10 Proverbs for Business

Do you think that the Bible isn’t relevant to business?  Well, think again!  The Proverbs alone are full of practical wisdom which can be applied to help you achieve success in business.   

Here are 10 Proverbs that can help you excel as an entrepreneur:

Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.  (Proverbs 20:13 NIV)

Without good direction, people lose their way; the more wise counsel you follow, the better your chances. (Proverbs 1:14 MSG)

She considers a field before she buys or accepts it [expanding her business prudently]; With her profits she plants fruitful vines in her vineyard. (Proverbs 31:16-18 AMP)

Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time. (Proverbs 13:11-13 NLT)

Develop your business first before building your house. (Proverbs 24:27 TLB)

Riches can disappear fast. And the king’s crown doesn’t stay in his family forever—so watch your business interests closely. Know the state of your flocks and your herds (Proverbs 27:23-24 TLB)

The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it. (Proverbs 10:22 NIV)

Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness. (Proverbs 23:4-5 NIV)

All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. (Proverbs 14:23 NIV)

Do you see a man diligent and skillful in his business? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men. (Proverbs 22:29 AMP Classic)

Do you know of any other proverbs for business?  Leave a comment below!


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