Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Do not trust in princes, or in human beings, who cannot deliver!
The Lord says, "I will put a curse on people who trust in mere human beings, who depend on mere flesh and blood for their strength, and whose hearts have turned away from the Lord.
Their prosperity causes them to do wrong; their thoughts are sinful.
Just as no one has power over the wind to restrain it, so no one has power over the day of his death. Just as no one can be discharged during the battle, so wickedness cannot rescue the wicked.
The businessmen love to cheat; they use dishonest scales.
"If I have put my confidence in gold or said to pure gold, 'You are my security!'
The wealth of a rich person is like a strong city, and it is like a high wall in his imagination.
But as it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.