Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold.
Now let a little water be fetched, wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree.
Now it happened after the death of Moses the servant of Yahweha, that Yahweh spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying,
He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.
For I was envious of the arrogant,
when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better than silver and gold.
by knowledge the rooms are filled with all rare and beautiful treasure.
Whoever tends the fig tree shall eat its fruit.
He who looks after his master shall be honored.
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
She is like the merchant ships.
She brings her bread from afar.
She perceives that her merchandise is profitable.
Her lamp doesn’t go out by night.
Hezekiah was pleased with them, and showed them the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, the spices, and the precious oil, and all the house of his armor, and all that was found in his treasures. There was nothing in his house, nor in all his dominion, that Hezekiah didn’t show them.
Yahweh has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, "Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and foreigners shall not drink your new wine, for which you have labored:
He answered and spoke to those who stood before him, saying, “Take the filthy garments off of him.” To him he said, “Behold, I have caused your iniquity to pass from you, and I will clothe you with rich clothing.”
"A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, then where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is the respect due me? Says Yahweh of Armies to you, priests, who despise my name. You say, ‘How have we despised your name?’
For this reason you also pay taxes, for they are servants of God’s service, attending continually on this very thing.
Give therefore to everyone what you owe: taxes to whom taxes are due; customs to whom customs; respect to whom respect; honor to whom honor.
Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you have kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Armies a.