Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

Bible References

Getting

Proverbs 10:2
Ill-gotten gains do not profit,
But righteousness delivers from death.
Proverbs 13:11
Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles,
But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Proverbs 20:14
“Bad, bad,” says the buyer,
But when he goes his way, then he boasts.
Proverbs 22:8
He who sows iniquity will reap vanity,
And the rod of his fury will perish.
Proverbs 30:8
Keep deception and lies far from me,
Give me neither poverty nor riches;
Feed me with the food that is my portion,
Jeremiah 17:11
“As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid,
So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly;
In the midst of his days it will forsake him,
And in the end he will be a fool.”
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
Titus 1:11
who must be silenced because they are upsetting whole families, teaching things they should not teach for the sake of sordid gain.
2 Peter 2:3
and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

Seek

Proverbs 8:36
“But he who sins against me injures himself;
All those who hate me love death.”
Ezekiel 18:31
Cast away from you all your transgressions which you have committed and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! For why will you die, O house of Israel?