Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and unceasing sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, children of a curse,
Yea, the dogs are greedy; they can never have enough. And these are shepherds who cannot understand. They have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, from every quarter.
For from the least of them even to the greatest of them everyone is given to covetousness. And from the prophet even to the priest everyone deals falsely.
Therefore I will give their wives to others, and their fields to those who shall possess them. For everyone from the least even to the greatest is given to covetousness. From the prophet even to the priest everyone deals falsely.
And ye have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to kill the souls who should not die, and to save the souls alive who should not live, by your lying to my people who listen to lies.
The heads of it judge for a bribe, and the priests of it teach for a wage, and the prophets of it divine for money. Yet they lean upon LORD, and say, Is not LORD in the midst of us? No evil shall come upon us.
Oh that there was among you who would shut the doors, that ye might not kindle my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you, says LORD of hosts, nor will I accept an offering at your hand.
For such kind serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly. And by their smooth words and elegant speech they deceive the hearts of the naive.
2 Corinthians 12:17
Any man of whom I have sent to you, did I exploit you through him?
1 Timothy 3:3
no drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain, but meek, noncontentious, no lover of money,
1 Timothy 6:5
constant frictions of men corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing piety to be a means of gain. Withdraw from such.
For the overseer must be blameless as a steward of God, not self-willed, not prone to angry, not a drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain,
1 Peter 5:2
Tend ye the flock of God among you, watching over, not by obligation, but willingly, nor greedily, but readily,
Woe to them! Because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed to the error of Balaam's reward, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.
2 Peter 1:16
For we revealed to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, not men who followed in cunningly devised myths, but men who became eyewitnesses of the majesty of that man.
As soon as they hear of me they shall obey me. The foreigners shall submit themselves to me.
Say to God, How awesome are thy works! Through the greatness of thy power thine enemies shall submit themselves to thee.
(The haters of LORD feign obedience to him, but their time is forever.)
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we came neither in word of flattery (at any time as ye know) nor a pretense of greed (God is witness)
Thou shall not distort the justice [due] to the sojourner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's raiment to pledge,
And he said to those who sell the doves, Take these things from here. Make not my Father's house a house of merchandise.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as other men, huckstering the word of God, but as from purity. But we speak in Christ as from God in the sight of God.
And the merchants of the earth will weep and mourn for her, because no man buys their merchandise any more,
And if he who has the issue spits upon him who is clean, then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.
Now therefore, I pray you, tarry ye also here this night, that I may know what LORD will speak to me more.
For there shall no more be any FALSE vision nor flattering divination within the house of Israel.