This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.
Sons were born to David in Hebron: his firstborn was Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite;
his second was Chileab, by Abigail, the widow of Nabal the Carmelite; the third was Absalom, son of Maacah the daughter of King Talmai of Geshur;
the fourth was Adonijah, son of Haggith; the fifth was Shephatiah, son of Abital;
the sixth was Ithream, by David's wife Eglah. These were born to David in Hebron.
King Solomon loved many foreign women in addition to Pharaoh's daughter: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women
from the nations that the LORD had told the Israelites about, "Do not intermarry with them, and they must not intermarry with you, because they will turn you away [from Me] to their gods." Solomon was deeply attached to these women and loved [them].
He had 700 wives who were princesses and 300 concubines, and they turned his heart away [from the LORD].
When Solomon was old, his wives seduced him [to follow] other gods. His heart was not completely with the LORD his God, as his father David's heart had been.
Didn't King Solomon of Israel sin in matters like this? There was not a king like him among many nations. He was loved by his God and God made him king over all Israel, yet foreign women drew him into sin.
Didn't the one [God] make [us] with a remnant of His life-breath? And what does the One seek? A godly offspring. So watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously against the wife of your youth.
and He also said: For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh?
neither shall he
All of King Solomon's drinking cups were gold, and all the utensils of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver, since it was considered as nothing in Solomon's time,
Place no trust in oppression, or false hope in robbery. If wealth increases, pay no attention to it.
Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me. Give me neither poverty nor wealth; feed me with the food I need.
Otherwise, I might have too much and deny You, saying, "Who is the LORD?" or I might have nothing and steal, profaning the name of my God.
"Don't collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.
But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves don't break in and steal.
Now the one sown among the thorns-- this is one who hears the word, but the worries of this age and the seduction of wealth choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
Then Jesus said to His disciples, "I assure you: It will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven!
Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."
He then told them, "Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one's life is not in the abundance of his possessions."
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
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.