Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
I know thy works and tribulation and poverty (but thou are rich), and the blasphemy of those who say themselves to be Jews, and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
There is he who makes himself rich, yet has nothing, [and] he who makes himself poor, yet [has] great wealth.
And Ephraim said, Surely I have become rich. I have found wealth for myself. In all my labors they shall find no iniquity in me that is sin.
whose possessors kill them, and hold themselves not guilty. And those who sell them say, Blessed be LORD, for I am rich, and their own shepherds pity them not.
He filled those who are hungry with good things, and those who are rich he sent away empty.
However, woe to you the rich, because ye have received your consolation.
Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
Correct! They were broken off for their unbelief, and thou stand by thy faith. Be not high-minded but fear,
For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to over think beyond what he ought to think, but to think so as to think soundly, as God has apportioned to each man a measure of faith.
1 Corinthians 4:8
Already ye are filled. Already ye have become rich. Ye reigned without us, and O that ye did indeed reign, so that we also might reign with you.
Lest, when thou have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, and dwelt in it,
lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who is LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and use the name of my God profanely.
O generation, see ye the word of LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, or a land of thick darkness? Why do my people say, We have broken loose. We will come no more to thee?
But Jesus having heard it, he said to them, Those who are strong have no need of a physician, but those who fare badly.
Behold, thou are called a Jew, and rely upon the law, and boast in God,
Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of the heavens is theirs.
I am a wretched man. Who will rescue me out of the body of this death?
Who is blind, but my servant, or deaf, as my messenger that I send? Who is blind as he who is at peace [with me], and blind as LORD's servant?
And those of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and they said to him, Are we also blind?
2 Peter 1:9
For he in whom these things are not present is blind, being near-sighted, having deliberately forgotten the purification of his former sins.
O ye simple, understand prudence, and, ye fools, be of an understanding heart.
He who is simple, let him turn in here. As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Watch therefore the light in thee not be darkness.
1 Corinthians 10:12
Therefore let him who seems to stand take heed lest he fall.