Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
Of this taking note - that, our old man, was crucified together with him in order that the sinful body might be made powerless, that we should, no longer, be in servitude to sin;
For, if according to flesh ye live, ye are about to die, whereas, if in spirit, the practices of the flesh, ye are putting to death, ye shall attain unto life;
And, they who are of Christ Jesus, have crucified, the flesh, with its susceptibilities and covetings.
But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among you - even as becometh saints;
Neither be presenting your members as weapons of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as though alive from among the dead, and your members as weapons of righteousness unto God;
For, when we were in the flesh, the susceptibilities of sins which were through the law, used to be energized in our members unto the bringing forth of fruit unto death;
Whence wars and whence fightings among you? are they not from hence - due to your pleasures which are taking the field in your members?
What, then, shall we say? Is the law sin? Far be it! On the contrary, I had not discovered, sin, save through law, for even, of coveting, I had not been aware if, the law, had not kept on saying - Thou shall not covet;
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;
Who, indeed, having become past feeling, have delivered, themselves, up, with wantonness, unto making a trade of all impurity with greed.
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;
If I made gold my stay, and, to precious metal, said, My confidence!
And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, And, the leopard, with the kid, shall lie down, - And the calf and the young lion and the fatling - together, With, a little child, leading them;
So shall they come in thither, - and take away all her detestable things, and all her abominations, out of her;