Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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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Proverbs 15:27
He plundering plunder troubled his house; and he hating gifts shall live.
Proverbs 23:3
Thou shalt not long for his dainties: and it is the bread of lies.
2 Samuel 18:11
And Joab will say to the man announcing to him, And behold, thou sawest, and wherefore didst thou not strike him there to the earth? and for me to give to thee ten of silver and one girdle.
2 Kings 5:20
And Gehazi the boy of Elisha, the man of God, will say, Behold, my lord spared Naaman this Aramite from taking from his hand what he brought: Jehovah lives, for if I ran after him land book from him something.
Jeremiah 22:17
For thine eyes and thy heart not but for thy plunder and for guiltless blood to pour out, and for oppression and for running, to do.
Micah 2:1
Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.
Micah 3:10
Building Zion with bloods and Jerusalem with iniquity.
Habakkuk 2:9
Wo! to him plundering an evil plunder to his house, to set his nest on high, to deliver from the hand of evil.
Acts 8:19
Saying, Give me also this power, that upon whomsoever I put hands, he might receive the Holy Spirit.
1 Timothy 3:3
Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;
1 Timothy 6:9
And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition.
James 5:1
Come on now, ye rich, weep, uttering loud cries of grief for the misfortunes coming upon you.
2 Peter 2:3
And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.


Job 31:39
If I ate its strength without silver, and caused its possessors to expire:
Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is an evil making sick I saw under the sun: riches watched to its owners for their evil.

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Proverbs 1:13
We shall find precious riches, we will fill our houses with spoil: