Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is a grievous evil I have seen under the sun: wealth hoarded to the harm of its owner,
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Job 20:20
Because his appetite is never satisfied, he cannot escape with his treasure.

Ecclesiastes 5:14
or wealth lost in a bad venture, so that when he has a son there is nothing to pass on.

Ecclesiastes 6:1
There is another evil I have seen under the sun, and it weighs heavily upon mankind:

Ecclesiastes 6:2
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor, so that he lacks nothing his heart desires; but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a grievous evil.

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Ecclesiastes 4:8
There is a man all alone, without even a son or brother. And though there is no end to his labor, his eyes are still not content with his wealth: "For whom do I toil and bereave my soul of enjoyment?" This too is futile--a miserable task.

Ecclesiastes 6:1, 2
There is another evil I have seen under the sun, and it weighs heavily upon mankind: . . .


Ecclesiastes 8:9
All this I have seen, applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun; there is a time when one man lords it over another to his own detriment.

Genesis 13:5-11
Now Lot, who was traveling with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents. . . .

Genesis 14:16
He retrieved all the goods, as well as his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the rest of the people.

Genesis 19:14, 26, 31
So Lot went out and spoke to the sons-in-law who were pledged in marriage to his daughters. "Get up, " he said. "Get out of this place, for the LORD is about to destroy the city!" But his sons-in-law thought he was joking. . . .

Proverbs 1:11-13, 19, 32
If they say, "Come along, let us lie in wait for blood, let us ambush the innocent without cause, . . .

Proverbs 11:4, 24, 25
Riches are worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness brings deliverance from death. . . .

Isaiah 2:20
In that day men will cast away their idols of silver and gold--the idols they made to worship--away to the moles and bats.

Isaiah 32:6-8
For a fool speaks foolishness; his mind plots iniquity. He practices ungodliness and speaks falsely about the LORD; He leaves the hungry empty and deprives the thirsty of drink. . . .

Zephaniah 1:18
Neither their silver nor their gold will be able to deliver them on the Day of the LORD's wrath. The whole earth will be consumed by the fire of His jealousy." For indeed, He will make a sudden end of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Luke 12:16-21
Then He told them a parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced an abundance. . . .

Luke 16:1-13, 19, 22, 23
Jesus also said to His disciples, "There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. . . .

Luke 18:22, 23
On hearing this, Jesus told him, "You still lack one thing: Sell everything you own and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me." . . .

Luke 19:8
But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, half of my possessions I give to the poor, and if I have cheated anyone, I will repay it fourfold."

1 Timothy 6:9, 10
Those who want to be rich, however, fall into temptation and become ensnared by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruin and destruction. . . .

James 2:5-7
Listen, my beloved brothers: Has not God chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom He promised those who love Him? . . .

James 5:1-4
Come now, you who are rich, weep and wail for the misery to come upon you. . . .

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