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97 Bible Verses About Worldly Things

Here are 97 Bible verses about worldly things from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 John 2:15-17 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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Colossians 3:2 KJV

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

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James 4:4 KJV

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

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Romans 12:2 KJV

Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.

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Ephesians 5:11 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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Titus 2:11-12 KJV

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

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Exodus 14:14 KJV

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

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Matthew 16:26 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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Isaiah 40:31 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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Psalms 37:4 KJV

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

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Titus 2:12 KJV

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

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Luke 16:11 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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John 3:16 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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Jeremiah 17:9 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 2:15 KJV

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

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1 Peter 4:7 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.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.

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2 Corinthians 4:18 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 John 2:17 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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Matthew 12:30 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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1 John 2:16 KJV

He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad.

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1 Corinthians 3:16 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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Jeremiah 17:10 KJV

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

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Galatians 5:16 KJV

I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

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John 15:18-19 KJV

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

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John 14:27 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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John 16:33 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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Luke 12:15 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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Proverbs 22:7 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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Colossians 3:20 KJV

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

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2 John 1:2 KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

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Proverbs 13:22 KJV

For the truth’s sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

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Matthew 6:24 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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Matthew 6:33 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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2 Peter 1:4 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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James 1:27 KJV

Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

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Proverbs 11:28 KJV

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

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John 8:12 KJV

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

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1 John 5:19 KJV

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

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1 John 3:1 KJV

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

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Luke 1:37 KJV

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

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1 Peter 3:13 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Colossians 3:5 KJV

And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good?

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Matthew 25:15 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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1 John 5:4 KJV

And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:8 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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John 14:1 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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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

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Galatians 2:20 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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Luke 8:14 KJV

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

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Romans 8:18 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Romans 1:20 KJV

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

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John 15:19 KJV

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

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1 Peter 5:6 KJV

If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

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Romans 3:12 KJV

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

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Matthew 6:19 KJV

They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.

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1 Corinthians 3:18 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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Romans 12:1-2 KJV

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

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Luke 16:13 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 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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Mark 8:36 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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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

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

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Matthew 22:37 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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Romans 8:28 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.

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Romans 5:8 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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Revelation 21:1 KJV

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

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1 John 4:5 KJV

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

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1 John 2:2 KJV

They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.

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Matthew 5:16 KJV

And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

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James 1:17 KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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James 1:12 KJV

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

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2 Corinthians 4:4 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 Corinthians 6:19 KJV

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

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Amos 6:1 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

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Proverbs 25:27 KJV

Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!

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Psalms 101:3 KJV

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

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1 Corinthians 1:28-29 KJV

I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence.

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2 Corinthians 10:3 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. 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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1 John 1:9 KJV

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:

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1 Timothy 6:7-8 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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Mark 16:15 KJV

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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Philippians 3:20 KJV

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

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1 Corinthians 1:18 KJV

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

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Ephesians 2:2 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

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Psalms 31:19 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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Philippians 4:19 KJV

Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!

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Ephesians 3:20 KJV

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

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1 John 5:5 KJV

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

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James 2:5 KJV

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

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