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 in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.
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.
Deuteronomy 6:10
And it shall be, when the LORD your God shall have brought you into the land which he swore unto your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you great and beautiful cities, which you built not,
Deuteronomy 8:12
Lest when you have eaten and are full, and have built fine houses, and dwelt in them;
Job 27:16
Though he heap up silver as the dust, and pile up clothing as the clay;
Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
Mark 8:36
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own life?
Mark 10:23
And Jesus looked round about, and said unto his disciples, How hard for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!
Luke 12:15
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
1 Timothy 6:17
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;

General references

Job 31:24
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
Proverbs 18:11
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his own esteem.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: