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Wise people live in wealth and luxury, but stupid people spend their money as fast as they get it.
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There is a treasure to be desired, and oil in the dwelling of the just: and the foolish man shall spend it.
Proverbs 10:22 A fool worketh mischief as it were for sport: but wisdom is prudence to a man.
Proverbs 15:6 The house of the just is very much strength: and in the fruits of the wicked is trouble.
Psalm 112:3 Glory and wealth shall be in his house: and his justice remaineth for ever and ever.
Ecclesiastes 5:19 And every man to whom God hath given riches, and substance, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to enjoy his portion, and to rejoice of his labour: this is the gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 7:11 Wisdom with riches is more profitable, and bringeth more advantage to them that see the sun.
Ecclesiastes 10:19 For laughter they make bread, and wine that the living may feast: and all things obey money.
Matthew 6:19,20 Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal. . . .
Luke 6:45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil. For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
Psalm 23:5 Thou hast prepared a table before me against them that afflict me. Thou hast anointed my head with oil; and my chalice which inebreateth me, how goodly is it!
Jeremiah 41:8 But ten men were found among them, that said to Ismahel: Kill us not: for we have stores in the field, of wheat, and barley, and oil, and honey. And he forbore, and slew them not with their brethren.
Matthew 25:3,4 But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them. . . .
Matthew 25:3,4,8 But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them. . . .
Luke 15:14 And after he had spent all, there came a mighty famine in that country: and he began to be in want.
Luke 16:1,19-25 And he said also to his disciples: There was a certain rich man who had a steward: and the same was accused unto him, that he had wasted his goods. . . .
ContextThe King's Heart
…19It is better to dwell in a wilderness, than with a quarrelsome and passionate woman. 20There is a treasure to be desired, and oil in the dwelling of the just: and the foolish man shall spend it.21He that followeth justice and mercy, shall find life, justice, and glory.…
The riches which he hath swallowed, he shall vomit up, and God shall draw them out of his belly.
He shall be punished for all that he did, and yet shall not be consumed: according to the multitude of his devices so also shall he suffer.
Glory and wealth shall be in his house: and his justice remaineth for ever and ever.
The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his ways, before he made any thing from the beginning.
The crown of the wise, is their riches: the folly of fools, imprudence.
The fruit of humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and glory and life.
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