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54 Bible Verses about Riches, Dangers Of

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Joshua 7:11

Israel hath sinned, yea moreover they have transgressed my covenant which I commanded them, - yea moreover they have taken of what was devoted, yea moreover they have stolen, yea moreover they have dissembled, yea moreover they have put it among their own goods.

Luke 16:13

No domestic, can, unto two masters, be in service; for either, the one, he will hate, and, the other, love, or, unto the one, he will hold, and, the other, despise: Ye cannot, unto God, be in service, and unto Riches.

Matthew 4:9-10

and said to him, All these things, will I give thee, - if thou wilt fall down and worship me. Then saith Jesus unto him, Withdraw, Satan! for it is written, - The Lord thy God, shalt thou worship, and, to him alone, render divine service.

Mark 4:19

and, the anxieties of the age, and the deceit of wealth, and the covetings about the remaining things, entering in, choke up the word, and, unfruitful, it becometh;

Matthew 19:21-22

Jesus said unto him - If thou desirest to be perfect, Withdraw! sell thy substance, and give to the destitute, - and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens; and come! be following me. And the young man, hearing, this word, went away sorrowing, - for he was holding large possessions.

Mark 10:21-22

And, Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said unto him - One thing, unto thee, is wanting; - Withdraw! whatsoever thou hast, sell, and give unto thedestitute, - and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come! be following me. And, he, becoming gloomy because of the word, departed sorrowing, for he was holding, many possessions.

Luke 18:22-23

And Jesus, hearing, said unto him - Yet one thing, unto thee, is lacking: Whatsoever thou hast, sell, and distribute unto the destitute, - and thou shalt have treasure in theheavens; and come! be following me. But, he, hearing these things, became, encompassed with grief; for he was rich exceedingly.

Job 31:24-28

If I made gold my stay, and, to precious metal, said, My confidence! If I rejoiced because great was my substance, and, an abundance, my hand had discovered; If I looked at the sun, when it flashed forth light, or at the moon, majestically marching along;read more.
And befooled secretly was my heart, so that my hand kissed my mouth, That too, had been a judicial iniquity, For I should have been false to GOD, above.

Psalm 52:6-7

The righteous shall both see and fear, And, over him, shall laugh: Lo! the man who made not God his refuge, - But trusted in the abundance of his riches, Emboldened himself in his wealth!

Jeremiah 49:4

Why shouldst thou glory in the vales, The flowing of thy vale O apostate daughter? She who is trusting in her treasures, saying, Who shall invade, me?

Ezekiel 28:5

By the greatness of thy wisdom and by thy traffic, hast thou multiplied thy riches, -And thy heart hath become lofty in thy riches:

Hosea 12:8

So then Ephraim said, Surely I have gotten me riches, I have found wealth for myself, - in all my toils, they cannot find in me perversity which is sin.

Job 20:17-20

Let him not see in the channels the flowings of torrents of honey and milk. In vain, he toiled, he shall not swallow, like wealth to be restored, in which he cannot exult! For he hath oppressed - hath forsaken the poor, A house, hath he seized, which he cannot rebuild.read more.
Surely he hath known no peace in his inmost mind, - With his dearest thing, shall he not get away:

Proverbs 15:6

The household of the righteous man, is a great treasure, but, in the increase of the lawless, is disturbance.

Proverbs 30:8-9

Vanity and falsehood, remove far from me, Neither poverty nor riches, give me, Feed me with the food appointed me: Lest I be full, and deny, and say - Who is Yahweh? or lest I be impoverished and steal, and do violence to the Name of my God.

