Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

Bible References


Luke 16:1
And he also said to his disciples, There was a certain rich man who had a manager, and this man was accused to him as squandering things possessed by him.
Luke 15:13
And not many days after, the younger son, having gathered all together, journeyed into a distant country, and there he squandered his wealth living recklessly.
Job 21:11
They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
Psalm 73:3
For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Ezekiel 16:49
Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fullness of bread, and prosperous ease was in her and in her daughters, and she did not strengthen the hand of a poor and needy man.
Amos 6:4
who lay upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall,
Revelation 17:4
And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold and precious stone and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup containing abominations and the filthy things of her fornication,
Revelation 18:7
In an amount she glorified herself and lived wantonly, give her so much torment and grief, because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and will, no, not see grief.


Judges 8:26
And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred [shekels] of gold, besides the crescents, and the pendants, and the purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and besides the chains tha
Esther 8:15
And Mordecai went forth from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a robe of fine linen and purple. And the city of Shushan shouted and was glad.
Ezekiel 16:13
Thus thou were decked with gold and silver, and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered work. Thou ate fine flour, and honey, and oil. And thou were very beautiful, and thou prospered to royalty.
Ezekiel 27:7
Of fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was thy sail, that it might be to thee for an ensign. Blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was thine awning.
Mark 15:17
And they put purple clothing on him, and clothe him with a woven crown of thorns,

General references

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor man who walks in his integrity, than he who is perverse in [his] ways, though he be rich.
Proverbs 31:24
She makes linen garments and sells them, and delivers girdles to the merchant.
Luke 17:27
They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.