Covetousness: General Scriptures Concerning
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Exodus 18:21
Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
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Exodus 20:17
You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.
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Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shall you desire your neighbor's wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is your neighbor's.
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Nehemiah 5:7
Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said to them, You exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.
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Job 20:15
He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again: God shall cast them out of his belly.
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Job 31:24,25,28
If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, You are my confidence;
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Psalm 10:3
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
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Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to covetousness.
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Proverbs 1:19
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of the owners thereof.
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Proverbs 11:24,26
There is that scatters, and yet increases; and there is that withholds more than is meet, but it tends to poverty.
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Proverbs 15:27
He that is greedy of gain troubles his own house; but he that hates gifts shall live.
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Proverbs 21:25,26
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.
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Proverbs 22:16
He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches, and he that gives to the rich, shall surely come to want.
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Proverbs 23:4,5
Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom.
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Proverbs 30:8,9
Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:
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Ecclesiastes 1:2-8
Vanity of vanities, said the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
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Ecclesiastes 4:8
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yes, he has neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labor; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither said he, For whom do I labor, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yes, it is a sore travail.
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Ecclesiastes 5:10,11
He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
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Isaiah 1:23
Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loves gifts, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.
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Isaiah 5:8
Woe to them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the middle of the earth!
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Isaiah 56:11
Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.
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Isaiah 57:17
For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.
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Jeremiah 6:13
For from the least of them even to the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even to the priest every one deals falsely.
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Jeremiah 8:10
Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even to the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even to the priest every one deals falsely.
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Jeremiah 17:11
As the partridge sits on eggs, and hatches them not; so he that gets riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the middle of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.
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Jeremiah 22:17
But your eyes and your heart are not but for your covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.
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Jeremiah 51:13
O you that dwell on many waters, abundant in treasures, your end is come, and the measure of your covetousness.
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Ezekiel 22:12,13
In you have they taken gifts to shed blood; you have taken usury and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten me, said the Lord GOD.
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Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to you as the people comes, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness.
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Hosea 4:18
Their drink is sour: they have committed prostitution continually: her rulers with shame do love, Give you.
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Hosea 10:1
Israel is an empty vine, he brings forth fruit to himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he has increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.
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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, even a man and his heritage.
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Micah 3:11
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean on the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come on us.
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Micah 7:3
That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a reward; and the great man, he utters his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.
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Habakkuk 1:15,16
They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
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Habakkuk 2:5-9
Yes also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers to him all nations, and heaps to him all people:
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Haggai 1:6
You have sown much, and bring in little; you eat, but you have not enough; you drink, but you are not filled with drink; you clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earns wages earns wages to put it into a bag with holes.
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Malachi 1:10
Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? neither do you kindle fire on my altar for nothing. I have no pleasure in you, said the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
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Matthew 6:19-21,24,25,31-33
Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
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Matthew 13:22
He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
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Matthew 16:26
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
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Matthew 19:23,24
Then said Jesus to his disciples, Truly I say to you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
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Matthew 22:1-14
And Jesus answered and spoke to them again by parables, and said,
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Mark 4:19
And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
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Mark 7:21-23
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
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Luke 7:14
And he came and touched the bier: and they that bore him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say to you, Arise.
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Luke 12:15-21,33,34
And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
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Luke 14:16-24
Then said he to him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many:
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Luke 18:24,25
And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
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John 6:26,27
Jesus answered them and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
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Romans 1:29
Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
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Romans 13:9
For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
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1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I have written to you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or an extortionist; with such an one no not to eat.
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1 Corinthians 6:10
Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortionists, shall inherit the kingdom of God.
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Ephesians 5:3,5
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints;
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Colossians 3:2,5,6
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
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Philippians 3:18,19
(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:
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1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:
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1 Timothy 3:3
Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;
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1 Timothy 6:5-11,17
Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw yourself.
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2 Timothy 3:2
For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
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Titus 1:7,11
For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre;
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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, nor forsake you.
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James 4:2,13-17
You lust, and have not: you kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: you fight and war, yet you have not, because you ask not.
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1 Peter 5:2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
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2 Peter 2:3,14-16
And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingers not, and their damnation slumbers not.
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1 John 2:15-17
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
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Jude 1:11
Woe to them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
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Eusebius: Constantine. General Index.
... son, husband, father, friend, as general, legislator, statesman ... to, concerning copies
of the Scriptures, [3718]548 ... 500; lawless conduct and covetousness of, [3918 ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/eusebius constantine general index.htm

Concerning the Ministry.
... established, yet the same pride, covetousness, and sensuality ... as in the proposition
concerning the Scriptures is shown ... that not only in a general apostacy it ...
/.../proposition x concerning the ministry.htm

Concerning Salutations and Recreations, &C.
... then they will charge them with covetousness: and if ... is all one, make void this general
prohibition of ... by an oath to interpret the holy scriptures according to ...
/.../proposition xv concerning salutations and.htm

the life of constantine
... LV.--The Lawless Conduct and Covetousness of Licinius. ... in the Palace, and his Reading
the Holy Scriptures. Chapter XVIII.--He enjoins the General Observance of ...
//christianbookshelf.org/pamphilius/the life of constantine/

