Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.

Bible References

Is that maketh himself rich

Proverbs 13:11
Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles,
But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Proverbs 12:9
Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant
Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
1 Corinthians 4:8
You are already filled, you have already become rich, you have become kings without us; and indeed, I wish that you had become kings so that we also might reign with you.
2 Peter 2:19
promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved.
Revelation 3:17
Because you say, “I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,

That maketh himself poor

Ecclesiastes 11:1
Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.
1 Corinthians 4:10
We are fools for Christ’s sake, but you are prudent in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are distinguished, but we are without honor.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;
Revelation 2:9
‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.