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 their eyes full of adultery, and not knowing how to cease from sin, baiting unstable souls, having their heart exercised in covetous practices; cursed sons,
And these anxious dogs are insatiable, and even the shepherds did not know enough to understand: they all look to their own ways, each one for his gain, from his quarter.
For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them each one is given to greed; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.
Therefore I will give their wives unto others and their fields unto those that shall inherit them: for each one from the least even unto the greatest is given to greed; from the prophet even unto the priest every one deals falsely.
And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, slaying the souls that should not die and giving life to the souls that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to the lie?
the heads thereof judge for bribes, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they come near unto the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? No evil can come upon us.
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors or tend the fire on my altar for free? I have no pleasure in you, said the LORD of the hosts, neither will the offering from your hand be agreeable unto me.
For they that are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly and by smooth words and blessings deceive the hearts of the simple.
2 Corinthians 12:17
Did I make a gain of you by any of those whom I sent unto you?
1 Timothy 3:3
not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain, but gentle, not contentious, not covetous;
1 Timothy 6:5
perverse disputings of men of corrupt understanding, and destitute of the truth, using piety as a source of gain: from such withdraw thyself.
For the bishop must be blameless, as a steward of God; not arrogant, not quick to anger, not given to wine, not hurtful, not greedy of dishonest gain,
1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, caring for her, not by force, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with willing desire;
Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
2 Peter 1:16
For we have not made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, following cunningly devised fables, but as eyewitnesses of his majesty.
As soon as they heard of me, they obeyed me: the sons of strangers submitted themselves unto me even against their will.
Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works! Through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.
The haters of the LORD would have submitted themselves unto him, and their time would endure for ever.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we were never flatterers in the word, as ye know, nor tainted with covetousness, God is witness,
Thou shalt not twist the rights of the stranger nor of the fatherless nor take a widow's clothing for a pledge,
and said unto those that sold the doves, Take these things away from here; do not make my Father's house a house of merchandise.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as many, false merchandisers of the word of God, but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.
And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her, for no one buys their merchandise anymore:
And if the one that has the issue spits upon him that 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 the LORD will say unto me again.
For there shall no longer be any vain vision or flattering divination within the house of Israel.