For what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?
No one can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
For let fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness not be once named among you, as becomes saints,
Do not labor to be rich; cease from your own understanding.
But they who will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and [into] many foolish and hurtful lusts which plunge men into destruction and perdition.
Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness (which is idolatry),
And He said to them, Watch and keep yourselves from covetousness. For a man's life is not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
Bow my heart to Your testimonies, and not to unjust gain.
He covets greedily all the day long; but the righteous gives and spares not.
For because of this you also pay taxes. For they are God's servants, always giving attention to this very thing.
For the love of money is a root of all evils, of which some having lusted after, they were seduced from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
As he came forth from his mother's womb naked, he shall return to go as he came. And from his labor he may not carry anything that may go in his hand.
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, and he who loves abundance not with] gain. This [is] also vanity.
Do not lay up treasures on earth for yourselves, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal.
But lay up treasures in Heaven for yourselves, where neither moth nor rust corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal.
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be taken away, but he who gathers by hand shall increase.