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.
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: if laid on the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.
Their eyes stand out with abundance: they have more than heart could wish.
Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
There is no man that has power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither has he power in the day of death: and there is no release from that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.
They that see you shall gaze upon you, and consider you, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
Thus says the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from the LORD.
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress.
Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate said unto them, Behold the man!
Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;