Quotes on the Secret to Riches and Wealth From Psalms and Proverbs

Updated on September 24, 2019
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Discover some quotes related to wealth and becoming wealthy from the Book of Psalms and the Book of Proverbs.
Discover some quotes related to wealth and becoming wealthy from the Book of Psalms and the Book of Proverbs. | Source

In this world today, we have been programmed to think that riches and wealth only consist of having millions of dollars. Being a wealthy man or woman is much more than that. It can consist of being rich in wisdom, having a wealth of information, being rich in education, rich in knowledge, or rich in kindness. Let's take a look through the Psalms and Proverbs about the perspective of wealth and riches.

Quotes From the Book of Psalms

A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. (Psalm 37:16)

Be not afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him. (Psalm 49:16-17)

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them. (Psalm 62:10)

You brought us into the net; you laid affliction upon our loins. You have caused men to ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water: but you brought us out into a wealthy place. (Psalm 66:11-12)

Praise ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that fears the Lord, that delights greatly in his commandments.His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed. Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endures for ever. (Psalm 112:1-4)

With my lips have I declared all the judgments of your mouth. I have rejoiced in the way of your testimonies, as much as in all riches. (Psalm 119:13-14)

O Lord, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches.(Psalm 104:24)

Quotes on Wealth in the Book of Proverbs

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labour shall increase. (Proverbs 13:11)

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just. (Proverbs 13:22)

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit. (Proverbs 18:11)

Wealth makes many friends; but the poor is separated from his neighbour. (Proverbs 19:4)

Quotes From the Book of Proverbs on How to Get Rich

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. (Proverbs 8:17-18)

He becomes poor that deals with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich. (Proverbs 10:4)

The blessing of the Lord, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it. (Proverbs 10:22)

By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life. (Proverbs 22:4)

What Will Prevent You From Becoming Wealthy

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labour shall increase. (Proverbs 13:11)

A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that makes haste to be rich shall not be innocent. (Proverbs 28:20)

He that hastes to be rich hath an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come upon him. (Proverbs 28:22)

He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches, and he that gives to the rich, shall surely come to want. (Proverbs 22:16)

Quotes on the Contrast Between the Rich and the Poor

There is that makes himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that makes himself poor, yet hath great riches. (Proverbs 13:7)

The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich has many friends. (Proverbs 14:20)

The poor uses entreaties; but the rich answers roughly. (Proverbs 18:23)

He that loves pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loves wine and oil shall not be rich. (Proverbs 21:17)

The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all. (Proverbs 22:2)

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. (Proverbs 22:7)

Better is the poor that walk in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich. (Proverbs 28:6)

More Wise Advice on Riches

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death. (Proverbs 11:4)

He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch. (Proverbs 11:28)

The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor hears not rebuke. (Proverbs 13:8)

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the Lord. (Proverbs 19:14)

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold. (Proverbs 22:1)

Will you set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven. (Proverbs 23:5)

And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches. (Proverbs 24:4)

For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation? (Proverbs 27:24)

Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. (Proverbs 30:8-9)


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