Warning to Rich Oppressors

1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you.
2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.
References for James 5:2
3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days.
References for James 5:3
    • 5 5:3 - ver 7,8
      4 Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty.
      5 You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter.a
      References for James 5:5
        • k 5:5 - Or "yourselves as in a day of feasting"
          6 You have condemned and murdered the innocent one, who was not opposing you.
          References for James 5:6