What Does the Bible Say About Abundance? 11 Powerful Verses


Ephesians 3:20

ESVNow to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,
KJVNow unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
NASBNow to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
NIVNow to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
NLTNow all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.

John 10:10

ESVThe thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
KJVThe 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.
NASB“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
NIVThe thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
NLTThe thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.

Luke 6:38

ESVGive, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
KJVGive, 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.
NASB“Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure— pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”
NIVGive, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
NLTGive, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.”

Matthew 6:33

ESVBut seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
KJVBut seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
NASB“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
NIVBut seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
NLTSeek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.

Psalm 23:5

ESVYou prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
KJVThou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
NASBYou prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows.
NIVYou prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
NLTYou prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings.

2 Corinthians 9:8

ESVAnd God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
KJVAnd God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:
NASBAnd God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed;
NIVAnd God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
NLTAnd God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.

Psalm 65:11

ESVYou crown the year with your bounty; your wagon tracks overflow with abundance.
KJVThou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.
NASBYou have crowned the year with Your bounty, And Your paths drip with fatness.
NIVYou crown the year with your bounty, and your carts overflow with abundance.
NLTYou crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance.

James 1:17

ESVEvery good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
KJVEvery 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.
NASBEvery good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
NIVEvery good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
NLTWhatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.

Psalm 37:11

ESVBut the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace.
KJVBut the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
NASBBut the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
NIVBut the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.
NLTThe lowly will possess the land and will live in peace and prosperity.

Deuteronomy 28:12

ESVThe Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
KJVThe LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.
NASB“The LORD will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
NIVThe LORD will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.
NLTThe LORD will send rain at the proper time from his rich treasury in the heavens and will bless all the work you do. You will lend to many nations, but you will never need to borrow from them.

Philippians 4:19

ESVAnd my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
KJVBut my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
NASBAnd my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
NIVAnd my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
NLTAnd this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.

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