For what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;
Weary not thyself to be rich; cease from thine own wisdom.
But they that desire to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and hurtful lusts, such as drown men in destruction and perdition.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, the which is idolatry;
And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
There is that coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and withholdeth not.
For for this cause ye pay tribute also; for they are ministers of God’s service, attending continually upon this very thing.
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil: which some reaching after have been led astray from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
As he came forth of his mother’s womb, naked shall he go again as he came, and shall take nothing for his labour, which he may carry away in his hand.
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this also is vanity.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust doth consume, and where thieves break through and steal:
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth consume, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall have increase.