Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.
Wealth gained quickly will dwindle away, but the one who gathers it little by little will become rich.
"It's worthless! It's worthless!" says the buyer, but when he goes on his way, he boasts.
The one who sows iniquity will reap trouble, and the rod of his fury will end.
Remove falsehood and lies far from me; do not give me poverty or riches, feed me with my allotted portion of bread,
The person who gathers wealth by unjust means is like the partridge that broods over eggs but does not hatch them. Before his life is half over he will lose his ill-gotten gains. At the end of his life it will be clear he was a fool."
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.
who must be silenced because they mislead whole families by teaching for dishonest gain what ought not to be taught.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.