1 Timothy 6:17
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New International Version
Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.


New American Standard Bible
Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.


King James Bible
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;


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.


International Standard Version
Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.


American Standard Version
Charge them that are rich in this present world, that they be not highminded, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;


Douay-Rheims Bible
Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded, nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy,)


Darby Bible Translation
Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;


Young's Literal Translation
Those rich in the present age charge thou not to be high-minded, nor to hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, who is giving to us all things richly for enjoyment; --
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Context
A Charge to the Rich

17Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy; 18That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; 19Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Cross References
Psalm 62:10
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart on them.


Proverbs 11:28
He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.


Proverbs 23:5
Will you set your eyes on that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.


Ecclesiastes 2:24
There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.


Jeremiah 49:4
Why glory you in the valleys, your flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come to me?


Matthew 12:32
And whoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whoever speaks against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.


Luke 3:11
He answers and said to them, He that has two coats, let him impart to him that has none; and he that has meat, let him do likewise.


Luke 12:20
But God said to him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have provided?


Acts 14:17
Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.


Romans 11:20
Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Be not high minded, but fear:


Treasury of Scripture

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

Charge. See on ver.

1 Timothy 6:13 I give you charge in the sight of God, who vivifies all things, and before Christ Jesus...

1 Timothy 1:3 As I sought you to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that you might charge some that they teach no other doctrine,

1 Timothy 5:21 I charge you before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels...

rich.

Genesis 13:2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

Job 1:1-3 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God...

Matthew 19:23 Then said Jesus to his disciples, Truly I say to you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 27:57 When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:

Luke 19:2,9,10 And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich...

that they.

Deuteronomy 6:10-12 And it shall be, when the LORD your God shall have brought you into the land which he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac...

Deuteronomy 8:17 And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.

Deuteronomy 33:15 And for the chief things of the ancient mountains, and for the precious things of the lasting hills,

2 Chronicles 26:16 But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction: for he transgressed against the LORD his God...

2 Chronicles 32:25,26 But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him...

Psalm 10:3,4 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors...

Psalm 73:5-9 They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men...

Proverbs 30:9 Lest I be full, and deny you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.

Jeremiah 2:31 O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords...

Ezekiel 16:49,50,56 Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom, pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters...

Daniel 4:30 The king spoke, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power...

Daniel 5:19-23 And for the majesty that he gave him, all people, nations, and languages, trembled and feared before him: whom he would he slew...

Hosea 13:6 According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted; therefore have they forgotten me.

Habakkuk 1:15,16 They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag...

Romans 11:20 Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Be not high minded, but fear:

James 1:9,10 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted...

Revelation 18:6,7 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double to her double according to her works...

trust.

Job 31:24,25 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence...

Psalm 52:7 See, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches...

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Proverbs 11:28 He that trusts in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.

Jeremiah 9:23,24 Thus said the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might...

Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answers again, and said to them, Children...

Luke 12:15-21 And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness...

Ephesians 5:5 For this you know, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater...

uncertain riches. Gr. the uncertainty of riches.

Proverbs 23:5 Will you set your eyes on that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Proverbs 27:24 For riches are not for ever: and does the crown endure to every generation?

Ecclesiastes 5:13,14 There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt...

but.

Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 84:11,12 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly...

Psalm 118:8,9 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man...

Jeremiah 17:7,8 Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is...

the living. See on ch.

1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God...

1 Timothy 4:10 For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men...

1 Thessalonians 1:9 For they themselves show of us what manner of entering in we had to you...

who.

Psalm 104:28 That you give them they gather: you open your hand, they are filled with good.

Matthew 6:32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things.

Acts 14:27 And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them...

Acts 17:25 Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he gives to all life, and breath, and all things;

richly.

Ecclesiastes 5:18,19 Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink...

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

Titus 3:6 Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior;

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Strong's Concordance
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;
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