

A worthy wife is a crown for her husband, but a disgraceful woman is like cancer in his bones. (Proverbs 12:4 NLT)

But the officer said, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come into my home. Just say the word from where you are, and my servant will be healed. (Matthew 8:8 NLT)

Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy. Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.’ (Matthew 22:8-9 NKJV)

“Whenever you enter a city or village, search for a worthy person and stay in his home until you leave town. When you enter the home, give it your blessing. If it turns out to be a worthy home, let your blessing stand; if it is not, take back the blessing.” (Matthew 10:11-13 NLT)

“If you love your father or mother more than you love me, you are not worthy of being mine; or if you love your son or daughter more than me, you are not worthy of being mine.” (Matthew 10:37 NLT)

If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine. (Matthew 10:38 NLT)

And he said to his servants, “The wedding feast is ready, and the guests I invited aren’t worthy of the honor.” (Matthew 22:8 NLT)

John announced: “Someone is coming soon who is greater than I am—so much greater that I’m not even worthy to stoop down like a slave and untie the straps of his sandals.” (Mark 1:7 NLT)

Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.” (Luke 21:36 NKJV)

Then Paul and Barnabas answered them boldly: “We had to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we now turn to the Gentiles.” (Acts 13:46 NIV)

I ask you to receive her in the Lord in a way worthy of his people and to give her any help she may need from you, for she has been the benefactor of many people, including me. (Romans 16:2 NIV)

For I am the least of all the apostles. In fact, I’m not even worthy to be called an apostle after the way I persecuted God’s church. But whatever I am now, it is all because God poured out his special favor on me—and not without results. For I have worked harder than any of the other apostles; yet it was not I but God who was working through me by his grace. (1 Corinthians 15:9-10 NLT)

Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God. (Ephesians 4:1 NLT)

Above all, you must live as citizens of heaven, conducting yourselves in a manner worthy of the Good News about Christ. Then, whether I come and see you again or only hear about you, I will know that you are standing together with one spirit and one purpose, fighting together for the faith, which is the Good News. (Philippians 1:27 NLT)

We pleaded with you, encouraged you, and urged you to live your lives in a way that God would consider worthy. For he called you to share in his Kingdom and glory. (1 Thessalonians 2:12 NLT)

He must manage his own family well and see that his children obey him, and he must do so in a manner worthy of full respect. (1 Timothy 3:4 NIV)

In the same way, the women are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything. (1 Timothy 3:11 NIV)

The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. (1 Timothy 5:17 NIV)

Teach the older men to exercise self-control, to be worthy of respect, and to live wisely. They must have sound faith and be filled with love and patience. (Titus 2:2 NLT)

Jesus has been found worthy of greater honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house has greater honor than the house itself. (Hebrews 3:3 NIV)

So I wept much, because no one was found worthy to open and read the scroll, or to look at it. (Revelation 5:4 NKJV)

“Yet there are some in the church in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes with evil. They will walk with me in white, for they are worthy. All who are victorious will be clothed in white. I will never erase their names from the Book of Life, but I will announce before my Father and his angels that they are mine.” (Revelation 3:4-5 NLT)

But one of the twenty-four elders said to me, “Stop weeping! Look, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the heir to David’s throne, has won the victory. He is worthy to open the scroll and its seven seals.” (Revelation 5:5 NLT)

In a loud voice they were saying: “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” (Revelation 5:12 NIV)

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14 Bible Verses About Hypocrites

14 Bible Verses About Hypocrites

Hypocrites do not align with their religious beliefs.

Bible Verses About Hypocrites help us understand how we can be less like the world, and more like Jesus. When you look at Bible verses about hypocrites you will have a better understanding. But first, let’s define the word hypocrite. In modern language, this means a person who indulges in hypocrisy. We see in the modern dictionary that hypocrisy is the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform. This view helps us understand a modern application. And now, let’s look at the Bible’s meaning for hypocrite. This word appears 31 times in the King James Version. Yet when I was growing up in religious schools, I remember hearing this word ALL the time. We used this word to correct one another when someone’s behavior did not align with our religious beliefs.

When we look at Job 13:16, the Hebrew word (H2611) means godless, profane, irreligious. That’s a bit different from our modern understanding. As we move into the New Testament, Luke 6:42 Greek (G5273) means an actor under an assumed character (stage-player). Now that makes more sense than our modern definition.

