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19 Bible Verses about Misers

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Proverbs 18:11

The rich one's wealth his strong city, and as a wall lifted up in his imagination.

Proverbs 11:26

He withholding grain, the people shall curse him: and blessing upon the head of him selling.

Acts 5:1-11

And a certain man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And separated from the price, his wife also knowing; and having brought a certain part, laid at the feet of the sent. And Peter said, Ananias, wherefore filled Satan thy heart, for thee to belie the Holy Spirit, and separate from the price of the farmread more.
Remaining, did it not remain to thee? and sold, it was in thy power: for what hast thou put this thing in thy heart? thou hast not lied to men, but to God. And Ananias hearing these words, having fallen down, he expired: and great fear was upon all them hearing these things. And the younger having risen up, drew him together, and having carried out, interred. And there was an interval of about three hours, and his wife not knowing that done, came in. And Peter answered to her, Tell me, if for so much ye sold the farm? And she said, Yes, for so much. And Peter said to her, For what was it agreed by you to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them having interred thy husband at the door, and they shall carry thee out. And she fell immediately at his feet, and expired: and the young men having come in, found her dead, and having carried out, interred near her husband. And great fear was upon the whole church, and upon all having heard these things.

Luke 12:16-21

And he spake a parable to them, saying, The farm of a certain rich man bore well: And he calculated in himself, saying, What shall I do, for I have not where I shall collect together my fruits? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my stores, and build greater; and there will I collect all my produce and my good things.read more.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years; rest, eat, drink, be gladdened. And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be? So he treasuring up for himself, and not rich toward God.

Psalm 52:5

Also God will break thee down forever; he will take thee and sweep thee away from the tent, and root thee up from the land of the living. Silence.

Ecclesiastes 5:13

There is an evil making sick I saw under the sun: riches watched to its owners for their evil.

Proverbs 23:6-8

Thou shalt not eat the bread of an evil eye, and ye shall not long for its dainties: Like him estimating evil in his soul, so is he: Eat and drink, he will say to thee; and his heart not with thee. Thy morsel which thou didst eat thou shalt vomit forth and destroy thy pleasant words.

Ecclesiastes 4:7-8

And I turned back, and I shall see vanity under the sun. There is one, and not a second; also a son and brother not to him: and no end to all his labor; also his eye shall not be satisfied with riches: and for whom do I labor and diminish my soul from good? Also this is vanity, and it is an evil labor.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

And they wishing to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many eager desires, unwise and hurtful, which sink men into ruin and perdition. For the root of all evils is the love of money: which some striving for, have been led astray from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many pains.

Acts 5:1-2

And a certain man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And separated from the price, his wife also knowing; and having brought a certain part, laid at the feet of the sent.

Amos 3:10

And they knew not to do the straight, says Jehovah, storing up violence and oppression in their palaces.