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For he will take nothing with him when he dies; his wealth will not follow him down into the grave.
Lord, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.
Surely people go through life as mere ghosts. Surely they accumulate worthless wealth without knowing who will eventually haul it away."
Wealth does not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.
So I loathed all the fruit of my effort, for which I worked so hard on earth, because I must leave it behind in the hands of my successor.
Here is a misfortune on earth that I have seen: Wealth hoarded by its owner to his own misery.
The person who gathers wealth by unjust means is like the partridge that broods over eggs but does not hatch them. Before his life is half over he will lose his ill-gotten gains. At the end of his life it will be clear he was a fool."
But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you, but who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'
1 Timothy 6:6
Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit.
The Lord knows that peoples' thoughts are morally bankrupt.