Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
And the lord praised the unrighteous steward because he had done prudently. For the sons of this world are, for their own generation, more prudent than the sons of light.
And he said to them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above. Ye are of this world; I am not of this world.
If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, on account of this the world hates you.
I have given them thy word, and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, as I am not of the world.
1 John 4:4
Ye are of God, children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.
For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.
Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.
and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much good things laid by for many years; repose thyself, eat, drink, be merry.
But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.
Ye have lived luxuriously on the earth and indulged yourselves; ye have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter;
The tents of desolators are in peace, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand +God bringeth.
Wherefore do the wicked live, grow old, yea, become mighty in power?
Yet he filled their houses with good. But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hidden treasures:
The kingdom of the heavens is like a treasure hid in the field, which a man having found has hid, and for the joy of it goes and sells all whatever he has, and buys that field.
Every winged crawling thing that goeth upon all four shall be an abomination unto you.
That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, Jehovah, hast done it.
And he said, This will I do: I will take away my granaries and build greater, and there I will lay up all my produce and my good things;