'Wealth' in the Bible
He became very wealthy and lived a life of wealth, becoming more and more wealthy.
Furthermore, all of the wealth that God has stripped away from our father belongs to us now and to our children. So do everything that God tells you to do."
They carried off all their wealth, their children, and their wives as captives, plundering everything that remained in the houses.
But remember the LORD your God, because he is the one who gives you the ability to produce wealth, in order to confirm his covenant that he promised by an oath to your ancestors, as is the case today.
"Return to your tents with great wealth, plenty of livestock, silver, gold, bronze, iron, and lots of clothing. Divide the spoil from your enemies among your relatives."
Naomi had a close relative of her late husband, a man of considerable wealth from the family of Elimelech. His name was Boaz.
As a result, King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in regards to wealth and wisdom.
Both wealth and honor proceed from you, and you are ruling over them all. You control power you control who is made great, and how everyone becomes strong.
God told Solomon, "Since you had this in mind, to ask neither to focus on riches, wealth, honor, or the lives of those who hate you, nor have you requested a long life, but instead you have asked for wisdom and knowledge for yourself, so that you may rule my people over whom I have established you as king,
wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. Furthermore, I will give you riches, wealth, and honor such as none of the kings owned who lived before you and none after you are to ever attain their equal."
As a result, King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in regards to wealth and wisdom.
Hezekiah received immense wealth and honor. He built treasuries for himself to store silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields, and all sorts of valuable items,
Then I called for a fast there at the Ahava River so we could humble ourselves before our God and seek from him an appropriate way for us and our little ones to live, and how we should guard our personal wealth,
"The land you are entering to possess is a morally unclean land due to the moral uncleanness of the nations of the lands along with their abominations that has filled it from one end to the other with their impurities. So, therefore, do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons, nor marry their daughters to your sons, and under no circumstances are you to seek their well-being or their wealth, so that you may remain strong, enjoying the best things the land has to give, and so that you may establish an inheritance for your children forever.'
He displayed the enormous wealth of his kingdom, along with its splendid beauty and greatness for many days for 180 days in all.
Then Haman told them about his splendid wealth, the number of his sons, all the ways the king had honored him, and that he had promoted him above all the other officials and ministers of the king.
Their wealth perishes with them, doesn't it? They die, and do so without having wisdom, don't they?"
Then the hungry will devour his harvest, snatching it even from the midst of thorns, while the thirsty covet their wealth.
When did I ever ask you for anything, say "Offer a bribe for me from your wealth?'
"He won't become rich and his wealth won't last; he won't expand his holdings to cover the land.
His sons will make amends to the poor; their hands will return his wealth.
"Though he swallows wealth, he will vomit it; God will dislodge it from his stomach.
"Why do the wicked live to reach old age and increase in power and wealth, too?
if I've found joy in great wealth that I own, if I've earned a lot with my own hands,
"Will your wealth sustain you when you're in distress, despite your most powerful efforts?
from men, LORD, by your hand from men who belong to this world, whose reward is only in this life. But as for your treasured ones, may their stomachs be full, may their children have an abundance, and may they leave wealth to their offspring.
those who put confidence in their wealth and boast about their great riches?
Indeed, he will see wise people die; the stupid and the senseless will meet their doom and leave their wealth to others.
"Look, here is a young man who refused to make God his strength; instead, he trusted in his great wealth and made his wickedness his strength.
Just look at these wicked people! They're perpetually carefree as they increase their wealth.
Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever.
We'll find all kinds of valuable wealth, and we'll fill our houses with spoil.
Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the first of all your produce,
Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.
I bequeath wealth to those who love me, and I will fill their treasuries."
Nothing good comes from ill-gotten wealth, but righteousness delivers from death.
Lazy hands bring poverty, but hard-working hands lead to wealth.
The rich hide within the fortress that is their wealth, but the poor are dismayed due to their poverty.
The blessing of the LORD establishes wealth, and difficulty does not accompany it.
Wealth won't help in the time of judgment, but righteousness will deliver from death.
A gracious woman attains honor, but ruthless men attain wealth.
The person who trusts in his wealth will fall, but the righteous will flourish like green leaves.
Wealth gained dishonestly dwindles away, but whoever works diligently increases his prosperity.
A good person leaves an inheritance to his grandchildren, but the wealth of the wicked is reserved for the righteous.
The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the stupidity of fools is just that stupidity!
Better is a little accompanied by fear of the LORD than abundant wealth with turmoil.
The wealth of a rich person is his fortified city; in his own imagination, it is like a high wall.
Wealth brings many friends, but a poor man is deserted by his friend.
A good reputation is more desirable than great wealth, and favorable acceptance more than silver and gold.
The reward of humility is the fear of the LORD, along with wealth, honor, and life.
Don't exhaust yourself acquiring wealth; be smart enough to stop.
Whoever gains wealth by charging exorbitant interest collects it for someone who is kind to the poor.
The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but anyone who consorts with immoral women squanders his wealth.
Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today,
I also accumulated silver, gold, and the wealth of kings and their kingdoms. I gathered around me both male and female singers, along with what delights a man all sorts of mistresses.
Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.
Sweet is the sleep of a working man, whether he eats a little or a lot, but the excess wealth of the rich will not allow him to rest.
