Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
- Ephesians 5:5
- Exodus 18:21
- Exodus 20:17
- Joshua 7:21
- 1 Samuel 8:3
- Psalm 10:3
- Psalm 119:36
- Proverbs 28:16
- Jeremiah 6:13
- Jeremiah 8:10
- Jeremiah 22:17
- Ezekiel 33:31
- Micah 2:2
- Mark 7:22
- Luke 12:15
- Luke 16:14
- Acts 20:33
- 1 Corinthians 6:10
Being certain of this, that no man who gives way to the passions of the flesh, no unclean person, or one who has desire for the property of others, or who gives worship to images, has any heritage in the kingdom of Christ and God.
But for the rest, take from among the people able men, such as have the fear of God, true men hating profits wrongly made; and put such men over them, to be captains of thousands, captains of hundreds and of fifties and of tens;
Let not your desire be turned to your neighbour's house, or his wife or his man-servant or his woman-servant or his ox or his ass or anything which is his.
When I saw among their goods a fair robe of Babylon and two hundred shekels of silver, and a mass of gold, fifty shekels in weight, I was overcome by desire and took them; and they are put away in the earth in my tent, and the silver is under it.
1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons did not go in his ways, but moved by the love of money took rewards, and were not upright in judging.
For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.
Let my heart be turned to your unchanging word, and not to evil desire.
The prince who has no sense is a cruel ruler; but he who has no desire to get profit for himself will have long life.
For from the least of them even to the greatest, everyone is given up to getting money; from the prophet even to the priest, everyone is working deceit.
So I will give their wives to others, and their fields to those who will take them for themselves: for everyone, from the least to the greatest, is given up to getting money; from the priest even to the prophet, everyone is false.
But your eyes and your heart are fixed only on profit for yourself, on causing the death of him who has done no wrong, and on violent and cruel acts.
And they come to you as my people come, and are seated before you as my people, hearing your words but doing them not: for deceit is in their mouth and their heart goes after profit for themselves.
They have a desire for fields and take them by force; and for houses and take them away: they are cruel to a man and his family, even to a man and his heritage.
The taking of goods and of life, broken faith between husband and wife, the desire of wealth, wrongdoing, deceit, sins of the flesh, an evil eye, angry words, pride, foolish acts:
And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.
And the Pharisees, who had a great love of money, hearing these things, were making sport of him.
I have had no desire for any man's silver or gold or clothing.
1 Corinthians 6:10
Or is a thief, or the worse for drink, or makes use of strong language, or takes by force what is not his, will have any part in the kingdom of God.
Then put to death your bodies which are of the earth; wrong use of the flesh, unclean things, passion, evil desires and envy, which is the worship of strange gods;
1 Timothy 3:3
Not quickly moved to wrath or blows, but gentle; no fighter, no lover of money;
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all evil: and some whose hearts were fixed on it have been turned away from the faith, and been wounded with unnumbered sorrows.
2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, uplifted in pride, given to bitter words, going against the authority of their fathers, never giving praise, having no religion,
For it is necessary for a Bishop to be a man of virtue, as God's servant; not pushing himself forward, not quickly moved to wrath or blows, not desiring profit for himself;
Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.
1 Peter 5:2
Keep watch over the flock of God which is in your care, using your authority, not as forced to do so, but gladly; and not for unclean profit but with a ready mind;
2 Peter 2:3
And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.
For the things which are done by them in secret it is shame even to put into words.
Take note of all these things which I have said to you, and let not the names of other gods come into your minds or from your lips.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is said, in fact, that there is among you a sin of the flesh, such as is not seen even among the Gentiles, that one of you has his father's wife.
Do not be false to the married relation.