Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Haman will recount to them the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his sons, and all how the king magnified him, and how he lifted him up over the chiefs and servants of the king.
Wilt thou cause thine eyes to fly upon it and it is not? for making, it will make to it wings; as an eagle and it flew to the heavens.
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:
By the multitude of thy wisdom, by thy traffic thou didst multiply thy wealth, and thine heart will be lifted up in thy wealth.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years; rest, eat, drink, be gladdened.
A certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, being daily splendidly gladdened:
And thou saidst in thy heart, My strength and the bone of my handmade for me this wealth.
For he said, By strength of my hand I did, and by my wisdom, for I was discreet: and I will remove the bounds of the people, and their things prepared I plundered, and I will bring down as a strong one the inhabitants.
The king answered and said, Is not this great Babel, that I built it for the house of the kingdom by the strength of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?
And Ephraim will say, Surely I became rich, I found to me wealth: all my labors shall not be found to me iniquity which was sin.
For this he will sacrifice to his net and burn incense to his fish-net; for by them his portion fat and his food. growing fat
The rich one's wealth his strong city, and as a wall lifted up in his imagination.