 

Bible Verses About Hypocrites

I do not sit with the deceitful, nor do I associate with hypocrites. (Psalm 26:4 NIV)

“Because of this, I will once again astound these hypocrites with amazing wonders. The wisdom of the wise will pass away, and the intelligence of the intelligent will disappear.” (Isaiah 29:14 NLT)

“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.” (Matthew 6:2 NIV)

“When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.” (Matthew 6:16 NIV)

You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” (Matthew 7:5 NIV)

But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, “You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?” (Matthew 22:18 NIV)

“What sorrow awaits you teachers of religious law and you Pharisees. Hypocrites! For you shut the door of the Kingdom of Heaven in people’s faces. You won’t go in yourselves, and you don’t let others enter either.” (Matthew 23:13 NLT)

“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.” (Matthew 23:25-26 NIV)

He replied, “Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: “‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.” (Mark 7:6 NIV)
He also shall be my salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come before him. (Job 13:16 KJV)

“How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” (Luke 6:42 NIV)

Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother’s eye. (Luke 6:42 KJV)

But Paul said to him, “God will slap you, you corrupt hypocrite! What kind of judge are you to break the law yourself by ordering me struck like that?” (Acts 23:3 NLT)

Now the Holy Spirit tells us clearly that in the last times some will turn away from the true faith; they will follow deceptive spirits and teachings that come from demons. These people are hypocrites and liars, and their consciences are dead. (1 Timothy 4:1-2 NLT)

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60 Bible Verses About Wealth

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60 Bible Verses About Wealth

People often wonder what the Bible says about wealth, prosperity, and money.

Bible Verses About Wealth are helpful. The Holy Bible is a handbook for living. People often wonder what the Bible says about wealth, prosperity, and money. This collection of Bible verses about wealth and money is useful information. Select a favorite verse and write it down. Memorize Bible verses about money, prosperity, and wealth. There are enough verses below, for you to read one a day (or two a day). Write them down in your planner or daily journal.

When you read the Bible verses about money and wealth, pay attention to WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, HOW and WHY. Make sure you read the verses in context. Open your Bible or a Bible app, and read the full passage.

Looking at 1 Samuel 2:7 the Hebrew word for wealthy (H6238) means to accumulate; chiefly (specifically) to grow (causatively, make) rich. This is important because we see that it was not sudden wealth, or a get rich quick wealth.

Move into the New Testament at Luke 12:21 and you find (G4147) means to be (or become) wealthy (literally or figuratively):—be increased with goods, (be made, wax) rich.

Bible Verses About Wealth

When Isaac planted his crops that year, he harvested a hundred times more grain than he planted, for the Lord blessed him. He became a very rich man, and his wealth continued to grow. (Genesis 26:12-13 NLT)

“Please listen to me,” Laban replied. “I have become wealthy, for the Lord has blessed me because of you.” (Genesis 30:27 NLT)

Rachel and Leah responded, “That’s fine with us! We won’t inherit any of our father’s wealth anyway. He has reduced our rights to those of foreign women. And after he sold us, he wasted the money you paid him for us. All the wealth God has given you from our father legally belongs to us and our children. So go ahead and do whatever God has told you.” (Genesis 31:14-16 NLT)

“Every Israelite woman will ask for articles of silver and gold and fine clothing from her Egyptian neighbors and from the foreign women in their houses. You will dress your sons and daughters with these, stripping the Egyptians of their wealth.” (Exodus 3:22 NLT)

He did all this so you would never say to yourself, ‘I have achieved this wealth with my own strength and energy.’ Remember the Lord your God. He is the one who gives you power to be successful, in order to fulfill the covenant he confirmed to your ancestors with an oath. (Deuteronomy 8:17-18 NLT)

The king must not take many wives for himself, because they will turn his heart away from the Lord. And he must not accumulate large amounts of wealth in silver and gold for himself. (Deuteronomy 17:17 NLT)

Now there was a wealthy and influential man in Bethlehem named Boaz, who was a relative of Naomi’s husband, Elimelech. (Ruth 2:1 NLT)

The Lord sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts. (1 Samuel 2:7 NIV)

There was a wealthy, influential man named Kish from the tribe of Benjamin. He was the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, of the tribe of Benjamin. His son Saul was the most handsome man in Israel—head and shoulders taller than anyone else in the land. (1 Samuel 9:1-2 NLT)

