Drawbacks To Riches

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Matthew 19:23

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Mark 10:23

And Jesus looked round about, and said unto his disciples, How hard for those that have riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:24

And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hard it is for those that have riches to enter into 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 man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Luke 18:25

For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Isaiah 10:3

And what will you do in the day of punishment, and in the desolation which shall come from afar? to whom will you flee for help? and where will you leave your riches?

Job 27:19

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he opens his eyes, and he is not.

Zephaniah 1:13

Therefore their goods shall become booty, and their houses a desolation: they shall also build houses, but not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, but not drink their wine.

Revelation 18:17

For in one hour such great riches is come to nothing. And every shipmaster, and all seafarers, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,

Job 15:29

He shall not be rich, neither shall his wealth continue, neither shall he overspread the earth with it.

James 1:10-11

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away. For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withers the grass, and its flower falls, and the beauty of the appearance of it perishes: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

Job 20:18

That which he labored for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down: from the proceeds of business he shall not rejoice.

Ecclesiastes 10:6

Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor who walks in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.

Ezekiel 26:12

And they shall plunder your riches, and make a prey of your merchandise: and they shall break down your walls, and destroy your pleasant houses: and they shall lay your stones and your timber and your dust in the midst of the water.

Job 3:21

Who long for death, but it comes not; and dig for it more than for hidden treasures;

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