Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

General references

Bible References

Rich

Proverbs 18:11
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his own esteem.
Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
Psalm 49:6
They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
Psalm 52:7
Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Ecclesiastes 7:12
For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellence of knowledge is, that wisdom gives life to them that have it.
Jeremiah 9:23
Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
Mark 10:24
And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answered again, and said unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Luke 12:19
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

The destruction

Proverbs 14:20
The poor is hated even of his own neighbor: but the rich has many friends.
Proverbs 19:7
All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursues them with words, yet they are nothing to him.
Proverbs 22:22
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
Micah 2:1
Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

General references

Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
Proverbs 18:11
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his own esteem.