Drawbacks To Riches

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 19:23

And Jesus said to his disciples, "Truly I say to you that with difficulty a rich person will enter into the kingdom of heaven!

Mark 10:23

And Jesus looked around [and] said to his disciples, "How {difficult it is for} those who possess wealth to enter into the kingdom of God!"

Luke 18:24

And Jesus took notice of him [and] said, "How {difficult it is for} those who possess wealth 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 person to enter into 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 into the kingdom of God.

Luke 1:53

He has filled those who are hungry with good [things], and those who are rich he has sent away empty-handed.

Isaiah 10:3

And what will you do at [the] day of punishment, and at calamity? It comes from afar! To whom will you flee for help, and where will you leave your wealth,

Job 27:19

He goes to bed [with] wealth, but {he will do so no more}; he opens his eyes, and {it is gone}.

Zephaniah 1:13

Then their wealth shall be as plunder, and their homes as desolation. And they shall build their houses and not inhabit them, and they shall plant vineyards and not drink their wine."

Revelation 18:17

because in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!" And every shipmaster and {every seafarer} and sailors and all those who labor on the sea stood {far off}

Job 15:29

He will not become rich, and his wealth will not endure, and their possessions will not stretch across the earth.

James 1:10-11

but the rich person in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a flower of the grass. For the sun rises with its burning heat and dries up the grass, and its flower falls off, and the beauty of its appearance is lost. So also the rich person in his pursuits will wither away.

Psalm 49:10

For he sees [that] the wise die, together [with the] fool and brute they perish, and leave their wealth to the next [generation].

Psalm 39:6

Surely a man walks about as a [mere] {shadow}; surely in vain they bustle about. He heaps up [possessions] but does not know who [will] gather them [in].

Job 20:18

Returning [the] products of [his] toil, he will not swallow; according to the profit of his trade, {he will not enjoy},

Ecclesiastes 10:6

The fool is set in many high places, but the rich sit in lowly places.

Proverbs 28:6

Better [to be] poor and walking in one's integrity than to be crooked of ways when one [is] rich.

Ezekiel 26:12

And they will plunder your wealth, and they will loot your merchandise, and they will break down your walls, and the houses of your delight they will break down, and your stones and your timbers and your earthen dirt they will cast into the midst of [the] water.

Job 3:21

who wait for death, but {it does not come}, and search [for] it more than [for] treasures,

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