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They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.
2 Kings 7:7
Therefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their donkeys, even the camp as it was, and fled for their life.
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
In that day men shall cast away their idols of silver, and their idols of gold, which have been made for them to worship, to the moles and to the bats,
And ye shall defile the overlaying of thy graven images of silver, and the plating of thy molten images of gold. Thou shall cast them away as an unclean thing. Thou shall say to it, Get thee away.
Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of LORD's wrath, but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy. For he will make an end, yea, a terrible end, of all those who dwell in
For what does it profit a men, if he should gain the whole world, and lose his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?
They shall not
Though wickedness be sweet in his mouth, though he hide it under his tongue,
They were not estranged from that which they desired. Their food was yet in their mouths
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance, with increase. This also is vanity.
Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Hearken diligently to me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou have many goods laid up for many years. Take thine ease, eat, drink, be merry.
It is the stumbling-block of their iniquity
Son of man, these men have taken their idols into their heart, and put the stumbling block of their iniquity before their face. Should I be inquired of at all by them?
Because they ministered to them before their idols, and became a stumbling block of iniquity to the house of Israel, therefore I have lifted up my hand against them, says lord LORD, and they shall bear their iniquity.
And David says, Let their table become for a snare, and for a trap, and for a stumbling block, and for a retribution to them.