Come on now, ye rich, weep, uttering loud cries of grief for the misfortunes coming upon you.
He trusting in his riches himself shall fall: and the just shall flourish as the foliage.
Pipe ye, for the day of Jehovah draws near; as desolation shall it come from the Almighty.
Come on now, ye saying, To day or to morrow let us go to this city, and do there one year, and let us trade, and derive profit:
Lest thou shalt eat and thou wert satisfied, and thou wilt build good houses and thou dwelt;
And Jeshurun will be fat and will tread down: Thou wert fat, thou wert thick, thou wert covered; And he will reject God having made him, And he will despise the Rock of his deliverance.
And they will take inaccessible cities, and a fat land, and they will inherit houses full of all good, and wells hewed out, vineyards and olive trees, and the tree of food for abundance: and they will eat and be filled, and be fat, and will live delicately in thy great goodness.
He swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit it up, and God shall drive it out of his belly.
From men of thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this world their portion in life, and thou wilt fill their belly with thy hidden things: they will be filled with sons, they left the remaining things to their children.
They trusting upon their wealth, and they will glory in the multitude of their riches.
For I was envious at the foolish; I shall see the peace of the unjust
Surely in slippery places thou wilt set them, to cast them down into ruins.
There is an evil making sick I saw under the sun: riches watched to its owners for their evil.
And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
For this, be ye girded with sackcloth, lament and wail: for the heat of the anger of Jehovah turned not back from us.
Thus said Jehovah, The wise shall not boast in his wisdom, and the strong shall not boast in his strength; the rich shall not boast in his riches:
And say, What thy mother? a lioness: between lions she lay down, in the midst of young lions she brought up her whelps
Awake, ye intoxicated, and weep; and wail, all ye drinking wine, on account of the new wine, for it was cut off from your mouth.
The husbandmen were ashamed; wail, ye vine-dressers, for the wheat and for the barley, for the harvest of the field perished.
Be ye girded and lament, ye priests: wail, ye, serving the altar: come in, pass the night in sackcloth, ye serving God: for the gift and the libation were withheld from the house of your God.
Drinking wine in vases, and they will anoint with the chief of ointments: and they were not grieved for the breaking of Joseph.
For her rich ones were full of violence, and her inhabitants spake falsehood, and their tongue of deceit in their mouth.
Also their silver also their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of Jehovah; and all the land shall be consumed by the fire of his jealousy: for he will make a completion even sudden of all dwelling in the land.
Wail, O cypress, for the cedar fell; for the powerful ones were destroyed: wail, ye oaks of Bashan, for the forest of the vintage went down.
And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, That with difficulty shall a rich one come into the kingdom of the heavens.
But woe to you rich for ye take away your consolation.
And he spake a parable to them, saying, The farm of a certain rich man bore well:
A certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, being daily splendidly gladdened:
And having turned towards them Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.
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.
For the sun sprang up with heat, and dried up the grass, and its flower fell out, and the decorum of its face was destroyed: so also shall the rich be dried up in his goings.
And ye have despised the beggar. Do not the rich bring you into subjection, and draw you before tribunals?
And the kings of the earth, and the great, and the rich, and the captains of thousands, and the powerful, and every servant, and every one free, hid themselves in caves and in rocks of the mountains;