Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
The lust of the flesh
And the lust
The lust of the flesh
Moreover the mixed multitude that was in their midst concealed not their lusting, - and so even the sons of Israel, fell away and wept, and said: Who will grant us to eat flesh?
They put GOD to the proof in their heart, By asking food to their mind:
Do not covet her beauty, in thy heart, neither let her take thee, by her eyelashes;
But, I, say unto you, that, Every one who looketh on a woman so as to covet her, already, hath committed adultery with her, in his heart.
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and, for the flesh, take not forethought to fulfil its covetings.
1 Corinthians 10:6
But, in these things, they became, ensamples for us, to the end we should not be covetous of evil things, even as, they, also coveted;
For, the flesh, coveted against the Spirit, but, the Spirit, against the flesh, - for, these, unto one another, are opposed, lest, whatsoever things ye chance to desire, these, ye should be doing!
Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -
Putting us under discipline - in order that, - denying ourselves of ungodliness and worldly covetings, in a soberminded and righteous and godly manner, we should live, in the present age,
For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient persons, not configuring yourselves unto your former covetings in your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved! I exhort you, as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly covetings, such as take the field against the soul;
1 Peter 4:2
To the end that, no longer, in men's covetings, but in God's will, ye may live, the still remaining time.
2 Peter 2:10
Most of all, however, them who go their way, after the flesh, with a coveting of defilement, and who despise, lordship, - daring! willful! before dignitaries, they tremble not, defaming,
These, are murmurers, complainers, according to their covetings, going on, - and, their mouth, speaketh great swelling words, - holding persons in admiration, for profit's sake.
And the lust
And, when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes and the tree was pleasant to make one knowing, then took she of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and she gave to her husband also, along with her, and he did eat.
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men! that they were, fair, - so they took to themselves wives of whomsoever they chose,
When I saw among the spoil a certain goodly mantle of Babylonia and two hundred shekels of silver and a certain wedge of gold - fifty shekels the weight thereof, then I coveted them, then I took them, - and, there they are, hid in the earth, in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
A covenant, I solemnised for mine eyes, - How then could I gaze upon a virgin?
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain.
He that loveth silver, shall not be satisfied with silver nor, he that loveth abundance, with revenue, - -even this, was vanity.
Again, the adversary taketh him with him, into an exceeding high mountain, - and pointeth out to him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory;
And, leading him up, he shewed him all the kingdoms of the inhabited earth, in a moment of time.
And the pride
in the third year of his reign, he made a banquet unto all his rulers, and his servants, - the power of Persia and Media, the nobles and the rulers being before him;
For this cause, doth arrogance deck them as a neck-chain, And a garment of wrong is their attire;
the king spake and said, Is not, this, Babylon the great, - which, I myself, have built as the home of the kingdom, by the might of my power, and for the dignity of my majesty?
And, the merchants of the earth, weep and grieve over her, because, their cargo, no one, buyeth any more:
This wisdom is not one, from above, coming down, but is earthly, born of the soul, demoniacal!
Every creeping thing that flieth, that goeth on all-fours, an abomination, it is unto you.
Do not look on wine when it becometh red, when it giveth in the cup its sparkle, glideth down smoothly.
Be not laying up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where, moth and rust, do tarnish, and where, thieves, dig through and steal;
And, some, fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and, fruit, it yielded not;
Thus, therefore, everyone from amongst you, who doth not bid adieu unto all his own possessions, cannot be my disciple.