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" He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 559
1837
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שערי תשובה

Yonah Girondi, Rabbeinu Yonah - Religion - 1967 - 390 pages
...desires two hundred. If he attains two hundred, he desires four hundred" (Koheleth Kabbah 1 : 34). as it is written, "He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver" (Ecclesiastes 5:9). XXVIII. A third consideration: Time grows short and there is much work — the...
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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 1993 - 512 pages
...of vanities. Moreover the profit of the earth is for all: the king himself is served by the field. 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...
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Beyond the Verse: Talmudic Readings and Lectures

Emmanuel Levinas - Religion - 1994 - 221 pages
...parallelism of the two hemistiches is destroyed. The correct translation, the plain translation, should say: 'He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he that loveth wealth with increase (or gain)'. Now, in the second hemistich, the negation expressed in the Hebrew...
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The Six Trials of Jesus

John W. Lawrence - Religion - 1996 - 240 pages
...the eyes, and the pride of life. These things never satisfy the unbeliever, let alone the believer. "He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with...silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase" (Eccl. 5:10). "The folks who spend their days In buying cars and clothes and rings Don't seem to know...
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Go for the Gold: A Life of Excellence : Inspired by the Life and Ministry of ...

Sherry Hutson Camperson - Christian life - 1996 - 138 pages
...1:8). The eye is not satisfied with riches (4:8). Solomon reiterates the same theme with a variation, "He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with...silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity" (5:10). Isaiah asks a probing question: "Wherefore do ye spend money for that...
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Death, Desire, and Loss in Western Culture

Jonathan Dollimore, Reader in the School of English and American Studies Jonathan Dollimore - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 384 pages
...anything he desired. But all this was 'futility and a grasping at the wind' (2:11, Scott). In short, 'He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with...silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase'; man's wants 'are never satisfied' (5:10, AV; 6:7, Scott). Death is the great leveller (2:16). The positive...
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The Lion Bible Quotation Collection

Bible - 1999 - 445 pages
...invited, 'Come up here', than be humiliated in the presence of the prince. Proverbs 25:6-7 NJB 6.13 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...
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Your Clothes Say It for You

Elizabeth Rice Handford - Clothing and dress - 2000 - 96 pages
...thirst again. So when the body is clothed, it will yet desire more clothing. Ecclesiastes 5:10 says, "He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with...silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity." A famous billionaire was asked (he tells the story in his autobiography), "How...
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - Religion - 2001 - 300 pages
...higher than they. Moreover, the profit of the earth is for all: the king himself is served by the field. 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...
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Understanding Jewish Theology: Classical Issues and Modern Perspectives

Jacob Neusner - Religion - 2001 - 337 pages
...Avarice fetters a man with worldly cares, and makes of toil and traffic thick ropes about his arms, as it is written, "He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver" (Eccl. 5:9). The love of money distracts him from the performance of religious duties, for under the...
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