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, not ceasing from sin; decoying unstable souls: having a heart exercised with covetousness; children of a curse:
And dogs hard of soul, they knew not fulness; and they are evil, they know not understanding; they all looked to their way, a man to his plunder from his extremity.
For from their little even to their great, every one plundering, plundered; and from the prophet and even to the priest every one did falsehood.
For this I will give their wives to others; their fields to those inheriting them: for from small and even to great all plundering a plunder, from the prophet and even to the priest, all did falsehood.
Ye will profane me to my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to kill the souls which shall not die, and to preserve alive the souls which shall not live, by your falsehood to my people hearing the falsehood?
Her heads will judge for a gift, and her priests will teach for hire, and her prophets will divine for silver: and they will lean upon Jehovah, saying, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? he will not bring evil upon us.
Who also among you and he will shut the doors? and ye shall not make light mine altar gratuitously. Not to me delight in you, said Jehovah of armies, and I will not delight in the gift of your hand.
For such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by specious language and praise completely deceive the hearts of the innocent.
2 Corinthians 12:17
Not any of whom I have sent to you have I by him taken advantage of you.
1 Timothy 3:3
Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;
1 Timothy 6:5
Unprofitable occupations of men corrupted in mind, and deprived of the truth, thinking gain to be devotion: be separated from such.
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;
Woe to them for they went in the way of Cain, and were poured out in the error of Balaam for a reward, and they were destroyed in the controversy of Core.
2 Peter 1:16
For not having followed ingeniously contrived fictions, we made known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, but having been spectators of his majesty.
At the hearing of the ear they shall hear to me: sons of the stranger shall feign to me.
Say to God, How terrible thy works! in the multitude of thy strength thine enemies shall lie to thee.
They hating Jehovah shall lie to him: and their time shall be forever.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither once in word were we flatterers, as ye know, neither in a pretext of covetousness; God the witness:
Thou shalt not turn away the judgment of the stranger, the fatherless; and thou shalt not take as a pledge the garment of the widow.
And he said to those selling doves, Take away these things hence; make not the house of my Father a house of merchandise.
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not as the many adulterating the word of God: but as of purity, but as of God, before the face of God speak we in Christ.
And the wholesale merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for their cargo will none purchase more:
And if he flowing shall spit upon the clean; and he washed his garments, and washed in water, and was unclean till the evening.
And now, sit ye down, now also in here this night, and I shall know what Jehovah will add to speak with me.
For no more shall there be any vain vision and smooth divination in the midst of the house of Israel.