New Living Translation
They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches.
King James Bible
They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
Darby Bible Translation
They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...
World English Bible
Those who trust in their wealth, and boast in the multitude of their riches--
Young's Literal Translation
Those trusting on their wealth, And in the multitude of their riches, Do shew themselves foolish.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
49:6 Trust - As that which will secure them from calamities. Having said that good men had no cause of fear, from their present sufferings from ungodly men, now he proceeds to shew, that the ungodly had no reason to be secure because of their riches.
LibraryNotes on the Second Century
Page 94. Line 9. The Book of ---- The reference here is to the apocryphal Wisdom of Solomon xiii. 1-5. Page 104. Med. 33. As originally written this Meditation commenced thus: Whether the sufferings of an. Angel would have been meritorious or no I will not dispute: but'---- And the following sentence, which comes after the first, has also been crossedout: So that it was an honour and no injury to be called to it: And so great an honour that it was an ornament to God himself, and an honour even to …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
The Kinsman Redeemer
Out of the Deep of Doubt, Darkness, and Hell.
The Christian Business World
This amazed them. But Jesus said again, "Dear children, it is very hard to enter the Kingdom of God.
"Have I put my trust in money or felt secure because of my gold?
For they brag about their evil desires; they praise the greedy and curse the LORD.
By the power of your hand, O LORD, destroy those who look to this world for their reward. But satisfy the hunger of your treasured ones. May their children have plenty, leaving an inheritance for their descendants.
"Look what happens to mighty warriors who do not trust in God. They trust their wealth instead and grow more and more bold in their wickedness."
Don't make your living by extortion or put your hope in stealing. And if your wealth increases, don't make it the center of your life.
Look at these wicked people--enjoying a life of ease while their riches multiply.
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