32 Bible Verses about Wealthy People
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The rich are not to increase it, and the poor are not to pay less than the half shekel when giving the offering of the Lord, to make atonement for your lives.
saying, "Take home great wealth, a lot of cattle, silver, gold, bronze, iron, and a lot of clothing. Divide up the goods captured from your enemies with your brothers."
"You who live along the rivers of Babylon, the time of your end has come. You who are rich in plundered treasure, it is time for your lives to be cut off.
They intended to bury him with criminals, but he ended up in a rich man's tomb, because he had committed no violent deeds, nor had he spoken deceitfully.
Now I will tell you the truth."Three more kings will arise for Persia. Then a fourth king will be unusually rich, more so than all who preceded him. When he has amassed power through his riches, he will stir up everyone against the kingdom of Greece.
I will also shake up all the nations, and they will offer their treasures; then I will fill this temple with glory,' says the Lord who rules over all.
What did you go out to see? A man dressed in fancy clothes? Look, those who wear fancy clothes and live in luxury are in kings' courts!
He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,
He said also to the man who had invited him, "When you host a dinner or a banquet, don't invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors so you can be invited by them in return and get repaid.
Jesus also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who was informed of accusations that his manager was wasting his assets.
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
But when the man heard this he became very sad, for he was extremely wealthy.
(Now Abram was very wealthy in livestock, silver, and gold.)
"The Lord has richly blessed my master and he has become very wealthy. The Lord has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.
He displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his majestic greatness for a lengthy period of time -- a hundred and eighty days, to be exact!
But Barzillai was very old -- eighty years old, in fact -- and he had taken care of the king when he stayed in Mahanaim, for he was a very rich man.
Now Naomi had a relative on her husband's side of the family named Boaz. He was a wealthy, prominent man from the clan of Elimelech.
Ephraim boasts, "I am very rich! I have become wealthy! In all that I have done to gain my wealth, no one can accuse me of any offense that is actually sinful."
because they had too many possessions to be able to stay together and the land where they had settled was not able to support them because of their livestock.
Haman then recounted to them his fabulous wealth, his many sons, and how the king had magnified him and exalted him over the king's other officials and servants.
The man became wealthy. His influence continued to grow until he became very prominent.
In this way Jacob became extremely prosperous. He owned large flocks, male and female servants, camels, and donkeys.
I have oxen, donkeys, sheep, and male and female servants. I have sent this message to inform my lord, so that I may find favor in your sight.'"
His possessions included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 female donkeys; in addition he had a very great household. Thus he was the greatest of all the people in the east.
Now when it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who was also a disciple of Jesus.
There was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel. This man was very wealthy; he owned three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. At that time he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.
Furthermore, I am giving you what you did not request -- riches and honor so that you will be the greatest king of your generation.
I did not believe these things until I came and saw them with my own eyes. Indeed, I didn't hear even half the story! Your wisdom and wealth surpass what was reported to me.
King Solomon was wealthier and wiser than any of the kings of the earth.
Now a man named Zacchaeus was there; he was a chief tax collector and was rich.
But when the young man heard this he went away sorrowful, for he was very rich.
But at this statement, the man looked sad and went away sorrowful, for he was very rich.
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