36 Bible Verses about

Riches, Ungodly Use Of

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Psalm 73:12

Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

Luke 19:21

for I was afraid of you, because you are an exacting man; you take up what you did not lay down and reap what you did not sow.'

James 2:6-7

But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and personally drag you into court?

1 Kings 20:5

Then the messengers returned and said, "Thus says Ben-hadad, 'Surely, I sent to you saying, "You shall give me your silver and your gold and your wives and your children,"

Micah 2:1-5

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

Micah 6:10-12

"Is there yet a man in the wicked house, Along with treasures of wickedness And a short measure that is cursed?

Habakkuk 2:6-11

"Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'

Proverbs 11:26

He who withholds grain, the people will curse him, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it.

Job 27:16-17

"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Proverbs 3:27

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

Psalm 49:5-6

Why should I fear in days of adversity, When the iniquity of my foes surrounds me,

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;

Jeremiah 48:7

"For because of your trust in your own achievements and treasures, Even you yourself will be captured; And Chemosh will go off into exile Together with his priests and his princes.

Proverbs 15:6

Great wealth is in the house of the righteous, But trouble is in the income of the wicked.

Proverbs 13:7-8

There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.

Proverbs 15:16-17

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

Psalm 39:6

"Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

Luke 6:24

"But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort in full.

Luke 16:25

"But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.

1 Samuel 25:2-3

Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel; and the man was very rich, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats And it came about while he was shearing his sheep in Carmel

Mark 10:17-23

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Matthew 19:16-24

And someone came to Him and said, "Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?"

Luke 18:18-25

A ruler questioned Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

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