From the Close of the General Conference of 1816 to the ...
... answer the character of a general itinerating superintendency ... parents to read the
Holy Scriptures, the necessity ... as I could ever observe, covetousness formed no ...
/.../chapter 4 from the close.htm

On the Article, and in one Holy Ghost, the Comforter, which Spake ...
... many diverse things are written in the divine Scriptures, and there ... not a solid body
is in a general way called ... Many ways of covetousness are there in the world ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/lecture xvi on the article.htm

1 Cor. xiii. 8
... Woe be to covetousness, which suffers not this ... For the general effeminacy [222] hath
gone so far as ... for your negligence concerning the Scriptures: but because ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xxxiv 1 cor xiii.htm

Saurin -- Paul Before Felix and Drusilla
... state, the solemnities of a general judgment, supply ... that disciple of Jesus Christ
expounded the Scriptures. ... the constructions of charity covetousness is the ...
/.../kleiser/the worlds great sermons volume 3/saurin paul before felix.htm

part ii.
... It makes no compromise with covetousness. ... 4th. The Scriptures favor the idea of
frequency in giving. ... of the Apostle may probably be adopted a general rule by a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/clark/the faithful steward/part ii.htm

From the Birth to the Ascension of Jesus.
... danger of hypocrisy, of denying Christ, of covetousness and of ... 3) Those found In
his general teachings ... The truthfulness of the Old Testament scriptures; (b) The ...
/.../tidwell/the bible period by period/chapter xviii from the birth.htm

Subtopics

Covetousness

Covetousness in Building Fine Houses While the House of the Lord Lay Waste

Covetousness in Buying Esau's Birthright

Covetousness in Deceiving Jacob in Wages

Covetousness in Deceiving Jacob when he Served Him Seven Years for Rachel

Covetousness in Defrauding Esau of His, Father's Blessing

Covetousness in Defrauding Laban of his Flocks and Herds

Covetousness in Exacting Usury from Their Brethren

Covetousness in Following Jesus Merely for the Loaves and Fish

Covetousness in Giving Rebekah to be Isaac's Wife

Covetousness in Keeping Back the Portion of the Levites

Covetousness is Idolatry

Covetousness is Inconsistent in Saints

Covetousness is Inconsistent: Specially in Ministers

Covetousness is Never Satisfied

Covetousness is the Root of all Evil

Covetousness is Vanity

Covetousness: A Characteristic of the Slothful

Covetousness: A Characteristic of the Wicked

Covetousness: Abhorred by God

Covetousness: Achan

Covetousness: Achan, in Hiding the Treasure

Covetousness: Ahab

Covetousness: Ahab, in Desiring Naboth's Vineyard

Covetousness: Ananias

Covetousness: Avoid Those Guilty of

Covetousness: Babylon

Covetousness: Balaam

Covetousness: Balaam, in Loving the Wages of Unrighteousness

Covetousness: Beware of

Covetousness: Comes from the Heart

Covetousness: Commended by the Wicked Alone

Covetousness: David, of Bath-Sheba

Covetousness: Demas in Forsaking Paul for Love of the World

Covetousness: Demetrius, in Raising a Riot Against Paul and Silas

Covetousness: Eli's Sons

Covetousness: Eli's Sons, in Taking the Flesh of the Sacrifice

Covetousness: Engrosses the Heart

Covetousness: Eve, in Desiring the Forbidden Fruit

Covetousness: Excludes from Heaven

Covetousness: Felix

Covetousness: Festus, in Hoping for a Bribe from Paul

Covetousness: Forbidden

Covetousness: Gehazi

Covetousness: Gehazi, in Taking a Gift from Naaman

Covetousness: General Scriptures Concerning

Covetousness: Hated by Saints

Covetousness: Jewish People

Covetousness: Judas

Covetousness: Judas, in Betraying Jesus for Twenty Pieces of Silver

Covetousness: Laban

Covetousness: Leads to Departure from the Faith

Covetousness: Leads to Domestic Affliction

Covetousness: Leads to Foolish and Hurtful Lusts

Covetousness: Leads to Injustice and Oppression

Covetousness: Leads to Lying

Covetousness: Leads to Misery

Covetousness: Leads to Murder

Covetousness: Leads to Poverty

Covetousness: Leads to Theft

Covetousness: Lot, in Choosing the Plain of the Jordan

Covetousness: Money-Changers in the Temple

Covetousness: Nobles of the Jews

Covetousness: Pharisees

Covetousness: Pray Against

Covetousness: Punishment of

Covetousness: Reward of Those Who Hate

Covetousness: Samuel's Sons

Covetousness: Samuel's Sons, in Taking Bribes

Covetousness: Saul

Covetousness: Saul, in Sparing, Agag and the Booty

Covetousness: Shall Abound in the Last Days

Covetousness: Simon Magus, in Trying to Buy the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Covetousness: The Pharisees

Covetousness: The Rich Fool

Covetousness: The Rich Young Ruler

Covetousness: The Sorcerers, in Filing Complaint Against Paul and Silas

Covetousness: The Unjust Steward

Covetousness: To be Mortified by Saints

Covetousness: Woe Denounced Against

Covetousness: Young Man

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