Satisfied With Riches

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 49:6

Even of those who trust in and lean on their wealth and boast of the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 52:7

See, this is the man who made not God his strength (his stronghold and high tower) but trusted in and confidently relied on the abundance of his riches, seeking refuge and security for himself through his wickedness.

Proverbs 18:11

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high protecting wall in his own imagination and conceit.

Proverbs 13:8

A rich man can buy his way out of threatened death by paying a ransom, but the poor man does not even have to listen to threats [from the envious].

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the Lord: Let not the wise and skillful person glory and boast in his wisdom and skill; let not the mighty and powerful person glory and boast in his strength and power; let not the person who is rich [in physical gratification and earthly wealth] glory and boast in his [temporal satisfactions and earthly] riches;

Job 31:25

If I rejoiced because my wealth was great and because my [powerful] hand [alone] had gotten much,

Ezekiel 28:5

By your great wisdom and by your traffic you have increased your riches and power, and your heart is proud and lifted up because of your wealth;

Mark 4:19

Then the cares and anxieties of the world and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate the Word, and it becomes fruitless.

Luke 8:14

And as for what fell among the thorns, these are [the people] who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked and suffocated with the anxieties and cares and riches and pleasures of life, and their fruit does not ripen (come to maturity and perfection).

James 5:1

Come now, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you.

Luke 6:24

But woe to (alas for) you who are rich ( abounding in material resources), for you already are receiving your consolation (the solace and sense of strengthening and cheer that come from prosperity) and have taken and enjoyed your comfort in full [having nothing left to be awarded you].

Psalm 49:16

Be not afraid when [an ungodly] one is made rich, when the wealth and glory of his house are increased;

Zechariah 11:5

Whose buyers or possessors slay them and hold themselves not guilty; and they who sell them say, Blessed be the Lord, for I have become rich! And their own shepherds neither pity nor spare them [from the wolves].

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