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78 Bible Verses About Planning Ahead

Here are 78 Bible verses about planning ahead from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 11:14 KJV

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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Proverbs 21:5 KJV

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Matthew 7:24-27 KJV

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

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Proverbs 16:9 KJV

A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Proverbs 22:29 KJV

Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

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Proverbs 18:9 KJV

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

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Proverbs 6:6-8 KJV

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

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James 4:17 KJV

Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

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James 4:13-15 KJV

Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: 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. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

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Hebrews 11:6 KJV

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Proverbs 15:22 KJV

Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

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Luke 14:28-30 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

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Habakkuk 2:2 KJV

And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

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Proverbs 16:3 KJV

Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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John 14:27 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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Proverbs 27:23 KJV

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

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Proverbs 13:16 KJV

Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

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Hebrews 10:24-25 KJV

And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

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Matthew 6:33 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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Ecclesiastes 3:1 KJV

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

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Proverbs 24:27 KJV

Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.

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Proverbs 24:3-4 KJV

Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

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Proverbs 19:21 KJV

There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

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Proverbs 12:15 KJV

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 3:31-32 KJV

Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways. For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.

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Psalms 143:8 KJV

Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.

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Psalms 90:12 KJV

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

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Psalms 20:4 KJV

Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.

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Genesis 41:34-36 KJV

Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years. And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities. And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; that the land perish not through the famine.

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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

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

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Galatians 6:7 KJV

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

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1 Corinthians 16:13 KJV

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

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1 Corinthians 16:2 KJV

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

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Romans 15:13 KJV

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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Romans 8:31 KJV

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

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Romans 8:28 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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John 16:33 KJV

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

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John 16:13 KJV

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

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John 14:6 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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John 14:1-3 KJV

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

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John 12:31 KJV

Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

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John 10:10 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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John 5:19 KJV

Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

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John 3:16 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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Matthew 6:34 KJV

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

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Amos 3:7 KJV

Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.

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Isaiah 55:9 KJV

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

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Isaiah 55:8 KJV

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.

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Isaiah 28:29 KJV

This also cometh forth from the LORD of hosts, which is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in working.

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Ecclesiastes 11:2 KJV

Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.

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Proverbs 30:24-25 KJV

There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;

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Proverbs 27:1 KJV

Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

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Proverbs 23:4 KJV

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

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Proverbs 22:16 KJV

He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

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Proverbs 22:3 KJV

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

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Proverbs 16:1 KJV

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.

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Proverbs 14:29 KJV

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

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Proverbs 13:22 KJV

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

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Proverbs 13:11 KJV

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

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Proverbs 11:28 KJV

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

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Psalms 62:10 KJV

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

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Colossians 3:18-19 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

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

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Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.

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1 Corinthians 3:6 KJV

I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.

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1 Corinthians 2:10 KJV

But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.

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Romans 12:2 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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John 14:17 KJV

Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

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