His uncle or cousin may redeem him, or any of his close relatives from his clan may redeem him. If he prospers, he may redeem himself.
A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth; he doesn't know that poverty will come to him.
"Plunder the silver! Plunder the gold!" There is no end to the treasure, an abundance of every precious thing.
Tyre has built herself a fortress; she has heaped up silver like dust and gold like the dirt of the streets.
"That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."
1 Corinthians 4:8
Already you are full! Already you are rich! You have begun to reign as kings without us-and I wish you did reign, so that we also could reign with you!
your silver and gold are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days!
Now Jacob heard what Laban's sons were saying: "Jacob has taken all that was our father's and has built this wealth from what belonged to our father."
In fact, all the wealth that God has taken from our father belongs to us and to our children. So do whatever God has said to you."
1 Samuel 17:25
Previously, an Israelite man had declared, "Do you see this man who keeps coming out? He comes to defy Israel. The king will make the man who kills him very rich and will give him his daughter. The king will also make the household of that man's father exempt from paying taxes in Israel."
for I will greatly honor you and do whatever you ask me. So please come and put a curse on these people for me!' " But Balaam responded to the servants of Balak, "If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go against the command of the Lord my God to do [anything] small or great.
The elders and all the people who were at the gate said, "We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is entering your house like Rachel and Leah, who together built the house of Israel. May you be powerful in Ephrathah and famous in Bethlehem.
Their land is full of silver and gold, and there is no limit to their treasures; their land is full of horses, and there is no limit to their chariots.
Then you will see and be radiant, and your heart will tremble and rejoice, because the riches of the sea will become yours, and the wealth of the nations will come to you.
But you will be called the Lord's priests; they will speak of you as ministers of our God; you will eat the wealth of the nations, and you will boast in their riches.
Your gates will always be open; they will never be shut day or night so that the wealth of the nations may be brought into you, with their kings being led [in procession].
Judah will also fight at Jerusalem, and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected: gold, silver, and clothing in great abundance.
and your herds and flocks grow large, and your silver and gold multiply, and everything else you have increases,
Look at them-the wicked! They are always at ease, and they increase their wealth.
A gracious woman gains honor, but violent men gain [only] riches.
Like a cage full of birds, so their houses are full of deceit. Therefore they have grown powerful and rich.
He who makes a fortune unjustly is [like] a partridge that hatches eggs it didn't lay. In the middle of his days [his riches] will abandon him, so in the end he will be a fool.
Don't wear yourself out to get rich; stop giving your attention to it.
He swallows wealth but must vomit it up; God will force it from his stomach.
A faithful man will have many blessings, but one in a hurry to get rich will not go unpunished.
He must not acquire many wives for himself so that his heart won't go astray. He must not acquire very large amounts of silver and gold for himself.
1 Kings 3:11
So God said to him, "Because you have requested this and did not ask for long life or riches for yourself, or the death of your enemies, but you asked discernment for yourself to understand justice,
"Don't collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
The one who loves pleasure will become a poor man; whoever loves wine and oil will not get rich.