Greed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) An eager desire or longing; greediness; as, a greed of gain.
Greek
3525. nepho -- to be sober, to abstain from wine
... not drunk), not intoxicated; (figuratively) free from illusion, ie from the
intoxicating influences of sin (like the impact of selfish passion, greed, etc.). ...
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1387. dolioo -- to deceive
... 1387 (from 1388 , "bait") -- properly, to lure, using to pull someone in; to deceive,
preying on people who are blinded by their own bitterness, greed or lust. ...
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335. anaideia -- shamelessness
... Phonetic Spelling: (an-ah'-ee-die-ah') Short Definition: shamelessness, shameless
persistence Definition: shamelessness, shameless persistence (eg in greed). ...
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4124. pleonexia -- advantage, covetousness
... Word Origin from pleonektes Definition advantage, covetousness NASB Word Usage
covetousness (1), deeds of coveting (1), greed (7), greediness (1). ...
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724. harpage -- pillage, plundering
... plundering; plunder, spoil, robbery. Cognate: 724 -- to plunder (pillage),
fueled by " greed" (, 1, 25.24). See 726 (). Word Origin from ...
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Strong's Hebrew
973b. bachel -- to get by greed
... bachel. 974 . to get by greed. Transliteration: bachel Short Definition: gained.
Word Origin a prim. root Definition to get by greed NASB Word Usage gained (1 ...
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3284. yaanah -- perhaps greed
... 3283, 3284. yaanah. 3285 . perhaps greed. Transliteration: yaanah Phonetic
Spelling: (yah-an-aw') Short Definition: ostriches. Word Origin fem. ...
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1942. havvah -- desire, chasm, destruction
... desire, chasm, destruction NASB Word Usage calamities (1), calamity (1), craving
(1), deadly (1), desire (2), destruction (8), destructive (1), greed (1). ...
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Library

Thou Shalt not Steal.
... not only against theft and robbery, but against all stinting in temporal goods which
men may practise toward one another: such as greed, usury, overcharging ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/luther/a treatise on good works/thou shalt not steal.htm

Whether Covetousness is the Greatest of Sins?
... Now covetousness is most opposed to charity: for Augustine says (QQ[83], qu.36)
that "greed is the bane of charity." Therefore covetousness is the greatest of ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether covetousness is the greatest.htm

The Last Supper.
... CHAPTER III. THE LAST SUPPER. O Judas, art thou blinded quite By untamed greed of
gold and gear? And would thou sell thy master dear For base gain? ...
//christianbookshelf.org/stead/king of the jews/chapter iii the last supper.htm

That Love not Only Makes Sons Out of Servants, but Also Bestows ...
... and not on his own efforts, it has been vouchsafed to acquire this state, from the
condition of a servant, wherein is fear, and from a mercenary greed of hope ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter ix that love not.htm

Whether Treachery, Fraud, Falsehood, Perjury, Restlessness ...
... in Deut.) enumerates nine daughters of covetousness; which are "lying, fraud, theft,
perjury, greed of filthy lucre, false witnessing, violence, inhumanity ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether treachery fraud falsehood perjury.htm

Whether Only the Sin of Pride and Envy Can Exist in an Angel?
... Reply to Objection 2: Avarice, considered as a special kind of sin, is the immoderate
greed of temporal possessions which serve the use of human life, and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether only the sin of.htm

Christmas Day
... save ease, no ill save pain, No purpose, save its share in that wild war In which,
through countless ages, living things Compete in internecine greed."Ah God ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/andromeda and other poems/christmas day.htm

On Eating.
... In their greed and solicitude, the gluttons seem absolutely to sweep the
world with a drag-net to gratify their luxurious tastes. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/clement/the instructor paedagogus/chap i on eating.htm

A Community Rests Upon Justice and Good-Will. ...
... possession for all. Nature, therefore, has produced a common right for all,
but greed has made it a right for a few. Here, too, we ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxviii a community rests.htm

The Cleansing of the Temple - the Sign,' which is not a Sign.
... qualified and appointed. Disputes might here arise, due to the ignorance
of the purchaser, or the greed of the examiner. A regularly ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter v the cleansing of.htm

Thesaurus
Greed (19 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) An eager desire or longing; greediness; as, a greed
of gain. Multi-Version Concordance Greed (19 Occurrences). ...
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Greedy (24 Occurrences)
... with any one bearing the name of "brother," if he was addicted to fornication or
avarice or idol-worship or abusive language or hard-drinking or greed of gain. ...
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Addicted (9 Occurrences)
... with any one bearing the name of "brother," if he was addicted to fornication or
avarice or idol-worship or abusive language or hard-drinking or greed of gain. ...
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Abusive (7 Occurrences)
... with any one bearing the name of "brother," if he was addicted to fornication or
avarice or idol-worship or abusive language or hard-drinking or greed of gain. ...
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Avarice (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An excessive desire of gain; greed; covetousness;
cupidity. 2. (n.) An inordinate desire for some supposed good. ...
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Laban (52 Occurrences)
... his mental inventory of the gifts bestowed by the visitor upon his sister (24:30),
has usually, and justly, been regarded as a proof of the same greed that is ...
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Iscariot (11 Occurrences)
... Appointed keeper of the purse, he disregarded the warnings of Jesus concerning greed
and hypocrisy (compare Matthew 6:20 Luke 12:1-3) and appropriated the ...
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Gain (142 Occurrences)
... with any one bearing the name of "brother," if he was addicted to fornication or
avarice or idol-worship or abusive language or hard-drinking or greed of gain. ...
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Greedily (7 Occurrences)

