Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.
Surely man walks in darkness; surely they are disquieted in vain; they heap up riches not knowing who shall gather them.
Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;
I proposed in my heart to regale my flesh with wine and that my heart would walk in wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, until I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.
Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day;
Come now, ye that say, Today and tomorrow we will go into such a city and continue there a year and buy and sell and get gain;
Come now, Oh ye rich, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
For thou hast made him most blessed for ever; thou hast made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted against me? Wait thou for God, for I shall yet praise him for the wellbeing of his presence.
For they did not get the land in inheritance by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them, but thy right hand and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance because thy delight was in them.
God be merciful unto us and bless us and cause his face to shine upon us. Selah.
Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubim, shine forth.
Happy are the people that know how to enter into joy; they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance.
Make thy face to shine upon thy slave and teach me thy statutes.
the LORD lift up his face upon thee, and place peace in thee.
And he said unto him, If thy presence is not to go before us, do not bring us out of here.