'Wealthy' in the Bible
Now Abram had become quite wealthy in livestock, silver, and gold.
"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become wealthy. He has provided him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, camels and donkeys.
He became very wealthy and lived a life of wealth, becoming more and more wealthy.
Now Jacob used to listen while Laban's sons kept on complaining, "Jacob has taken over everything our father owns! He made himself wealthy from what belongs to our father!"
You may say to yourselves, "I have become wealthy by my own strength and by my own ability.'
Now Barzillai was a very old man at the age of 80 years. A very wealthy man, Barzillai had provided for king David during his sojourn in Mahanaim.
Some time later, Elisha went to Shunem, where he met a prominent and wealthy woman who persuaded him to have a meal with her. As a result, whenever he was in the area, he stopped by to eat with her.
Menahem exacted the money from all of Israel's powerful and wealthy men, 50 shekels from each, to pay the king of Aram. As a result, the king of Aram retreated and did not remain there in the land.
Therefore the LORD secured Jehoshaphat's kingdom under his control, with all of Judah paying him tribute, and Jehoshaphat became very wealthy and greatly respected.
After Jehoshaphat had become wealthy and was enjoying abundant honor, he allied himself to Ahab.
He will go to bed wealthy, but won't be doing that anymore! When he opens his eyes, it will be gone!
The daughter of Tyre will come with a wedding gift; wealthy people will entreat your favor.
Don't trust in oppression or put false hope in stealing; if you become wealthy, do not set your heart on it.
One person pretends to be wealthy, but has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet is rich.
The life of a wealthy man may be held for ransom, but whoever is poor receives no threats.
The poor person is shunned by his neighbor, but many are the friends of the wealthy.
The poor person pleads for mercy, but the wealthy man responds harshly.
The wealthy rule over the poor, and anyone who borrows is a slave to the lender.
Whoever oppresses the poor to enrich himself and whoever gives gifts to the wealthy will yield only loss.
The miser is in a hurry to get wealthy, but he isn't aware that poverty will catch up with him.
"Violence has matured into a branch that is wicked. No one will survive from that vast crowd, from their wealthy people, or from the famous among them.
Then Jesus looked around and told his disciples, "How hard it will be for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God!"
You say, "I am rich. I have become wealthy. I don't need anything." Yet you don't realize that you are miserable, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked.