Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!

Bible References

Them

Jeremiah 22:13
Alas! for him who buildeth his house without righteousness, And his roof-chambers without justice, - Of his neighbour, taketh service for nought, And recompense for his work, giveth him not.
Micah 2:2
Thus do they covet fields and seize them, and houses and take them away, - and so they oppress the master and his household, the man and his inheritance.
Habakkuk 2:9
Alas! for him who extorteth an extortion of wrong for his own house, - that he may set on high his nest, that he may be delivered from the grasp of calamity.
Matthew 23:14
But alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because ye are locking up the kingdom of the heavens before men, - for, ye, are not entering, neither, them who are entering, suffer ye to enter.
Luke 12:16
And he spake a parable unto them, saying - A certain rich man's estate, bare well.

Field

1 Kings 21:16
And it came to pass, when Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, that Ahab arose, to go down unto the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, to take possession thereof.