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Theasaurus: Hoarding

14 Bible Verses about Hoarding

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Ecclesiastes 5:13

There is a sickening tragedy I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

Acts 5:1-2

But a man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a piece of property. However, he kept back part of the proceeds with his wife's knowledge, and brought a portion of it and laid it at the apostles' feet.

Amos 3:10

The people are incapable of doing right- the Lord's declaration- those who store up violence and destruction in their citadels.

Proverbs 11:26

People will curse anyone who hoards grain, but a blessing will come to the one who sells it.

Job 27:16-17

Though he piles up silver like dust and heaps up a wardrobe like clay- he may heap [it] up, but the righteous will wear [it], and the innocent will divide up his silver.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you. Your wealth is ruined: your clothes are moth-eaten; 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!

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