Luke 12:15
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English Standard Version
And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness; for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

Weymouth New Testament
And to the people He said, "Take care, be on your guard against all covetousness, for no one's life consists in the superabundance of his possessions."

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Vincent's Word Studies

Beware of (φυλάσσεσθε ἀπὸ)

Lit., guard yourselves from.

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Luke 8:14 And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth...

Luke 16:14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.

Luke 21:34 And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life...

Joshua 7:21 When I saw among the spoils a goodly Babylonish garment, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight...

Job 31:24,25 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence...

Psalm 10:3 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Psalm 119:36,37 Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to covetousness...

Proverbs 23:4,5 Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom...

Proverbs 28:16 The prince that wants understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hates covetousness shall prolong his days.

Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness...

Jeremiah 22:17,18 But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence...

Micah 2:2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house...

Habakkuk 2:9 Woe to him that covets an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high...

Mark 7:22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

1 Corinthians 5:10,11 Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortionists, or with idolaters...

1 Corinthians 6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortionists, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:3-5 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints...

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence...

1 Timothy 6:7-10 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out...

2 Timothy 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you...

2 Peter 2:3,14 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingers not...

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Job 2:4 And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yes, all that a man has will he give for his life.

Psalm 37:16 A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

Proverbs 15:16 Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Proverbs 16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

Ecclesiastes 4:6-8 Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit...

Ecclesiastes 5:10-16 He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity...

Matthew 6:25,26 Therefore I say to you, Take no thought for your life, what you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body...

1 Timothy 6:6-8 But godliness with contentment is great gain...

Cross References
Psalm 62:10
Put no trust in extortion; set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to selfish gain!

Jeremiah 22:17
But you have eyes and heart only for your dishonest gain, for shedding innocent blood, and for practicing oppression and violence."

Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to you as people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear what you say but they will not do it; for with lustful talk in their mouths they act; their heart is set on their gain.

Luke 12:16
And he told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man produced plentifully,

1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain,

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