Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And these are those being sown in the thorns, who hear the word,
And to Adam he said, Because thou have hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shall not eat of it, cursed is the ground for thy sake. In toil thou shall eat of it all
And others fell in the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them.
And another fell amidst the thorns, and having grown together, the thorns choked it.
And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.
But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down in debauchery and drunkenness and mundane cares, and that day come upon you sudden.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.