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10 Bible Verses about Riches, Description Of
Most Relevant Verses
Those rich in the present age charge thou not to be high-minded, nor to hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, who is giving to us all things richly for enjoyment; --
having known that, not with corruptible things -- silver or gold -- were ye redeemed from your foolish behaviour delivered by fathers,
For wealth maketh to itself wings, As an eagle it flieth to the heavens.
and saying, Woe, woe, the great city, that was arrayed with fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and gilded in gold, and precious stone, and pearls -- because in one hour so much riches were made waste! 'And every shipmaster, and all the company upon the ships, and sailors, and as many as work the sea, far off stood,
'And that sown toward the thorns, this is he who is hearing the word, and the anxiety of this age, and the deceitfulness of the riches, do choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
'Treasure not up to yourselves treasures on the earth, where moth and rust disfigure, and where thieves break through and steal,
Do not these -- all of them -- against him a simile taken up, And a moral of acute sayings for him, And say, Woe to him who is multiplying what is not his? Till when also is he multiplying to himself heavy pledges?
- Description (7 instances)
- Commitment, to the world
- Covetousness, Nature of
- Drawbacks To Riches
- Materialism, As An Aspect Of Sin
- Money Blessings
- Money, Attitudes To
- Perils Of Luxury
- Possessions Decaying
- Rich, The
- Riches, Dangers Of
- Riches, Nature Of
- Satisfied With Riches
- Transient Wealth