Bible Verses About Money and Wealth

Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for—both wealth and honor —so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among kings. (1 Kings 3:13 NIV)

One day Elisha went to the town of Shunem. A wealthy woman lived there, and she urged him to come to her home for a meal. After that, whenever he passed that way, he would stop there for something to eat. (2 Kings 4:8 NLT)

Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all. (1 Chronicles 29:12 NIV)

Wealth and honor come from you alone, for you rule over everything. Power and might are in your hand, and at your discretion people are made great and given strength. (1 Chronicles 29:12 NLT)

He died at a ripe old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth, and honor. Then his son Solomon ruled in his place. (1 Chronicles 29:28 NLT)

The weight of gold that came to Solomon yearly was six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold.. (2 Chronicles 9:13 NKJV)

He built many towns and acquired vast flocks and herds, for God had given him great wealth. (2 Chronicles 32:29 NLT)

The hungry devour their harvest, even when it is guarded by brambles. The thirsty pant after their wealth. (Job 5:5 NLT)

The wicked go to bed rich but wake to find that all their wealth is gone. (Job 27:19 NLT)

But watch out, or you may be seduced by wealth. Don’t let yourself be bribed into sin. (Job 36:18 NLT)

Could all your wealth or all your mighty efforts keep you from distress? (Job 36:19 NLT)

“We belong to the same family as those who are wealthy, and our children are just like theirs. Yet we must sell our children into slavery just to get enough money to live. We have already sold some of our daughters, and we are helpless to do anything about it, for our fields and vineyards are already mortgaged to others.” (Nehemiah 5:5 NLT)

What Does the Bible Say About Wealth, Prosperity, and Money?

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. (Psalm 37:16-17 NIV)

We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it. (Psalm 39:6 NLT)

The princess of Tyre will shower you with gifts. The wealthy will beg your favor. (Psalm 45:12 NLT)

Those who are wise must finally die, just like the foolish and senseless, leaving all their wealth behind. (Psalm 49:10 NLT)

People who have wealth but lack understanding are like the beasts that perish. (Psalm 49:20 NIV)

Don’t make your living by extortion or put your hope in stealing. And if your wealth increases, don’t make it the center of your life. (Psalm 62:10 NLT)

Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. (Proverbs 3:9-10 NIV)

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. (Proverbs 3:9 NLT)

With me are riches and honor, enduring wealth and prosperity. (Proverbs 8:18 NIV)

Those who love me inherit wealth. I will fill their treasuries. (Proverbs 8:21 NLT)

Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. (Proverbs 10:4 NIV)

The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it. (Proverbs 10:22 NIV)

Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything. (Proverbs 11:24 NLT)

Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished, But he who gathers by labor will increase. (Proverbs 13:11 NKJV)

Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time. (Proverbs 13:11 NLT)

One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. (Proverbs 13:7 NIV)

A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous. (Proverbs 13:22 NIV)

Verses in the Bible That Talk About Wealth

Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. (Proverbs 13:22 NLT)

Wealth attracts many friends, but even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them. (Proverbs 19:4 NIV)

Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the Lord. (Proverbs 19:14 NIV)

The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get. (Proverbs 21:20 NLT)

Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit. In the blink of an eye wealth disappears, for it will sprout wings and fly away like an eagle. Don’t eat with people who are stingy; don’t desire their delicacies. (Proverbs 23:4-6 NLT)

Whoever loves wisdom makes his father rejoice, But a companion of harlots wastes his wealth. (Proverbs 29:3 NKJV)

Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless. (Ecclesiastes 5:10 NIV)

Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness! (Ecclesiastes 5:10 NLT)

The more you have, the more people come to help you spend it. So what good is wealth—except perhaps to watch it slip through your fingers! (Ecclesiastes 5:11 NLT)

And it is a good thing to receive wealth from God and the good health to enjoy it. To enjoy your work and accept your lot in life—this is indeed a gift from God. God keeps such people so busy enjoying life that they take no time to brood over the past. (Ecclesiastes 5:19-20 NLT)

I have observed something else under the sun. The fastest runner doesn’t always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn’t always win the battle. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. And those who are educated don’t always lead successful lives. It is all decided by chance, by being in the right place at the right time. (Ecclesiastes 9:11 NLT)

You are proud of your fertile valleys, but they will soon be ruined. You trusted in your wealth, you rebellious daughter, and thought no one could ever harm you.(Jeremiah 49:4 NLT)

