Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

General references

Bible References

Faithful

Proverbs 20:6
Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?
1 Samuel 22:14
Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, "Who among all your servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and is taken into your council, and is honorable in your house?
Nehemiah 7:2
that I put my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the castle, in charge of Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.
Psalm 101:6
My eyes will be on the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me. He who walks in a perfect way, he will serve me.
Psalm 112:4
Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.
Luke 12:42
The Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the right times?
Luke 16:1
He also said to his disciples, "There was a certain rich man who had a manager. An accusation was made to him that this man was wasting his possessions.
1 Corinthians 4:2
Here, moreover, it is required of stewards, that they be found faithful.
Revelation 2:10
Don't be afraid of the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested; and you will have oppression for ten days. Be faithful to death, and I will give you the crown of life.

But

Proverbs 28:22
A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.
Proverbs 13:11
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but he who gathers by hand makes it grow.
Proverbs 20:21
An inheritance quickly gained at the beginning, won't be blessed in the end.
Proverbs 23:4
Don't weary yourself to be rich. In your wisdom, show restraint.
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, "Behold, my master has spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought. As Yahweh lives, I will run after him, and take something from him."
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.

General references

Genesis 34:23
Won't their livestock and their possessions and all their animals be ours? Only let us give our consent to them, and they will dwell with us."