Riches: Figurative
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Revelation 3:18
I counsel you to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that you may be rich; and white raiment, that you may be clothed, and that the shame of your nakedness do not appear; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see.
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The Figurative Language of Scripture.
... of this class of expositors, the maiming of the body is figurative language, and
so ... is, the friends whom ye have made by bestowing your earthly riches in deeds ...
/.../barrows/companion to the bible/chapter xxxv the figurative language.htm

Isaiah's Prophecies Considered the virginity of Christ's Mother a ...
... knowledge to cry, My father and My mother, He shall take away the riches of Damascus ...
follows that the passage in question must be deemed to be a figurative one ...
/.../chapter xiii isaiahs prophecies considered the.htm

Psalm LXXII.
... it is perceived, that the very word Salomon is used in a figurative sense, so ... even
blessed Job was poor even before he had lost those great earthly riches. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxii.htm

The Unjust Steward - Dives and Lazarus - Jewish Agricultural Notes ...
... in regard to their selfish use of the literal riches - their covetousness - and
in regard to their selfish use of the figurative riches: their Pharisaic ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xviii the unjust steward.htm

Paul a Pattern of Prayer
... Third: It is by no means a figurative expression, for if this were true there would
be ... ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/chapman/and judas iscariot/paul a pattern of prayer.htm

On Knowing Christ after the Flesh
... regard no man according to his former state, " his country, riches, power, or ... 3.
The meaning, then, of this strongly figurative expression appears to be no ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 117 on knowing christ.htm

Whether Sufficient Reason Can be Assigned for the Ceremonies ...
... Reply to Objection 6: Both literal and figurative reasons may be assigned for the
things ... left, according to Prov.3:16: "In her left hand (are) riches and glory ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether sufficient reason can be.htm

Divine Things Wrapped up in Figures Both in the Sacred and in ...
... But in using the figurative style, by transposing and transferring, by changing
and by ... Now wisdom, hard to hunt, is the treasures of God and unfailing riches. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter iv divine things wrapped up.htm

The Disciples as Scribes.
... specially the characteristic of ignorant men, who are unskilled in figurative
interpretation and ... the new teaching of Christ Jesus, and has this riches laid up ...
/.../origens commentary on the gospel of matthew/14 the disciples as scribes.htm

The Teacher with Authority
... Nearly the whole range of figurative speech is represented in his recorded ... kingdom
readily understands this warning against the snare of riches, this rebuke of ...
/.../rhees/the life of jesus of nazareth/ii the teacher with authority.htm

Subtopics

Riches

Riches of the Wicked Laid up for the Just

Riches: Be not Over-Anxious For

Riches: Cannot Deliver in the Day of God's Wrath

Riches: Cannot Redeem the Soul

Riches: Cannot Secure Prosperity

Riches: Corruptible

Riches: Danger of Misusing-Illustrated

Riches: Deceitful

Riches: Deceitfulness of, Chokes the Word

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Abuse

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Folly and Danger of Trusting To-Illustrated

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Get, by Vanity

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Get, Unlawfully

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Hoard Up

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Increase, by Oppression

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Receive Their Consolation

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Spend, Upon Their Appetite

Riches: Denunciations Against Those Who: Trust In

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Abram

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Barzillai

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Boaz

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: David

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Dorcas

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Hezekiah

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Isaac

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Jacob

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Jehoshaphat

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Job

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Joseph

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Joseph of Arimathea

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Lot

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Shunammite

Riches: Examples of Saints Possessing: Zacchaeus

Riches: Examples of Those Truly Rich

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: Ammonites

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: Esau

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: Haman

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: Laban

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: Nabal

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: People of Tyre

Riches: Examples of Wicked Men Possessing: Young Man

Riches: Figurative

Riches: Fleeting

Riches: General Scriptures Concerning

Riches: Give Worldly Power

Riches: God Gives

Riches: God Gives Power to Obtain

Riches: Guilt of Rejoicing In

Riches: Guilt of Trusting In

Riches: Heavenly Treasures Superior To

Riches: Labour not For

Riches: Liable to be Stolen

Riches: Life Consists not in Abundance of

Riches: Often an Obstruction to the Reception of the Gospel

Riches: Often Lead to an Overbearing Spirit

Riches: Often Lead to Anxiety

Riches: Often Lead to Denying God

Riches: Often Lead to Forgetting God

Riches: Often Lead to Forsaking God

Riches: Often Lead to Fraud

Riches: Often Lead to Oppression

Riches: Often Lead to Pride

Riches: Often Lead to Rebelling Against God

Riches: Often Lead to Rejecting Christ

Riches: Often Lead to Self-Sufficiency

Riches: Often Lead to Sensual Indulgence

Riches: Often Lead to Violence

Riches: Perishable

Riches: Profit not in the Day of Wrath

Riches: Temporary

Riches: The Blessing of the Lord Brings

Riches: The Love of, the Root of all Evil

Riches: The True Riches

Riches: The Wicked: Boast Themselves In

Riches: The Wicked: Have Trouble With

Riches: The Wicked: Heap Up

Riches: The Wicked: Keep, to Their Hurt

Riches: The Wicked: Must Leave, to Others

Riches: The Wicked: Often Increase In

Riches: The Wicked: Often Spend Their Day In

Riches: The Wicked: Profit not By

Riches: The Wicked: Swallow Down

Riches: The Wicked: Trust in the Abundance of

Riches: They Who Covet: Bring Trouble on Their Families

Riches: They Who Covet: Bring Trouble on Themselves

Riches: They Who Covet: Err from the Faith

Riches: They Who Covet: Fall Into Hurtful Lusts

Riches: They Who Covet: Fall Into Temptation and a Snare

Riches: They Who Covet: Use Unlawful Means to Acquire

Riches: They Who Possess, should Ascribe Them to God

Riches: They Who Possess, should be Liberal in all Things

Riches: They Who Possess, should Devote Them to God's Service

Riches: They Who Possess, should Esteem It a Privilege to be Allowed to Give

Riches: They Who Possess, should Give of Them to the Poor

Riches: They Who Possess, should not Boast of Obtaining Them

Riches: They Who Possess, should not Glory in Them

Riches: They Who Possess, should not Hoard Them Up

Riches: They Who Possess, should not Set the Heart on Them

Riches: They Who Possess, should not to be High-Minded

Riches: They Who Possess, should not Trust in Them

Riches: They Who Possess, should Use Them in Promoting the Salvation of Others

Riches: They Who Possess, should when Converted, Rejoice in Being Humbled

Riches: Thick Clay

Riches: To God Belongs This World's Riches

Riches: Uncertain

Riches: Unsatisfying

Riches: Vanity of Heaping Up

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