When it comes to Hollywood and films about faith, God and mammon are both finding devotees.
In "mammon and Co." the good genius of the tale is an American girl.
mammon is the word which the modern translator gives as gold.
Heed not if half-wits mock your broken blade: mammon our master doeth all things ill.
These difficulties, with many kindred ones, are the working of the laws of mammon.
This is the mammon of our conceit upon whose altars we are willing to offer up the sacrifice of the wasted earth.
Even for mammon's sake Mr. Raymount was not the man to hide or mask his opinions.
Then Alexa was handsome—he thought her very handsome, and, true to mammon, he would gladly be true also to something better.
Has he slain what was holiest in him to obtain gifts from Fashion or mammon?
The real and most deadly enemies with which the missionary has to contend are infidelity and mammon worship.
"personification of wealth," mid-14c., from Late Latin mammona, from Greek mamonas, from Aramaic mamona, mamon "riches, gain;" left untranslated in Greek New Testament (e.g. Matt. vi:24, Luke xvi:9-13) retained in the Vulgate, and regarded mistakenly by medieval Christians as the name of a demon.
A New Testament expression for material wealth, which some people worship as a god. Figuratively, it simply means money.
a Chaldee or Syriac word meaning "wealth" or "riches" (Luke 16:9-11); also, by personification, the god of riches (Matt. 6:24; Luke 16:9-11).