Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him.
2 Kings 4:12
And he will say to Gehazi his boy, Call for this Shunamitess. And he will call for her, and she will stand before him.
Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, he also having delivered him up.
Jesus answered them, Have I not chosen you twelve, and of you one is a devil?
And this he said, not that care was to him for the poor: but because he was a thief, and had the small coffer, and carried things deposited.
And supper having been, the devil having already cast into the heart of Judas Iscariot, of Simon, that he should deliver him up;
And Simon having seen that by putting on of hands of the sent the Holy Spirit is given, he brought money to them,
The slothful one is wise in his eyes more than seven turning back a reason.
And the Lord praised the steward of injustice, because he did wisely: for the sons of this life are wiser than the children of light in their generation.
Wherefore was not this perfumed oil sold for three hundred drachmas, and given to the poor?
And separated from the price, his wife also knowing; and having brought a certain part, laid at the feet of the sent.
As the lord liveth
2 Kings 6:31
And he will say, Thus will God do to me, and thus will he add, if the head of Elisha son of Shaphat, shall stand upon him this day.
Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain: for Jehovah will not cleanse him who shall take his name in vain.
1 Samuel 14:39
For Jehovah lives, having saved Israel, for if it is in Jonathan my son, for dying he shall die. And none from all the people answered him.
Thou shalt not desire thy friend's house, thou shalt not desire thy friend's wife, and his servant and his maid and his ox and his ass and all which is to thy friend.
For the unjust boasted upon the desire of his soul, and he blessed him plundering, despising Jehovah.
For thine eyes and thy heart not but for thy plunder and for guiltless blood to pour out, and for oppression and for running, to do.
Wo! to him plundering an evil plunder to his house, to set his nest on high, to deliver from the hand of evil.
And he said to them, See, and watch yourselves from covetousness: for not in the abounding to any one of his possessions is his life.
1 Timothy 6:9
And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.
2 Timothy 4:10
For Demas has forsaken me, having loved the time now, and has gone to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
For a bishop must be irreproachable, as steward of God; not self-sufficient, not prone to anger, not intemperate, not a striker, not occupied in sordid gain.
1 Peter 5:2
Tend the flock of God which among you, inspecting, not by force, but voluntarily; neither occupied in sordid gain, but of a ready will;
2 Peter 2:14
Having eyes full of an adulteress, not ceasing from sin; decoying unstable souls: having a heart exercised with covetousness; children of a curse:
For this perfumed oil could have been sold for much, and have been given to the poor.