And when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied;
Then Abram went up from Egypt to the Negev-- he, his wife, and all he had, and Lot with him.
Abram was very rich in livestock, silver, and gold.
He went by stages from the Negev to Bethel, to the place between Bethel and Ai where his tent had formerly been,
to the site where he had built the altar. And Abram worshiped the LORD there.
Now Lot, who was traveling with Abram, also had flocks, herds, and tents.
His estate included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very large number of servants. Job was the greatest man among all the people of the east.
Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them.
Someone from the crowd said to Him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."
"Friend," He said to him, "who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?"
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."
Then He told them a parable: "A rich man's land was very productive.
He thought to himself, 'What should I do, since I don't have anywhere to store my crops?
I will do this,' he said. 'I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and store all my grain and my goods there.
Then I'll say to myself, "You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself."'
"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-- whose will they be?'
"That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."