Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

Made

Psalm 146:3
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
Jeremiah 17:5
Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.

Strengthened

Psalm 73:7
Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.
Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.
Hosea 12:7
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.

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.
James 4:16
But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.