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85 Bible Verses About Material Things

Here are 85 Bible verses about material things from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Matthew 6:19-21 KJV

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Hebrews 13:5 KJV

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

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Luke 12:15 KJV

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

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Matthew 6:24 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Luke 12:33-34 KJV

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Matthew 16:26 KJV

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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1 Timothy 6:9-10 KJV

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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Luke 6:38 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Proverbs 19:1 KJV

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

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1 John 2:16 KJV

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.

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James 1:26 KJV

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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Matthew 6:19-20 KJV

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

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James 1:12 KJV

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

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Mark 4:19 KJV

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

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1 Timothy 6:9 KJV

And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.

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Ecclesiastes 5:10 KJV

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

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Colossians 3:2 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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1 Timothy 6:17 KJV

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

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Colossians 3:5 KJV

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

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Romans 10:9 KJV

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

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Matthew 6:21 KJV

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

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1 John 3:17 KJV

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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1 John 2:15-17 KJV

But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

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Proverbs 11:28 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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Matthew 6:19 KJV

He that trusteth in his riches shall fall: but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

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1 Timothy 6:6-8 KJV

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

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Luke 16:13 KJV

But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.

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2 Corinthians 4:18 KJV

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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Matthew 19:21 KJV

While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

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Proverbs 23:5 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Proverbs 15:16 KJV

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

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Proverbs 11:4 KJV

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

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Acts 2:45 KJV

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

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1 Timothy 6:17-19 KJV

And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.

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Mark 8:36 KJV

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

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Ecclesiastes 6:9 KJV

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?

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Proverbs 23:4-5 KJV

Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

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Proverbs 16:16 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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Colossians 3:9 KJV

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

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Acts 20:35 KJV

Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

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Ecclesiastes 12:13 KJV

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

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Matthew 19:24 KJV

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

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1 John 2:17 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Luke 16:10-12 KJV

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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Isaiah 55:2 KJV

He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man’s, who shall give you that which is your own?

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Ecclesiastes 2:11 KJV

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

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Proverbs 30:8 KJV

Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.

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Galatians 5:19-21 KJV

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

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Proverbs 10:12 KJV

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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James 4:14 KJV

Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.

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Proverbs 20:22 KJV

Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

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Matthew 5:27-28 KJV

Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

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Luke 16:11 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Luke 12:33 KJV

If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

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Philippians 4:11 KJV

Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

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Luke 12:21 KJV

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.

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Proverbs 22:1 KJV

So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

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Revelation 3:17 KJV

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

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1 John 2:15-16 KJV

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

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1 John 1:9 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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Romans 13:8-10 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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1 John 5:19 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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1 Timothy 6:7 KJV

And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.

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Romans 8:31 KJV

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

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Deuteronomy 6:5 KJV

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

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Matthew 22:37-38 KJV

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

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John 3:17 KJV

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment.

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Luke 12:34 KJV

For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Luke 6:31 KJV

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Luke 6:24-25 KJV

And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

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Romans 13:1 KJV

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation. Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

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Matthew 6:20 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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Hebrews 10:36 KJV

But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

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John 3:16 KJV

For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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1 John 4:16 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

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