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 people go through life as mere ghosts. Surely they accumulate worthless wealth without knowing who will eventually haul it away."
Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich and his wealth multiplies!
I thought deeply about the effects of indulging myself with wine (all the while my mind was guiding me with wisdom) and the effects of behaving foolishly, so that I might discover what is profitable for people to do on earth during the few days of their lives.
Why pay money for something that will not nourish you? Why spend your hard-earned money on something that will not satisfy? Listen carefully to me and eat what is nourishing! Enjoy fine food!
And I will say to myself, "You have plenty of goods stored up for many years; relax, eat, drink, celebrate!"'
"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go into this or that town and spend a year there and do business and make a profit."
Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.
For you grant him lasting blessings; you give him great joy by allowing him into your presence.
Why are you depressed, O my soul? Why are you upset? Wait for God! For I will again give thanks to my God for his saving intervention.
For they did not conquer the land by their swords, and they did not prevail by their strength, but rather by your power, strength and good favor, for you were partial to them.
For the music director; to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a psalm, a song. May God show us his favor and bless us! May he smile on us! (Selah)
For the music director; according to the shushan-eduth style; a psalm of Asaph. O shepherd of Israel, pay attention, you who lead Joseph like a flock of sheep! You who sit enthroned above the winged angels, reveal your splendor!
How blessed are the people who worship you! O Lord, they experience your favor.
Smile on your servant! Teach me your statutes!
The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace."'
And Moses said to him, "If your presence does not go with us, do not take us up from here.