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Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

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James 5:1
Come on now, ye rich, weep, uttering loud cries of grief for the misfortunes coming upon you.
Proverbs 1:19
So the ways of every one plundering plunder; he will take the soul of those possessing it.
Ecclesiastes 4:8
There is one, and not a second; also a son and brother not to him: and no end to all his labor; also his eye shall not be satisfied with riches: and for whom do I labor and diminish my soul from good? Also this is vanity, and it is an evil labor.
Habakkuk 2:5
And also if a proud man transgressing by wine, and he will not rest; who enlarged his soul as hades, and he as death, and he will not be satisfied, and he will gather to him all nations, and he will collect to him all peoples.
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.

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Galatians 5:15
And if ye bite and devour one another, see ye that ye be not laid waste by one another.