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This article, “Bible Verse When Someone Steals From You” delves into the rich tapestry of Bible verses that address the issue of theft and its impact on individuals and communities. Whether you seek comfort, clarity on moral choices, or a path toward reconciliation, the verses contained within provide a compass to guide you through the turbulent waters of theft.

Join us on this exploration as we uncover the profound wisdom, lessons, and insights offered by the Bible when someone steals from you. Discover how faith, forgiveness, and ethical principles can illuminate your response and help you find peace, justice, and a way forward.”

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Bible Verses When Someone Steals From You

1. Exodus 20:15

“You shall not steal.”

2. Proverbs 6:30-31

“People do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his appetite when he is hungry. But if he is caught, he will pay seven-fold; he will give all the goods of his house.”

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3. Leviticus 19:11

“You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.”

4. Matthew 19:18

“He said to him, ‘Which ones?’ And Jesus said, ‘You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness.'”

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5. Ephesians 4:28

“Let 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.”

6. 1 Corinthians 6:10

“Nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.”

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7. Proverbs 10:2

“Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.”

8. Zechariah 5:3

“Then he said to me, ‘This is the curse that goes out over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cleaned out according to what is on one side, and everyone who swears falsely shall be cleaned out according to what is on the other side.'”

9. Job 24:16

“In the dark, they dig through houses; by day they shut themselves up; they do not know the light.”

10. Luke 19:8

“And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, ‘Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor. And if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I restore it fourfold.'”

Theft in the Bible: A Deeper Examination

11. Exodus 21:16

“Whoever steals a man and sells him, and anyone found in possession of him, shall be put to death.”

12. Leviticus 1:6

“The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, ‘If 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 or has found something lost and lied about it, swearing falsely—in any of all the things that people do and sin thereby”

13. 1 Corinthians 5:9-10

“I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— not at all meaning the sexually immoral of this world, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters, since then you would need to go out of the world.

14. Amos 3:10

“They do not know how to do right, declares the LORD, those who store up violence and robbery in their strongholds.”

15. Proverbs 28:24

“Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, ‘That is no transgression,’ is a companion to a man who destroys.”

16. Ezekiel 33:15

“If the wicked restores the pledge, gives back what he has taken by robbery, and walks in the statutes of life, not doing injustice, he shall surely live; he shall not die.”

17. Matthew 15:19

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.”

18. Luke 12:33

“Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.”

19. Jeremiah 7:11

“Has this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, I myself have seen it, declares the LORD.”

20. Psalm 62:10

“Put no trust in extortion; set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.”

Seeking Justice and Forgiveness in Theft Cases

21. Luke 19:8

“And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, ‘Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor. And if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I restore it fourfold.'”

22. Proverbs 28:13

“Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.”

23. Matthew 6:12

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”

24. Romans 12:17-19

“Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, ‘Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.'”

25. Luke 6:27-29

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either.”

26. Colossians 3:13

“Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, you must also forgive.”

27. Matthew 5:38-40

“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well.”

28. Romans 13:8

“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.”

29. Ephesians 4:31-32

“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”

30. Micah 6:8

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”

Bible Verses for Coping When Someone Steals

31. Matthew 5:42

“Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.”

32. Luke 6:30

“Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back.”

33. Romans 12:21

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”

34. Proverbs 16:7

“When a man’s ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.”

35. Psalm 37:8-9

“Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the LORD shall inherit the land.”

36. James 5:4

“Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.”

37. Proverbs 19:11

“Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.”

38. Matthew 6:14-15

“For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”

39. Proverbs 25:21-22

“If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink, for you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.”

40. 1 Peter 3:9

“Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.”

Responding to Theft with Christian Principles

41. Luke 6:35

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.”

42. Romans 12:17

“Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.”

43. Proverbs 14:21

“Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.”

44. 1 Peter 4:8

“Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.”

45. Luke 6:27

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you.”

46. Romans 13:7

“Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.”

47. Matthew 18:21-22

“Then Peter came up and said to him, ‘Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?’ Jesus said to him, ‘I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.'”

48. 1 Thessalonians 5:15

“See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.”

49. Proverbs 3:27

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due when it is in your power to do it.”

50. Luke 6:31

“And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.”

Theft and Restitution: Lessons from Scripture

51. Exodus 22:1

“If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it or sells it, he shall repay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.”

52. Leviticus 6:4-5

“If he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt.”

53. Numbers 5:6-7

“Speak to the people of Israel, When a man or woman commits any of the sins that people commit by breaking faith with the LORD, and that person realizes his guilt, he shall confess his sin that he has committed. And he shall make full restitution for his wrong, adding a fifth to it and giving it to him to whom he did the wrong.”

54. Ezekiel 33:15

“If the wicked restores the pledge, gives back what he has taken by robbery, and walks in the statutes of life, not doing injustice, he shall surely live; he shall not die.”

55. Luke 19:8

“And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, ‘Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor. And if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I restore it fourfold.'”

56. Matthew 5:23-24

“So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First, be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.”

57. Proverbs 28:13

“Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.”

58. James 5:4

“Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.”

59. Luke 6:38

“Give, 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.”

60. Proverbs 20:17

“Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel.”

Finding Peace and Resolution in Biblical Theft Situations

61. Exodus 22:7

“If a man gives his neighbor silver or goods to keep for him, and it is stolen from the man’s house, then, if the thief is found, he shall pay double.”

62. Luke 19:8-9

“But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, ‘Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount.’ Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.'”

63. Matthew 6:14-15

“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”

64. Proverbs 28:13

“Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.”

65. Romans 12:19

“Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord.”

Conclusion

In the midst of life’s trials, these verses serve as beacons of light, illuminating the path to healing and resolution. They encourage us to draw strength from our faith, to extend grace even in the face of wrongdoing, and to seek justice with wisdom and compassion.

As you reflect on these verses and their timeless messages, may you find comfort, guidance, and a renewed sense of purpose. May you be inspired to live out the principles of righteousness and forgiveness, forging a path toward healing and reconciliation. And in doing so, may you not only overcome the pain of theft but also embody the enduring values of faith, love, and compassion that the Bible so beautifully imparts.”

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