Isaiah 5:8
Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field until there is no room and you dwell alone in the land.
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Jeremiah 22:13-17
"Woe to him who builds his palace by unrighteousness, and his upper rooms without justice, who makes his countrymen serve without pay, and will not give him his wages, . . .

Micah 2:2
They covet fields and seize them, and they take away houses. They deprive a man of his home, a fellow man of his inheritance.

Habakkuk 2:9-12
Woe to him who builds his house by unjust gain, to place his nest on high and escape the hand of disaster! . . .

Matthew 23:14
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Luke 12:16-24
Then He told them a parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced an abundance. . . .


1 Kings 21:16-20
And when Ahab heard that Naboth was dead, he got up and went down to take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite. . . .


Ezekiel 11:15
"Son of man, your brothers--your relatives, your fellow exiles, and the whole house of Israel--are those of whom the people of Jerusalem have said, 'They are far from the LORD; this land has been given us as a possession.'

Ezekiel 33:24
"Son of man, those living in the ruins in the land of Israel are saying, 'Abraham was only one man, yet he possessed the land. But we are many; surely the land has been given to us as a possession.'

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New American Standard Bible
Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field, Until there is no more room, So that you have to live alone in the midst of the land!

King James Bible
Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field until there is no more room and you alone are left in the land.

International Standard Version
"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"

NET Bible
Those who accumulate houses are as good as dead, those who also accumulate landed property until there is no land left, and you are the only landowners remaining within the land.
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