Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."
For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls and its beauty is destroyed. So will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.
But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you? Is it not they who drag you into court?
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you, it is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.
But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation.
And he told them a parable, saying: "The ground of a certain rich man yielded plentifully.
"There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.
Then the kings of the earth and the great men and the generals and the rich and the strong, and every one, slave and free, hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains,
Be miserable and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom.
Woe to you who are full now, for you shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
For behold, the days are coming when they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed!'