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Greed
Proverbs 27:20 Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
Ecclesiastes 5:10-16 He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
  When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?
  The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
  There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.
  But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.
  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.
  And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?
Jeremiah 22:14-17 That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cutteth him out windows; and it is cieled with cedar, and painted with vermilion.
  Shalt thou reign, because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice, and then it was well with him?
  He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? saith the LORD.
  But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

 

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