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Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
Go now, men who say, Today and tomorrow we will go into this city, and will operate one year there, and will engage in trade and will get gain--
For the sun rose up with the burning heat, and withered the grass. And the flower of it fell, and the beauty of its appearance perished. So also the rich man will fade away among his pursuits.
But ye have dishonored the poor man. Do not the rich exploit you, and they themselves drag you into courts?
Lest, when thou have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, and dwelt in it,
But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. Thou have grown fat. Thou have grown thick. Thou have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
And they took fortified cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all good things, cisterns hewn out, vineyards, and oliveyards, and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate, and were filled, and became fat, and delighted t
He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again. God will cast them out of his belly.
from men by thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world whose portion is in [this] life, and whose belly thou fill with thy treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Those who trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches,
For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: Riches [were] kept by the owner of it to his hurt.
Thus says LORD: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor let the mighty man glory in his might. Let not the rich man glory in his riches,
For the rich men of it are full of violence, and the inhabitants of it have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of LORD's wrath, but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy. For he will make an end, yea, a terrible end, of all those who dwell in
And Jesus said to his disciples, Truly I say to you, that a rich man will enter into the kingdom of the heavens difficultly.
However, woe to you the rich, because ye have received your consolation.
And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth well.
Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously daily.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
And the kings of the earth, and the rulers, and the chief captains, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains.
Be ye sorrowful, and mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into a downcast look.
Wail ye, for the day of LORD is at hand. It shall come as destruction from the Almighty.
And in that day the Lord, LORD of hosts, called for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth.
and say, What was thy mother? A lioness. She couched among lions. In the midst of the young lions she nourished her whelps.
Awake, ye drunkards, and weep, and wail, all ye drinkers of wine, because of the sweet wine, for it is cut off from your mouth.
who drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief oils, but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Wail, O fir tree, for the cedar is fallen, because the fine ones are destroyed. Wail, O ye oaks of Bashan, for the strong forest has come down.
Woe to you who are filled now, because ye will hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, because ye will mourn and weep.
But having turning to them, Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, instead weep for yourselves and for your children.
And if thou sell anything to thy neighbor, or buy of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not wrong each other.
For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall no more be heard.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust deteriorates, and where thieves break through and steal,
And likewise as it happened in the days of Lot. They ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built.