54 Bible Verses about Riches, Dangers Of
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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.
Not intoxicated, not a quarrelsome person, not occupied in sordid gain; but equitable, without fighting, exempt from avarice;
None can serve two lords: for either he will hate one and love the other; or hold firmly to one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
No servant can serve two lords: for he will either hate one, and love the other; or he will hold firmly to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
And he says to him, All these will I give to thee, if, falling down, thou wouldst worship me. Then says Jesus to him, Retire, Satan; for it has been written, The Lord thy God shalt thou worship, and him alone shalt thou serve.
Adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is the enmity of God? whoever therefore would wish to be the friend of the world is set the enemy of God.
And he having sown among thorns, this is he hearing the word; and the care of this time, and the deceit of riches, choke the word, and it is unfruitful.
And the cares of this time, and the deceit of riches, and eager desires about remaining things, coming in, choke the word, and it is unfruitful.
And that having fallen into thorns, and they are they having heard, and with cares and riches, and pleasures of life going forth, are choked, and bring not to maturity.
Jesus said to him, If thou wished to be perfected, retire, sell thy possessions, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me. And the young man having heard the word, departed, being grieved: for he was holding many possessions.
And Jesus having looked upon him, loved him, and said to him, One thing is wanting to thee retire; whatever thou hast, sell, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me, having taken up the cross. And he, being sad at the word, went away being grieved: for he had many possessions.
And Jesus having heard these, said to him, Yet one thing fails thee: all whatever thou hast, sell and distribute to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me. And he having heard these things, was sorely grieved: for he was very rich.
To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit;
If I set gold my hope, and said to gold, My trust; If I shall rejoice because of the Multitude of my riches, and because my hand found much; If I shall see the light when it shall shine, and the moon going in splendor;read more.
And my heart will be seduced in secret, and my hand shall kiss to my mouth: Also this an iniquity for the judges: for I lied to God from above.
And the just shall see and fear, and laugh at him. Behold, the man will not set God his strength, and he will trust in the multitude of his riches he will be strengthened in his mischief.
He trusting in his riches himself shall fall: and the just shall flourish as the foliage.
Wherefore wilt thou boast in the valleys, thy valley flowing away, O daughter turning away? trusting in her treasures, Who shall come to me?
Ye shall not trust in oppression, ye shall not become vain in plunder: if wealth shall increase ye shall not set the heart
And Ephraim will say, Surely I became rich, I found to me wealth: all my labors shall not be found to me iniquity which was sin.
He shall not look upon the streams, the rivers, the torrents of honey and curdled milk Turning back the labor, and he shall not swallow down: according to the substance of his exchange and he shall not exult For he oppressed, forsaking the poor; he stripped the house and he will not build it up.read more.
For he knew not tranquillity in his belly, in his desire he shall not escape.
Vanity and the word of falsehood remove far from me; thou wilt not give to me poverty and riches; feed me with bread of my allowance: Lest I shall be filled and I spake lies, and said, Who is Jehovah? and lest I shall be dispossessed and I stole, and I laid hold upon the name of God.
And thou atest and wert satisfied, and didst bless Jehovah thy God for the good land which he gave to thee. Watch to thyself lest thou shalt forget Jehovah thy God, not watching his commands and his judgments and his laws which I command thee this day: Lest thou shalt eat and thou wert satisfied, and thou wilt build good houses and thou dwelt;read more.
And thy cattle and thy sheep shall multiply, and thy silver and thy gold shall multiply to thee, and all which is in thee shall multiply; And thy heart was lifted up and thou didst forget Jehovah thy God bringing thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of servants;
And Jeshurun will be fat and will tread down: Thou wert fat, thou wert thick, thou wert covered; And he will reject God having made him, And he will despise the Rock of his deliverance.
And they will take inaccessible cities, and a fat land, and they will inherit houses full of all good, and wells hewed out, vineyards and olive trees, and the tree of food for abundance: and they will eat and be filled, and be fat, and will live delicately in thy great goodness. And they will be perverse, and they will rebel against thee, and they will cast thy law behind their back, and they killed thy prophets who testified against them to turn them back to thee, and they will make great reproaches.
Thou shalt not labor to become rich: cease from thy wisdom.
Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but for that ye ate of the loaves, and were satisfied. Work not for food perishing, but food remaining to eternal life, which the Son of man will give you: for him God the Father sealed.
Ye have led a luxurious life upon the earth, and have rioted in luxury; ye have nourished your hearts, as in the day of slaughter.
And the word of Jehovah will be by the hand of Haggai the prophet, saying, Is the time for you, O ye, to dwell in your covered houses, and this house a waste? And now, thus said Jehovah of armies: Set your hearts upon your ways
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye cleanse the outside of the cup, and the side dish of sweet-meats, and within they are full of pillage and bad mixture.
A certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, being daily splendidly gladdened: And there was a certain beggar, Lazarus by name, who was cast at his gate, having been wounded, And eagerly desirous to be fed from crumbs falling from the rich one's table: but also the dogs, coming, licked off his wounds.
And having sustenance and covering, with these let us be contented. 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.
Thou shalt not oppress thy neighbor, and thou shalt not rob: the wages of the hireling shall not remain with thee till morning.
And if the man be poor, he shall not sleep with his pledge. Turning back, thou shalt turn back to him the pledge as the sun went down; he lay down in his garment and blessed thee; and to thee shall be justice before Jehovah thy God. Thou shalt not oppress the poor and needy hireling from thy brethren, or from thy stranger which is in thy land in thy gates.read more.
In his day thou shalt give his hire, and the sun shall not go down upon it, for he is poor, and he lifted up his soul to it; and he will cry against thee to Jehovah, and it was sin in thee.
He oppressing the poor one to increase for himself, he gave to the rich; also to want
Thy chiefs turning away, and associates of thieves: every one loving a gift and following recompenses: the orphan they will not judge, and the cause of the widow will not come to them.
Wo to him building his house not with justice, and his upper chambers not with judgment; by his neighbor he will work gratuitously, and he will give him not for his work;
And I came near to you for judgment: and I was a swift witness against those practicing magic, and against those committing adultery, and against those swearing to falsehood, and against those oppressing the hire of the hireling, the widow and the orphan, and those turning aside the stranger, and they feared not me, said Jehovah of armies.
And ye have despised the beggar. Do not the rich bring you into subjection, and draw you before tribunals?
Behold, the hire of laborers having reaped your farms, withheld by you, cries out, and the cries of the reapers have entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
Behold, the man will not set God his strength, and he will trust in the multitude of his riches he will be strengthened in his mischief.
And his disciples were amazed at his words. And Jesus again having answered, says to them, How difficult, children, is it for those trusting in property to enter into the kingdom of God!
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?
- Dangers (6 instances)
- Covetousness, Nature of
- False Confidence
- Gospel, Responses To
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money, Attitudes To
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Oppression, Nature Of
- Perils Of Luxury
- Poverty, Causes Of
- Rich, The
- Riches, Believers Attitudes
- Riches, Can Lead To
- Riches, Ungodly Use Of
- Satisfied With Riches
- Servants, Working Conditions Of
- Strength, Human
- Trust, Lack Of
- Trusting Riches
- Worry And Stress
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