Drawbacks To Riches

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 19:23

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “I assure you: It will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven!

Mark 10:23

Jesus looked around and said to His disciples, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!”

Luke 18:24

Seeing that he became sad, Jesus said, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!

Mark 10:25

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

Luke 18:25

For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

Isaiah 10:3

What will you do on the day of punishment
when devastation comes from far away?
Who will you run to for help?
Where will you leave your wealth?

Luke 12:21

“That’s how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

Job 27:19

He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more;
when he opens his eyes, it is gone.

Zephaniah 1:13

Their wealth will become plunder
and their houses a ruin.
They will build houses but never live in them,
plant vineyards but never drink their wine.

Revelation 18:17

for in a single hour
such fabulous wealth was destroyed!And every shipmaster, seafarer, the sailors, and all who do business by sea, stood far off

Job 15:29

He will no longer be rich; his wealth will not endure.
His possessions will not increase in the land.

James 1:10-11

but the one who is rich should boast in his humiliation because he will pass away like a flower of the field. For the sun rises with its scorching heat and dries up the grass; its flower falls off, and its beautiful appearance is destroyed. In the same way, the rich man will wither away while pursuing his activities.

Psalm 39:6

“Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow.
Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain,
gathering possessions
without knowing who will get them.

Job 20:18

He must return the fruit of his labor without consuming it;
he doesn’t enjoy the profits from his trading.

Ecclesiastes 10:6

The fool is appointed to great heights,
but the rich remain in lowly positions.

Ezekiel 26:12

They will take your wealth as spoil and plunder your merchandise. They will also demolish your walls and tear down your beautiful homes. Then they will throw your stones, timber, and soil into the water.

Job 3:21

who wait for death, but it does not come,
and search for it more than for hidden treasure,

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