Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible




There be some that put their trust in their goods, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches. But no man may deliver his brother, nor make agreement unto God for him,

{To the Chanter, an exhortation of David when Doeg the Edomite came to Saul, and showed him, saying: David is come to the house of Abimelech} Thy boastest thou thyself, thou tyrant, that thou canst do mischief, whereas the goodness of God endureth yet daily?

"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.

Whoso maketh great boasts and giveth nothing, is like clouds and wind without rain.



But now ye rejoice in your boastings. All such rejoicing is evil.






"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.



Whoso hordeth up riches with the deceitfulness of his tongue: he is a fool, and like unto them that seek their own death.

Woe worth him, that buildeth his house with unrighteousness, and his parlors with the good that he hath gotten by violence: which never recompenceth his neighbour's labour, nor payeth him his hire.


And it came to pass, when he was come again and had received his kingdom, he commanded these servants, to be called to him, to whom he gave his money, to know what every man had done.

besides that he had of chapmen and merchants of apothecaries and of all the kings of Arabia and of the lords of the country.

and brake off the top of his twig, and carried it into the land of Canaan, and set it in a city of merchants.

"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.

and dwell with us, and the land shall be at your pleasure; dwell and do your business, and have your possessions therein."

and bring your youngest brother unto me; And thereby shall I know that ye are no spies, but mean truly: So will I deliver you your brother again, and ye shall occupy in the land.'"

Tarshish occupied with thee in all manner of wares: in silver, iron, tin and lead, and made thy market great.



"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.

Behold, I have smitten my hands upon thy covetousness, that thou hast used, and upon the blood which hath been shed in thee.

The seat of the king that faithfully judgeth the poor, shall continue sure for ever more.






"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.



Whoso hordeth up riches with the deceitfulness of his tongue: he is a fool, and like unto them that seek their own death.

Woe worth him, that buildeth his house with unrighteousness, and his parlors with the good that he hath gotten by violence: which never recompenceth his neighbour's labour, nor payeth him his hire.






"It is naught; It is naught," sayeth he that buyeth anything: but when he cometh to his own house, then he boasteth of his pennyworth.



Whoso hordeth up riches with the deceitfulness of his tongue: he is a fool, and like unto them that seek their own death.

Woe worth him, that buildeth his house with unrighteousness, and his parlors with the good that he hath gotten by violence: which never recompenceth his neighbour's labour, nor payeth him his hire.