17 occurrences in 14 translations

'Wealth' in the Bible

I said to myself, "Behold, I have magnified and increased wisdom more than all who were over Jerusalem before me; and my mind has observed a wealth of wisdom and knowledge."

I got men-servants and women-servants, and they gave birth to sons and daughters in my house. I had great wealth of herds and flocks, more than all who were in Jerusalem before me.

I also accumulated silver, gold, and the wealth of kings and their kingdoms. I gathered around me both male and female singers, along with what delights a man all sorts of mistresses.

For to the one who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner, he gives the task of amassing wealth -- only to give it to the one who pleases God. This task of the wicked is futile -- like chasing the wind!

Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.

When prosperity increases, those who consume it increase. {So its owner gains nothing, except to see his wealth before it is spent}.

Sweet is the sleep of a working man, whether he eats a little or a lot, but the excess wealth of the rich will not allow him to rest.

There is a sickening tragedy I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.

That wealth was lost in a bad venture, so when he fathered a son, he was empty-handed.

Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.

A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

In the day of wealth have joy, but in the day of evil take thought: God has put the one against the other, so that man may not be certain what will be after him.

The wisdom giveth strength to a wise man, more than wealth the rulers who have been in a city.

I considered and observed on earth the following: The race doesn't go to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor food to the wise, nor wealth to the smart, nor recognition to the skilled. Instead, timing and circumstances meet them all.

The foolish are placed in high positions, but men of wealth are kept low.

Say not a curse against the king, even in your thoughts; and even secretly say not a curse against the man of wealth; because a bird of the air will take the voice, and that which has wings will give news of it.

Reverse Interlinear

Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הון 
Hown 
Usage: 26

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

נכס 
Nekec 
Usage: 5

שׁלוה שׁליו שׁלו 
Shalev 
Usage: 8



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