Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

Men of

Luke 16:8
“The master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted astutely. For the sons of this age are more astute than the sons of light in dealing with their own people.
John 8:23
“You are from below,” He told them, “I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.
John 15:19
If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you.
John 17:14
I have given them Your word.
The world hated them
because they are not of the world,
as I am not of the world.
1 John 4:4
You are from God, little children, and you have conquered them, because the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

Portion

Psalm 49:17
For when he dies, he will take nothing at all;
his wealth will not follow him down.
Psalm 73:12
Look at them—the wicked!
They are always at ease,
and they increase their wealth.
Luke 12:19
Then I’ll say to myself, “You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself.”’
Luke 16:25
“‘Son,’ Abraham said, ‘remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony.
James 5:5
You have lived luxuriously on the land and have indulged yourselves. You have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.

Belly

Job 12:6
The tents of robbers are safe,
and those who provoke God are secure;
God’s power provides this.
Job 21:7
Why do the wicked continue to live,
growing old and becoming powerful?
Job 22:18
But it was He who filled their houses with good things.
The counsel of the wicked is far from me!

Hid

Proverbs 2:4
if you seek it like silver
and search for it like hidden treasure,
Matthew 13:44
“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure, buried in a field, that a man found and reburied. Then in his joy he goes and sells everything he has and buys that field.

General references

Leviticus 11:20
“All winged insects that walk on all fours are to be detestable to you.
Psalm 109:27
so they may know that this is Your hand
and that You, Lord, have done it.
Luke 12:18
I will do this,’ he said. ‘I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there.

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