Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs that are left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.

Bible References

And my

Isaiah 5:8
Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field,
Until there is no more room,
So that you have to live alone in the midst of the land!
Job 31:25
If I have gloated because my wealth was great,
And because my hand had secured so much;
Proverbs 18:12
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty,
But humility goes before honor.
Proverbs 21:6
The acquisition of treasures by a lying tongue
Is a fleeting vapor, the pursuit of death.
Hosea 12:7
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances,
He loves to oppress.
Nahum 2:9
Plunder the silver!
Plunder the gold!
For there is no limit to the treasure—
Wealth from every kind of desirable object.
Nahum 3:1
Woe to the bloody city, completely full of lies and pillage;
Her prey never departs.
Habakkuk 2:5
“Furthermore, wine betrays the haughty man,
So that he does not stay at home.
He enlarges his appetite like Sheol,
And he is like death, never satisfied.
He also gathers to himself all nations
And collects to himself all peoples.

General references

1 Kings 20:3
‘Your silver and your gold are mine; your most beautiful wives and children are also mine.’”
Proverbs 1:13
We will find all kinds of precious wealth,
We will fill our houses with spoil;
Isaiah 33:3
At the sound of the tumult peoples flee;
At the lifting up of Yourself nations disperse.