Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.
Wo to those touching house upon house, they will bring near field upon field, till no more place, and ye dwelt yourselves alone in the midst of the earth.
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.
For thine eyes and thy heart not but for thy plunder and for guiltless blood to pour out, and for oppression and for running, to do.
And they will come to thee, according to the coming of the people, and they will sit before thee my people, and they heard thy words, and they did them not: for they making loves with their mouth, their heart went after their plunder.
And they desired fields, and they took by force; and houses, and they took away: and they oppressed a man and his house, and a man and his inheritance.
And he said to them, See, and watch yourselves from covetousness: for not in the abounding to any one of his possessions is his life.
And fornication, and all uncleanness, or overreaching, let it not be named with you, as becomes the holy;
Therefore kill your members that are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
1 Timothy 6:9
And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.
2 Peter 2:3
And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.
And I waited for Jehovah in his hiding his face from the house of Jacob, and I trusted to him.
Surely thou art God hiding thyself, the God of Israel, the Saviour.
And the people turned not back even to him smiting them, and Jehovah of armies they sought not
In vain did I strike your sons; they received no instruction: your sword consumed the prophets as a lion destroying.
O Jehovah, are not thine eyes upon faithfulness? thou didst smite them, and they were not pained; thou didst consume them, they refused to take instruction: they made their faces firm above the rock; they refused to turn back.
And having spent all things, a powerful famine was in that country; and he began to be in want.
Good the sight of the eyes above the going of the soul. Also this is vanity and striving of spirit
For God caused her to forget wisdom, and he divided not to her in understanding.