Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said unto them - Mind and be guarding yourselves from all covetousness; for not, in one's abundance, doth his life spring out of his possessions.
But, he, hearing these things, became, encompassed with grief; for he was rich exceedingly.
Wherefore do, lawless men, live, advance in years, even wax mighty in power?
As for them who are trusting in their wealth, - And, in the abundance of their riches, do boast themselves,
For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look.
For, the turning away of the simple, will slay them, - and, the carelessness of dullards, will destroy them.
And, I, said, - Only, poor people, are they, - They act foolishly, For they know not the way of Yahweh, the justice of their God!
Hear ye this word, ye heifers of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, - who say to their lords, Bring in, and let us drink!
Alas for the careless in Zion, and for them who put confidence in the mountain of Samaria, - the distinguished among the first group of nations, to whom came in the house of Israel.
Greater shall be the last glory of this house than the first, saith Yahweh of hosts, - and, in this place, will I give prosperity, Declareth Yahweh of hosts.
1 Timothy 6:17
Upon them who are rich in the present age, lay thou charge - not to be high-minded, nor to have set their hope on, riches', uncertainty, - but on God, who offereth us all things richly for enjoying,
Whereas, ye, have dishonoured the destitute man! Do not, the rich, oppress you? and, themselves, drag you into courts of justice?
Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:
Render ye unto her, as, she also, rendered, and double thedouble, according to her works, - in the cup wherein she mixed, mix, unto her, double, -
Now, a certain man, was rich, and he used to clothe himself with purple and fine linen, making merry day by day, brilliantly.
When, therefore, thou mayest be doing an alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, just as, the hypocrites, do in the synagogues and in the streets - that they may be glorified by men, - Verily, I say unto you, they are getting back their reward.