With your wisdom and understanding you have amassed great wealth— gold and silver for your treasuries. Yes, your wisdom has made you very rich, and your riches have made you very proud. (Ezekiel 28:4-5 NLT)

They have betrayed the honor of the Lord, bearing children that are not his. Now their false religion will devour them along with their wealth. (Hosea 5:7 NLT)

“On the very day I punish Israel for its sins, I will destroy the pagan altars at Bethel. The horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground. And I will destroy the beautiful homes of the wealthy— their winter mansions and their summer houses, too— all their palaces filled with ivory,” says the Lord. (Amos 3:14-15 NLT)

The rich among you have become wealthy through extortion and violence. Your citizens are so used to lying that their tongues can no longer tell the truth. (Micah 6:12 NLT)

The seed that fell among the thorns represents those who hear God’s word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life and the lure of wealth, so no fruit is produced. (Matthew 13:22 NLT)

The seed that fell among the thorns represents others who hear God’s word, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the worries of this life, the lure of wealth, and the desire for other things, so no fruit is produced. (Mark 4:18-19 NLT)

“Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God.” (Luke 12:21 NLT)

And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven? (Luke 16:11 NLT)

Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you. Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful. (1 Corinthians 1:26-27 NLT)

Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can’t take anything with us when we leave it. So if we have enough food and clothing, let us be content. (1 Timothy 6:6-8 NLT)

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New King James Version (NKJV) Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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Written by @BibleCafeCoach

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19 Bible Verses About Exposing Sin and Evil

19 Bible Verses About Exposing Sin and Evil

19 Bible Verses About Exposing Sin and Evil

What Does the Bible Say About Exposing Sin and Evil?

Bible Verses About Exposing Sin and Evil are easy to find. Open your Bible app and search for the word expose. I have done this for you and created a list of verses in the Bible about exposing sin and evil. Find a favorite Bible verse about exposing evil, and write this down. Pray over your verse and seek answers from the Lord. These are helpful verses to know. And as always, make sure you read the surrounding verses so you understand the cultural background of the verse.

In original Hebrew, we see the Proverbs 10:9 word for expose (H3045) is yada and it generally means (cause to let, make) know, (come to give, have, take) knowledge, have (knowledge), (be, make, make to be, make self) known, be learned, lie by man.

Looking in the Greek text for Ephesians 5:11, expose (G1651) in this verse means to confute, admonish:—convict, convince, tell a fault, rebuke, reprove.

Bible Verses About Exposing Sin and Evil

The heavens will expose his guilt; the earth will rise up against him. (Job 20:27 NIV)

People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will be exposed. (Proverbs 10:9 NLT)

Truthful words stand the test of time, but lies are soon exposed. (Proverbs 12:19 NLT)

All who are prudent act with knowledge, but fools expose their folly. (Proverbs 13:16 NIV)

Do not go hastily to court; For what will you do in the end, When your neighbor has put you to shame? Debate your case with your neighbor, And do not disclose the secret to another; Lest he who hears it expose your shame, And your reputation be ruined. (Proverbs 25:8-10 NKJV)

Though their speech is charming, do not believe them, for seven abominations fill their hearts. Their malice may be concealed by deception, but their wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. (Proverbs 26:25-26 NIV)

I expose the false prophets as liars and make fools of fortune-tellers. I cause the wise to give bad advice, thus proving them to be fools. (Isaiah 44:25 NLT)

Bible Verses About Expose

You will be filled with shame instead of glory. Now it is your turn! Drink and let your nakedness be exposed! The cup from the Lord ’s right hand is coming around to you, and disgrace will cover your glory. (Habakkuk 2:16 NIV)

Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 1:19-20 NIV)

For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. (John 3:20 NKJV)

Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. (John 3:20 NIV)

Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time; wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of the heart. At that time each will receive their praise from God. (1 Corinthians 4:5 NIV)

Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. (Ephesians 5:11 NIV)

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. (Ephesians 5:11-12 NKJV)

But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. (Ephesians 5:13 NKJV)

But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. (Ephesians 5:13 NIV)

For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. (Hebrews 4:12-13 NLT)

Sometimes you were exposed to public ridicule and were beaten, and sometimes you helped others who were suffering the same things. (Hebrews 10:33 NLT)

“Look, I come like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake and remains clothed, so as not to go naked and be shamefully exposed.” (Revelation 16:15 NIV)

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