Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

Leave

Psalm 49:17
For he will take nothing with him when he dies; his wealth will not follow him down into the grave.
Psalm 17:14
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.
Psalm 39:6
Surely people go through life as mere ghosts. Surely they accumulate worthless wealth without knowing who will eventually haul it away."
Proverbs 11:4
Wealth does not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.
Ecclesiastes 2:18
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.
Ecclesiastes 5:13
Here is a misfortune on earth that I have seen: Wealth hoarded by its owner to his own misery.
Jeremiah 17:11
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."
Luke 12:20
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.

General references

Psalm 94:11
The Lord knows that peoples' thoughts are morally bankrupt.

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible