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Theasaurus: Hoarding

14 Bible Verses about Hoarding

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Proverbs 11:24

There are those who [generously] scatter abroad, and yet increase more; there are those who withhold more than is fitting or what is justly due, but it results only in want.

Ecclesiastes 5:13

There is a serious and severe evil which I have seen under the sun: riches were kept by their owner to his hurt.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who crave to be rich fall into temptation and a snare and into many foolish (useless, godless) and hurtful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction and miserable perishing. For the love of money is a root of all evils; it is through this craving that some have been led astray and have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves through with many acute [mental] pangs.

Acts 5:1-2

But a certain man named Ananias with his wife Sapphira sold a piece of property, And with his wife's knowledge and connivance he kept back and wrongfully appropriated some of the proceeds, bringing only a part and putting it at the feet of the apostles.

Amos 3:10

For they know not how to do right, says the Lord, they who store up violence and robbery in their strongholds.

Proverbs 11:26

The people curse him who holds back grain [when the public needs it], but a blessing [from God and man] is upon the head of him who sells it.

Job 27:16-17

Though he heaps up silver like dust and piles up clothing like clay, He may prepare it, but the just will wear it, and the innocent will divide the silver.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you. Your abundant wealth has rotted and is ruined, and your [many] garments have become moth-eaten. 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.