Riches, Nature Of

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Psalm 24:1-2

The earth is Yahweh's, with its fullness, [the] world and those who live in it, because he has founded it on [the] seas, and has established it on [the] rivers.

Job 41:11

Who has come to confront me, that I should repay [him]? Under all the heavens, {it belongs to me}.

Psalm 50:12

If I were hungry I would not tell you, because [the] world and its fullness [are] mine.

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge is given to you. And I will [also] give to you wealth, possessions, and honor, the like of which was not had by the kings who [were] before you, nor will there be the like after you."

Deuteronomy 8:17-18

And you may think in your heart, 'My strength and the might of my hand {acquired this wealth for} me.' But you must remember Yahweh your God, for he [is] the [one] giving you strength to acquire wealth in order to confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors {as it is today}.

Genesis 26:12-13

And Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in that [same] year a hundredfold, and Yahweh blessed him. And the man {became wealthier and wealthier} until he was exceedingly wealthy.

Deuteronomy 26:9-10

And he brought us to this place and gave to us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey. And now, look, I am bringing the firstfruit of the fruit of the ground that you gave to me, Yahweh,' and you shall place it {before} Yahweh your God, and you shall bow down {before} Yahweh your God.

2 Chronicles 25:9

And Amaziah said to the man of God, "Now what [should I] do with the one hundred talents that I have given to the troops of Israel?" And the man of God said, "{Yahweh is able to give} to you more than this."

Job 1:9-10

Then Satan answered Yahweh and said, "Does Job fear God for nothing? Have you not put a fence around him and his household and around {all that belongs to him} {on every side}? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock has increased in the land.

Psalm 112:1-3

Praise Yah! Blessed [is the] man [who] fears Yahweh; he takes great delight in his commands. His {descendants} will be mighty in the land; [the] generation of [the] upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches [are] in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.

Psalm 128:1-2

Blessed [is] everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways. You will indeed eat of the labor of your hands; you [will be] happy and [it will be] well with you.

Proverbs 8:17-18

I love {those who love me}, and those who seek me diligently shall find me. Fortune and glory [are] with me, enduring wealth and righteousness.

1 Timothy 4:4-5

because everything created by God [is] good and nothing [is to be] rejected [if it is] received with thankfulness, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Exodus 35:29

Every man and woman whose heart impelled them to bring for all the work to be done that Yahweh had commanded {by the agency of} Moses--the {Israelites} brought freely to Yahweh.

1 Chronicles 29:6-7

Then the commanders of the {families}, the commanders of the tribes of Israel, and the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the commanders of the work of the king offered themselves willingly. And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

Acts 4:34-35

For there was not even anyone needy among them, because all those who were owners of plots of land or houses were selling [them] [and] bringing the proceeds of the things that were sold and placing [them] at the feet of the apostles. And it was being distributed to each as anyone had need.

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol and Abaddon will not be satisfied, and the eyes of a person will not be satisfied [either].

Luke 12:18

And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions.

Job 1:13-19

And then [there] was one day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the female donkeys were feeding {beside them}. Then the Sabeans {attacked}, and they took them, and they slew the servants {by the edge of the sword}. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."read more.
While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The fire of God fell from the heavens, and it blazed up against the sheep and goats and against the servants, and it consumed them. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three divisions, and they made a raid on the camels, and they carried them away, and they struck your servants {by the edge of the sword}, but I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." At the time this one was speaking, {another} came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And behold, a great wind came from across the desert, and it struck the four corners of the house {so that} it fell upon the young people, and they died. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."

Jeremiah 48:36

{Therefore} my heart moans for Moab like the flute. It moans for the people of Kir-heres like the flute. {Therefore} [the] wealth they gained has perished.

1 Peter 1:18

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

Revelation 18:14-20

"And {the fruit your soul desires} has departed from you, and all the luxury and the splendor has perished from you, and they will never find them any more." The merchants of these [things], who became rich from them, will stand {far off}, weeping and mourning because of the fear of her torment, saying, "Woe, woe, the great city, dressed in fine linen and purple cloth and scarlet cloth, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls,read more.
because in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!" And every shipmaster and {every seafarer} and sailors and all those who labor on the sea stood {far off} and began to cry out [when they] saw the smoke of her burning, saying, "Who [is] like the great city?" And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, "Woe, woe, the great city, in which all those who had ships on the sea became rich from her prosperity, because in one hour she has been laid waste!" Rejoice over her, heaven and the saints and the apostles and the prophets, because God has pronounced your judgment on her!"

Luke 12:13-21

Now someone from the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me!" But he said to him, "Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?" And he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourselves from all greediness, because not [even] when someone has an abundance {does} his life [consist] of his possessions."read more.
And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. And he reasoned to himself, saying, 'What should I do? For I do not have anywhere I can gather in my crops.' And he said, 'I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and I will gather in there all my grain and possessions. And I will say to my soul, "Soul, you have many possessions stored up for many years. Relax, eat, drink, celebrate!" ' But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?' So [is] the one who stores up treasure for himself, and who is not rich toward God!"

1 Timothy 6:6-8

But godliness with contentment is a great means of gain. For we have brought nothing into the world, so that neither can we bring anything out. But [if we] have food and clothing, with these [things] we will be content.

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