Bible Verses About Greed

Proverbs 15:27 He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.

 

Proverbs 1:19 So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.

 

1 Corinthians 5:11  But now I am writing you that you must not associate with anyone who calls himself a brother but is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or a slanderer, a drunkard or a swindler. With such a man do not even eat.

 

Ecclesiastes 5:10 As goods increase,  so do those who consume them. And what benefit are they to the owners except to feast their eyes on them?

 

Proverbs 28:22  A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him.

 

Proverbs 28:25 A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the LORD will prosper

 

Mark 8:36 What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?

 

Luke 12:15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

 

1 Corinthians 6:10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

 

Ephesians 5:5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person-such a man is an idolater-has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God

 

1 Thessalonians 2:5 You know we never used flattery, nor did we put on a mask to cover up greed-God is our witness.

 

1 Peter 5:2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers-not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve;

 

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