Most of us look towards the Bible for daily inspiration, so why not for business? Seriously, there are so many gems when it comes to Bible verses about business that they are way too hard to ignore.
Sure, there are many books that talk about Christianity and business, but why not head straight to the source for the good stuff?
There are way more Bible verses about business than we can fit into this article, so you might want to poke through and find the best ones for you. But here are some of our top picks.
Bible Verses About Business
Leviticus 19:13 NIV
Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight.
What is this saying? Basically, don’t be dishonest. What goes around comes around, especially disgruntled employees.
Psalm 112:5 NIV
Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice.
What is this saying? If you serve and give to your customers (or even anyone in your network), you’ll reap the rewards.
Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
What is this saying? Trust that there is a higher purpose for you, even if you are unsure about the direction of your business.
Romans 8:18 NIV
I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
What is this saying? You’ll find tough times in business or finding yourself putting in a lot of hours at the start of it. But guess what? All that effort will pay off once you develop more systems and can bring on a team.
Proverbs 11:14 NIRV
Without the guidance of good leaders a nation falls. But many good advisers can save it.
What is this saying? You cannot work alone in your business. Learn from those who have done it before as well as those who can support your ideas.
Proverbs 21:5 NIV
The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.
What is this saying? Basically, don’t run into analysis paralysis. If you work consistently, you’ll be successful.
Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your path.
What is this saying? Trust that what you’re doing is going to help you. Have faith that you’re guided to do the right things.
Psalm 37:23-24 NIV
The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
What is this saying? Again, another great one about faith, and that you just have to trust that your business and your good intentions will turn into fruition.
Psalm 23: 5-6 KJV
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
What is this saying? Yup, you’ll run into some mean people in your business. Whether it’s competitors or haters, it will happen. The important thing is that you don’t have to fall into their negativity and that you do what you need to do to keep shining.
So there you have it, some amazing bible verses about business! Are there any that you think needs to be included in this list?
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Tae started out as a journalist before following the money into the corporate world. But it turns out that the grass isn’t always greener and now you can find her spending most of her time writing about all the things she loves. Namely, money, travel and business with a hefty dose of self-deprecating humor. She is a podcast fanatic, blogging aficionado and loves to find new ways to turn passions into cold hard cash!