115 occurrences

'Wealth' in the Bible

Now he heard the words of the sons of Laban, saying, "Jacob has taken all that our father has," and "From that which [was] our father's he has gained all this wealth."

For all the wealth that God has taken away from our father, it belongs to us and to our sons. So now, all that God has said to you, do."

They captured and plundered all that [was] in the houses--all their wealth, their little ones, and their women.

The {Israelites} took captive the women of Midian and their children, and they plundered all their domestic animals and all their livestock and all their wealth.

And you may think in your heart, 'My strength and the might of my hand {acquired this wealth for} me.'

But you must remember Yahweh your God, for he [is] the [one] giving you strength to acquire wealth in order to confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors {as it is today}.

he said to them, "Return to your tents with much wealth, and with very much livestock, with silver, gold, copper, iron, and with very much clothing; divide the war-booty of your enemies with your kinsmen."

And the men of Israel said, "Did you see this man who has come up? For he [is] going up to defy Israel! It will be [that] the man who defeats him, the king will make him very rich with great wealth and will give him his daughter [in marriage] and will make his father's house free in Israel."

So she came to Jerusalem with very great wealth; [with] camels carrying spices, very much gold, and precious stones. She came to Solomon, and she spoke to him all that was on her heart.

King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth with respect to wealth and wisdom.

And he died in a good old age, full of days, wealth, and honor. And Solomon his son reigned in his place.

Then God said to Solomon, "Because this was with your heart and you did not ask for wealth, possessions, honor, and the lives of your enemies, and also did not ask for {long life}, but have asked for wisdom and knowledge that you might judge my people over whom I have made you king,

wisdom and knowledge is given to you. And I will [also] give to you wealth, possessions, and honor, the like of which was not had by the kings who [were] before you, nor will there be the like after you."

Now the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, and she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with hard questions, with much wealth and camels, bearing spices and much gold and precious stones. And she came to Solomon and told him all that [was] {on her mind}.

Thus King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in wealth and wisdom.

So Yahweh established the kingdom in his hand. And all Judah gave tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had much wealth and honor.

Now Jehoshaphat had much wealth and honor, and he became son-in-law to Ahab.

And Hezekiah had very much wealth and honor, and he made storehouses for himself for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, small shields, and all [sorts of] desirable objects;

as he displayed the wealth of the glory of his kingdom and the glorious splendor of his greatness [for] many days, one hundred and eighty days.

And Haman recounted to them the splendor of his wealth and the number of his sons and all [the ways] that the king had honored him and promoted him above the officials and king's servants.

whose harvest [the] hungry eats, and he takes it {from behind} [the] thorns; and [the] thirsty pants after their wealth.

Is it because I have said, 'Give to me,' or, 'Offer a bribe for me from your wealth'?

He will not become rich, and his wealth will not endure, and their possessions will not stretch across the earth.

His wealth will become hunger, and disaster is ready for his stumbling.

His children will seek favors from [the] poor, and his hands will return his wealth.

He goes to bed [with] wealth, but {he will do so no more}; he opens his eyes, and {it is gone}.

if I have rejoiced because my wealth [was] great or because my hand found a fortune,

[The] little belonging to the righteous [is] better than [the] wealth of many wicked.

Do not fear when a man becomes rich, when the wealth of his house increases,

because when he dies he will not take [away] any [of it]. His wealth will not follow down after him.

See, these [are the] wicked, and they increase wealth, ever carefree.

We shall find all precious wealth, we shall fill our houses [with] booty,

[in order] to endow those who love me [with] wealth, and I will fill their treasuries.

The wealth of the rich [is] the city of his strength; the ruin of the poor [is] their poverty.

The lazy will not roast his game, but diligence is the precious wealth of a man.

There is one who acts rich but {has nothing}; another who pretends to be poor but [has] wealth.

The ransom of the life of a man [is] his wealth, but the poor does not receive a threat.

He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner.

The crown of the wise [is] their wealth; the folly of fools is folly.

The wealth of the rich [is] {his strong city}, and like a wall, it is high in his imagination.

He who hurries for wealth is {a man with an evil eye}, but he does not know that poverty will come upon him.

Keep falsehood and a {lying word} far from me; do not give me poverty or wealth; provide me [with] food [only for] my need.

Sometimes a man is all alone with no companion; he also has neither son nor brother. Yet there is no end to all his toil, and his eye is not satisfied with wealth. [He laments,] "For whom am I toiling and depriving {myself} of pleasure?" This also [is] vanity--it is an unhappy business!

When prosperity increases, those who consume it increase. {So its owner gains nothing, except to see his wealth before it is spent}.

The sleep of the laborer [is] pleasant, whether he eats little or much, but the wealth of the rich man does not allow him to rest.

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: wealth {hoarded} by its owner to his harm.

That wealth was lost in a bad venture. Although he has borne a child, {he has nothing to leave to him}.

This indeed is a gift of God: everyone to whom God gives wealth and possessions, he also empowers him {to enjoy them}, to accept his lot, and to rejoice in [the fruit of] his toil.

God gives a man wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing his heart desires; yet God does not enable him to enjoy it--instead someone else ends up enjoying it. This [is] vanity--indeed, it [is] a grievous ill!

