Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all those that brought ye silver are cut off.
Those that trust in their wealth and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
God shall likewise cast thee down for ever; he shall cut thee off and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
Riches shall not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness shall deliver from death.
The rich man's wealth is his strong city and as a high wall in his imagination.
In that day man shall cast his idols of silver and his idols of gold (which they made each one for himself to worship) into the caves of the moles and of the bats,
Thus hath the LORD said, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches;
They shall cast their silver in the streets and their gold far from them their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD; they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels because it shall be the stumblingblock of their iniquity.
For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom; the rich man also died and was buried;
In the day
That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,
That the wicked is reserved for the day of destruction, they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.
Therefore wait for me, said the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey; for my judgment is to gather the Gentiles, that I may assemble the kingdoms to pour upon them my indignation, even all my fierce anger; for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities; and I also will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with foolish Gentiles.
1 Kings 14:22
And Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked him to anger more than all that their fathers had done in their sins which they committed.
For they provoked him to anger with their high places and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire?
And that likeness put forth his hand and took me by the locks of my head; and the Spirit lifted me up between the heaven and the earth and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looks toward the north where the habitation of the image of jealousy was, which provokes to jealousy.
And I will judge thee by the laws regarding women who commit adultery and those that shed blood; and I will give thee away in blood of fury and of jealousy.
therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Surely in the fire of my jealousy I have spoken against the other Gentiles and against all Idumea, who have disputed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful desires, to cast it out for a prey.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Shall we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
I will utterly destroy all things from off the face of the earth, saith the LORD.
Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of the hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease myself of my adversaries and avenge myself of my enemies;
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;
But in those days after that affliction, the sun shall darken, and the moon shall not give her light,
and I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath: blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke;