The man became wealthy. 1 His influence continued to grow 2 until he became very prominent.
But Barzillai was very old – eighty years old, in fact – and he had taken care of the king when he stayed in Mahanaim, for he was a very rich 1 man.
He goes to bed wealthy, but will do so no more. 1 When he opens his eyes, it is all gone. 2
(Now Abram was very wealthy 1 in livestock, silver, and gold.) 2
Menahem got this silver by taxing all the wealthy men in Israel; he took fifty shekels of silver from each one of them and paid it to the king of Assyria. 1 Then the king of Assyria left; he did not stay there in the land.
The city’s rich men think nothing of resorting to violence; 1 her inhabitants lie, 2 their tongues speak deceptive words. 3
Hezekiah was very wealthy and greatly respected. He made storehouses for his silver, gold, precious stones, spices, and all his other valuable possessions. 1
The Lord says, 1 “Army of Babylon, 2 go and attack a nation that lives in peace and security. They have no gates or walls to protect them. 3 They live all alone.
“The Lord has richly blessed my master and he has become very wealthy. 1 The Lord 2 has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.
There was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel. This man was very wealthy; 1 he owned three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. At that time he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.
One day Elisha traveled to Shunem, where a prominent 1 woman lived. She insisted that he stop for a meal. 2 So whenever he was passing through, he would stop in there for a meal. 3
Because you say, “I am rich and have acquired great wealth, 1 and need nothing,” but 2 do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, 3 poor, blind, and naked,
Now Lot, who was traveling 1 with Abram, also had 2 flocks, herds, and tents.
or with princes who possessed gold, 1 who filled their palaces 2 with silver.
His house contains wealth and riches; his integrity endures. 1
The one who is lazy 1 becomes poor, 2 but the one who works diligently 3 becomes wealthy. 4
Now Naomi 1 had a relative 2 on her husband’s side of the family named Boaz. He was a wealthy, prominent man from the clan of Elimelech. 3
The Lord made his kingdom secure; 1 all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he became very wealthy and greatly respected. 2
You allowed men to ride over our heads; we passed through fire and water, but you brought us out into a wide open place. 1
One person is generous 1 and yet grows more wealthy, 2 but another withholds more than he should 3 and comes to poverty. 4