Getting Rich

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Leviticus 25:49

Either his uncle or his uncle's son may redeem him, or a near kinsman may redeem him; or if he has enough and is able, he may redeem himself.

Proverbs 28:22

He who has an evil and covetous eye hastens to be rich and knows not that want will come upon him.

Nahum 2:9

Take the spoil of silver; take the spoil of gold! For there is no end of the treasure, the glory and wealth of all the precious furnishings.

Zechariah 9:3

And Tyre has built herself a stronghold [on an island a half mile from the shore, which seems impregnable], and heaped up silver like dust and fine gold like the mire of the streets.

Luke 12:21

So it is with the one who continues to lay up and hoard possessions for himself and is not rich [in his relation] to God [this is how he fares].

1 Corinthians 4:8

[ You behave as if] you are already filled and think you have enough [you are full and content, feeling no need of anything more]! Already you have become rich [in spiritual gifts and graces]! [Without any counsel or instruction from us, in your conceit], you have ascended your thrones and come into your kingdom without including us! And would that it were true and that you did reign, so that we might be sharing the kingdom with you!

James 5:3

Your gold and silver are completely rusted through, and their rust will be testimony against you and it will devour your flesh as if it were fire. You have heaped together treasure for the last days.

Genesis 31:1

Jacob heard Laban's sons complaining, Jacob has taken away all that was our father's; he has acquired all this wealth and honor from what belonged to our father.

Genesis 31:16

For all the riches which God has taken from our father are ours and our children's. Now then, whatever God has said to you, do it.

1 Samuel 17:25

And the Israelites said, Have you seen this man who has come out? Surely he has come out to defy Israel; and the man who kills him the king will enrich with great riches, and will give him his daughter and make his father's house free [from taxes and service] in Israel.

Numbers 22:17-18

For I will promote you to very great honor and I will do whatever you tell me; so come, I beg of you, curse this people for me. And Balaam answered the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the Lord my God, to do less or more.

Ruth 4:11

And all the people at the gate and the elders said, We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is coming into your house like Rachel and Leah, the two who built the household of Israel. May you do worthily and get wealth (power) in Ephratah and be famous in Bethlehem.

Isaiah 2:7

Their land also is full of silver and gold; neither is there any end to their treasures. Their land is also full of horses; neither is there any end to their chariots.

Isaiah 60:5

Then you shall see and be radiant, and your heart shall thrill and tremble with joy [at the glorious deliverance] and be enlarged; because the abundant wealth of the [Dead] Sea shall be turned to you, unto you shall the nations come with their treasures.

Isaiah 61:6

But you shall be called the priests of the Lord; people will speak of you as the ministers of our God. You shall eat the wealth of the nations, and the glory [once that of your captors] shall be yours.

Isaiah 60:11

And your gates shall be open continually, they shall not be shut day or night, that men may bring to you the wealth of the nations -- "and their kings led in procession [your voluntary captives].

Zechariah 14:14

And Judah also shall fight at Jerusalem, and the wealth of all the nations round about shall be gathered together -- "gold and silver and apparel in great abundance.

Deuteronomy 8:13

And when your herds and flocks multiply and your silver and gold is multiplied and all you have is multiplied,

Psalm 73:12

Behold, these are the ungodly, who always prosper and are at ease in the world; they increase in riches.

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious and good woman wins honor [for her husband], and violent men win riches but a woman who hates righteousness is a throne of dishonor for him.

Jeremiah 5:27

As a cage is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit and treachery; therefore they have become great and grown rich,

Jeremiah 17:11

Like the partridge that gathers a brood which she did not hatch and sits on eggs which she has not laid, so is he who gets riches by unjust means and not by right. He will leave them, or they will leave him, in the midst of his days, and at his end he will be a fool.

Job 20:15

He has swallowed down [his ill-gotten] riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God will cast them out of his belly.

Deuteronomy 17:17

And he shall not multiply wives to himself, that his [mind and] heart turn not away; neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

1 Kings 3:11

God said to him, Because you have asked this and have not asked for long life or for riches, nor for the lives of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to recognize what is just and right,

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