Therefore if you have not been faithful in the use of unrighteous wealth, who will entrust the true riches to you?

How boastful you are about the valleys! Your valley is flowing away, O backsliding daughter Who trusts in her treasures, saying, Who will come against me?

The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

And He told them a parable, saying, The land of a rich man was very productive. And he began reasoning to himself, saying, What shall I do, since I have no place to store my crops? Then he said, This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.read more.

And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry. But God said to him, You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared? So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day. And a poor man named Lazarus was laid at his gate, covered with sores, and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich mans table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.read more.

Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abrahams bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried. In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried out and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame. But Abraham said, Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony. And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us. And he said, Then I beg you, father, that you send him to my fathers house– for I have five brothers–in order that he may warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment. But Abraham said, They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them. But he said, No, father Abraham, but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent! But he said to him, If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.

Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

He may prepare it, but the just will wear it And the innocent will divide the silver.

Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in Gods sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Your gold and your silver have rusted; and their rust will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire. It is in the last days that you have stored up your treasure!

Babylon Remarkable for Wealth

Wealth Accumulation of The accumulation of, disappointing

Wealth The lord being the maker of the wealthy

Wealth What is better than monetary riches

Wealth Those that acquire riches unjustly

Wealth Accumulation of Select readings

Wealth What cannot be purchased with money

Wealth A man’s life not consisting in wealth

Wealth The acquisition of treasures by lying

Wealth Not setting your heart upon riches

A sword against their horses and against their chariots And against all the foreigners who are in the midst of her, And they will become women! A sword against her treasures, and they will be plundered!

O you who dwell by many waters, Abundant in treasures, Your end has come, The measure of your end.

considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth.

No servant can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth.

And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.

Therefore if you have not been faithful in the use of unrighteous wealth, who will entrust the true riches to you?

Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay, He may prepare it, but the just will wear it And the innocent will divide the silver.

Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in Gods sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. He said, Naked I came from my mothers womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD.

Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the dominion, O LORD, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone.

The LORD makes poor and rich; He brings low, He also exalts.

Surely, God will not act wickedly, And the Almighty will not pervert justice. Who gave Him authority over the earth? And who has laid on Him the whole world? If He should determine to do so, If He should gather to Himself His spirit and His breath,read more.

All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust. But if you have understanding, hear this; Listen to the sound of my words. Shall one who hates justice rule? And will you condemn the righteous mighty One, Who says to a king, Worthless one, To nobles, Wicked ones; Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.

A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor is better than silver and gold.

A good name is better than a good ointment, And the day of ones death is better than the day of ones birth.

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long. Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit. You love evil more than good, Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.read more.

You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue. But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah. The righteous will see and fear, And will laugh at him, saying, Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, But trusted in the abundance of his riches And was strong in his evil desire.

And Jesus said to His disciples, Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. When the disciples heard this, they were very astonished and said, Then who can be saved?read more.

And looking at them Jesus said to them, With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

And Jesus, looking around, said to His disciples, How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God! The disciples were amazed at His words. But Jesus answered again and said to them, Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.read more.

They were even more astonished and said to Him, Then who can be saved? Looking at them, Jesus said, With people it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.

And Jesus looked at him and said, How hard it is for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God! For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God. They who heard it said, Then who can be saved?read more.

But He said, The things that are impossible with people are possible with God.

As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in the end he will be a fool.

He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, Woe to him who increases what is not his– For how long– And makes himself rich with loans? Will not your creditors rise up suddenly, And those who collect from you awaken? Indeed, you will become plunder for them. Because you have looted many nations, All the remainder of the peoples will loot you– Because of human bloodshed and violence done to the land, To the town and all its inhabitants.read more.

Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity! You have devised a shameful thing for your house By cutting off many peoples; So you are sinning against yourself. Surely the stone will cry out from the wall, And the rafter will answer it from the framework. Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed And founds a town with violence! Is it not indeed from the LORD of hosts That peoples toil for fire, And nations grow weary for nothing? For the earth will be filled With the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, As the waters cover the sea. Woe to you who make your neighbors drink, Who mix in your venom even to make them drunk So as to look on their nakedness! You will be filled with disgrace rather than honor. Now you yourself drink and expose your own nakedness The cup in the LORDS right hand will come around to you, And utter disgrace will come upon your glory. For the violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, And the devastation of its beasts by which you terrified them, Because of human bloodshed and violence done to the land, To the town and all its inhabitants.

Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

Ill-gotten gains do not profit, But righteousness delivers from death.

Is there yet a man in the wicked house, Along with treasures of wickedness And a short measure that is cursed? Can I justify wicked scales And a bag of deceptive weights? For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.

Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments. His descendants will be mighty on earth; The generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness endures forever.

I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And I find knowledge and discretion. The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate. Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine.read more.

By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, All who judge rightly. I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me. Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, even pure gold, And my yield better than choicest silver. I walk in the way of righteousness, In the midst of the paths of justice, To endow those who love me with wealth, That I may fill their treasuries.

Neither their silver nor their gold Will be able to deliver them On the day of the LORDS wrath; And all the earth will be devoured In the fire of His jealousy, For He will make a complete end, Indeed a terrifying one, Of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But righteousness delivers from death.

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

Thus says the LORD, Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;

And He told them a parable, saying, The land of a rich man was very productive. And he began reasoning to himself, saying, What shall I do, since I have no place to store my crops? Then he said, This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.read more.

And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years to come; take your ease, eat, drink and be merry. But God said to him, You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared? So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day. And a poor man named Lazarus was laid at his gate, covered with sores, and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich mans table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.read more.

Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abrahams bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried. In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried out and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool off my tongue, for I am in agony in this flame. But Abraham said, Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony. And besides all this, between us and you there is a great chasm fixed, so that those who wish to come over from here to you will not be able, and that none may cross over from there to us. And he said, Then I beg you, father, that you send him to my fathers house– for I have five brothers–in order that he may warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment. But Abraham said, They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them. But he said, No, father Abraham, but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent! But he said to him, If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.

But Peter said to him, May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

Even those who trust in their wealth And boast in the abundance of their riches? No man can by any means redeem his brother Or give to God a ransom for him– For the redemption of his soul is costly, And he should cease trying forever–read more.

That he should live on eternally, That he should not undergo decay. For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others.

When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.

Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds; For riches are not forever, Nor does a crown endure to all generations.

When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.

Wealth adds many friends, But a poor man is separated from his friend.

A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy. Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed.

For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, But the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the lives of its possessors.

A good man leaves an inheritance to his childrens children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.

For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers, But a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.

Someone in the crowd said to Him, Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me. But He said to him, Man, who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you? Then He said to them, Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.

The acquisition of treasures by a lying tongue Is a fleeting vapor, the pursuit of death.

Do not weary yourself to gain wealth, Cease from your consideration of it.

O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.

Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.

He said, Be at ease, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has given you treasure in your sacks; I had your money Then he brought Simeon out to them.

There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.

Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;

When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.

Riches and honor are with me, Enduring wealth and righteousness.

Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.