'Wealth' in the Bible
For all the wealth that God has taken from our father is ours and our children's; and now whatever God has said to thee do.
And thou say in thy heart, my power And the might of my hand has procured me This wealth.
But thou shalt remember Jehovah thy God, that it is he who giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he swore unto thy fathers, as it is this day.
and spoke to them, saying, Return unto your tents with much wealth and with very much cattle, with silver, and with gold, and with copper, and with iron, and with clothing, in very great quantity; divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.
Then the five men departed, and came to La'ish, and saw the people who were there, how they dwelt in security, after the manner of the Sido'nians, quiet and unsuspecting, lacking nothing that is in the earth, and possessing wealth, and how they were far from the Sido'nians and had no dealings with any one.
And Naomi had a relation of her husband's, a mighty man of wealth, of the family of Elimelech, and his name was Boaz.
And there was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, the son of a Benjaminite, a mighty man of wealth.
And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of them that hate thee, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked for thyself wisdom and knowledge, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:
wisdom and knowledge are granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches and wealth and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall any after thee have the like.
when he shewed the glorious wealth of his kingdom and the splendid magnificence of his grandeur many days, a hundred and eighty days.
His children shall seek the favour of the poor, and his hands restore his wealth.
If I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;
Thou hast sold thy people for nought, and hast not increased thy wealth by their price;
They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...
For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
Wealth and riches shall be in his house; and his righteousness abideth for ever.
I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all wealth.
lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and the fruits of thy toil come into the house of a stranger;
Riches and honour are with me; durable wealth and righteousness.
The rich man's wealth is his strong city; the destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Wealth profiteth not in the day of wrath; but righteousness delivereth from death.
There is that feigneth himself rich, and hath nothing; there is that maketh himself poor, and hath great wealth.
Wealth gotten by vanity diminisheth; but he that gathereth by manual-labour shall increase it.
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man.
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high wall in his own imagination.
Wealth addeth many friends; but the poor is separated from his friend.
House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers; but a prudent wife is from Jehovah.
for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown endure from generation to generation?
He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.
Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and power to eat thereof, and to take his portion and to rejoice in his labour: that is a gift of God.
one to whom God giveth riches, wealth, and honour, and he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and a sore evil.
Thus saith Jehovah: The wealth of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia and the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine: they shall walk after thee; in chains they shall come over, and they shall bow down unto thee, they shall make supplication unto thee, saying, Surely God is in thee; and there is none else, no other God. ...
Then thou shalt see, and shalt be brightened, and thy heart shall throb, and be enlarged; for the abundance of the sea shall be turned unto thee, the wealth of the nations shall come unto thee.
And thy gates shall stand open continually: (they shall not be shut day nor night,) that the wealth of the nations may be brought unto thee, and that their kings may be led to thee.
But as for you, ye shall be called priests of Jehovah; it shall be said of you: Ministers of our God. Ye shall eat the wealth of the nations, and into their glory shall ye enter.
And, I will give all the wealth of this city, and all its gains, and all its precious things, and all the treasures of the kings of Judah, will I give into the hand of their enemies; and they shall make them a prey, and take them, and carry them to Babylon.
Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness: nothing of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of their wealth, nor of the magnificence in the midst of them.
And their wealth shall become a booty, and their houses a desolation; and they shall build houses, and not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and not drink the wine thereof.
And Judah also shall fight at Jerusalem; and the wealth of all the nations round about shall be gathered together gold, and silver, and garments, in great abundance.
But if their fall be the world's wealth, and their loss the wealth of the nations, how much rather their fulness?