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Proverbs 3:9 - 3:10

Honor Yahweh from your wealth
And from the first of all your produce;
So your barns will be filled with plenty
And your vats will burst with new wine.

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man’s wealth is his strong city,
The ruin of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth will not profit in the day of wrath,
But righteousness will deliver from death.

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his riches will fall,
But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

Proverbs 13:8

The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth,
But the poor hears no rebuke.

Proverbs 14:20

The poor is hated even by his neighbor,
But those who love the rich are many.

Proverbs 14:24

The crown of the wise is their riches,
But the folly of fools is folly.

Proverbs 15:16 - 15:17

Better is a little with the fear of Yahweh
Than great treasure and turmoil with it.
Better is a dish of vegetables where there is love
Than a fattened ox and hatred in it.

Proverbs 17:5

He who mocks the poor reproaches his Maker;
He who is glad at disaster will not go unpunished.

Proverbs 17:16

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to acquire wisdom,
When he has no heart of wisdom?

Proverbs 18:11

A rich man’s wealth is his strong city,
And like a high wall in his own delusion.

Proverbs 18:23

The poor man speaks supplications,
But the rich man answers with strong words.

Proverbs 19:4

Wealth adds many friends,
But a poor man is separated from his friend.

Proverbs 19:6 - 19:7

Many will seek the favor of a noble man,
And everyone is a friend to a man who gives gifts.
All the brothers of a poor man hate him;
How much more do his friends distance themselves from him!
He pursues them with words, but they are no more.

Proverbs 22:2

The rich and the poor meet together in this
Yahweh is the Maker of them all.

Proverbs 22:7

The rich rules over the poor,
And the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Proverbs 23:4 - 23:5

Do not weary yourself to gain wealth,
Because of your understanding, cease!
Do you make your eyes fly up to see it? But it is not there!
Because it certainly makes itself wings
Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.

Proverbs 27:7

A satisfied soul tramples the honeycomb,
But to a hungry soul any bitter thing is sweet.

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
Than he who is crooked—double dealing—though he be rich.

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury
Gathers it for him who is gracious to the lowly.

Proverbs 28:11

The rich man is wise in his own eyes,
But the lowly who understands searches him.

Proverbs 28:20 - 28:22

A faithful man will abound with blessings,
But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.
To show partiality is not good,
Even for a piece of bread a man will transgress.
A man with an evil eye hurries after wealth
And does not know that want will come upon him.