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.
Wail, you inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people are cut down; all they that trade with silver are cut off.
They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
God shall likewise destroy you forever, he shall take you away, and pluck you out of your dwelling place, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.
Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his own esteem.
In that day a man shall cast away his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made, each for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;
Thus says the LORD, 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 shall be removed: 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 stomachs: because it is 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, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your 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 ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,
That the wicked are reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.
Therefore wait upon me, says the LORD, until the day that I rise up for plunder: for my determination is to gather the nations, 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 will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
1 Kings 14:22
And Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins which they had committed, above all that their fathers had done.
For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
How long, LORD? will you be angry forever? shall your jealousy burn like fire?
And he put forth the form of a hand, and took me by a lock of my hair; and the Spirit lifted me up between earth and heaven, and brought me in visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looks toward the north; where the seat of the image of jealousy was, which provokes to jealousy.
And I will judge you, as women that break wedlock and shed blood are judged; and I will bring blood upon you in fury and jealousy.
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the rest of the nations, and against all Edom, which have given my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with spiteful minds, to cast it out to plunder.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
I will utterly consume all things from off the land, says the LORD.
Therefore says the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will rid myself of my adversaries, and avenge myself of my enemies:
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, 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 vapor of smoke: