Poverty and shame come to him who refuses discipline, but he who heeds correction shall be honored.
One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.
In all hard work there is profit, but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness; none of them [shall remain], nor of their multitude, nor of their wealth: neither shall there be eminency among them.
It happened on the seventh day, that they said to Samson's wife, "Entice your husband, that he may declare to us the riddle, lest we burn you and your father's house with fire. Have you called us to impoverish us? Is it not [so]?"
Behold, the Lord will dispossess her, and he will strike her power in the sea; and she will be devoured with fire.
and had suffered many things by many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better, but rather grew worse,
When he had spent all of it, there arose a severe famine in that country, and he began to be in need.