I looked again and saw under the sun that the race [does] not [belong] to the swift, the battle [does] not [belong] to the mighty, food [does] not [belong] to the wise, wealth [does] not [belong] to the intelligent, and success [does] not [belong] to the skillful, for time and chance befalls all of them.

Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If a man were to give all the wealth of his house {for love}, he would be utterly scorned.

For before the boy knows to call 'my father' and 'my mother,' [one] will carry away the wealth of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria in the presence of the king of Assyria."

And what will you do at [the] day of punishment, and at calamity? It comes from afar! To whom will you flee for help, and where will you leave your wealth,

And my hand has found, like nest, the wealth of the peoples, and like the gathering of forsaken eggs, I myself have gathered all the earth. And [there] was no fluttering wing or open mouth or chirp."

An oracle of the animals of the Negev: Through a land of trouble and distress, [of] lioness and lion, {among} them [are] snake and flying serpent; they carry their wealth on [the] {backs} of male donkeys and their treasures on [the] humps of camels, to a people [that] cannot profit [them].

Then you shall see and you shall be radiant; and your heart shall tremble and open itself wide, because [the] abundance of [the] sea shall fall upon you; [the] wealth of [the] nations shall come to you.

And your gates shall continually be open, day and night they shall not be shut, to bring you [the] wealth of nations, and their kings shall be led.

But you shall be called the priests of Yahweh, {you will be called} servers of our God. You shall eat [the] wealth of [the] nations, and you shall boast in their riches.

For thus says Yahweh: "Look! I [am] about to spread prosperity out to her like a river, and [the] wealth of [the] nations like an overflowing stream, and you shall suck and be carried on the hip; and you shall you shall be played with on the knees.

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [the] wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

I will give your wealth and your treasures as plunder without price, even because of all your sins, and throughout all your territories.

my mountain in the open country, I will give your wealth, all your treasures, for spoil, your high places, because of [your] sin, throughout all your territories.

And I will give all the wealth of this city, and all its acquisitions, and all its precious items, and all of the treasures of the kings of Judah I will give into the hand of their enemies, and they will plunder them, and they will seize them, and they will bring them [to] Babylon.

{Therefore} my heart moans for Moab like the flute. It moans for the people of Kir-heres like the flute. {Therefore} [the] wealth they gained has perished.

Violence has grown to [become] a staff of wickedness; {none} from them [will remain], and {none} from their abundance nor from their wealth; and prominence [will] not [be] among them.

The conspiracy of its prophets in the midst of her [is] like a roaring lion [that] is tearing prey. They devour people, and they take wealth and treasure; they make its widows numerous in the midst of her.

And they will plunder your wealth, and they will loot your merchandise, and they will break down your walls, and the houses of your delight they will break down, and your stones and your timbers and your earthen dirt they will cast into the midst of [the] water.

" 'Tarshish [was] your trader; from [the] abundance of all of [their] wealth, with silver, iron, tin, and lead they exchanged for your merchandise.

Damascus [was] trading [with] you {because of} the abundance of your products, because of the abundance of all of [your] wealth, [trading] with the wine of Helbon and white wool.

Your wealth and your merchandise, your wares, your mariners, and your seamen, your shipwrights and the barterers of your wares and all of {your soldiers} who [are] in you, along with all of your crew who are in the midst of you, they will fall in [the] heart of [the] seas on the day of your downfall.

When your merchandise went out from [the] seas, you satisfied many peoples with the abundance of your wealth, and [by] your wares you made rich [the] kings of [the] world.

By your wisdom and by your understanding you have gained for yourself wealth, and you have amassed gold and silver in your treasuries.

By the abundance of your wisdom in your trading you [have] increased your wealth and your heart was proud in your wealth." '"

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Look! I [am] giving to Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon the land of Egypt, and he will carry its wealth [away], and he will plunder its plunder, and he will loot its loot, and it will be wage for his army.

And a sword will come in Egypt, and anguish will be in Cush, at the falling of [the] slain in Egypt. And they will take its wealth, and its foundation will be demolished.

And now I will reveal [the] truth to you. Look! Still three kings will arise in Persia, and the fourth will get abundance [and] great wealth, [even] more than all [of them], and {when he becomes strong} through his wealth, [then] he will stir up {everyone} against [the] kingdom of Javan.

And he will deal with [the] {fortified strongholds} with [the help of] {a foreign god}; and he will increase wealth for whoever will acknowledge [him], and he will cause them to rule over the many, and he will distribute land for a price.

On {the day you stood nearby}, {on the day strangers took} his wealth, and foreigners entered his gates and cast lots over Jerusalem, you were also like one of them.

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion, for your horn I will make [as] iron and your hooves [as] bronze. And you will break many peoples in pieces, and their gain you will devote to destruction to Yahweh, and their wealth to the Lord of the whole earth."

Then their wealth shall be as plunder, and their homes as desolation. And they shall build their houses and not inhabit them, and they shall plant vineyards and not drink their wine."

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הון 
Hown 
Usage: 26

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

כּוח כּח 
Koach 
Usage: 126

נכס 
Nekec 
Usage: 5

שׁלוה שׁליו שׁלו 
Shalev 
Usage: 8