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
He told his servant Gehazi, "Ask the Shunammite woman to come here." So he did so and she came to him.
Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
Jesus replied, "Didn't I choose you, the twelve, and yet one of you is the devil?"
(Now Judas said this not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief. As keeper of the money box, he used to steal what was put into it.)
The evening meal was in progress, and the devil had already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, that he should betray Jesus.
Now Simon, when he saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, offered them money,
The sluggard is wiser in his own estimation than seven people who respond with good sense.
The master commended the dishonest manager because he acted shrewdly. For the people of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their contemporaries than the people of light.
"Why wasn't this oil sold for three hundred silver coins and the money given to the poor?"
He kept back for himself part of the proceeds with his wife's knowledge; he brought only part of it and placed it at the apostles' feet.
As the lord liveth
2 Kings 6:31
Then he said, "May God judge me severely if Elisha son of Shaphat still has his head by the end of the day!"
"You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold guiltless anyone who takes his name in vain.
1 Samuel 14:39
For as surely as the Lord, the deliverer of Israel, lives, even if it turns out to be my own son Jonathan, he will certainly die!" But no one from the army said anything.
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that belongs to your neighbor."
Yes, the wicked man boasts because he gets what he wants; the one who robs others curses and rejects the Lord.
But you are always thinking and looking for ways to increase your wealth by dishonest means. Your eyes and your heart are set on killing some innocent person and committing fraud and oppression.
The one who builds his house by unjust gain is as good as dead. He does this so he can build his nest way up high and escape the clutches of disaster.
Then he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourself from all types of greed, because one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
2 Timothy 4:10
For Demas deserted me, since he loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica. Crescens went to Galatia and Titus to Dalmatia.
For the overseer must be blameless as one entrusted with God's work, not arrogant, not prone to anger, not a drunkard, not violent, not greedy for gain.
1 Peter 5:2
Give a shepherd's care to God's flock among you, exercising oversight not merely as a duty but willingly under God's direction, not for shameful profit but eagerly.
2 Peter 2:14
Their eyes, full of adultery, never stop sinning; they entice unstable people. They have trained their hearts for greed, these cursed children!
It could have been sold at a high price and the money given to the poor!"