Poverty and shame come to him who refuses instruction and correction, but he who heeds reproof is honored.
He who cultivates his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless people and pursuits will have poverty enough.
In all labor there is profit, but idle talk leads only to poverty.
Violence has grown up into a rod of wickedness; none of [Israel] shall remain, none of their abundance, none of their wealth; neither shall there be preeminence among them or wailing for them.
And on the seventh day they said to Samson's wife, Entice your husband to declare to us the riddle, lest we burn you and your father's household with fire. Have you invited us to make us poor? Is this not true?
Behold, the Lord will cast her out and dispossess her; He will smite her power in the sea and into it and [Tyre] shall be devoured by fire.
And who had endured much suffering under [the hands of] many physicians and had spent all that she had, and was no better but instead grew worse.
And when he had spent all he had, a mighty famine came upon that country, and he began to fall behind and be in want.