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40 Bible Verses about Riches, Nature Of
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A Psalm of David. To Jehovah is the earth and its fulness, The world and the inhabitants in it. For He on the seas hath founded it, And on the floods He doth establish it.
and the riches, and the honour are from before Thee, and Thou art ruling over all, and in Thy hand is power and might, and in Thy hand, to make great, and to give strength to all.
and thou hast said in thy heart, My power, and the might of my hand, hath made for me this wealth: And thou hast remembered Jehovah thy God, for He it is who is giving to thee power to make wealth, in order to establish His covenant which He hath sworn to thy fathers as at this day.
And Isaac soweth in that land, and findeth in that year a hundredfold, and Jehovah blesseth him; and the man is great, and goeth on, going on and becoming great, till that he hath been very great,
and he bringeth us in unto this place, and giveth to us this land -- a land flowing with milk and honey. And now, lo, I have brought in the first of the fruits of the ground which thou hast given to me, O Jehovah; -- and thou hast placed it before Jehovah thy God, and bowed thyself before Jehovah thy God,
The blessing of Jehovah -- it maketh rich, And He addeth no grief with it.
And the Adversary answereth Jehovah and saith, 'For nought is Job fearing God? Hast not Thou made a hedge for him, and for his house, and for all that he hath -- round about?
Praise ye Jah! O the happiness of one fearing Jehovah, In His commands he hath delighted greatly. Mighty in the earth is his seed, The generation of the upright is blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness is standing for ever.
A Song of the Ascents. O the happiness of every one fearing Jehovah, Who is walking in His ways. The labour of thy hands thou surely eatest, Happy art thou, and good is to thee.
I love those loving me, And those seeking me earnestly do find me. Wealth and honour are with me, Lasting substance and righteousness.
because every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, with thanksgiving being received, for it is sanctified through the word of God and intercession.
And having commanded the multitudes to recline upon the grass, and having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, having looked up to the heaven, he did bless, and having broken, he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples to the multitudes,
because, having known God they did not glorify Him as God, nor gave thanks, but were made vain in their reasonings, and their unintelligent heart was darkened,
and all, whatever ye may do in word or in work, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus -- giving thanks to the God and Father, through him.
And the heads of the fathers, and the heads of the tribes of Israel, and the heads of the thousands, and of the hundreds, even to the heads of the work of the king, offer willingly. And they give for the service of the house of God, of gold -- talents five thousand, and drams a myriad; and of silver -- talents ten thousand, and of brass -- a myriad and eight thousand talents; and of iron -- a hundred thousand talents;
sell your goods, and give alms, make to yourselves bags that become not old, a treasure unfailing in the heavens, where thief doth not come near, nor moth destroy;
and I say to you, Make to yourselves friends out of the mammon of unrighteousness, that when ye may fail, they may receive you to the age-during tabernacles.
And Zaccheus having stood, said unto the Lord, 'Lo, the half of my goods, sir, I give to the poor, and if of any one anything I did take by false accusation, I give back fourfold.'
for there was not any one among them who did lack, for as many as were possessors of fields, or houses, selling them, were bringing the prices of the thing sold, and were laying them at the feet of the apostles, and distribution was being made to each according as any one had need.
Wealth from vanity becometh little, And whoso is gathering by the hand becometh great.
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; --
And the day is, that his sons and his daughters are eating, and drinking wine, in the house of their brother, the first-born. And a messenger hath come in unto Job and saith, 'The oxen have been plowing, and the she-asses feeding by their sides, and Sheba doth fall, and take them, and the young men they have smitten by the mouth of the sword, and I am escaped -- only I alone -- to declare it to thee.'read more.
While this one is speaking another also hath come and saith, 'Fire of God hath fallen from the heavens, and burneth among the flock, and among the young men, and consumeth them, and I am escaped -- only I alone -- to declare it to thee.' While this one is speaking another also hath come and saith, 'Chaldeans made three heads, and rush on the camels, and take them, and the young men they have smitten by the mouth of the sword, and I am escaped -- only I alone -- to declare it to thee.' While this one is speaking another also hath come and saith, 'Thy sons and thy daughters are eating, and drinking wine, in the house of their brother, the first-born. And lo, a great wind hath come from over the wilderness, and striketh against the four corners of the house, and it falleth on the young men, and they are dead, and I am escaped -- only I alone -- to declare it to thee.'
For wealth maketh to itself wings, As an eagle it flieth to the heavens.
'Treasure not up to yourselves treasures on the earth, where moth and rust disfigure, and where thieves break through and steal,
having known that, not with corruptible things -- silver or gold -- were ye redeemed from your foolish behaviour delivered by fathers,
And the fruits of the desire of thy soul did go away from thee, and all things -- the dainty and the bright -- did go away from thee, and no more at all mayest thou find them. The merchants of these things, who were made rich by her, far off shall stand because of the fear of her torment, weeping, and sorrowing, 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!read more.
'And every shipmaster, and all the company upon the ships, and sailors, and as many as work the sea, far off stood, and were crying, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to the great city? and they did cast dust upon their heads, and were crying out, weeping and sorrowing, saying, Woe, woe, the great city! in which were made rich all having ships in the sea, out of her costliness -- for in one hour was she made waste. 'Be glad over her, O heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets, because God did judge your judgment of her!'
and the world doth pass away, and the desire of it, and he who is doing the will of God, he doth remain -- to the age.
And a certain one said to him, out of the multitude, 'Teacher, say to my brother to divide with me the inheritance.' And he said to him, 'Man, who set me a judge or a divider over you?' And he said unto them, 'Observe, and beware of the covetousness, because not in the abundance of one's goods is his life.'read more.
And he spake a simile unto them, saying, 'Of a certain rich man the field brought forth well; and he was reasoning within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have not where I shall gather together my fruits? and he said, This I will do, I will take down my storehouses, and greater ones I will build, and I will gather together there all my products and my good things, and I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years, be resting, eat, drink, be merry. And God said to him, Unthinking one! this night thy soul they shall require from thee, and what things thou didst prepare -- to whom shall they be? so is he who is treasuring up to himself, and is not rich toward God.'
but it is great gain -- the piety with contentment; for nothing did we bring into the world -- it is manifest that we are able to carry nothing out; but having food and raiment -- with these we shall suffice ourselves;