Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions."
Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle.
Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
"But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand.
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness.
Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless.
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
"His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!'
How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!
Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.
Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.
Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
This is also why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God's servants, who give their full time to governing.
What a person desires is unfailing love "; better to be poor than a liar.
Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops;
I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.
The wealth of the rich is their fortified city; they imagine it a wall too high to scale.
Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked;
for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value, but righteousness delivers from death.
The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you." [^1]
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.