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The Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke both quote Jesus using the word in a phrase often rendered in English as "You Sex in der oberen Mammon serve both God and mammon. In the Middle Ages it was often personified and sometimes included in the seven princes of Hell. The word Mammon comes into English from post-classical Latin mammona 'wealth', used most importantly in the Vulgate Bible along with Tertullian's mammonas and pseudo-Jerome's mammon. The Liddell and Scott Lexicon  has a listing for each spelling, indicating that each occurs only in the New Testament, nowhere else in ancient and Hellenistic Greek literature.
Christians began to use mammon as a pejorativea term that was used to describe gluttony, excessive materialism, greed, and unjust worldly gain.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and Sex in der oberen Mammon thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Early mentions of mammon allude to the Gospelse. Gregory of Nyssa also asserted that Mammon was another name for Beelzebub. In the 4th century Cyprian and Jerome relate mammon to greed and greed as an evil master that enslaves, and John Chrysostom even personifies mammon Sex in der oberen Mammon greed.
During the Middle AgesMammon was commonly personified as the demon of wealth and greed. Thus Peter Lombard II, dist. Nicholas de Lyracommenting on the passage in Luke, says: " Mammon est nomen daemonis " Mammon is the name of a demon. Albert Barnes in his Notes on the New Testament states that Sex in der oberen Mammon was a Syriac word for an idol worshipped as the god of riches, similar to Plutus among the Greeks, but he cited no authority for the statement.
No trace, however, of any Syriac god of such a name exists,  and the common literary identification of the name with a god of covetousness or avarice likely stems from Spenser 's The Faerie Queenewhere Mammon oversees a cave of worldly wealth.
Milton 's Paradise Lost describes a fallen angel who values earthly treasure over all other things. Mammon is somewhat similar to the Greek god Plutusand the Roman Dis Paterin his description, and it is likely that he was at some point based on them; especially since Plutus appears in The Divine Comedy as a wolf-like demon of wealth, wolves having been associated with greed in the Middle Ages. Thomas Aquinas metaphorically described the sin of Avarice as "Mammon being carried up from Hell by a wolf, coming to inflame the human heart with Greed".
Under the influence of the Social Gospel movement American populists, progressives and "muck-rakers" during the generation of used "Mammon" with specific reference to the consolidated wealth and power of the banking and corporate institutions headquartered on Wall Street and their Sex in der oberen Mammon activities nationwide.
For other uses, see Mammon disambiguation. Currently, [ when? The word "mammona" is quite often used in the Finnish and Estonian languages as a synonym of material wealth. In Germanthe word "Mammon" is a colloquial and contemptuous term for "money". Main article: Mammon in popular culture.
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Paulist Press. Rosner 28 August You cannot serve God and wealth". Retrieved Herbermann, E. Pace, C. Pallen, T. Shahan, and J. Wynne, editors, pg. The Encyclopedia Press, New York, Peloubet, W. Wilde and Company, Boston, Collin Sex in der oberen Mammon Infernal Dictionary Deluxe Edition. Abracax House. Berlin: Bibliographisches Institut GmbH.
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