Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.
If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!
They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...
Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice.
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
whose possessors slay them without being held guilty; and they that sell them say, Blessed be Jehovah! for I am become rich; and their own shepherds pity them not.
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry.
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and will love the other, or he will cleave to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
1 Timothy 6:5
constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be the end of piety.
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and am grown rich, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art the wretched and the miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked;
And thou say in thy heart, my power And the might of my hand has procured me This wealth.
For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom, for I am intelligent; and I have removed the bounds of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and, like a valiant man, I have brought down them that sit on thrones;
therefore he sacrificeth unto his net, and burneth incense unto his drag; for by them his portion is become fat, and his meat dainty.
And moreover, the wine is treacherous: he is a proud man, and keepeth not at rest, he enlargeth his desire as Sheol, and he is like death and cannot be satisfied; and he assembleth unto him all nations, and gathereth unto him all peoples.