For what shall a man be profited, though, the whole world, he gain, and, his life, he forfeit? Or what shall a man give, in exchange for his life?
So long as we are not looking out for the visible things, but for the invisible; for, the visible things, are temporary, whereas, the invisible, are age-abiding.
The substance of a rich man, is his strong city, and like a high wall, in his imagination.
In the same way, that, the women, in seemly attire, with modesty and sober-mindedness, be adorning themselves,not with plaitings and ornamentation of gold, or with pearls, or with costly apparel,
But, which becometh women promising godliness, through means of good works.
Now it is a great means of gaingodliness, with a sufficiency of ones own;
For, nothing, brought we into the world, neither, to take anything out, are we able;
And, having sustenance and covering, we shall be content;
For, what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and be made to forfeit his life?
Better is a little, with the reverence of Yahweh, than great treasure, and disquietude therewith.
Upon them who are rich in the present age, lay thou chargenot to be high-minded, nor to have set their hope on, riches, uncertainty,but on God, who offereth us all things richly for enjoying,
He that loveth silver, shall not be satisfied with silver nor, he that loveth abundance, with revenue,-even this, was vanity.
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,
Vanity and falsehood, remove far from me, Neither poverty nor riches, give me, Feed me with the food appointed me:
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.
for, where, thy treasure, is, there, will be, thy heart also .
Wealth, shall not profit, in the day of wrath, but, righteousness, shall deliver from death.
And, the throng of them that believed, had one heart and soul, and not so much as one was saying that, aught of his goods, was, his own, but they had all things common.
More choice, is a name, than great riches, beyond silver and gold, is pleasant grace.
To acquire wisdom, how much better than gold! and, to get hold of understanding, more choice than silver!
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:
Without fondness for money, be your way of life,being content with the present things,for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:
Jesus said unto himIf thou desirest to be perfect, Withdraw! sell thy substance, and give to the destitute,and thou shalt have treasure in the heavens; and come! be following me.
Wilt thou let thine eye fly thereupon, when it is nothing? for it will, surely make, itself wings, Like an eagle, will it wing its way across the heavens.
All the day, he greatly craveth, whereas, the righteous, giveth, and doth not spare.
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.