Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Bible References

Trust

Psalm 52:7
Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Psalm 62:10
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
Proverbs 10:15
The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 23:5
Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
Mark 10:24
And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Boast

Esther 5:11
And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.
Jeremiah 9:23
Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:
Ezekiel 28:4
With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures:
Hosea 12:8
And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.
Luke 12:19
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.

General references

Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
Proverbs 18:11
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit.
1 Corinthians 1:29
That no flesh should glory in his presence.