Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.

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Bible References

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Proverbs 15:27
He who profits illicitly troubles his own house,
But he who hates bribes will live.
Proverbs 23:3
Do not desire his delicacies,
For it is deceptive food.
2 Samuel 18:11
Then Joab said to the man who had told him, “Now behold, you saw him! Why then did you not strike him there to the ground? And I would have given you ten pieces of silver and a belt.”
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, thought, “Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Aramean, by not receiving from his hands what he brought. As the Lord lives, I will run after him and take something from him.”
Jeremiah 22:17
“But your eyes and your heart
Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain,
And on shedding innocent blood
And on practicing oppression and extortion.”
Micah 2:1
Woe to those who scheme iniquity,
Who work out evil on their beds!
When morning comes, they do it,
For it is in the power of their hands.
Micah 3:10
Who build Zion with bloodshed
And Jerusalem with violent injustice.
Habakkuk 2:9
“Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house
To put his nest on high,
To be delivered from the hand of calamity!
Acts 8:19
saying, “Give this authority to me as well, so that everyone on whom I lay my hands may receive the Holy Spirit.”
1 Timothy 3:3
not addicted to wine or pugnacious, but gentle, peaceable, free from the love of money.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
James 5:1
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.
2 Peter 2:3
and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

Taketh

Job 31:39
If I have eaten its fruit without money,
Or have caused its owners to lose their lives,
Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches being hoarded by their owner to his hurt.

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Proverbs 1:13
We will find all kinds of precious wealth,
We will fill our houses with spoil;