Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

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Psalm 49:17
For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him.
Psalm 17:14
from men by thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world whose portion is in [this] life, and whose belly thou fill with thy treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
Psalm 39:6
Surely every man walks in a shadow. Surely they are disquieted in vain. He heaps up, and knows not who shall gather them.
Proverbs 11:4
Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
Ecclesiastes 2:18
And I hated all my labor in which I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it to the man who shall be after me.
Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: Riches [were] kept by the owner of it to his hurt.
Jeremiah 17:11
As the partridge that sits on [eggs] which she has not laid, so is he who gets riches, and not by right. In the midst of his days they shall leave him, and at his end he shall be a fool.
Luke 12:20
But God said to him, Thou foolish man, they demand thy soul from thee this night, and the things that thou prepared, whose will they be?
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain,

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Psalm 94:11
LORD knows the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.