|Whoever loves money never has money enough; |
whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income.
This too is meaningless.
|He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.|
|He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.|
|Ecclesiastes 5:10 |
People who love money are never satisfied; they always want more. Wealth does not buy contentment.
MacDonald, W., & Farstad, A. (1997, c1995). Believer's Bible Commentary : Old and New Testaments (Ec 5:10). : Thomas Nelson.
The possession of wealth is not always the sign of God's favor. "Why does the way of the wicked prosper?" (Jer. 12:1) became a familiar theme to the writers of the . The popular view that wickedness brings poverty and goodness brings wealth is strongly opposed by the Book of Job.
Youngblood, R. F., Bruce, F. F., Harrison, R. K., & Thomas Nelson Publishers. (1995). Nelson's new illustrated Bible dictionary. Rev. ed. of: Nelson's illustrated Bible dictionary.; Includes index. : T. Nelson.