For, what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and be made to forfeit his life?
No one, unto two masters, can be in service; for either, the one, he will hate, and, the other ,love, or, one, he will hold to, and, the other, despise: Ye cannot be in service, unto God, and, unto Riches.
But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among youeven as becometh saints;
Do not toil to get wealth, of thine own understanding, forbear:
But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction,
Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earthas regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry,
And he said unto themMind and be guarding yourselves from all covetousness; for not, in ones abundance, doth his life spring out of his possessions.
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain.
All the day, he greatly craveth, whereas, the righteous, giveth, and doth not spare.
For, because of this, are ye paying tribute also,for, Gods ministers of state, they are, unto this very thing, giving constant attendance.
For, a root of all the vices, is the love of money, which, some, being eager for, have been seduced from the faith, and have pierced, themselves, about with many pangs.
As he came from his mothers womb, naked, he again departeth, as he came,and, nothing, can he take of his toil, which he can carry in his hand.
He that loveth silver, shall not be satisfied with silver nor, he that loveth abundance, with revenue,-even this, was vanity.
Be not laying up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where, moth and rust, do tarnish, and where, thieves, dig through and steal;
but be laying up or yourselves treasures in heaven, where, neither moth nor rust, doth tarnish, and where, thieves, dig not through nor steal:
Wealth gotten by greed, diminisheth, but, he that gathereth by little, increaseth.