Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; but the end thereof shall not be blessed.

Bible References

Gotten

Proverbs 23:4
Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.
Proverbs 28:20
A faithful person will have an abundance of blessings, but the one who hastens to gain riches will not go unpunished.
1 Timothy 6:9
Those who long to be rich, however, stumble into temptation and a trap and many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.

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