'Possessions' in the Bible
Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all the possessions they had accumulated, and the servants he had acquired while living in Haran. Then they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they arrived in the land of Canaan,
The conquerors captured all the possessions of Sodom and Gomorrah, including their entire food supply, and then left.
They also took Abram's nephew Lot captive, and confiscated his possessions, since he was living in Sodom.
He recovered all the goods and brought back his nephew Lot, together with his possessions, the women, and the other people.
The king of Sodom told Abram, "Return the people to me, and you take the possessions for yourself."
However, I will judge the nation that they serve, and later they will leave there with many possessions.
Later, Esau took his wives, his children, everyone in his household, his livestock, all his animals, and all his possessions that he had acquired in the territory of Canaan and moved far away from his brother Jacob,
then when he bequeaths his possessions to his sons, he must not give preference to the firstborn of the beloved wife over the firstborn of the unloved wife.
They captured 50,000 camels, 250,000 sheep, 2,000 donkeys, and 100,000 war captives from their possessions.
Their possessions and settlements included Bethel and its towns, Naaran to the east, Gezer and its towns to the west, Shechem and its towns as far as Ayyah and its towns
At the end of that year, the Aramean army attacked Joash. They invaded Judah and Jerusalem, destroyed every senior official among the people, and sent all of their possessions to the king of Damascus.
Josiah contributed 30,000 animals from the flocks of lambs and young goats, giving Passover offerings to all of the people who were present, plus an additional 3,000 bulls from the king's private possessions.
So I called the priests and made them take an oath to fulfill this promise. I also shook my robes, and said, "May God shake out every man from his house and his possessions who does not keep this promise. May he be emptied out and shaken just like this." All the assembly said, "Amen!" and praised the LORD. And the people kept their promise.
You'll know that your home is secure; when you search your possessions, and nothing will be missing.
In fact, people walk around as shadows. Surely, they busy themselves for nothing, heaping up possessions but not knowing who will get them.
When he dies, he will not be able to take it all with him his possessions will not follow him to the grave,
He made him the master over his household, the manager of all his possessions
May creditors seize all his possessions, and may foreigners loot the property he has acquired.
When possessions increase, so does the number of consumers; therefore what good are they to their owners, except to look at them?
Wise use of possessions is good; it brings benefit to the living.
I'll turn over all the wealth of this city, all its possessions, all its valuables, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah right into the hands of their enemies, and they'll plunder them, capture them, and take them to Babylon.
The Regent Prince is not to appropriate the nation's inheritance nor take advantage of them by taking their property from them. Instead, he is to provide an inheritance for his sons from his own possessions so that my people will not be separated from their possessions.'"
"But there will be a delivered remnant on Mount Zion. There will be holiness, and the house of Jacob will take back their possessions.
Therefore their possessions will be seized as plunder and their homes left in ruins. They may build houses, but they won't live in them. They may plant vineyards, but they won't drink their wine."
How can someone go into a strong man's house and carry off his possessions without first tying up the strong man? Then he can ransack his house.
But when the young man heard this statement he went away sad, because he had many possessions.
No one can go into a strong man's house and carry off his possessions without first tying up the strong man. Then he can ransack his house.
Shocked at this statement, the man went away sad, because he had many possessions.
Then he told them, "Be careful to guard yourselves against every kind of greed, because a person's life doesn't consist of the amount of possessions he has."
"Sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor. Make yourselves wallets that don't wear out a dependable treasure in heaven, where no thief can get close and no moth can destroy anything.
In the same way, none of you can be my disciple unless he gives up all his possessions."
Later, Zacchaeus stood up and announced to the Lord, "Look! I'm giving half of my possessions to the destitute, and if I have accused anyone falsely, I'm repaying four times as much as I owe."
They made it their practice to sell their possessions and goods and to distribute the proceeds to anyone who was in need.
Now all the believers were one in heart and soul, and nobody called any of his possessions his own. Instead, they shared everything they owned.
For everything that is in the world the desire for fleshly gratification, the desire for possessions, and worldly arrogance is not from the Father but is from the world.
Whoever has earthly possessions and notices a brother in need and yet withholds his compassion from him, how can the love of God be present in him?