Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?
But the sons of Israel committed a trespass in the anathema; for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the anathema; and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the sons of Israel.
2 Kings 5:23
And Naaman said, If you wish take two talents. And he urged him and bound two talents of silver in two bags with two changes of garments and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bore them before him.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, but righteousness delivers from death.
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of those that seek death.
For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.
For they do not know to do right, said the LORD, storing up violence and robbery in their palaces.
Even more than he who is given over to wine, the transposer, the proud man, shall not remain, who enlarges his desire as Sheol and is as death and cannot be satisfied, but gathered unto him all the Gentiles and heaps unto him all the peoples;
In the same day I will also make a visitation upon all those that leap over the door, who fill their masters' houses with robbery and deceit.
Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth; for every one that steals (as it is written on one side of the roll) shall be destroyed; and every one that swears (as it is written on the other side of the roll) shall be destroyed.
Come now, Oh ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measurement of land, in weight, or in other measure.
Thou shalt not have in thy bag different weights, a great and a small.
A false balance is abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight.
Double weights and double measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.
Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel, remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and righteousness, take away your exactions from my people, said the Lord GOD.
He is a merchant who has the balances of deceit in his hand; he loves to oppress.
saying, When the month is over, we will sell the wheat; and after the sabbath day we will open the storehouse of bread, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit;