Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

Bible References

We brought

Job 1:21
He said, "Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. Yahweh gave, and Yahweh has taken away. Blessed be the name of Yahweh."
Proverbs 27:24
for riches are not forever, nor does even the crown endure to all generations.
Ecclesiastes 5:15
As he came forth from his mother's womb, naked shall he go again as he came, and shall take nothing for his labor, which he may carry away in his hand.

Certain

Psalm 49:17
For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
Luke 12:20
"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared -- whose will they be?'
Luke 16:22
It happened that the beggar died, and that he was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom. The rich man also died, and was buried.

General references

Genesis 34:23
Won't their livestock and their possessions and all their animals be ours? Only let us give our consent to them, and they will dwell with us."
Genesis 43:2
It happened, when they had eaten up the grain which they had brought out of Egypt, their father said to them, "Go again, buy us a little more food."
Deuteronomy 32:47
For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over the Jordan to possess it."
Ecclesiastes 5:15
As he came forth from his mother's womb, naked shall he go again as he came, and shall take nothing for his labor, which he may carry away in his hand.