New International Version
Do not trust in extortion or put vain hope in stolen goods; though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them.
King James Bible
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
Darby Bible Translation
Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.
World English Bible
Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.
Young's Literal Translation
Trust not in oppression, And in robbery become not vain, Wealth -- when it increaseth -- set not the heart.
Psalm 62:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Trust not in oppression - Do not suppose that my unnatural son and his partisans can succeed.
Become not vain in robbery - If ye have laid your hands on the spoils of my house, do not imagine that these ill-gotten riches will prosper. God will soon scatter them to all the winds of heaven. All oppressors come to an untimely end; and all property acquired by injustice has God's curse on it.
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The disciples were amazed at his words. But Jesus said again, "Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions."
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
1 Timothy 6:17
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained,
those who trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches?
"Here now is the man who did not make God his stronghold but trusted in his great wealth and grew strong by destroying others!"
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