Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Bible References

Riches

Psalm 39:6
"Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.
Psalm 52:7
"Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, But trusted in the abundance of his riches And was strong in his evil desire."
Deuteronomy 6:10
"Then it shall come about when the LORD your God brings you into the land which He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you, great and splendid cities which you did not build,
Deuteronomy 8:12
otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,
Job 27:16
"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,
Job 31:24
"If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust,
Mark 8:36
"For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?
Mark 10:23
And Jesus, looking around, said to His disciples, "How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!"
Luke 12:15
Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."
1 Timothy 6:17
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

General references

Job 31:24
"If I have put my confidence in gold, And called fine gold my trust,
Proverbs 18:11
A rich man's wealth is his strong city, And like a high wall in his own imagination.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher, "Vanity of vanities! All is vanity."
Matthew 6:19
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.