5415 money, uses of

5415 money, uses of

Monetary transactions have taken place from the earliest biblical times. Originally precious metals were weighed out; coins were introduced later.

The first mention of money

Ge 17:12

The use of money

For the purchase and sale of land Ge 23:14-15 See also Jer 32:9-10; Mt 27:7; Ac 4:34; Ac 5:1-2; Ac 7:16

For the purchase and sale of food Ge 41:57; Ge 42:5,35; 2Ki 7:16; Jn 6:5,7; Rev 6:6

For other merchandise Rev 18:11-13 See also Ge 37:25; Jas 4:13

For religious offerings Ex 30:11-16 See also Nu 3:44-48; Dt 12:4-6; 2Ki 22:4-6 pp 2Ch 34:9-11; Ezr 7:15-17

For gifts to the poor Mt 26:9 pp Mk 14:5 pp Jn 12:5 See also Ac 3:3

For wages Mt 20:2 See also Jas 5:4

For investment and moneylending Mt 25:27 pp Lk 19:23 See also Ex 22:25; Ne 5:10-11; Lk 6:34-35

For provision for the future Ecc 7:12

For the settlement of disputes Ex 21:8-11,35; Ex 22:15

For taxes Mt 17:24 See also 1Ki 10:15; Ne 5:4; Mt 22:17-19 pp Mk 12:15 pp Lk 20:22-24

For tribute money 2Ki 15:19-20

For the purchase of slaves Lev 22:11

For bribery Est 3:9; Mt 28:12-13; Ac 24:26

Fortune-telling for money Mic 3:11; Ac 16:16

Blood money Mt 27:6

Money changers

Mt 21:12 pp Mk 11:15 pp Jn 2:14

See also

5233borrowing
5242buying & selling
5260coinage
5274credit
5353interest
5389lending
5577taxation
5613weights & measures
7446slavery

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