mammon

mammon (Mam´uhn; from Aramaic mamôn, “wealth”)

A term used in warnings against preoccupation with wealth (Matt 6:24; Luke 16:9; Luke 16:11; Luke 16:13).

Matt 6:24

Serving Two Masters
24“No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. Yo ... View more

Luke 16:9

9And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of dishonest wealth so that when it is gone, they may welcome you into the eternal homes.

Luke 16:11

11If then you have not been faithful with the dishonest wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

Luke 16:13

13No slave can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God ... View more

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