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31 Bible Verses about Materialism - KJV

King James Version (KJV)
For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal.
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Better is little with the fear of the Lord
than great treasure and trouble therewith.
How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!
and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
As he came forth of his mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and shall take nothing of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand.
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy.
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
Remove far from me vanity and lies:
give me neither poverty nor riches;
feed me with food convenient for me.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.
He coveteth greedily all the day long:
but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
Riches profit not in the day of wrath:
but righteousness delivereth from death.
Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not?
for riches certainly make themselves wings;
they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
The rich man's wealth is his strong city,
and as an high wall in his own conceit.
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