33 verses

Exod 22:2

(NIV)
‘If a thief is caught breaking in at night and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed;
(ESV)
If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him,

Exod 22:7

(NIV)
‘If anyone gives a neighbour silver or goods for safekeeping and they are stolen from the neighbour’s house, the thief, if caught, must pay back double.
(ESV)
If 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.

Exod 22:8

(NIV)
But if the thief is not found, the owner of the house must appear before the judges, and they must determine whether the owner of the house has laid hands on the other person’s property.
(ESV)
If the thief is not found, the owner of the house shall come near to God to show whether or not he has put his hand to his neighbor’s property.

Deut 24:7

(NIV)
If someone is caught kidnapping a fellow Israelite and treating or selling them as a slave, the kidnapper must die. You must purge the evil from among you.

(ESV)
If a man is found stealing one of his brothers of the people of Israel, and if he treats him as a slave or sells him, then that thief shall die. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.

Job 24:14

(NIV)
When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up,
kills the poor and needy,
and in the night steals forth like a thief.
(ESV)
The murderer rises before it is light,
that he may kill the poor and needy,
and in the night he is like a thief.

Job 30:5

(NIV)
They were banished from human society,
shouted at as if they were thieves.
(ESV)
They are driven out from human company;
they shout after them as after a thief.

Ps 50:18

(NIV)
When you see a thief, you join with him;
you throw in your lot with adulterers.
(ESV)
If you see a thief you are pleased with him,
and you keep company with adulterers.

Prov 6:30

(NIV)
People do not despise a thief if he steals
to satisfy his hunger when he is starving.
(ESV)
People do not despise a thief if he steals
to satisfy his appetite when he is hungry,

Prov 29:24

(NIV)
The accomplices of thieves are their own enemies;
they are put under oath and dare not testify.
(ESV)
The partner of a thief hates his own life;
he hears the curse, but discloses nothing.

Isa 1:23

(NIV)
Your rulers are rebels,
partners with thieves;
they all love bribes
and chase after gifts.
They do not defend the cause of the fatherless;
the widow’s case does not come before them.
(ESV)
Your princes are rebels
and companions of thieves.
Everyone loves a bribe
and runs after gifts.
They do not bring justice to the fatherless,
and the widow’s cause does not come to them.

Jer 2:26

(NIV)
‘As a thief is disgraced when he is caught,
so the people of Israel are disgraced –
they, their kings and their officials,
their priests and their prophets.
(ESV)
“As a thief is shamed when caught,
so the house of Israel shall be shamed:
they, their kings, their officials,
their priests, and their prophets,

Jer 48:27

(NIV)
Was not Israel the object of your ridicule?
Was she caught among thieves,
that you shake your head in scorn
whenever you speak of her?
(ESV)
Was not Israel a derision to you? Was he found among thieves, that whenever you spoke of him you wagged your head?

Jer 49:9

(NIV)
If grape-pickers came to you,
would they not leave a few grapes?
If thieves came during the night,
would they not steal only as much as they wanted?
(ESV)
If grape gatherers came to you,
would they not leave gleanings?
If thieves came by night,
would they not destroy only enough for themselves?

Hos 7:1

(NIV)
whenever I would heal Israel,
the sins of Ephraim are exposed
and the crimes of Samaria revealed.
They practise deceit,
thieves break into houses,
bandits rob in the streets;
(ESV)
When I would heal Israel,
the iniquity of Ephraim is revealed,
and the evil deeds of Samaria;
for they deal falsely;
the thief breaks in,
and the bandits raid outside.

Joel 2:9

(NIV)
They rush upon the city;
they run along the wall.
They climb into the houses;
like thieves they enter through the windows.
(ESV)
They leap upon the city,
they run upon the walls,
they climb up into the houses,
they enter through the windows like a thief.

Obad 1:5

(NIV)
‘If thieves came to you,
if robbers in the night –
oh, what a disaster awaits you –
would they not steal only as much as they wanted?
If grape pickers came to you,
would they not leave a few grapes?
(ESV)
If thieves came to you,
if plunderers came by night
how you have been destroyed!—
would they not steal only enough for themselves?
If grape gatherers came to you,
would they not leave gleanings?

Zech 5:4

(NIV)
The  Lord Almighty declares, “I will send it out, and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of anyone who swears falsely by my name. It will remain in that house and destroy it completely, both its timbers and its stones.”’

(ESV)
I will send it out, declares the  Lord of hosts, and it shall enter the house of the thief, and the house of him who swears falsely by my name. And it shall remain in his house and consume it, both timber and stones.”

Matt 6:19

(NIV)
‘Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
(ESV)
“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal,

Matt 6:20

(NIV)
But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.
(ESV)
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal.

Matt 24:43

(NIV)
But understand this: if the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into.
(ESV)
But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.

Luke 12:33

(NIV)
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.
(ESV)
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.

Luke 12:39

(NIV)
But understand this: if the owner of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into.
(ESV)
But know this, that if the master of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have left his house to be broken into.

John 10:1

(NIV)
‘Very truly I tell you Pharisees, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber.
(ESV)
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber.

John 10:8

(NIV)
All who have come before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep have not listened to them.
(ESV)
All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them.

John 10:10

(NIV)
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

(ESV)
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 12:6

(NIV)
He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it.

(ESV)
He said this, not because he cared about the poor, but because he was a thief, and having charge of the moneybag he used to help himself to what was put into it.

1Cor 6:10

(NIV)
nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.
(ESV)
nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

1Thess 5:2

(NIV)
for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.
(ESV)
For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.

1Thess 5:4

(NIV)
But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief.
(ESV)
But you are not in darkness, brothers, for that day to surprise you like a thief.

1Pet 4:15

(NIV)
If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler.
(ESV)
But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or an evildoer or as a meddler.

2Pet 3:10

(NIV)
But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.

(ESV)
But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the heavenly bodies will be burned up and dissolved, and the earth and the works that are done on it will be exposed.

Rev 3:3

(NIV)
Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard; hold it fast, and repent. But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what time I will come to you.

(ESV)
Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If you will not wake up I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come against you.

Rev 16:15

(NIV)
‘Look, I come like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake and remains clothed, so as not to go naked and be shamefully exposed.’

(ESV)
(“Behold, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake, keeping his garments on, that he may not go about naked and be seen exposed!”)
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