Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

Bible References

Woe

Luke 12:15
And [then] He said to them, "Be careful and guard yourselves against [practicing] all forms of greed, for a person's life does not consist of having a lot of possessions."
Luke 18:23
But when the ruler heard these words, he became very sad for he was extremely rich.
1 Timothy 6:17
[Solemnly] urge those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant, nor to place their hope in the uncertainty of [their] wealth, but in God, who generously supplies us with everything to enjoy.
James 2:6
But you people have dishonored the poor person. Are not rich people the ones who oppress you and drag you to court?
James 5:1
Come on now, you rich people, cry and wail over the miseries that are coming upon you.
Revelation 18:6
Give back to her the way [i.e., the kind of treatment] she has given back [to others], and repay her double for what she has done. Mix a double dose for her from her own cup.

For

Luke 16:19
"Now there was a certain rich man who was dressed in purple [clothing] and soft linen [garments] and who lived every day in pleasure and luxury.
Matthew 6:2
"Therefore, when you give money to help poor people, do not blow a trumpet in front of you [i.e., to call attention to it] as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and streets. They do this in order to win praise from people. It is true when I say to you, they have [already] received their reward.