Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
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:
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?
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
Wealth will not profit in the day of wrath, and justice will deliver from death.
There is an evil making sick I saw under the sun: riches watched to its owners for their evil.
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:
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.
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:
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.
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;
Toil, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and joy to dejection.
Pipe ye, for the day of Jehovah draws near; as desolation shall it come from the Almighty.
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.
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.
Drinking wine in vases, and they will anoint with the chief of ointments: and they were not grieved for the breaking of Joseph.
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.
Woe to you having been filled for ye shall hunger. Woe to you laughing now! for ye shall grieve and weep.
And having turned towards them Jesus said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.
And when ye shall sell a selling to thy neighbor, or buying of thy neighbor's hand, ye shall not oppress each his brother.
For what the hope of the profane one if he shall plunder? for God shall draw out his soul.
And I caused the noise of thy songs to cease and the voice of thy harps shall no more be heard.
Treasure not up to you treasures upon earth, where moth and gnawing destroy, and thieves dig through and steal:
And likewise as it was in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;