Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Lot lifted up his eyes, and saw all the plain of the Jordan, that it was well-watered everywhere, before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt, as you go to Zoar.
for I will promote you to very great honor, and whatever you say to me I will do. Please come therefore, and curse this people for me.'"
Israel has sinned. Yes, they have even transgressed my covenant which I commanded them. Yes, they have even taken of the devoted things, and have also stolen, and also deceived. They have even put it among their own stuff.
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As Yahweh lives, I will run after him, and take something from him."
He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, but he who hates bribes will live.
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.
Getting treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death.
Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty.
A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.
Woe to those who join house to house, who lay field to field, until there is no room, and you are made to dwell alone in the midst of the land!
A merchant has dishonest scales in his hand. He loves to defraud.
Hear this, you who desire to swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Their buyers slaughter them, and go unpunished. Those who sell them say, 'Blessed be Yahweh, for I am rich;' and their own shepherds don't pity them.
What was sown among the thorns, this is he who hears the word, but the cares of this age and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
But when the young man heard the saying, he went away sad, for he was one who had great possessions.
and said, "What are you willing to give me, that I should deliver him to you?" They weighed out for him thirty pieces of silver.
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.
2 Peter 2:15
forsaking the right way, they went astray, having followed the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of wrongdoing;
Woe to them! For they went in the way of Cain, and ran riotously in the error of Balaam for hire, and perished in Korah's rebellion.
and the cares of this age, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
that you put away, as concerning your former way of life, the old man, that grows corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
1 John 2:15
Don't love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love isn't in him.
1 Timothy 1:9
as knowing this, that law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and insubordinate, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,
They killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain: Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they killed with the sword.
Joshua, and all Israel with him, took Achan the son of Zerah, the silver, the robe, the wedge of gold, his sons, his daughters, his cattle, his donkeys, his sheep, his tent, and all that he had; and they brought them up to the valley of Achor.
Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
While you kept it, didn't it remain your own? After it was sold, wasn't it in your power? How is it that you have conceived this thing in your heart? You haven't lied to men, but to God."
But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!
2 Peter 2:3
In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.
The land was not able to bear them, that they might live together: for their substance was great, so that they could not live together.
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."
Now therefore, please wait also here this night, that I may know what Yahweh will speak to me more."
"Neither shall you covet your neighbor's wife; neither shall you desire your neighbor's house, his field, or his male servant, or his female servant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's."
For what is the hope of the godless, when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
We'll find all valuable wealth. We'll fill our houses with spoil.
"Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal;
Others fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.