Bible Verses About Stealing: 11 Powerful Scriptures


Ephesians 4:28

ESVLet the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
KJVLet him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
NASBHe who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.
NIVAnyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.
NLTIf you are a thief, quit stealing. Instead, use your hands for good hard work, and then give generously to others in need.

Exodus 20:15

ESVYou shall not steal.
KJVThou shalt not steal.
NASBYou shall not steal.
NIVYou shall not steal.
NLTYou must not steal.

Leviticus 19:11

ESVYou shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.
KJVYe shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
NASB‘You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
NIV“’Do not steal. “’Do not lie. “’Do not deceive one another.
NLT“Do not steal. “Do not deceive or cheat one another.

Proverbs 10:2

ESVTreasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.
KJVTreasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.
NASBIll-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.
NIVIll-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
NLTTainted wealth has no lasting value, but right living can save your life.

Exodus 22:7

ESVIf a man gives to his neighbor money or goods to keep safe, and it is stolen from the man’s house, then, if the thief is found, he shall pay double.
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Romans 13:19

ESVFor the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
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Proverbs 12:22

ESVLying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
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John 10:10

ESVThe thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
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1 Timothy 6:10

ESVFor the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.
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Mark 10:19

ESVYou know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.’”
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Psalm 62:10

ESVPut no trust in extortion; set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.
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Leviticus 6:2

ESVIf anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor
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