I have observed a painful tragedy on earth: Wealth hoarded by its owner harms him,
and that wealth is lost in troubled circumstances. Then a son is born, but there is nothing left for him.
Furthermore, for every person to whom God has given wealth, riches, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept this allotment, and to rejoice in his work this is a gift from God.
a man to whom God gives wealth, riches, and honor, so that he lacks none of his heart's desires but God does not give him the capability to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger consumes them. This is pointless and a grievous affliction.
I considered and observed on earth the following: The race doesn't go to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor food to the wise, nor wealth to the smart, nor recognition to the skilled. Instead, timing and circumstances meet them all.
Mighty bodies of water cannot extinguish love, rivers cannot put it out. If a man were to give all the wealth of his house for love, he would surely be viewed with contempt.
for before the young lad knows how to call out to his father or mother, the wealth of Damascus and the plunder of Samaria will be carried off by the king of Assyria."
What will you do on the day of Judgment, in the calamity that will come from far away? To whom will you run for help, and where will you leave your wealth,
My hand has found, as if in a nest, the wealth of the people; and as one gathers eggs that have been abandoned, so I have gathered all the inhabitants of the earth. Nothing moved a wing, opened its mouth, or chirped.'
Therefore the wealth they have acquired and what they have stored up they carry them away over the Arab Wadi.
This is what the LORD says: "The wealth of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia, those Sabeans, men of great heights. They'll come over to you and will be yours; They'll trudge behind you coming over in chains, they'll bow down to you. They'll plead with you, "Surely God is in you; and there is no other God at all.'"
Your gates will always stand open by day or night, and they will not be shut, so that nations will bring you their wealth, with their kings led in procession.
But as for you, you will be called priests of the LORD, and you will be named ministers of our God. You will feed on the wealth of the nations, and you will boast about their riches.
This is what the LORD says: "See, I will extend prosperity to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream; and you will nurse, and you will be carried on her hip, and bounced upon her knees.
"I'll give away your wealth and your treasures as plunder, for free, because of all your sins throughout your territory.
My mountain in the field, your wealth and your treasures I'll give as spoil; along with your high places as the price of your sin throughout your territory.
As a partridge gathers together eggs that it didn't lay, so is a person who amasses wealth unjustly. In the middle of his life it will leave him, and in the end he will prove to be a fool."
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.
"Tarshish was your business partner because of your phenomenal wealth. They traded silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.
Your wealth, your products, your merchandise your sailors, your pilots, your tailors, your salesmen, all your mercenaries with you your entire company with you will fall into the midst of the sea on the day when you're overthrown!
Your merchandise went out over the oceans to satisfy many nations; with the abundance of your wealth you enriched the kings of the earth.
Your wisdom and understanding brought you phenomenal wealth. You've brought gold and silver into your treasuries.
By your great wisdom, by your skills in trading you have amassed wealth for yourself and your heart has become arrogant because of your wealth."
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "I'm going to give the land of Egypt to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. He's going to carry off her wealth, confiscate her war implements, and use it all to pay wages for his army!
War will come to Egypt, and Ethiopia will be in anguish when the slain fall in Egypt, when her wealth is carried off, and her foundations are demolished.
""Now I'll tell you the truth: Pay attention! Three more kings will arise in Persia. Then a fourth will gain more than them all. As soon as he gains power by means of his wealth, he'll stir up everyone against the Grecian kingdoms.
He'll invade the most prosperous areas of the province during a time of tranquility, accomplishing what neither his predecessors nor his ancestors ever could. He'll distribute war spoils, booty, and wealth to them, and he'll plot the overthrow of fortresses, though only for a time.
Then he'll return to his homeland with great wealth, will focus his attention against the holy covenant, and will take action as he returns to his land.'"
Ephraim claims, "I have become rich, I have made a fortune! Because of all my wealth, no one will find any iniquity or sin in me.'
Stop being afraid, beasts of the field, because the desert pastures will bloom, the trees will bear their fruit, and the fig tree and vine will deliver their wealth.
"On the day you just stood by, when strangers carried away Jacob's wealth and foreigners entered his gates, casting lots for Jerusalem, you were just like one of them.
"You should not have entered the gate of my people on the day of their disaster. Also, you should not have gloated over Judah's misfortune on the day of his disaster, nor should you have plundered his wealth on the day of his disaster.
Judah, too, will fight at Jerusalem. Then the wealth of the surrounding nations will be gathered up: gold, silver, and clothing in great abundance.
As for what was sown among the thorn bushes, this is the person who hears the word, but the worries of life and the deceitful pleasures of wealth choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
The disciples were startled by these words, but Jesus told them again, "Children, how hard it is for those who trust in their wealth to get into the kingdom of God!
The ones that fell among the thorn bushes are the people who listen, but as they go on their way they are choked by the worries, wealth, and pleasures of life, and their fruit doesn't mature.
"I'm telling you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous wealth, so that when it fails, they will welcome you into eternal homes.
So if you haven't been faithful with unrighteous wealth, who will trust you with true wealth?
"No servant can serve two masters, because either he will hate one and love the other, or be loyal to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and wealth!"
To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given so that I might proclaim to the gentiles the immeasurable wealth of the Messiah
They sang with a loud voice, "Worthy is the lamb who was slaughtered to receive power, wealth, wisdom, strength, honor, glory, and praise!"
because all this wealth has been destroyed in a single hour!"
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