Deuteronomy 8:10-14

So then thou shalt eat and be satisfied, - and bless Yahweh thy God, for the good land which he hath given unto thee. Take heed to thyself, lest thou forget Yahweh thy God, - so as not to keep his commandments and his regulations and his statutes, which I am commanding thee to-day; lest thou eat, and be satisfied, - and goodly houses, thou build and inhabit;read more.
and thy herd and thy flock, increase, and silver and gold, increase unto thee, - and all that thou hast, increase; and so thy heart be lifted up, - and thou forget Yahweh thy God, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt out of the house of servants;

Deuteronomy 32:15

Then Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: Thou wast fat, Thou wast thick, Thou wast gorged, So he forsook the GOD who made him, And treated as foolish his Rock of salvation.

Nehemiah 9:25-26

and they captured fortified cities and a fat soil, and took possession of houses full of every good thing, wells digged, vineyards and oliveyards and fruit-trees, in abundance, - so they did eat and were filled and became fat, and luxuriated in thy great goodness. But they murmured and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their back, and, thy prophets, they slew, who testified against them that they might turn them back unto thee, - and they wrought great insults.

Hosea 13:6

Whenever they were pastured, then were they satisfied, They were satisfied, and their heart, was lifted up, - because of this, they forgat me.

John 6:26-27

Jesus answered them, and said - Verily, verily, I say unto you: Ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye did eat of the loaves and were filled. Be working, not for the food that perisheth, but for the food that endureth unto life age-abiding, - which, the Son of Man, unto you, will give; for upon, the same, hath the Father, even God, set his seal.

Haggai 1:3-5

Therefore hath come the word of Yahweh by the hand of Haggai the prophet, saying: Is it a time that, ye yourselves, should be dwelling in your own paneled houses? and, this house, be in ruins? Now, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, - Apply your heart unto your own experience -

Matthew 23:25

Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because ye cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, - while, within, they are full of plunder and intemperance.

Luke 16:19-21

Now, a certain man, was rich, and he used to clothe himself with purple and fine linen, making merry day by day, brilliantly. And, a certain beggar, by name Lazarus, used to be cast near his gate, full of sores, and to long to be fed from the crumbs that fell from the table of the rich man: nay! even, the dogs, used to come and lick his sores.

1 Timothy 6:8-9

And, having sustenance and covering, we shall be content; But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction, -

Deuteronomy 24:12-15

And, if he be a poor man, thou shalt not sleep in his pledge: thou shalt, restore, to him the pledge at the going in of the sun, so shall he sleep in his own mantle, and bless thee, - and, unto thee, shall it be righteous-ness before Yahweh thy God. Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, - of thy brethren or of thy sojourners that are in thy land, within thy gates;read more.
for his day, shalt thou give his hire neither shall the sun, go in upon it, for, poor, he is, and, unto it, is he lifting up his soul, - lest he cry out against thee, unto Yahweh, and it be, in thee a sin.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy rulers, are unruly, and companions of thieves, Every one of the people, loveth a bribe, and runneth after rewards, - The fatherless, they do not vindicate, And, the plea of the widow, reacheth them not.

Jeremiah 22:13

Alas! for him who buildeth his house without righteousness, And his roof-chambers without justice, - Of his neighbour, taketh service for nought, And recompense for his work, giveth him not.

Micah 6:12

For, her rich men, are full of violence, and, her inhabitants, have spoken falsehood, - and, their tongue, is deceitful in their mouth.

Malachi 3:5

Therefore will I draw near unto you for judgment, and will become a swift witness against the mutterers of incantations, and against the adulterers, and against them that swear to a falsehood, - and against them who rob the hire of the hireling, the widow and the fatherless, and that drive away the sojourner, and do not revere me, saith Yahweh of hosts.

Job 31:25

If I rejoiced because great was my substance, and, an abundance, my hand had discovered;

Job 31:28

That too, had been a judicial iniquity, For I should have been false to GOD, above.

Proverbs 18:11

The substance of a rich man, is his strong city, and like a high wall, in his imagination.

Mark 10:24

And, the disciples, were in amazement, because of the words. But, Jesus, again answering, saith unto them - Children! how difficult, it is, to enter, into the kingdom of God!

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