Is wealth a sign of righteousness or of wickedness?
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This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


Wealth is a sign of righteousness.

Psalm 37:25 View context

I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

Psalm 112:1 View context

Praise ye the LORD. Blessed [is] the man [that] feareth the LORD, [that] delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Proverbs 13:22 View context

A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the just.

Proverbs 15:6 View context

In the house of the righteous [is] much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Wealth is a sign of wickedness.

Matthew 19:23-24 View context

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

Luke 6:24 View context

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

James 5:1 View context

Go to now, [ye] rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you].

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