'Riches' in the Bible
So God said to him, “Because you have requested this and did not ask for long life or riches for yourself, or the death of your enemies, but you asked discernment for yourself to understand justice,
In addition, I will give you what you did not ask for: both riches and honor, so that no man in any kingdom will be your equal during your entire life.
King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the world in riches and in wisdom.
Riches and honor come from You, and You are the ruler of everything. Power and might are in Your hand, and it is in Your hand to make great and to give strength to all.
He died at a ripe old age, full of days, riches, and honor, and his son Solomon became king in his place.
God said to Solomon, “Since this was in your heart, and you have not requested riches, wealth, or glory, or for the life of those who hate you, and you have not even requested long life, but you have requested for yourself wisdom and knowledge that you may judge My people over whom I have made you king,
wisdom and knowledge are given to you. I will also give you riches, wealth, and glory, unlike what was given to the kings who were before you, or will be given to those after you.”
King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the world in riches and wisdom.
So the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance.
Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance, and he made an alliance with Ahab through marriage.
Hezekiah had abundant riches and glory, and he made himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields, and every desirable item.
Be careful that no one lures you with riches;do not let a large ransom lead you astray.
They trust in their wealthand boast of their abundant riches.
“Here is the manwho would not make God his refuge,but trusted in the abundance of his riches,taking refuge in his destructive behavior.”
Wealth and riches are in his house,and his righteousness endures forever.
I rejoice in the way revealed by Your decreesas much as in all riches.
Long life is in her right hand;in her left, riches and honor.
With me are riches and honor,lasting wealth and righteousness.
Idle hands make one poor,but diligent hands bring riches.
A gracious woman gains honor,but violent men gain only riches.
Anyone trusting in his riches will fall,but the righteous will flourish like foliage.
Riches are a ransom for a man’s life,but a poor man hears no threat.
There is a person without a companion, without even a son or brother, and though there is no end to all his struggles, his eyes are still not content with riches. “So who am I struggling for,” he asks, “and depriving myself from good?” This too is futile and a miserable task.
God has also given riches and wealth to every man, and He has allowed him to enjoy them, take his reward, and rejoice in his labor. This is a gift of God,
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.
Again I saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, or the battle to the strong, or bread to the wise, or riches to the discerning, or favor to the skillful; rather, time and chance happen to all of them.
I will give you the treasures of darknessand riches from secret places,so that you may know that I, Yahweh,the God of Israel call you by your name.
Then you will see and be radiant,and your heart will tremble and rejoice,because the riches of the sea will become yoursand the wealth of the nations will come to you.
But you will be called the Lord’s priests;they will speak of you as ministers of our God;you will eat the wealth of the nations,and you will boast in their riches.
This is what the Lord says:The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;the strong man must not boast in his strength;the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.
He who makes a fortune unjustlyis like a partridge that hatches eggs it didn’t lay.In the middle of his dayshis riches will abandon him,so in the end he will be a fool.
Now I will tell you the truth.Prophecies about Persia and Greece “Three more kings will arise in Persia, and the fourth will be far richer than the others. By the power he gains through his riches, he will stir up everyone against the kingdom of Greece.
Instead, he will honor a god of fortresses—a god his fathers did not know—with gold, silver, precious stones, and riches.
He will get control over the hidden treasures of gold and silver and over all the riches of Egypt. The Libyans and Cushites will also be in submission.
Don’t be afraid, wild animals,for the wilderness pastures have turned green,the trees bear their fruit,and the fig tree and grapevine yield their riches.
As for the seed that fell among thorns, these are the ones who, when they have heard, go on their way and are choked with worries, riches, and pleasures of life, and produce no mature fruit.
Or do you despise the riches of His kindness, restraint, and patience, not recognizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance?
And what if He did this to make known the riches of His glory on objects of mercy that He prepared beforehand for glory—
Now if their stumbling brings riches for the world, and their failure riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their full number bring!
Oh, the depth of the richesboth of the wisdom and the knowledge of God!How unsearchable His judgmentsand untraceable His ways!
We have redemption in Him through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
I pray that the perception of your mind may be enlightened so you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the glorious riches of His inheritance among the saints,
so that in the coming ages He might display the immeasurable riches of His grace through His kindness to us in Christ Jesus.
This grace was given to me—the least of all the saints—to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah,
I pray that He may grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power in the inner man through His Spirit,
And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
I want their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and have the knowledge of God’s mystery—Christ.
They said with a loud voice:The Lamb who was slaughtered is worthyto receive power and richesand wisdom and strengthand honor and glory and blessing!
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