Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Bible References

Thou

Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart unto your testimonies, and not to covetousness.
Jeremiah 22:17
But your eyes and your heart are for nothing but for your covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
1 John 2:16
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

That which

Genesis 42:36
And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have you bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and you will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities, says the preacher; all is vanity.
Isaiah 55:2
Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in richness.
1 Corinthians 7:29
But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remains, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

Riches

Proverbs 27:24
For riches are not forever: and does the crown endure to every generation?
Job 1:14
And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them:
Psalm 39:6
Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.
Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is a great evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept by their owners to their hurt.
Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;
James 5:1
Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

General references

Genesis 34:23
Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of theirs be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.
Proverbs 4:25
Let your eyes look directly forward, and let your eyelids look straight before you.
Ezekiel 28:4
With your wisdom and with your understanding you have gotten yourself riches, and have gotten gold and silver into your treasuries:
Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: