New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
Darby Bible Translation
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
World English Bible
Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.
Young's Literal Translation
Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth -- when it increaseth -- set not the heart.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
62:10 Vain - Feeding yourselves with vain hopes of felicity, from those riches which you take from others by violence.
LibraryRemembrance and Resolution. --Ps. Lxii.
Remembrance and Resolution.--Ps. lxii. O God! Thou art my God alone; Early to Thee my soul shall cry, A pilgrim in a land unknown, A thirsty land whose Springs are dry. Oh! that it were as it hath been, When, praying in the holy place, Thy power and glory I have seen, And mark'd the footsteps of Thy grace! Yet through this rough and thorny maze, I follow hard on Thee, my God! Thine hand unseen upholds my ways, I safely tread where Thou hast trod. Thee, in the watches of the night, When I remember …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
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This amazed them. But Jesus said again, "Dear children, it is very hard to enter the Kingdom of God.
Then he said, "Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own."
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.
1 Timothy 6:17
Teach those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money, which is so unreliable. Their trust should be in God, who richly gives us all we need for our enjoyment.
Have I gloated about my wealth and all that I own?
They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches.
"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."
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