Deuteronomy 8:17

And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.
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Ambrose of Milan

AD 397
Such a one is he who ascribes all his success to his own merits and hence, feeling selfassured, does not recognize his own errors which drag him with their extended rope afar. For, if he believes that his acquisition of property is due either to mere chance or to shrewd cunning, there is no occasion for him to feel undue pride in matters to which there is no glory attached, or where the labor results in nothing, or where there is evidence of shameless cupidity, which prescribes no limits in its pursuit of pleasure. .

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
For me. Hebrew, "hath procured me this wealth "or strength, ver. 18.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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