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Judas (42 Occurrences)
... Appointed keeper of the purse, he disregarded the warnings of Jesus concerning greed
and hypocrisy (compare Matthew 6:20 Luke 12:1-3) and appropriated the ...
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Concordance
Greed (19 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:25
"Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for you wash clean the outside of the cup or dish, while within they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
(WEY NIV)

Luke 11:39
The Master however said to him, "Here we see how you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup or plate, while your secret hearts are full of greed and selfishness.
(WEY NIV)

Luke 12:15
He said to them, "Beware! Keep yourselves from covetousness, for a man's life doesn't consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses."
(See NAS NIV)

Romans 1:29
Their hearts overflowed with all sorts of dishonesty, mischief, greed, malice. They were full of envy and murder, and were quarrelsome, crafty, and spiteful.
(WEY NAS NIV)

1 Corinthians 5:11
But what I meant was that you were not to associate with any one bearing the name of "brother," if he was addicted to fornication or avarice or idol-worship or abusive language or hard-drinking or greed of gain. With such a man you ought not even to eat.
(WEY RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 6:10
nor theives, nor avaricious people, nor any who are addicted to hard drinking, to abusive language or to greed of gain, will inherit God's Kingdom.
(WEY RSV NIV)

Ephesians 5:3
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;
(See NAS NIV)

Colossians 3:5
Therefore put to death your earthward inclinations--fornication, impurity, sensual passion, unholy desire, and all greed, for that is a form of idolatry.
(WEY NAS NIV)

1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither were we at any time found using words of flattery, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness (God is witness),
(See NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some have been led astray from the faith in their greed, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
(WEB)

2 Peter 2:3
In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;
(WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Job 20:20
Because he knew no quietness within him, He shall not save aught of that wherein he delighteth.
(See JPS RSV)

Psalms 41:2
Jehovah will preserve him, and keep him alive, And he shall be blessed upon the earth; And deliver not thou him unto the will of his enemies.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 11:6
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 57:17
I was quickly angry with his evil ways, and sent punishment on him, veiling my face in wrath: and he went on, turning his heart from me.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 16:27
See therefore, I have stretched out my hand over you, and have diminished your ordinary food, and delivered you to the will of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, who are ashamed of your lewd way.
(See RSV NIV)

Micah 7:3
Both hands are for evil, to do it well. The prince asketh, and the judge is there for a reward; and the great man uttereth his soul's greed: and together they combine it.
(DBY)

Habakkuk 2:5
Yes, moreover, wine is treacherous. A haughty man who doesn't stay at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is like death, and can't be satisfied, but gathers to himself all nations, and heaps to himself all peoples.
(See RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Greed

Materialism

Materialism: General Scriptures Concerning

Related Terms

Greedy (24 Occurrences)

Addicted (9 Occurrences)

Abusive (7 Occurrences)

Avarice (2 Occurrences)

Laban (52 Occurrences)

Iscariot (11 Occurrences)

Gain (142 Occurrences)

Greedily (7 Occurrences)

Judas (42 Occurrences)

Quarrelsome (9 Occurrences)

Kibroth-hattaavah (5 Occurrences)

Kibrothhattaavah (5 Occurrences)

Unholy (23 Occurrences)

Unstedfast (5 Occurrences)

Overflowed (14 Occurrences)

Guilt (180 Occurrences)

Griefs (7 Occurrences)

Insatiable (3 Occurrences)

Impurity (42 Occurrences)

Inclinations (3 Occurrences)

Idol-worship (2 Occurrences)

Fornication (52 Occurrences)

Fore-doomed (1 Occurrence)

Trained (37 Occurrences)

Traps (8 Occurrences)

Theives (1 Occurrence)

Eli (36 Occurrences)

Earthward (1 Occurrence)

Enticing (6 Occurrences)

Extortion (14 Occurrences)

Experts (10 Occurrences)

Dish (54 Occurrences)

Dishonesty (3 Occurrences)

Money-changers (5 Occurrences)

Mischief (64 Occurrences)

Meant (28 Occurrences)

Moneychangers (2 Occurrences)

Pierced (63 Occurrences)

Pangs (26 Occurrences)

Pierce (30 Occurrences)

Bears (62 Occurrences)

Brood (19 Occurrences)

Cursing (53 Occurrences)

Craving (19 Occurrences)

Crafty (15 Occurrences)

Combine (3 Occurrences)

Commerce (3 Occurrences)

Avaricious (3 Occurrences)

Annas (4 Occurrences)

Achan (7 Occurrences)

Self-indulgence (4 Occurrences)

Sorrows (37 Occurrences)

Sorts (65 Occurrences)

Sensual (8 Occurrences)

Selfishness (4 Occurrences)

Soul's (12 Occurrences)

Spiteful (1 Occurrence)

Gideon (45 Occurrences)

Kinds (110 Occurrences)

Eager (43 Occurrences)

Ananias (11 Occurrences)

Drinking (114 Occurrences)

Plate (34 Occurrences)

Parthians (1 Occurrence)

Catch (46 Occurrences)

Accursed (26 Occurrences)

Souls (114 Occurrences)

Astray (116 Occurrences)

Cease (138 Occurrences)

Secret (341 Occurrences)

Drink (414 Occurrences)

Wash (105 Occurrences)

Bearing (150 Occurrences)

Root (54 Occurrences)

Scribes (85 Occurrences)

Stop (108 Occurrences)

Can't (180 Occurrences)

Ought (130 Occurrences)

Fire (602 Occurrences)

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