27 The one who profits dishonestly(A) troubles his household,
but the one who hates bribes will live.(B)

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20 A faithful man will have many blessings,(A)
but one in a hurry to get rich(B)
will not go unpunished.

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God and Possessions

19 “Don’t collect for yourselves treasures[a] on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 6:19 Or valuables

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root[a] of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith(A) and pierced themselves with many pains.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Timothy 6:10 Or is the root

Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.(A)[a]

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