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 an adulteress, and that cannot rest from sin, enticing unstable souls, having, a heart trained in greed, - children of a curse, -
And, the dogs, are greedy they know not to be satisfied. Yea, they, are shepherds who know not to discern, - All of them unto their own way, have turned, Every man to his unjust gain, on every hand:
For, from the least of them, even unto the greatest of them, Every one, graspeth with greed, - And from the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely;
Therefore, will I give - Their wives to others, Their fields to such as shall take possession of them, For from the least, even unto the greatest, Every one, is, wholly given to extortion: From the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely.
Thus have ye profaned me unto my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, Putting to death the souls that should not die, and Keeping alive the souls that should not live, - By your lying to my people I who hearken to lies
Her heads, for a bribe, pronounce sentence, and, her priests, for a price, give direction, and, her prophets, for silver, divine, - yet, on Yahweh, they lean, saying, Is not, Yahweh, in our midst? there shall not come upon us, calamity.
Who is there, even among you, that will shut the doors, so as not to set light to mine altar, for nothing? I can take no pleasure in you, saith Yahweh of hosts, and, your present, can I not accept at your hand.
For, they who are such, unto our Lord Christ are not doing service, but unto their own belly, - and, through their smooth and flattering speech, deceive the hearts of the innocent.
2 Corinthians 12:17
Was there, anyone of those whom I have sent unto you, through whom I have overreached you?
1 Timothy 3:3
Not given to wine, not ready to wound, but considerate, averse to contention, not fond of money,
1 Timothy 6:5
incessant quarrellings of men wholly corrupt in their mind and bereft of the truth, - supposing godliness to be, a means of gain!
For it is needful that the overseer be - unaccusable, as God's steward, not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, not ready to wound, not seeking gain by base means,
1 Peter 5:2
Shepherd the beloved flock of God, which is among you, - not by compulsion, but by choice, nor yet for base gain, but of a ready mind, -
Alas for them! because - in the way of Cain have they gone, and, in the error of Balaam's wage, have they run riot, and, in the gainsaying of Korah, have they perished.
2 Peter 1:16
For, not as having followed, cleverly devised stories, made we known unto you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, but as having been made, spectators, of his majesty.
At the hearing of the ear, they submitted to me, the sons of the foreigner, came cringing unto me:
Say unto God - How fearful in thy doings, Through the abounding of thy power, shall thy foes come cringing unto thee;
The haters of Yahweh, should come cringing unto him, Then let their own good time be age-abiding!
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time were we found, using words of flattery, - even as ye know, nor a pretext for greed - God, is witness!
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the sojourner or the fatherless, - neither shalt thou take in pledge the garment of a widow;
and unto them who were selling, the doves, he said - Take these things hence! Be not making, the house of my Father, a house of merchandise.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not, as the many, driving a petty trade with the word of God; but, as of sincerity, but, as of God, before God, in Christ, we speak.
And, the merchants of the earth, weep and grieve over her, because, their cargo, no one, buyeth any more:
And, when he that hath a flux spitteth on him that is clean, then shall he wash his clothes and bathe in water and be unclean until the evening.
Now, therefore abide here, I pray you even ye, - for the night, - that I may get to know what further Yahweh may be speaking with me.
For there shall no more be - Any vision of falsehood Or divination of deceit, In the midst of the house of Israel.