Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.
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So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain which takes away the life of those who possess it.
As righteousness is unto life, so he that pursues evil pursues it unto his own death.
An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning, but the end thereof shall not be blessed.
Neither shalt thou bring an abomination into thine house lest thou become an anathema like it, but thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is anathema.
But keep yourselves from the anathema, that ye not touch nor take any thing of the anathema so that ye not make the camp of Israel anathema and trouble it.
Israel has sinned and has even transgressed my covenant which I commanded them; for they have even taken of the anathema and have also stolen and lied also, and they have even put it in their own vessels.
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after greed, receiving bribes and perverting that which is right.
2 Kings 5:27
The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.
Woe unto those that join house to house, that lay field to field, until they have done away with the borders! Will ye dwell alone in the midst of the earth?
As the partridge that steals that which she did not hatch, is he that gets riches and not with righteousness; in the midst of his days he shall leave them, and at his end shall be a fool.
Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil!
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.